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 • 16 May 2018
Researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute and the University of Newcastle (UON), in collaboration with the University of Queensland and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, have confirmed that when a woman’s asthma medication is optimally controlled during pregnancy, the rate of asthma in her offspring is nearly halved.
News • 23 May 2017
Thanks to the success of the 2017 Gastronomic Lunch, HMRI/University of Newcastle autism researcher Assoc Professor Alison Lane will now aim to customise the ALERT autism intervention to find those children and families most likely to benefit.
News • 3 Apr 2017
Dr Adam Collison has been awarded a TSANZ and National Asthma Council Asthma and Airways Career Development Fellowship to explore asthma in pregnancy.
News • 27 Mar 2017
Researchers from the University of Newcastle’s Healthy Lungs and Grow Up Well Priority Research Centres have reported on the results of a study which could effectively slash the rates of asthma in children of asthmatic mothers.
News • 6 Feb 2017
A study conducted at the John Hunter Children’s Hospital has found that the use of a new oxygen treatment, so-called high-flow oxygen therapy, can support more children with bronchiolitis for longer and rescue most of those children who failed the standard oxygen treatment, preventing a large number of admissions to the paediatric intensive care unit.
News • 21 Oct 2016
Aboriginal communities across Australia will benefit from a $2.26 million national grant awarded to University of Newcastle (UON) public health researchers for a culturally competent smoking cessation program focused on the health and wellbeing of pregnant Aboriginal women.
News • 29 Sep 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.
News • 21 Jan 2013
Paediatric and respiratory researchers from the University of Newcastle, along with national and international collaborators, are a step closer to identifying the source of serious virus-and allergen-induced asthma attacks after detecting important molecular signals generated very early in the disease process.