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Public health crusader honoured for excellence

Public health crusader honoured for excellence

Thursday, 5 November 2015

The Hunter's health and medical researchers found 80 reasons to celebrate last night as HMRI announced or acknowledged its community-funded grants and prizes during the 2015 Awards Night.

PhD Opportunity - Hospital use at the end of life

PhD Opportunity - Hospital use at the end of life

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

A PhD opportunity is available to investigate hospital use at the end of life under the supervision of Professor Julie Byles and Dr Melissa Harris.

Three UON research leaders awarded prestigious fellowship

Three UON research leaders awarded prestigious fellowship

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Three University of Newcastle (UON) research leaders are among the distinguished health and medical scientists elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

Public health excellence in research awarded

Public health excellence in research awarded

Friday, 11 September 2015

The CAPHIA 2015 Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Public Health Teaching and Research have been announced.

Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Friday, 17 October 2014

Researchers from the University of Newcastle have found there is no universal consensus on what constitutes an optimal diet for women before, during and after pregnancy, despite a glut of nutritional information being available.

Young women becoming more active, and more stressed

Young women becoming more active, and more stressed

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Led by the UON's Professor Julie Byles and UQ's Professor Gita Mishra, the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health has found that young Australian women are fatter, fitter and more fraught today than they were in the mid-'90s.

New study for young women

New study for young women

Friday, 30 May 2014

Dietetic researchers at the University of Newcastle have begun recruiting women aged 18 to 44 to examine the body shape and composition changes that have arisen over the past 15 years.

Go to WHoA! – Gen Ys helping to shape health care future

Go to WHoA! – Gen Ys helping to shape health care future

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

More than 17,000 young women bucked the stereotypical 'Generation Me' tag last year to complete a wide-ranging medical survey that will help shape the future of Australia's health care services.