Monday, 6 February 2017
UON researchers will move to effectively translate research into practice thanks to the latest round of NHMRC funding.
Our researchers will lead teams of national and international researchers to apply evidence to practice through NHMRC Partnership Projects, with national and international interest.
Friday, 20 January 2017
An opportunity is available to undertake a PhD program on a NHMRC-funded trial examining the effectiveness of electronic health risk feedback and online and telephone services on smoking rates, risky alcohol use, fruit and vegetable intake and physical activity levels in Technical and Further Education (TAFE) students.
Thursday, 24 November 2016
Friday, 11 November 2016
Population health trailblazer Professor John Wiggers has been named the Hunter’s top researcher for 2016 at the annual HMRI Awards Night, capping a highly successful evening in which $3.6 million in philanthropic support was announced or acknowledged.
Thursday, 27 October 2016
The University of Newcastle (UON) is delighted to announce the following successful researchers in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council funding. With the help of this funding, our researchers aim to tackle a range of health-related issues that impact our communities.
Monday, 10 October 2016
The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) has announced the induction of 50 new Fellows from Australian health and medical sciences.
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
Electronic cigarettes containing nicotine will be trialled by University of Newcastle (UON) researchers in a Victorian pilot study aimed at helping drug and alcohol treatment patients to quit smoking.
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).