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PhD Scholarship - Vasoactive nutrients to promote healthy ageing in postmenopausal women

PhD Scholarship - Vasoactive nutrients to promote healthy ageing in postmenopausal women

Thursday, 7 January 2016

A PhD or Research Masters scholarship is available for a student to research vasoactive nutrients to promote healthy ageing in postmenopausal women at the Clinical Nutrition Research Centre at the University of Newcastle, under the supervision of Dr Rachel Wong.

NHMRC funding success 2016

NHMRC funding success 2016

Friday, 13 November 2015

Professor Clare Collins has been awarded more than $687,000 in NHMRC Research Fellowship funding commencing in 2016 for her research into personalised medical nutrition therapy to improve diet related health outcomes.

Public health crusader honoured for excellence

Public health crusader honoured for excellence

Thursday, 5 November 2015

The Hunter's health and medical researchers found 80 reasons to celebrate last night as HMRI announced or acknowledged its community-funded grants and prizes during the 2015 Awards Night.

2015 ASICS Award winners

2015 ASICS Award winners

Thursday, 29 October 2015

The Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition's (PAN) Professor David Lubans and Professor Philip Morgan have both been recognised with 'Best Paper' awards at the 2015 Asics Sports Medicine Australia Conference.

2015 Community Acknowledgement of Research Excellence award

2015 Community Acknowledgement of Research Excellence award

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

The University of Newcastle's (UON) Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition initiative: Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK) has been awarded a 2015 Community Acknowledgement of Research Excellence for Achievement in Quality Improvement.

Study to determine how Aussie blokes shape up

Study to determine how Aussie blokes shape up

Monday, 31 August 2015

Reckon you are the Typical Aussie Male or do you know one who fits the bill? Nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle need your help with a new study into men's body shape, size and composition.

Survey to explore junk food 'addiction' in young adults

Survey to explore junk food 'addiction' in young adults

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Craving chocolate? Hooked on hot chips? University of Newcastle researchers are calling for young men and women to join a study examining levels of food 'addiction' in Australia.

Are PE teachers biased against overweight children?

Are PE teachers biased against overweight children?

Monday, 10 August 2015

Whether it's conscious or unconscious, a new University of Newcastle study has revealed that trainee PE teachers have a bias against obese children.