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Peeling back the layers of Newcastle's History

Peeling back the layers of Newcastle's History

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

UON’s Global Newcastle initiative is pulling the layers of Newcastle’s history back one fascinating story at a time.

Horse riding and rhythm-and-music helping stroke recovery

Horse riding and rhythm-and-music helping stroke recovery

Friday, 16 June 2017

Horseback riding and rhythm-and-music therapies may improve stroke survivors’ perception of recovery, gait, balance, grip strength and cognition years after their stroke, according to new research in the prestigious American Heart Association’s journal Stroke.

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Women who experience intimate partner violence have significant, long-term physical and mental health problems according to researchers from the University of Newcastle who tracked three generations of women for 16 years.

UON leaders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours

UON leaders recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

University of Newcastle (UON) alumni, academics and affiliates have been recognised for their outstanding work in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours.

A clear approach to the global threat of contamination

A clear approach to the global threat of contamination

Friday, 9 June 2017

In a commitment to furthering research into the global-threat of contamination, the University of Newcastle (UON) has today unveiled a $15 million world-leading lab facility dedicated to finding better ways to assess, manage, clean up and prevent environmental contamination.

Why stress is causing the nation a pain in the gut

Why stress is causing the nation a pain in the gut

Friday, 9 June 2017

New research from the University of Newcastle (UON) has shown a groundbreaking link between stress and functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID), a vital piece of the puzzle for undiagnosed sufferers.

Students choose careers much earlier than currently thought

Students choose careers much earlier than currently thought

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Targeted higher-education recruitment that reflects school students’ aspirations for particular careers is likely to be more successful in attracting students than looking to “raise the aspirations” of students in disadvantaged groups, new Australian research shows.

Scholarships for Emergency Management Volunteers

Scholarships for Emergency Management Volunteers

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Australian Government pledges up to a million dollars for Higher Education Scholarships for Emergency Management Volunteers.