6th September 2017
Australian stroke patients are set to receive the latest and world's best stroke treatment and care following the launch of the new Clincal Guidelines for Stroke Management at Parliment House. The School of Health Sciences, Associate Professor Coralie English was co-chair of the Content Development working group, overseeing the project.
1st September 2017
Seven University of Newcastle teams will soon get the chance to validate their research and test whether there are real world applications for their ideas. This includes School of Health Sciences "Eat.Be" team, Dr Megan Rollo, Professor Clare Collins, Associate Professor Tracy Burrows and Dr Marc Adam.
11th August 2017
A PhD scholarship is available for a student to investigate a musculoskeletal modeling study for myotendinous injuries in basketball players under the supervision of Dr Suzi Edwards and others.
12th July 2017
What makes white coffee so foamy and delicious? What gives that delightful crunch when you bite into a perfect meringue? Scientifically speaking they're both made of the same stuff, protein. School of Health Sciences, Professor Clare Collins, takes us on a journey to find the perfect foam for coffee and the prime meringue making conditions. There is science behind our recipes and with these tips you will do better. Dr Karl and Prof Collins are here to help.
23rd May 2017
Thanks to the success of the 2017 Gastronomic Lunch, HMRI/University of Newcastle, School of Health Sciences, autism researcher Assoc Professor Alison Lane will now aim to customise the ALERT autism intervention to find those children and families most likely to benefit.
16th May 2017
Successful female visionaries from the University of Newcastle (UON) will share their experience navigating a career in innovation at the 2017 Women in Innovation event next week. An expert panel, including Dr Yolanda Surjan, Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences and CSIRO’s Breakout Female Scientist, are set to provoke debate around ‘The Sponsorship Effect’.
9th May 2017
A PhD scholarship opportunity is available for a student to study factors contributing to low bone mass in young women, under the supervision of Dr Daphne James.
A PhD scholarship opportunity is available within the School of Health Science and HMRI for a student to study cardiovascular disease prevention for women with a history of pre-eclampsia, under the supervision of Dr Melinda Hutchesson.
5th April 2017
ABC Newcastle: Two researchers from the University of Newcastle have received prestigious international scholarships to further their studies into difference types of trauma. The School of Health Sciences Associate Professor Peter Stanwell, will travel to Boston to study how the brain is impacted by trauma.
30th March 2017
Nothing compares to the joy of becoming a dad for the first time, but the transition to fatherhood is a high-risk period of mental distress for men.
13th March 2017
Congratulations to the 24 outstanding recipients of UON's Research Advantage Early Career Researcher Scholarships, including the School of Health Science's, Dr Yolanda Surjan.
9th December 2016
A team of UON researchers is one step closer to having their research innovation delivered through a national acceleration program.
Dr Yolanda Surjan’s RadVet team is one of 10 teams selected for ON Accelertate3 – the third stage of the national sci-tech accelerator “ON, Powered by CSIRO”.
14th November 2016
University of Newcastle researchers from the Centre for Resources Health and Safety, including Associate Professor Carole James from the School of Health Sciences, have successfully received a grant from the Defence Health Foundation to the value of $123, 068 over two years.
12th October 2016
A team of UON researchers, led by Professor Clare Collins, is collaborating with national and international experts in order to improve the understanding of how dietary intake is measured and assessed amongst Australian researcher and health practitioners.
20th September 2016
If you love me, don't feed me bacon. Read more
Bliss Cavanagh is a PhD Candidate in the School of Health Sciences who's been seleced as a Young Social Pioneer by the Foundation of Young Australians.
If you missed Professor Clare Collins and Dr Karl Kruszelnicki talking about the paleo diet, veganism and flatulence on triple j last week, you can listen back here: Same food different farts, is Paleo valid, should I go Vegan
Wednesday 18th May 11am - 2pm
Location: Brennan Room
22nd November 2016
Newcastle Innovation hosted their annual awards ceremony at Merewether Surfhouse. The inaugural Chancellor’s Award for Innovation was presented to Dr Yolanda Surjan, from the School of Health Sciences whose research investigates the translation of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) to veterinary practice.
28th October 2016
UON researchers will tap into virtual reality technology to better understand neck pain and are calling for participants in a new study. For more information contact Rutger de Zoete on 0432 218 486 or email email@example.com.
30th September 2016
Dr Tracy Burrows was awarded the prestigious title of NSW Young Tall Poppy of the year at the 2016 award ceremony at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum.
22nd September 2016
Three University of Newcastle teams will successfully test their research and ideas with CSIRO's On-Prime Pre-accelerator program. This includes Dr Yolanda Surjan's team project - BrachVet: from human to horse.
6th September 2016
Early Career Research (ECR) Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Scholarship in Advancing Occupational Health and Safety Management under the supervision of Dr Manikam Pillay.
2nd August 2016
Associate Professor Coralie English of the School of Health Sciences is leading a team of UON researchers who are investigating the health effects of a sedentary lifestyle on stroke patients.