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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.

Scholarship brings ‘design thinking’ principles in focus at the School of Architecture and Built Environment

Scholarship brings ‘design thinking’ principles in focus at the School of Architecture and Built Environment

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Taona Afful - the Executive Officer from the School of Architecture and Built Environment (SABE) was one of four recipients of the 2018 International Development Scholarships for UON professional staff. She spent three weeks visiting the University of Calgary, University of Toronto and McMaster University meeting and exchanging ideas with staff from these universities, learning about their facilities, workshops and administrative processes.

Scholarship helps the on-going development of community programs within the School of Creative Industries.

Scholarship helps the on-going development of community programs within the School of Creative Industries.

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

As a recipient of the 2018 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, School of Creative Industries Administrative Assistant, Alisha-Jane Laney recently spent two weeks in the UK to build international relationships and gain valuable insight into the events and summer programs the University of West England and the Royal Conservatoire of Glasgow do well.

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.

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.

Missing ingredient identified for treating schizophrenia

Missing ingredient identified for treating schizophrenia

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Simple dietary changes and existing drugs used for other disorders could help ease the symptoms for millions of people currently living with schizophrenia.

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.