Resistance Training Proves Effective and Popular Among Teensagers
October 22, 2015

Hunter researchers have run the first 10-week trial of the “Resistance Training for Teens” program at Merewether High School where it was enthusiastically embraced by students and teachers.

Cancer Researcher Dr Nikola Bowden
October 22, 2015

Newcastle cancer researcher Dr Nikola Bowden has been named one of Australia’s ‘Tall Poppies’ in science at the prestigious NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards at the Sydney Powerhouse Museum.

Dr Koert de Wall
October 16, 2015

A project aimed at improving care for premature babies with heart abnormalities scooped a $25,000 grant at the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation’s annual awards night on Thursday.

HMRI Director Michael Nilsson with HunterNet Vice-Chair Michael Sharpe
October 16, 2015

The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and industry co-operative HunterNet have formed a united front to encourage the growth of medical manufacturing and health investment potential within the region.

Dr Craig Gedye
October 13, 2015

A raft of Mark Hughes Foundation (MHF) travel grants will give Hunter brain cancer researchers the chance to build new clinical trial collaborations at the international COGNO Annual Scientific Meeting in Brisbane this month.

Laureate Professor Nick Talley
October 9, 2015

Esteemed medical journal, the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) has announced University of Newcastle Laureate Professor Nick Talley as its new editor-in-chief.

Nick Riley
October 7, 2015

A University of Newcastle research trial that puts a literal spin on the term maths “exercises” has yielded significant physical and academic benefits.

October 6, 2015

The third annual HMRI Open Day held on September 25 was the biggest and best ever, smashing previous attendance records as 2500 community members.

Daniel Purcell
September 23, 2015

Retired accountant Daniel Purcell has two good reasons to be thankful for cutting-edge research and clinical treatment taking place in the Hunter.

Professor Michael Nilsson
September 22, 2015

Medical research leaders from the University of Newcastle have been appointed to high-level advisory committees with the NHMRC.