Research and Innovation

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Wind turbine innovator wins Stanford University Scholarship

Wind turbine innovator wins Stanford University Scholarship

Friday, 20 April 2018

A University of Newcastle innovator who developed a small wind turbine with remarkable capacity, has won the inaugural Stanford Australia Foundation – CSIRO Scholarship.

Funding success to improve health outcomes

Funding success to improve health outcomes

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON), Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and Hunter New England Health have been awarded more than $600,000 in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding to support three Fellowships and a Postgraduate Scholarship aimed at improving health outcomes.

New Futures Hackathon will decode solutions to help the aged care crisis

New Futures Hackathon will decode solutions to help the aged care crisis

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

The University of Newcastle will invite innovators, problem solvers, tech heads and designers to create technical solutions to help alleviate the world’s ageing population crisis at the New Futures Hackathon for Aged Care.

Visiting fellow promotes better wellbeing at work

Visiting fellow promotes better wellbeing at work

Monday, 9 April 2018

The University of Newcastle (UON) is delighted to welcome visiting Fellow Dr Joan Bottorff, Director of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention at the University of British Columbia.

Development program puts female researchers at the fore

Development program puts female researchers at the fore

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Fifteen female early and mid-year career researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) will have the opportunity to progress their academic careers with a development program designed to break through gender barriers.

Pioneering respiratory researcher awarded TSANZ Fellowship

Pioneering respiratory researcher awarded TSANZ Fellowship

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

University of Newcastle researcher Professor Jodie Simpson has been named a Fellow of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (FThorSoc) in recognition of her pioneering expertise and experience in respiratory research.

$1.96 million to personalise cancer treatment and change patient lives

$1.96 million to personalise cancer treatment and change patient lives

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

University of Newcastle’s (UON) Professor Jennifer Martin has received $1.96 million in Cancer Council NSW research funding to develop a personalised chemotherapy dosing system for cancer patients to improve quality of life, reduce side effects and increase chance of survival.

Call for pregnant women to trial visual app for diet control

Call for pregnant women to trial visual app for diet control

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

A smartphone app that uses augmented reality to help with diet management during pregnancy has received highly positive feedback from women trialling it.