Research and Innovation
News • 23 Oct 2020
Australia’s largest and longest operating women’s health survey has secured $8.5m in funding.
News • 22 Oct 2020
How do gender stereotypes create imposter feelings that halt the progression of women to elite coaching roles?
News • 16 Oct 2020
Two Newcastle researchers have made the 2021 AMP Tomorrow Makers list, earning grants to support their research in men’s health programs and bowel cancer.
News • 14 Oct 2020
With hip fracture posing a major risk of death in people over 50, a new study aims to establish evidence for improved discharge planning for elderly patients following hip surgery.
News • 8 Oct 2020
With at least one asthma-related death each day in Australia, a team of researchers has been awarded $2.5 million dollars from NHMRC to investigate personalised approaches to asthma treatment.
News • 5 Oct 2020
Unique qualitative research led by members of the Newcastle Youth Studies Network has revealed the systematic inequalities and exploitation young hospitality workers are subjected to.
News • 14 Sep 2020
The Isabella and Marcus Foundation passionately and tirelessly raises funds to support research into one of the most aggressive childhood cancers. Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) is a devastating paediatric brain tumour that kills more children than any other disease. Only 10% of children with DIPG survive for 2 years following their diagnosis, and less that 1% survive for 5 years. For promising young University of Newcastle researcher Evie Jackson the hope to change that is what drives her forward every day.
Featured story • 7 Sep 2020
Coined Miscibility Gaps Alloy (MGA), the extraordinary blocks are capable of receiving energy generated by renewables, storing it cheaply and safely as thermal energy, then using it to run steam turbines at power stations instead of burning coal.
News • 6 Sep 2020
From this Fathers’ Day, 30,000 NSW fathers will get the chance to have messages from their new baby even if it’s before the birth. Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) have created a digital platform to deliver advice and guidance directly to new dads via text.
News • 4 Sep 2020
In a remarkable first, a system that combines solar energy with water harvested from air has been used to manufacture low cost green hydrogen – a zero-emissions fuel.
News • 4 Sep 2020
Phoebe Breckell shares her innovation journey as founder of natural skincare company Happy Skincare at I2N's Startup Stories.
News • 3 Sep 2020
Each year in the Hunter New England region more than 900 people experience their first heart attack, placing the region within NSW’s highest cardiovascular disease mortality band.