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The male reproductive mechanism causing genetic change

The male reproductive mechanism causing genetic change

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

For men aiming to start a family, a new research finding from the University of Newcastle and HMRI confirms that a healthy lifestyle can influence sperm performance at the time of fertilisation and ultimately the health of their offspring and multiple generations to follow.

$1.5 million federal grant secures Indigenous health centre’s future

$1.5 million federal grant secures Indigenous health centre’s future

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The Federal Government has provided a crucial $1.5 million grant to the University of Newcastle’s Gomeroi gaaynggal health centre at Tamworth and Walgett, enabling it to continue operating beyond the end of 2016.

Leading UON Endocrinologist honoured with Laureate Professor

Leading UON Endocrinologist honoured with Laureate Professor

Thursday, 21 April 2016

The University of Newcastle (UON) has appointed leading endocrinologist Professor Roger Smith AM as its next Laureate Professor to reflect his remarkable contribution to our understanding of human pregnancy.

Sperm and sterilisation - UON students make it to FameLab

Sperm and sterilisation - UON students make it to FameLab

Friday, 4 March 2016

Two University of Newcastle PhD candidates in reproductive biology, Sally Hall and Samantha Young, have been invited to communicate their science at the FameLab 2016 New South Wales semi-finals at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney on 7 April 2016.

UON’s Professor John Aitken Wins Prestigious Reproductive Science Award

UON’s Professor John Aitken Wins Prestigious Reproductive Science Award

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Laureate Professor John Aitken from the University of Newcastle has been announced as the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Carl G. Hartman award, which recognises a researcher’s outstanding career and scholarly activities in the field of reproductive biology.

Placenta receptor could hold key to mammalian reproduction

Placenta receptor could hold key to mammalian reproduction

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

A critical placenta receptor that could prevent life-threatening chronic disease will become the focus of University of Newcastle (UON) researcher, Dr Kirsty Pringle, after securing more than $690,000 under the prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship scheme.

NHMRC Development Grant 2016

NHMRC Development Grant 2016

Friday, 13 November 2015

Professor Roger Smith has been awarded more than $469,000 in NHMRC Development Grant funding commencing in 2016 for his research project Achieving Targeted Delivery of Drugs to Uterine Muscle in Women for the Prevention of Preterm Labour.

NHMRC funding success 2016

NHMRC funding success 2016

Friday, 13 November 2015

Dr Mark Baker has been awarded more than $411,000 in NHMRC Project Grant funding commencing in 2016 for his research project Understanding idiopathic male infertility: Biomarkers to assist in the diagnosis and assisted reproductive technology outcomes.