Priority Research Centre for
GENERATIONAL HEALTH AND AGEING
RCGHA

News

University welcomes US Fulbright scholar to investigate factors affecting women’s health

University welcomes US Fulbright scholar to investigate factors affecting women’s health

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Set to investigate factors that affect women’s health, Dr Michael Hendryx was officially welcomed to the University of Newcastle today as the 2019 US Fulbright Distinguished Chair Scholar.

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for caring

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for caring

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Grandmothers deserve more recognition for their role as caregivers and some are at risk of being overburdened, according to a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.

OPINION: Now is the time to care about older people

OPINION: Now is the time to care about older people

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

We all have rights that are protected under United Nations conventions. Do we need extra safeguards to protect these rights for older people? These are the issues that were discussed at the United Nations last month.

$1.3m in NSW Govt grants available for academics and universities

$1.3m in NSW Govt grants available for academics and universities

Monday, 16 October 2017

The NSW Government has $1.3m in grants available to fund innovative and strategic projects that aim to make local communities more responsive and inclusive of the needs of older people.

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Health impact of domestic violence lasts a lifetime

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Women who experience intimate partner violence have significant, long-term physical and mental health problems according to researchers from the University of Newcastle who tracked three generations of women for 16 years.

UON researcher a global leader in health and ageing

UON researcher a global leader in health and ageing

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

The University of Newcastle’s Professor Julie Byles has been appointed as Global Innovation Chair in Responsive Transitions in Health and Ageing.

Creating liveable cities for older Australians

Creating liveable cities for older Australians

Monday, 8 May 2017

A team of researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) has been awarded a Liveable Communities Grant to identify how to best meet the housing needs of an ageing population.

Triple treat for UON: Young Tall Poppies

Triple treat for UON: Young Tall Poppies

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.