News • 22 Feb 2021
With more than a third of Australians now drinking alcohol daily, compared to 6 per cent pre-COVID-19, researchers are developing a digital tool to help communities manage the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.
News • 3 Feb 2021
Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has launched the 12th edition of 10 of the Best, showcasing significant projects that support the improvement of human health.
News • 25 Nov 2020
An online intervention and e-health program to help families and friends supporting loved ones who use crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) has expanded to cover any type of substance addiction, including alcohol.
News • 12 Aug 2020
The University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health has seen a significant jump in the number of allied health students choosing to go rural in 2021, showing the increasing popularity of rural locations among domestic undergraduate students.
News • 14 Nov 2019
Nationally renowned mental health trailblazer Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin was named the 2019 Researcher of the Year at tonight’s annual HMRI Awards Night, capping a stellar evening in which over $10 million in grant funding was announced or acknowledged.
News • 10 Jul 2019
Local not-for-profit Momentum Collective has teamed up with the University of Newcastle’s Department of Rural Health to help people recovering from mental illness rebuild their lives and connect to their local community.
News • 19 Dec 2018
A resilience and well-being program designed to help family and friends supporting loved ones who use crystal methamphetamine is set for a major expansion.
News • 14 Dec 2018
Respiratory researchers at the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute are investigating how yoga and mindfulness classes can improve the quality of life for people with severe asthma.
News • 9 Nov 2018
An online research trial is set to investigate the best methods to support young Australian veterans who drink alcohol and experience depressive symptoms.
News • 13 Oct 2018
In the hopes of utilising advanced tools to enhance resilience, a first-of-its kind project led by the University of Newcastle (UON) will explore Virtual Reality (VR) training as a new method to ensure Australian troops are equipped with resilience training ahead of deployment.
News • 12 Oct 2018
A hormone already at our fingertips could provide a simple answer for a first-of-its-kind treatment to promote ‘brain fertilisers’ and significantly improve quality of life for stroke survivors, potentially even months or years after experiencing a stroke.
News • 30 Apr 2018
An Australian study has revealed the rate of groin injuries among basketball players could be 10 times higher than previously reported, causing significant impact on player performance and quality of life.
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