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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 • 19 May 2020
In a first for an Australian university to help redress some of the systemic biases female academics face, the University of Newcastle has awarded fully-funded PhD candidate scholarships to six Women in STEMM Early Career Researchers.
News • 10 Oct 2019
University of Newcastle researcher Professor Clare Collins is among 40 new Fellows elected to the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).
News • 30 Aug 2019
More than $10 million has been awarded to further world-class, solution-based research at the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), and Hunter New England Health in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding.
News • 18 Jul 2019
Young Australian adults will now have free access to personalised dietary advice available at their fingertips, with the launch of a new website aimed at improving the eating habits of the country’s unhealthiest age group.
News • 21 Jun 2019
Stroke researcher Dr Heidi Janssen has received the Hunter Medical Research Institute’s first Women in Medical Research Fellowship (WIMRF) to develop a unique, community-based rehabilitation project using activities such as singing, dancing and art to stimulate patient recovery.
News • 14 Jan 2019
Spikes and dips in blood sugar levels experienced in the daily management of diabetes can undermine mental abilities such as memory and attention span.
News • 20 Dec 2018
A pregnancy condition that endangers the lives of mothers and babies can lead to serious heart health issues for women up to 10 years after childbirth and yet few are aware of the risks.
News • 17 Mar 2017
Researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) Podiatry Department are looking for volunteers to take part in a clinical trial to determine the relationship between ankle range of motion and pressures under the foot in people with diabetes.
News • 9 Mar 2017
In an exciting step forward toward gender equity, Dr Nikola Bowden has been appointed to the NHMRC Women in Health Science working committee.
News • 2 Aug 2016
Dr Coralie English is leading a team of UON researchers who are investigating the health effects of a sedentary lifestyle on stroke patients.
News • 10 May 2013
University of Newcastle researchers are asking new mums to reflect on their pregnancy and post-birth experience to help researchers design a healthy lifestyle program for other mothers-to-be.
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