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Health students go rural with the Department of Rural Health

News • 12 Aug 2020

Growing numbers of health students choose to “go rural” in 2021

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.

ARC Future Fellowships 2018

News • 3 Aug 2018

ARC funding expands research in microbiology and the humanities

Two outstanding mid-career researchers from the University of Newcastle have received almost $2 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships to advance their research discoveries in the fields of microbiology and the humanities.

News • 28 Mar 2018

$1.96 million to personalise cancer treatment and change patient lives

University of Newcastle’s (UON) Professor Jennifer Martin has received $1.96 million in Cancer Council NSW research funding to develop a personalised chemotherapy dosing system for cancer patients to improve quality of life, reduce side effects and increase chance of survival.

News • 11 Oct 2017

UON researchers shine in 2017 NHMRC funding

University of Newcastle researchers have secured more than $6 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding, including almost $2.5 million for a world-first research centre to test the effectiveness and safety around medicinal applications of a range of cannabinoids.

News • 26 Jul 2017

Sperm decline an early warning sign rather than a crisis alert

University of Newcastle (UON) experts have reacted to a new study which shows a significant decline in sperm count over the last 40 years among men in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and North America.