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NHMRC funding success 2016

NHMRC funding success 2016

Friday, 13 November 2015

Associate Professor Brett Nixon has been awarded more than $1,033,000 in NHMRC Project Grant funding commencing in 2016 to further his work addressing male infertility.

NHMRC Funding Success for FSCIT

NHMRC Funding Success for FSCIT

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Researchers from the Faculty of Science and Information Technology have attracted over $2.3 million in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, to commence in 2016.

Operation Angel Award for UON academic

Operation Angel Award for UON academic

Friday, 5 December 2014

University of Newcastle research academic Dr Kym Rae is being honoured for her dedication to kidney health research in Indigenous Australians.

UON researcher awarded fellowship

UON researcher awarded fellowship

Monday, 1 December 2014

Laureate Professor John Aitken was recently elected a Fellow of The Royal Society of New South Wales (FRSN).

ARC Discovery Project funding success

ARC Discovery Project funding success

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Laureate Professor John Aitken and Associate Professor Brett Nixon have been awarded more than $403,000 in ARC Discovery Project funding commencing in 2015 for their research project Use of quinone adducted peptides in the regulation of fertility.

International Symposium on Spermatology

International Symposium on Spermatology

Monday, 11 August 2014

Scientists at the forefront of sperm cell biology and fertilisation research throughout the world have gathered in Newcastle for the 12th International Symposium on Spermatology.

Key to triggering labour discovered

Key to triggering labour discovered

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Pioneering research by the University of Newcastle's Mothers and Babies Research Centre has led to the discovery of an electrical 'switch' in the uterine muscle that fails to engage in pregnant women who are overweight, potentially causing labour complications.

Kidney disease in Aboriginal Australians perpetuates poverty

Kidney disease in Aboriginal Australians perpetuates poverty

Monday, 10 June 2013

By Roger Smith, Director of the Mothers and Babies Research Centre, University of Newcastle and Kirsty Pringle, University of Newcastle

The recent death of the lead singer of Yothu Yindi, is a high-profile example of an event all too common in Aboriginal Australia.