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WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

Monday, 20 May 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.

Leading the defence against superbugs

Leading the defence against superbugs

Monday, 20 May 2019

A new multimillion-dollar project will develop an artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance system to better understand and tackle the cycle of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Australia.

BRAIN @ WATT SPACE  5 - 30 June 2019

BRAIN @ WATT SPACE 5 - 30 June 2019

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Come and see an interactive and dynamic exhibition exploring the amazing brain. This exhibit will showcase some of the University of Newcastle’s research, giving the public a sneak preview of how we look at the brain, why we look at the brain, and what we find when we look at the brain.

Disaster Master the best ‘hack’ for resilience

Disaster Master the best ‘hack’ for resilience

Monday, 13 May 2019

Disaster Master, a mobile-based application that gamifies challenges based on real disaster situations to educate people on how to prevent, prepare, respond and recover from natural and man-made disasters, has won the New Futures Hackathon.

Noni Purnomo named Indonesia's Australian Alumnus of Year

Noni Purnomo named Indonesia's Australian Alumnus of Year

Monday, 13 May 2019

Businesswoman, philanthropist and entrepreneur Noni Purnomo is the 2019 Australian Alumni of the Year.

Religious diversity key to social cohesion despite short-term challenges

Religious diversity key to social cohesion despite short-term challenges

Friday, 10 May 2019

While changes to religious diversity may lead to a short-term friction within communities, long term benefits are clear as society adjusts to multiculturalism, new research has shown.

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million dollar initiative being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

A healthy gut can keep your lungs happy

A healthy gut can keep your lungs happy

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Human bodies are inhabited by billions of bacteria that are essential for our wellbeing, and the majority of these bacteria live in our guts. What we eat is really important in maintaining a healthy balance in our gut bacteria.