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UON Wine Studies holds international conference

UON Wine Studies holds international conference

Friday, 22 April 2016

The University of Newcastle’s Wine Studies Research Network (WSRN) will host an international conference in collaboration with the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies at King’s College London, 9 to 10 May 2016.

Physical activity study for schools scores $1.3m funding boost

Physical activity study for schools scores $1.3m funding boost

Friday, 22 April 2016

Professor David Lubans from the University of Newcastle’s Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) in collaboration with Associate Professor Chris Lonsdale from the Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (IPPE) at the Australian Catholic University have been awarded a $1.3m NHMRC partnership grant entitled Evidence-Based Physical Activity in Primary Schools: Improving Children’s Health Through Sustainable Partnerships.

Hunter Cancer Research Alliance Seeking Expressions of Interest for a Consumer Advisory Panel

Hunter Cancer Research Alliance Seeking Expressions of Interest for a Consumer Advisory Panel

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The HCRA is seeking Expressions of Interest from the local community to work with researchers on a consumer engagement level.

2016 Australian Feminist Studies Mentoring Programme

2016 Australian Feminist Studies Mentoring Programme

Thursday, 21 April 2016

*** CLOSING SOON: applications should be forwarded by 30 June 2016 to afs@newcastle.edu.au with the
subject line ‘Mentoring Application UoN’. Inquiries can be sent to the same email address. ***

Applications are now open for the 2016 Australian Feminist Studies mentoring program for new academic writers.

UON obesity prevention program to be rolled out internationally

UON obesity prevention program to be rolled out internationally

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The University of Newcastle’s (UON) multi award winning Healthy Dads Healthy Kids program led by Professor Philip Morgan will be adapted for an ethnically diverse population in Birmingham in the United Kingdom (UK), after the program received a $916,315 grant from the UK National Institute of Health Research with the University of Birmingham and The Fatherhood Institute (UK).

Leading UON Endocrinologist honoured with Laureate Professor

Leading UON Endocrinologist honoured with Laureate Professor

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) has appointed leading endocrinologist Professor Roger Smith AM as its next Laureate Professor to reflect his remarkable contribution to our understanding of human pregnancy.

Professor Billie Bonevski awarded prestigious TSANZ award

Professor Billie Bonevski awarded prestigious TSANZ award

Thursday, 7 April 2016

The Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) has awarded Professor Billie Bonevski with the prestigious TSANZ President’s Award.

UON awarded Lung Cancer Fellowship

UON awarded Lung Cancer Fellowship

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Professor Phil Hansbro, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, has been awarded a substantial grant for a co-funded Fellowship in Lung Cancer Research.