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University of Newcastle graduate bridges the gap in rural health

University of Newcastle graduate bridges the gap in rural health

Friday, 6 April 2018

Graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Community Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and currently practising as a paediatric physiotherapist, Luke Wakely is passionate about minimising inequity in health, particularly for children who live in rural areas.

Doctor-to-be Nicole Whitson paves the way for Indigenous students

Doctor-to-be Nicole Whitson paves the way for Indigenous students

Friday, 6 April 2018

Following in the footsteps of her Aunty, Professor Gail Garvey, Nicole Whitson is proud to be the third person to graduate from her large Indigenous family of almost 40 immediate relatives.

A new career path is born for University of Newcastle midwifery graduate

A new career path is born for University of Newcastle midwifery graduate

Thursday, 5 April 2018

After struggling to determine which career path to pursue, Angela Rees’ passion for midwifery was ignited after a chance encounter with a family and their newborn.

Deputy Lord Mayor of Newcastle graduates with a tick of approval

Deputy Lord Mayor of Newcastle graduates with a tick of approval

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Deputy Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Declan Clausen graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) (Honours) today.

Finding a FaceMatch could unlock genetic puzzles

Finding a FaceMatch could unlock genetic puzzles

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Unravelling the mysteries behind undiagnosed intellectual disabilities in children might be a step closer thanks to a first-of-its-kind web platform launched today at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

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.

Kids’ input needed for nutrition lesson plans

Kids’ input needed for nutrition lesson plans

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Healthy eating is already embedded in many schools: from healthy canteens to the Crunch & Sip program. However, can kids learn more about the importance of good food for their health in the classroom?

NEW Thinking at Newcastle Writers Festival

NEW Thinking at Newcastle Writers Festival

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

More than 30 University of Newcastle staff and students will share their creativity and insights at the 2018 Newcastle Writers Festival through a series of workshops, presentations and masterclasses.