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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.

UON awarded $3.2 million in funding for dementia research

UON awarded $3.2 million in funding for dementia research

Thursday, 3 August 2017

The University of Newcastle (UON) has been awarded more than $3.2 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to improve the wellbeing and outcomes for people living with dementia.

Quit smoking study recruiting participants in regional and remote areas

Quit smoking study recruiting participants in regional and remote areas

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

A new quit smoking study is now recruiting participants from regional and remote areas of New South Wales.

UON research boosted by NHMRC

UON research boosted by NHMRC

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.

Public health pioneer honoured on $3.6m HMRI Awards night

Public health pioneer honoured on $3.6m HMRI Awards night

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.

UON awarded over $5.6 million in NHMRC funding

UON awarded over $5.6 million in NHMRC funding

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.

Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher new AAHMS fellow

Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher new AAHMS fellow

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.