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PhD Opportunity: Modulating cardiac fibrosis

PhD Opportunity: Modulating cardiac fibrosis

Thursday, 29 June 2017

The Priority Clinical Centre for Cardiovascular Health is seeking expressions of interest for a highly motivated student to conduct a PhD project investigating the modulation of cardiac fibrosis under the supervision of Professor Andrew Boyle and Dr Lucy Murtha.

Historian awarded for scholarly work on Armenian Genocide

Historian awarded for scholarly work on Armenian Genocide

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Historian and Australian Research Council Future Fellow with UON's Centre for the History of Violence, Associate Professor Hans Lukas Kieser has been awarded the President of the Republic of Armenia Prize for his significant contribution to the history of the Armenian Genocide. Associate Professor Kieser recently travelled to Armenia to collect his $10,000 prize in a presidential ceremony.

PhD Opportunity: Intracranial pressure elevation and cerebrospinal fluid change after ischaemic stroke

PhD Opportunity: Intracranial pressure elevation and cerebrospinal fluid change after ischaemic stroke

Friday, 23 June 2017

A PhD scholarship opportunity is available for a student to study Intracranial pressure elevation and cerebrospinal fluid change after ischaemic stroke under the supervision of  Professor Neil Spratt, Dr Adjanie Patabendige and Associate Professor Rohan Walker.

Rural Land Use and Community Research Network

Rural Land Use and Community Research Network

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Dr Hedda Askland and colleagues from UON and Europe have been awarded funding by the Faculty of Education and Arts (FEDUA) to establish the Rural Land Use and Community Research Network to bring together local and international scholars working in the area of rurality and community, rural land use change and conflict, and migration and mobility. The aim of the network is to explore rurality (as locality) through the lens of global movement, as it manifests through the movement of people (e.g. urban-­‐rural migration, asylum seekers and refugees), minerals (e.g. coal and gas), and agricultural products.

Volunteers wanted to try a new treatment for asthma

Volunteers wanted to try a new treatment for asthma

Thursday, 22 June 2017

The Prevenar study is testing whether Pneumonia vaccine can reduce airway inflammation and improve daily asthma symptoms.

Horse riding and rhythm-and-music helping stroke recovery

Horse riding and rhythm-and-music helping stroke recovery

Friday, 16 June 2017

Horseback riding and rhythm-and-music therapies may improve stroke survivors’ perception of recovery, gait, balance, grip strength and cognition years after their stroke, according to new research in the prestigious American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

Why melting ice might be good for climate change

Why melting ice might be good for climate change

Thursday, 15 June 2017

University of Newcastle (UON) scientists have decoded a 24,000-year-old riddle and discovered a surprising role Antarctic volcanoes play in global climate, published in Nature Communications.

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Women who experience intimate partner violence have significant, long-term physical and mental health problems according to researchers from the University of Newcastle who tracked three generations of women for 16 years.