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NHMRC Partnership Projects 2016

NHMRC Partnership Projects 2016

Friday, 13 November 2015

Professor John Wiggers has been awarded more than $766,000 in NHMRC funding commencing in 2016 for his research a practice change intervention to increase the provision of antenatal care addressing maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy: a stepped-wedge trial.

NHMRC funding success 2016

NHMRC funding success 2016

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Dr Christopher Williams has been awarded more than $1,000,000 in NHMRC funding commencing in 2016. He has received an Early Career Fellowship and a Project Grant.

NHMRC funding success 2016

NHMRC funding success 2016

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Associate Professor Luke Wolfenden has been awarded more than $1,687,000 in NHMRC funding commencing in 2016. A Project Grant: A randomised controlled trial of a web-based, organisational systems change intervention to increase childcare service adherence to dietary guidelines and a Partnership Project: Web-based systems intervention to support implementation of dietary guidelines in childcare services.

Public health excellence in research awarded

Public health excellence in research awarded

Friday, 11 September 2015

The CAPHIA 2015 Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching and Research have been announced.

$3.3m grant to improve dementia care and quality of life

$3.3m grant to improve dementia care and quality of life

Thursday, 13 August 2015

A multi-institute research team led by Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher from the University of Newcastle has been awarded $3.38 million in federal funding to improve dementia care and outcomes.

2015 Eureka Awards FInalist

2015 Eureka Awards FInalist

Friday, 24 July 2015

Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher has been named a finalist in the Eureka awards as an Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers.

Managing back pain in children

Managing back pain in children

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

New research shows that children and teenagers are just as likely as adults to report back pain.

Closing the gap on Indigenous health

Closing the gap on Indigenous health

Friday, 5 December 2014

Health clinician and researcher Nicole Turner was honoured at the 2014 NSW Aboriginal Health Awards for her work in encouraging nutritious eating, physical activity and healthy weight for Indigenous children in the Hunter New England Local Health District.