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Church’s moral failure on trial at the Royal Commission

Church’s moral failure on trial at the Royal Commission

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

By Kathleen McPhillips, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle

It is the long-held view of Cardinal George Pell and other senior Catholic officials that the sexual abuse crisis is an issue primarily about the moral failure of individual priests and not related to church culture itself.

New asthma therapy

New asthma therapy

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

A new therapy developed by Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and UK-based respiratory researchers has recorded a marked reduction in acute asthma exacerbations triggered by the common cold.

UON researcher collects prestigious medal

UON researcher collects prestigious medal

Monday, 25 August 2014

In an Australian-first, University of Newcastle nanotechnology researcher Professor Reza Moheimani has been awarded the prestigious Nichols Medal in Cape Town.

‘transpoosion’ for a healthy gut

‘transpoosion’ for a healthy gut

Monday, 25 August 2014

Professor Phil Hansbro's research on the devastating lung disease emphysema, and the role of the microbiome in the gut in this disease, was featured on the ABC's Catalyst program.

Vines, wine and identity

Vines, wine and identity

Monday, 25 August 2014

Australians are shifting from beer to wine, and now a University of Newcastle project is set to provide critical insight into what role the Hunter Valley has played in influencing the nation's drinkers to change.

Winston Churchill Fellowship 2014

Winston Churchill Fellowship 2014

Monday, 25 August 2014

UON graduate wins Winston Churchill Fellowship 2014 and prepares for research journey overseas.

Effects of Omega-3 supplements on brain health

Effects of Omega-3 supplements on brain health

Sunday, 24 August 2014

40-85 year old volunteers with slightly elevated blood pressure are needed.

Mental function in type 2 diabetes

Mental function in type 2 diabetes

Sunday, 24 August 2014

50-80 year old volunteers with type 2 diabetes are needed to investigate the association between blood flow in the brain and cognitive performance.