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Mental illness going unrecognised in country communities

Mental illness going unrecognised in country communities

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Researchers have found that one third of country people experiencing psychological distress don’t identify as having a mental health problem.

Turn the spotlight on an innovator, creator or game-changer

Turn the spotlight on an innovator, creator or game-changer

Monday, 18 June 2018

The University of Newcastle’s alumni network of more than 142,000 dynamic and diverse achievers are making their mark in their chosen fields all around the world.

New fellowship to help put the freeze on stroke

New fellowship to help put the freeze on stroke

Friday, 15 June 2018

After a mild stroke many people recover and go on to live their lives. But for some, their condition will rapidly deteriorate in the hours following a stroke, and it appears that a build-up of pressure in the brain could be the cause.

Research highlights need for a new approach to COPD management

Research highlights need for a new approach to COPD management

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Researchers at the University of Newcastle and Imperial College London have provided evidence that a conventional treatment for common respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can actually lead to worse health outcomes when used to treat symptoms caused by respiratory virus infections.

Hunter asthma duo honoured with European respiratory awards

Hunter asthma duo honoured with European respiratory awards

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Hunter asthma researchers, Professor Peter Gibson and Professor Jodie Simpson, have scooped two of the European Respiratory Society’s (ERS) most prestigious awards.

Community encouraged to create new opportunities for worthy students

Community encouraged to create new opportunities for worthy students

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The University of Newcastle is appealing to the community to help transform the lives of students who have exceptional talent, but through circumstances beyond their control, have had limited opportunities to excel and succeed.

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Local blacksmith forging a culture of reuse

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The Hunter and surrounding community is invited to bring their old metal items and have them repaired at the inaugural blacksmith repair day being hosted in Branxton this Saturday 16 June by local blacksmith artist and sculptor, Will Maguire.

Team of teen soccer robots represent Australia at World Cup

Team of teen soccer robots represent Australia at World Cup

Thursday, 7 June 2018

A team of teen robots, dubbed NUbots, are set to represent Australia at the RoboCup soccer world championships in Montréal.