Tune into ABC Newcastle every Tuesday at 9:40am when Kia Handley chats with a HMRI researcher. Catch up on past episodes below.

September 2020

Dr Bridie Goggins - It's time to talk about poo! - download mp3

August 2020

Dr Kirsten Coupland - How cooling your body could help fight small strokes - download mp3

Dr Eliza Skleton - It's more complex than saying "I quit" - download mp3

Professor Julie Byles - There is no such thing as "average" as you grow older so what does old age mean for you? - download mp3

Professor Craig Pennell - here's how you shape your life in the first 1,000 days - download mp3

July 2020

Professor Erica James - how does exercise help someone going through cancer treatment? - download mp3

Dr Jessica Stokes-Parish - tacklig big health messages on social media - download mp3

Matthew McLaughlin - could COVID-19 change your transport habits forever - download mp3

Kate Booth - how did COVID-19 impact on cancer patients and their carers? - download mp3

June 2020

Isobel Stoodley - don't be afraid: you can lift big no matter your age - download mp3

Dr Nicole Nathan - start them young: teaching kids healthy life habits - download mp3

Dr Kelly Avery-Kiejda - (12 June 2020) - download mp3

May 2020

Professor Coralie English - stroke rehabilitation transitioning from IRL to th evirtual world (26 May 2020) - download mp3

Dr Mike Fay - a look inside the brain and how to treat brain cancer (19 May 2020) - download mp3

Associate Professor Nathan Bartlett - how anti-viral treatments will help fight COVID-19 (12 May 2020) - download mp3

Associate Professor Nikki Verrills - here's what you find when you look into a cancer cell  (5 May 2020) - download mp3

April 2020

Associate Professor Lesley MacDonald-Wicks - healthy conversations (28 April 2020) - download mp3

Dr Nattai Borges - exercise in the older population (21 April 2020) - download mp3

Dr Shanthi Ramanathan - health research economics (14 April 2020) - download mp3

March 2020

Dr Meredith Tavener - qualitative research - the stories behind the numbers (17 March 2020) - download mp3

Dr Kerith Duncanson - fertility after childhood cancer (3 March 2020) - download mp3

February 2020

Dr Tessa Lord - fertility after childhood cancer (17 February 2020) - download mp3

Dr Carmel Smart - help kids take control of their type 1 diabetes (4 February 2020) - download mp3

January 2020

Professor Alan Brichta - inner ear and balance (21 January 2020) - download mp3

December 2019

Sarah Perkes - mobile health interventions for Indigenous health (17 December 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Jay Horvat - inflammation (10 December 2019) - download mp3

Connor Gleadhill - chronic pain (3 December 2019) - download mp3

November 2019

Kate Booth - women's sport (26 November 2019) - download mp3 (with Jenny Marchant)

Dr Sally Hunt - alcohol use in women (21 November 2019) - download mp3

Professor Jennifer Martin - medicinal cannabis (19 November 2019) - download mp3

Dr Moira Graves - melanoma (12 November 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Pradeep Tanwar - ovarian cancer detection test (5 November 2019) - download mp3

October 2019

Dr Gary Crowfoot - stroke prevention (29 October 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Jenny Schneider - clinical pharmacology (22 October 2019) - download mp3

Dr Elizabeth Fradgley - cancer and mental health (15 October 2019) - download mp3

Professor Frini Karayanidis - brain training (8 October 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Mark Baker - sperm health (1 October 2019) - download mp3

September 2019

Jessica Stokes-Parish - surgical simulation and moulage (24 September 2019) - download mp3

Dr Melinda Hutchesson - preventing heart disease in women (17 September 2019) - download mp3

Cassandra Griffin - Hunter biobank (10 September 2019) - download mp3

Professor Jodie Simpson - asthma (3 September 2019) - download mp3

August 2019

Associate Professor Aaron Sverdlov and Associate Professor Doan Ngo - heart health and cancer (27 August 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Lynne McCormack - post traumatic stress (20 August 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Doug Smith - healthy ageing (3 August 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Paul Tooney - brain cancer (6 August 2019) - download mp3

July 2019

Dr Myles Young - health behaviour change programs for men (30 July 2019) - download mp3

Matthew (Tepi) McLaughlin - getting active (23 July 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Nathan Bartlett - common cold (16 July 2019) - download mp3

Dr Michelle Bovill - Aboriginal-led research / empowering Indigenous women quit smoking in pregnancy (9 July 2019) - download mp3

Dr Anoop Enjetti - blood cancer and blood donations (2 July 2019) - download mp3

June 2019

Gillian Mason - stroke rehabilitiation (25 June 2019) - download mp3

Dr Jessie Sutherland - fertility (18 June 2019) - download mp3

Dr Peta Tehan - podiatry (11 June 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Kirtsy Pringle - placenta (4 June 2019) - download mp3

May 2019

Dr Gerard Kaiko - cystic fibrosis and stem cells (28 May 2019) - download mp3

Dr Chris Williams - back pain (21 May 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Mariko Carey - brain and dementia (14 May 2019) - download mp3

Professor Andrew Searles and Christine Jorm - healthcare evaluation (7 May 2019) - download mp3

April 2019

Dr Rachel Wong - effects of nutrition on the brain (30 April 2019) - download mp3

Dr Narelle Eather - getting kids active (23 April 2019) - download mp3

Dr Sarah Valkenborghs - exercise as medicine (16 April 2019) - download mp3

Dr Serene Yoong - kids nutrition (9 April 2019) - download mp3

Dr Michelle Wong-Brown - ovarian cancer (2 April 2019) - download mp3

March 2019

Dr Michelle Kelly - reading social cues after dementia and brain injury (26 March 2019) - download mp3

Dr Adam Collison - allergies and asthma (19 March 2019) - download mp3

Dr Catherine Chojenta - post natal and antenatal depression (12 March 2019) - download mp3

Associate Professor Simon Keely - gut health and digestion (5 March 2019) - download mp3

February 2019

Associate Professor Tracy Burrows - food and nutrition (26 February 2019)  - download mp3

Dr Gemma Paech - sleep (19 February 2019) - download mp3

Dr Kathryn Skelding - cancer (12 February 2019) - download mp3

Professor Alan Brichta - balance (5 Febraury 2019) - download mp3

January 2019

Associate Professor Coralie English - stroke rehabilitation (29 January 2019) - download mp3