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.
PhD Scholarships - Improving the quality of life and quality of care provided to people with dementia and their carers
Monday, 7 November 2016
Several PhD scholarships are available for students to investigate improving the quality of life and quality of care provided to people with dementia and their carers.
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).
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.