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Newcastle cancer researcher recognised as Young Tall Poppy

Newcastle cancer researcher recognised as Young Tall Poppy

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Esteemed cancer researcher and charity advocate, Dr Matthew Dun, has been acknowledged for his dedication to improving cancer survival outcomes, with a 2020 ‘Young Tall Poppy’ science award.

Growing numbers of health students choose to “go rural” in 2021

Growing numbers of health students choose to “go rural” in 2021

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

The University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health has seen a significant jump in the number of allied health students choosing to go rural in 2021, showing the increasing popularity of rural locations among domestic undergraduate students.

Nervous tissue growth factors promote aggressive cancers

Nervous tissue growth factors promote aggressive cancers

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter Cancer Research Alliance are discovering exciting new avenues for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer using the knowledge that nerve cells act to fuel cancer growth.

Biomedical scientist’s mission to conquer cancer recognised at NSW Premier's Awards

Biomedical scientist’s mission to conquer cancer recognised at NSW Premier's Awards

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Dr Matt Dun was named the Outstanding Cancer Research Fellow at this year's NSW's Premier Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research.

Pioneering partnership to improve breast cancer patient outcomes

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

A new partnership between Hunter Cancer Biobank based at HMRI and Breast Cancer Trials will boost breast cancer research in the Hunter and beyond.

Breakthrough for Brain Cancer Research

Breakthrough for Brain Cancer Research

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

University of Newcastle researchers have made a significant breakthrough in brain cancer research as they continue their campaign to save lives by finding an effective treatment for the most aggressive of brain stem tumours.

$10 million funding boost for local health researchers

$10 million funding boost for local health researchers

Friday, 30 August 2019

More than $10 million has been awarded to further world-class, solution-based research at the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), and Hunter New England Health in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

New support will help pregnant Indigenous women quit smoking

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Health professionals and organisations will receive additional training and resources to help support Indigenous women quit smoking during pregnancy under a new multi-million dollar initiative being funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.