Friday, 17 March 2017
A PhD scholarship is available for The Variety Study: An examination of the impact of ‘variety-support’ on autonomous motivation and well-being in adolescents in key physical activity settings, under the supervision of Dr Narelle Eather.
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, 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, 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.
Monday, 30 November 2015
Two Hunter-based research teams from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health have scored $4.4 million in Cancer Council NSW funding to improve cancer service and prevention delivery.