Professor Darryl Knight is part of a national group awarded $2.5 million
October 27, 2016

University of Newcastle researchers have been awarded $5,641,494 million in the October 2016 round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding. This funding will help Hunter researchers tackle a range of health-related issues that impact our communities.

Professor Billie Bonevski
October 21, 2016

A $2.26 million national grant has been awarded to HMRI health researchers for a quit-smoking program focused on pregnant Aboriginal women

October 19, 2016

A Newcastle real estate agency is using its ‘Spring Fling’ auction event on November 6 to help raise funds for HMRI medical research.

IPF patient - Leanne Porter
October 13, 2016

Former gym instructor, busy mother of two teenagers and non-smoker, 53-year-old Leanne Porter has been diagnosed with a degenerative lung disorder known as Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Idiopathic means “cause unknown”, which is exceptionally worrying for patients and researchers alike.

Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher AO
October 12, 2016

Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher has been inducted as a Fellow into the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Professor Phil Hansbro
October 5, 2016

Respiratory researchers have discovered new factors and a pathway that may drive the onset of steroid resistance in severe asthma, which they hope could lead to a clinical treatment breakthrough.

Dr Tracey Burrows, Dr Adam Collison, Dr Susan Hua
September 29, 2016

Three HMRI researchers from the University of Newcastle will receive a Young Tall Poppy science award from the Museum of Applied Arts and Science.

HMRI Open Day
September 23, 2016

The biggest ever HMRI Open Day on Friday, October 7, will open minds and imaginations to science, health and wellbeing in the Hunter.

Stroke Finder helmet
September 15, 2016

The Hunter has been selected as the international clinical test site for a new medical device called the Stroke Finder

Dr Tamara Bucher
September 14, 2016

Whether you slice and dice like a sous-chef or can barely boil an egg, a new survey is aiming to determine how handy Australian cooks are in the kitchen.