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Public Lecture – Public health in a post-truth world: The commercial determinants of health

Public Lecture – Public health in a post-truth world: The commercial determinants of health

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Join Dr Nason Maani Hessari for a free public lecture 27th June.

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

WHO and Hunter researchers to fight global health problems

Monday, 20 May 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will collaborate with Newcastle health researchers to drive the global efforts fighting non-communicable diseases, including cancers, diabetes, respiratory diseases, heart disease and mental health.

Research packs positive messages for lunchbox health

Research packs positive messages for lunchbox health

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Parents and carers of Hunter school children will have a helping hand in the kitchen to create healthier lunchboxes, with the support of a University of Newcastle research project.

Connectivity key to reducing depression among elderly Aussies

Connectivity key to reducing depression among elderly Aussies

Monday, 6 August 2018

A funding boost of almost $500,000 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), is set to combat the rates of depression and anxiety among elderly Australians.

Preventing chronic disease among people with mental illness

Preventing chronic disease among people with mental illness

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Increased support to prevent chronic disease in people with mental illness will be the focus of a $597,507 Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) investment for Australian researchers.

End of life conversations imperative to inform care

End of life conversations imperative to inform care

Thursday, 25 January 2018

The majority of Australian cancer patients nearing the end of their life would prefer to do so in the location of their choice, however new research shows only seven per cent of patients are having this key conversation with their doctor.

No smoker left behind: helping all Australians quit

No smoker left behind: helping all Australians quit

Monday, 21 August 2017

University of Newcastle (UON) researchers are calling for better resources to aid all Australians to quit smoking, with particular focus on population subgroups at greater risk.

Globally recognised Hunter health group seeks pledges

Globally recognised Hunter health group seeks pledges

Friday, 11 August 2017

A globally recognised public health initiative founded at the University of Newcastle (UON) and since adopted internationally is embracing the world of crowdfunding and crowdsourcing to re-establish itself in Australia.