Faculty of Health and Medicine
News • 27 Mar 2020
A new study, led by Jay Horvat, Associate Professor of Immunology and Microbiology at the University of Newcastle and HMRI Australia, is the first to show a relationship between iron build up in the lung cells and tissues and the severity of asthma.
News • 27 Feb 2020
Global mobility programs are increasingly an invaluable component to university students’ study experience. Our University runs approximately 60 mobility programs across all five faculties.
News • 11 Feb 2020
Students making an impact in health and history Three exceptional University of Newcastle research students have been recognised as inspiring leaders in their field, with an Australia Day Honour from the National Council of Women (NCW) of NSW.
News • 24 Jan 2020
On a recent trip to Europe, Professor Jennifer Martin had the opportunity to present on her medicinal cannabis research to Professor Claes Hultling and the team at The Spinalis Foundation and The Karolinska Institute.
News • 23 Jan 2020
Hunter researchers have been awarded a $600,000 grant to investigate the link between obesity and endometrial cancer to better identify and treat those at risk.
News • 22 Jan 2020
The scientific team behind Viralytics, a Hunter-based biotech firm bought in 2018 by Merck for a record $502 million, is reuniting for a new private venture aiming to develop cutting-edge cancer therapies.
News • 21 Jan 2020
People who smoke cigarettes are at a significantly higher risk of post-surgical complications including heart and lung injuries, infections and delayed or impaired wound healing, a new study has found.
News • 27 Dec 2019
Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) believe they have solved a 75-year scientific mystery by pinpointing a cell that’s behind a raft of health conditions affecting the uterus, including endometrial cancer, endometriosis and infertility.
News • 18 Dec 2019
The University of Newcastle has received more than $9.3 million in funding to support projects aiming to solve some of the world’s most critical health problems and improve the lives of millions of Australians.
News • 4 Dec 2019
Aspiring doctors and nurses from regional and remote areas will have greater opportunity to fulfil their career aspirations thanks to new scholarships being offered by the University of Newcastle.
News • 25 Nov 2019
A world-first virtual reality (VR) simulation is helping train nursing students at the University of Newcastle in conflict resolution.
News • 14 Nov 2019
Nationally renowned mental health trailblazer Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin was named the 2019 Researcher of the Year at tonight’s annual HMRI Awards Night, capping a stellar evening in which over $10 million in grant funding was announced or acknowledged.