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Revolutionary clean energy technology launched in the Hunter

Revolutionary clean energy technology launched in the Hunter

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

A new clean energy system launched today will demonstrate cost savings in electricity generation for remote mining and industrial sites and rural communities.

Indigenous scholars head to world’s most prestigious universities

Indigenous scholars head to world’s most prestigious universities

Monday, 14 April 2014

Two outstanding young scholars from the University of Newcastle have been awarded competitive Indigenous scholarships to continue their studies at Oxford and Cambridge – ranked among the world's most prestigious universities.

'Smoke and mirrors’ strategy costing Mum and Dad investors billions

'Smoke and mirrors’ strategy costing Mum and Dad investors billions

Friday, 11 April 2014

New University of Newcastle research reveals families are in danger of losing thousands of dollars through incorrect investment advice.

New sequencer turbo-charges cancer risk diagnosis

New sequencer turbo-charges cancer risk diagnosis

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

A HMRI genetics laboratory at Newcastle's John Hunter Hospital has become the first in Australia, and one of the few in the world, to receive accreditation for a new diagnostic system that revolutionises 'NextGen' DNA sequencing for breast and ovarian cancer.

Asthma and diet link

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Eating a poor-quality diet high in fat, refined sugar and processed foods can worsen asthma symptoms, a study has shown.

2014 Alumni Awards Nominations

2014 Alumni Awards Nominations

Monday, 7 April 2014

Recognising UON's outstanding alumni. Nominate by 23 May 2014.

Newcastle: City in transition – Public Forum

Newcastle: City in transition – Public Forum

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

A panel of local and international urban design experts and innovators will come together tonight before a full house at Newcastle City Hall to debate, examine and imagine the future of Newcastle and the region.

Study of ‘minor strokes’ to prevent major impact

Study of ‘minor strokes’ to prevent major impact

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

A community-based clinical trial that monitors people who have experienced a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) – colloquially known as a 'minor stroke' or 'funny turn' – is being expanded by researchers from the HMRI Stroke Group.