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Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

Quadram Institute and University to tackle global food and health challenges

Friday, 22 March 2019

The United Kingdom’s Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) and the University of Newcastle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote cooperation and a stronger relationship between the two organisations.

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

First-of-its-kind resource aids legal practitioners in identifying elder abuse

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

As national conversations around the treatment of the elderly continue, academics from the University of Newcastle are supporting legal practitioners to act as another line of defence to better identify and combat elder abuse.

Research underway to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

Research underway to improve prostate cancer diagnosis

Friday, 15 March 2019

Early research findings have indicated that a simple blood test may provide a more accurate way of identifying aggressive prostate cancers, which could result in more immediate treatment for men with high-risk disease and reduce unnecessary procedures for men with benign or low-risk tumours.

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Significant funding boost to aid global health issues

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Hunter researchers have been successful in securing more than $2.8million to work toward solutions for some of the nation’s most pressing health challenges.

University welcomes US Fulbright scholar to investigate factors affecting women’s health

University welcomes US Fulbright scholar to investigate factors affecting women’s health

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Set to investigate factors that affect women’s health, Dr Michael Hendryx was officially welcomed to the University of Newcastle today as the 2019 US Fulbright Distinguished Chair Scholar.

Brain blood flow and menstrual migraine: is there a link?

Brain blood flow and menstrual migraine: is there a link?

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Poor blood vessel function, which has been linked with cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart disease, may also be implicated in migraine, researchers at the University of Newcastle and the Hunter Medical Research Institute say.

Your skin could hold the answer to your mental health

Your skin could hold the answer to your mental health

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Tiny changes on the surface of your skin may be the answer to early identification of stress, anxiety and depression before symptoms even present themselves, according to new research.

University welcomes Pacific Island students who will help tackle environmental problems in their region

University welcomes Pacific Island students who will help tackle environmental problems in their region

Thursday, 7 March 2019

Three Pacific Islands students are set to undertake research focusing on the environmental protection of vulnerable island and ocean ecosystems that will directly benefit their communities.