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Work starts on world-class biorefinery for the Hunter

Work starts on world-class biorefinery for the Hunter

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Work has started on the first bio-renewables research facility of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere which will put the Hunter region on the map as a national hub for bio-renewables research, development and commercialisation.

Complimentary legal service will hit the beach this summer

Complimentary legal service will hit the beach this summer

Thursday, 17 January 2019

A unique drop-in service is set to hit the beach this month, giving community members an opportunity to seek free legal advice on any matter from traffic fines to employment discrimination.

Blood sugar and brain health: how diabetes impacts the brain

Blood sugar and brain health: how diabetes impacts the brain

Monday, 14 January 2019

Spikes and dips in blood sugar levels experienced in the daily management of diabetes can undermine mental abilities such as memory and attention span.

OPINION: Reducing risk through pill testing

OPINION: Reducing risk through pill testing

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Written by Professor Alison Hutton, School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Goal to improve player well-being in junior sports

Goal to improve player well-being in junior sports

Monday, 24 December 2018

If you’ve attended a junior sports game or training session, you’ve seen it happen – children asked to focus on complex skill drills instead of game-based playing, parents being recruited as coaches and eagerly shouting tactics, while less experienced players remain benched.

Younger women unaware of increased cardiovascular disease risk

Younger women unaware of increased cardiovascular disease risk

Thursday, 20 December 2018

A pregnancy condition that endangers the lives of mothers and babies can lead to serious heart health issues for women up to 10 years after childbirth and yet few are aware of the risks.

Supporting the supporters of loved ones who use Ice

Supporting the supporters of loved ones who use Ice

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

A resilience and well-being program designed to help family and friends supporting loved ones who use crystal methamphetamine is set for a major expansion.

Rock pool risk rating flows from Newcastle research

Rock pool risk rating flows from Newcastle research

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

University of Newcastle research has shaped the creation of a new public warning system for one of the State’s most dangerous tourist hot spots – the Figure Eight Pools at Royal National Park.