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Aquatic drones capture shark paralysis after catch and release

Aquatic drones capture shark paralysis after catch and release

Friday, 15 February 2019

An underwater drone has highlighted that catch and release fishing may have significant damaging effects on sharks, increasing their risk of predation.

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Funding awarded for innovative cancer research

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Three University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded career fellowships worth more than $1.6 million for research into innovative cancer treatment.

Asthma drugs in head-to-head battle

Asthma drugs in head-to-head battle

Monday, 11 February 2019

Hunter researchers will be conducting a head-to-head comparison of two new-generation drugs designed to help those with severe asthma.

Dr Michael Ruppert receives IEEE Best Paper Award

Dr Michael Ruppert receives IEEE Best Paper Award

Monday, 4 February 2019

Dr Michael Ruppert, a research associate in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computing, attended the IEEE Control Systems Society Awards Ceremony at the 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in Miami, Florida, on December 18, 2018, to accept the outstanding paper award from the journal IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.

Fulbright 2019 applications open

Fulbright 2019 applications open

Monday, 4 February 2019

Applications for 2019 Fulbright Scholarships are now open for researchers looking to build connections and collaborate with peers in the US.

Researchers jump to action to save threatened frog species

Researchers jump to action to save threatened frog species

Thursday, 24 January 2019

As part of a new conservation initiative, community members in the Sydney Basin area will learn to identify frogs by their call.

Funding signals new hope for multiple sclerosis treatment

Funding signals new hope for multiple sclerosis treatment

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Hunter researchers will help advance vital prevention and treatment methods for thousands of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) following a funding announcement today from MS Research Australia.