Seven University of Newcastle teams have secured more than $10.6m in Australian government funding to help solve some of the nation’s most pressing health issues.
The snack aisle at the supermarket is a minefield when it comes to healthy vs ‘fake healthy’ convenience foods. Dr Rachel Sutherland from HMRI’s Population Health Research Program says there are plenty of good choices for a healthy, nutritious packed lunch – you just need to know what they are.
QBE has recently partnered with the Centre for Rehab Innovation (CRI) at HMRI and The University of Newcastle, to take a closer look at the models of care, including community-care based models, that are used to manage injuries acquired in the workplace or because of motor vehicle accidents.
When Susan and Amy-Lea met through the HMRI Foundation their mutual creative drive and energy forged a partnership that delivered a glittering string of events – delighting Hunter locals while bringing in much-needed funds for medical research.
Many Australians report an increase in mental health symptoms at Christmas time. HMRI Director, Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin is also a mental health researcher from our Healthy Minds Research Program. Hear Frances talk about how to help navigate mental health issues over the festive period – both your own and that of your loved ones.
More than $5.2m in NHMRC Ideas Grants will be allocated to seven Newcastle research projects led by HMRI researchers aiming to understand, address and reduce the severity of several diseases and conditions.