Wednesday, 24 August 2016
By harnessing the unique relationship between fathers and daughters, the world-first DADEE (Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered) program run by University of Newcastle researchers has successfully improved girls’ self-esteem, resilience, sport skills and physical activity levels.
Tuesday, 12 July 2016
Technology will be the tool of choice to target the poor eating habits of young adults in a new University of Newcastle (UON) study. The study will aim to test the effectiveness of personalised nutrition interventions on improving eating habits, nutrition and diet quality.
Thursday, 7 July 2016
Read the latest research highlights from the Faculty.
Friday, 22 April 2016
Professor David Lubans from the University of Newcastle’s Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) in collaboration with Associate Professor Chris Lonsdale from the Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (IPPE) at the Australian Catholic University have been awarded a $1.3m NHMRC partnership grant entitled Evidence-Based Physical Activity in Primary Schools: Improving Children’s Health Through Sustainable Partnerships.
Thursday, 21 April 2016
The University of Newcastle’s (UON) multi award winning Healthy Dads Healthy Kids program led by Professor Philip Morgan will be adapted for an ethnically diverse population in Birmingham in the United Kingdom (UK), after the program received a $916,315 grant from the UK National Institute of Health Research with the University of Birmingham and The Fatherhood Institute (UK).
Thursday, 17 March 2016
They asked for it, they informed the program design, and now a group of men aged 18-25 are about to receive a University of Newcastle (UON) intervention firmly focused on improving eating habits, exercise and mental health.
Thursday, 25 February 2016
Hunter teachers are the focus of a new pilot health study being conducted by University of Newcastle (UON) physical activity researchers, targeting diabetes and mental health.
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.