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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.

New Research Study on Shoulder Pain: Recruits Needed!

New Research Study on Shoulder Pain: Recruits Needed!

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).

Study to enhance counselling for cancer callers

Study to enhance counselling for cancer callers

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.

$4.4 million in funding to improve cancer care and prevention

$4.4 million in funding to improve cancer care and prevention

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.