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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.

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.

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.

Three questions not to ask about art - and four to ask instead

Three questions not to ask about art - and four to ask instead

Friday, 22 August 2014

By Kit Messham-Muir, School of Creative Arts, University of Newcastle

Art raises a lot of questions. That's what it does. If an art work in a gallery or a news story has made you ask "what the …?", it has already started to do its job.

Industrial tribunal spotlight

Industrial tribunal spotlight

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

A UON project will explore how industrial tribunals in the Hunter region are leading Australia in the proactive promotion of workplace co-operation.