Wednesday, 12 October 2016
A team of UON researchers, led by Professor Clare Collins, is collaborating with national and international experts in order to improve the understanding of how dietary intake is measured and assessed amongst Australian researcher and health practitioners.
Friday, 30 September 2016
Dr Tracy Burrows was awarded the prestigious title of NSW Young Tall Poppy of the year at the 2016 award ceremony at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum.
Thursday, 29 September 2016
Three innovative University Of Newcastle and HMRI researchers will be awarded the prestigious title of Young Tall Poppy in the science awards ceremony at the Museum of Applied Arts and Science on Thursday September 29, 2016.
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).