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Innovation in health research awarded

Innovation in health research awarded

Monday, 21 May 2018

HMRI Researcher of the Year, Professor Clare Collins, has been awarded the President’s Award for Innovation at the Dietitians Association of Australia’s National conference for her work developing the Healthy Eating Quiz™.

Associate Professor Tracy Burrows awarded the title of Fellow

Associate Professor Tracy Burrows awarded the title of Fellow

Friday, 18 May 2018

Associate Professor Tracy Burrows has been awarded the prestigious title of Fellow by the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA).

Findings reveal under-reported groin pain in ballers

Findings reveal under-reported groin pain in ballers

Monday, 30 April 2018

An Australian study has revealed the rate of groin injuries among basketball players could be 10 times higher than previously reported, causing significant impact on player performance and quality of life.

Food addiction: why your mind matters

Food addiction: why your mind matters

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A world-first, personality-based online intervention for food addiction is being developed by a team* of dietitians, psychologists, neuroscientists, occupational therapists and health researchers.

Linking young adults to healthy eating habits

Linking young adults to healthy eating habits

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

In a bid to improve the eating habits of young adults, researchers from the University of Newcastle have received philanthropic funding from nib foundation to develop an innovative web platform that will deliver personalised nutrition advice.

New technology to enhance nutrition assessment

New technology to enhance nutrition assessment

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Researchers from the University of Newcastle have received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a new technology system for assessing food and nutrient intakes of people who live in low and lower-middle income (LMIC) countries.

Newcastle researchers awarded $750,000 to help heart health

Newcastle researchers awarded $750,000 to help heart health

Monday, 11 December 2017

Six Hunter researchers will focus on helping Australians have better heart health by investigating the causes, treatment and prevention of heart disease, after securing more than $750,000 in funding from the Heart Foundation.

World-first family health program launches

World-first family health program launches

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

A ground-breaking program targeting healthy lifestyle behaviours in families has been awarded $350,000 in funding by the Greater Charitable Foundation to support the program’s delivery across the Hunter region over the next three years.