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Study to help over-65's stay stronger

Study to help over-65's stay stronger

Monday, 18 February 2019

Free hand weights, a personalised resistance exercise program, professional dietary advice and a tailored nutrition intervention will be offered in a new clinical trial at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), aimed at helping over-65s build muscle strength and reduce falls.

Aquatic drones capture shark paralysis after catch and release

Aquatic drones capture shark paralysis after catch and release

Friday, 15 February 2019

An underwater drone has highlighted that catch and release fishing may have significant damaging effects on sharks, increasing their risk of predation.

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded career fellowships worth more than $1.6 million for research into innovative cancer treatment.

tEN Research Stream Investment recipients

tEN Research Stream Investment recipients

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

I’m delighted to announce that the inaugural tEN (the Educator Network) Research Stream investments have been awarded.

Students reach an education milestone on their pathway to success

Students reach an education milestone on their pathway to success

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

More than 100 students are this week set to celebrate the completion of a University of Newcastle pathway program, which has opened the door to their dream of pursuing a university degree.

Ma & Morley scholar on a journey from Dubbo to doctor

Ma & Morley scholar on a journey from Dubbo to doctor

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Driven by a desire to be a role model for his siblings and give back to his community, Kieran Shipp decided to quit his job and move away from his family to pursue his aspiration of becoming a doctor.

Asthma drugs in head-to-head battle

Asthma drugs in head-to-head battle

Monday, 11 February 2019

Hunter researchers will be conducting a head-to-head comparison of two new-generation drugs designed to help those with severe asthma.

Post-doc opportunity to join Prof Joanna Bourke

Post-doc opportunity to join Prof Joanna Bourke

Friday, 8 February 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to join The University of Newcastle's Global Innovation Chair in the Centre for the History of Violence, Prof. Joanna Bourke, at Birkbeck University of London, on a new project on ‘Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry’.