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.
University of Newcastle researchers are lining up eleven of the world’s most innovative running shoe designs to compete in a world-first project testing safety and performance. Our researchers need the help of 2,000 Aussie runners to test a pair over 12 months.
Men are popularly maligned for wilting like cheap supermarket flowers at the first winter sniffle, however data from Flutracking.net, Australia’s online influenza-like illness surveillance system, raises questions about the Manflu myth.
With premature and post-date pregnancies both posing potentially dire health risks for newborn babies and mothers, University of Newcastle researchers have been tracking a protein thought to act as a controller of contractions.
Medical researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health received a $400,000 injection last night when the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) announced its latest project grant recipients.
Following 13 years with the University of Newcastle, the last four at the helm as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Mike Calford will head south to lead the Illawarra Institute for Health and Medical Research.
Hunter-based research advancements in melanoma have been recognised by the Cure Cancer Foundation Australia, with University of Newcastle researcher Dr Nikola Bowden* being awarded a two-year grant to continue studying the causes and prognosis of the disease.
The race to develop urgently needed treatments for the deadly lung disorder Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), also known as emphysema, has been accelerated by new modelling developed by University of Newcastle researchers.
A PROGRAM to ensure stroke patients are treated quickly to minimise their injury and, in some cases, have them back on their feet within days, will be rolled out across the state after being pioneered in the Hunter.
University of Newcastle researchers are targeting parents and grandparents who have suffered a heart attack or stroke in a new research program aimed at improving heart health in children and grandchildren.