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Yoga and mind study aiming to relieve severe asthma

Yoga and mind study aiming to relieve severe asthma

Friday, 14 December 2018

Respiratory researchers at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute are investigating how yoga and mindfulness classes can improve the quality of life for people with severe asthma.

NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

NHMRC awards $12.4 million to 14 Newcastle projects

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded the University of Newcastle more than $12.4 million to support 14 projects that are aiming to solve some of the world’s most critical health problems and improve the lives of millions of Australians.

$1.5 million project aiming to deliver ‘precision rehabilitation’

$1.5 million project aiming to deliver ‘precision rehabilitation’

Thursday, 6 December 2018

A new decision-making tool being developed in a major research project at the University of Newcastle (UON) and Hunter Medical Research Institute is set to give patients better and more personalised rehabilitation interventions after knee replacement surgery.

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The NSW Government will invest $2.4 million in a statewide rollout of the University of Newcastle’s award-winning lifestyle program Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered (DADEE).

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Ground breaking achievement for local soil researcher

Monday, 3 December 2018

Soil science researcher Professor Nanthi Bolan has been named on the Global Highly Cited Researchers List 2018, just in time for World Soil Day this Wednesday 5 December.

Exercise program a big HIIT for students’ fitness and mental well-being

Exercise program a big HIIT for students’ fitness and mental well-being

Friday, 30 November 2018

A high intensity physical activity program targeting senior high school students has scored a positive report card, not only improving students’ fitness, but also their mental well-being.

Greater Bank and University banking on building community’s financial literacy

Greater Bank and University banking on building community’s financial literacy

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Two iconic Newcastle organisations have entered into an industry-first partnership, dedicated to building the financial literacy of the region’s communities.

 Prestigious recognition for local historian

Prestigious recognition for local historian

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Recognised for her outstanding contribution to the humanities in Australia, Professor Lyndall Ryan has been elected to the Australian Academy of Humanities, which is the highest honour of achievement in this field.