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New Year’s eating made easy
December 24, 2014

In the following videos, HMRI researcher Clare Collins, Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle, has some simple advice.

Dr Kym Rae, Gomeroi gaaynggal program coordinator
December 4, 2014

The Gomeroi gaaynggal program is an ArtsHealth program operating in the Taminda area of Tamworth, using a positive strengths-based approach to building health education for Aboriginal women throughout their pregnancy and during the early childhood years.

Nicole Turner, right, with Dr Josephine Gwynn.
December 4, 2014

Hunter New England Health clinician and researcher Nicole Turner was honoured at the recent 2014 NSW Aboriginal Health Awards for her work in encouraging nutritious eating, physical activity and healthy weight for indigenous children.

December 2, 2014

World-first lifestyle program developed to enhance the physical and social-emotional wellbeing of young girls was launched today by University of Newcastle researchers.

Dr Nikola Bowden
November 28, 2014

University of Newcastle researchers from the HMRI Cancer Program received a $1.7 million career boost yesterday, with NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research Jillian Skinner announcing the latest round of Cancer Institute NSW fellowship funding.

November 20, 2014

Innovative education program Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK) has been recognised with a 2014 national award for Best Community Engagement Collaboration.

Primary School Childern
November 19, 2014

An international study of primary school students showed that just two hours of extra physical activity each week can significantly improve academic performance and concentration levels.

Associate Professor Vanessa McDonald
November 18, 2014

A study by University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health researchers is trialling new and promising clinical therapies for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD).

Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher
November 6, 2014

Internationally-renowned cancer care and health behaviour researcher, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher AO, has taken out the inaugural Research Australia NSW Government Health Services Research Award.

 researcher and patient
November 6, 2014

Research can happen under a microscope or when real people follow a particular intervention. To be truly successful, though, research must embrace a fluid discussion back and forth between the community, clinicians and scientists.