In recent days reports have emerged about organised sexual abuse of teenagers in residential care in Victoria. We have also witnessed the devastating stories of adult survivors of child sexual and other abuse by the authorities into whose care they were entrusted when they were vulnerable children.
China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has just released some remarkable data on the addition of new electric generating capacity in 2013. China’s electric power system has been growing at a tremendous rate to keep up with the country’s breakneck expansion of its manufacturing industry over the past decade.
Parts of Australia are prone to intense, uncontrollable fires that can have the same intensity as severe thunderstorm activity. University of Newcastle meteorologist Martin Babakhan explains to SBS what scientists call “extreme fire behaviour” and the characteristics that make it particularly dangerous.
An internationally-recognised University of Newcastle weight loss program tailored specifically for men has produced a benefit that is likely to be a powerful motivator to shed the excess kilos – improved erectile function.
Can increasing your fruit and vegetable intake improve your skin colour and appearance? A University of Newcastle study is searching for the answer with the hope it could be a powerful motivator to encourage people to eat healthier.
Can an increase in fruit and vegetable intake improve your skin colour and appearance? A University of Newcastle research group is searching for the answer with the hope it could be a powerful motivator to encourage people to eat more healthy.
World-leading reproductive biologist Laureate Professor John Aitken chatted with Triple J’s Hack program last night to explain the new contraceptive he’s developing that stops pregnancy and the transmission of STIs simultaneously. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.
Like many other Australians, I am alarmed by the hardening policy positions on asylum seekers of both major political parties. And today, the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP), of which I am president-elect, has released a public statement about what these policies mean for their health.
New South Wales is the only major state in Australia that does not have energy security. Its reliance on Victorian and Queensland gas, paired with the vital role gas plays in its homes and industries, have put it in a precarious position.
The Hunter Innovation Scorecard, an RDA Hunter initiative launched today, measures the region’s innovation footprint and promotes its innovative capability in research and development, education and various industry sectors. Read University of Newcastle Chancellor Paul Jeans’ address to the launch on why the Hunter is Australia’s most innovative region.