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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Participants in a new HMRI nutrition and physical activity study at the University of Newcastle will gain a week’s worth of fruit and vegetables for free, along with $100 towards their grocery bill, while potentially losing weight.
Thursday, 31 August 2017
A world-first program developed at the University of Newcastle (UON) has received national recognition for enhancing the physical and mental wellbeing of young girls by engaging their fathers in positive lifestyle role modelling.
Healthy Youngsters, Healthy Dads – world first program made possible by Greater Charitable Foundation
Wednesday, 30 August 2017
The Greater Charitable Foundation has announced the University of Newcastle as the largest partner in its 2017 funding round.
Wednesday, 26 July 2017
The ongoing challenge of tempting kids to ‘eat their veg’ has taken a high-tech turn, with University of Newcastle dietitians trying out telehealth technology and online resources in a new nutrition intervention.