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PhD Scholarship - Equity and Quality of healthcare in an Australian context

PhD Scholarship - Equity and Quality of healthcare in an Australian context

Thursday, 26 May 2016

A PhD or Research Masters opportunity is available focusing on equity and quality of healthcare in an Australian context under the supervision of Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher and Professor John Attia

New Research Study on Shoulder Pain: Recruits Needed!

New Research Study on Shoulder Pain: Recruits Needed!

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

New Physiotherapy Masters student, Donald Hunter, is currently conducting a study on the link between shoulder pain and posture.  Recruits are needed between the ages for 40 and 80 years old to participate. Shoulder pain prevalence increases consistently with age, making it the third most common musculoskeletal cause for people to visit their GPs (behind neck and back pain).

PhD Scholarship - Real-time video counselling for smoking cessation

PhD Scholarship - Real-time video counselling for smoking cessation

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

A PhD scholarship is available focusing on real-time video counselling for smoking cessation under the supervision of Dr Flora Tzelepis , Professor John Wiggers and Associate Professor Christine Paul.

Study to enhance counselling for cancer callers

Study to enhance counselling for cancer callers

Monday, 7 March 2016

University of Newcastle behavioural scientist Associate Professor Christine Paul will work with Cancer Council NSW, Cancer Council Victoria and HMRI to help ensure that distressed cancer patients and their families receive the best possible health counselling when they phone for support.

Investing in something meaningful

Investing in something meaningful

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Professor Billie Bonevski is a health behaviour scientist at UON, dedicated to improving health in the community. Billie’s research looks at why people engage in unhealthy behaviours, like smoking, drinking too much alcohol, not being physically active or eating unhealthily, and uses that information to design programs and advise the Government and other health organisations, on policies to empower people to be healthier.

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.