Aboriginal ear surgeon honoured with Menzies Medallion
November 13, 2020

Australia’s first Aboriginal surgeon, the highly acclaimed ear, nose and throat surgeon, Associate Professor Kelvin Kong has been awarded the prestigious Menzies Medallion.

The Hunter’s medical research excellence celebrated at HMRI 2020 Awards
November 12, 2020

The Hunter’s researchers and their community supporters gathered with representatives from Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), the University of Newcastle, and HNE Local Health District to virtually celebrate and honour medical research excellence at the annual HMRI Awards Night – HMRI 2020 - on Thursday (November 12) night.

NAIDOC WEEK: Indigenous health research
November 11, 2020

It is NAIDOC Week.

HMRI is committed to helping researchers to undertake research that translates to better treatments and better access to health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

So close to record run of Great North Walk
November 10, 2020

Newcastle runner Benn Coubrough came so close to running the Great North Walk in record time whilst raising funds for Newcastle’s Sports Concussion Clinic.

Greater Bank Helps HMRI Social Return on Investment Model Become Much More
November 9, 2020

A partnership between Hunter-based Greater Bank and Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has led to the creation of a framework that now goes well beyond measuring the impact that business funding of medical research has on communities.

Local kids’ health researchers honoured at HCRF Awards
October 30, 2020

The region’s health and medical researchers making a difference to the lives of local kids and their families, and research supporters, were honoured at the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation’s (HCRF) annual awards night on Thursday October 29.

$8.5m to continue largest women's health study
October 23, 2020

Australia’s largest and longest operating women’s health survey has secured $8.5m in funding.

The Federal Government Department of Health funding will support the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH) for another three years.

HMRI researchers named AMP Tomorrow Makers
October 16, 2020

Two Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) researchers have been named as one of 39 AMP Tomorrow Makers from across Australia for 2021.

Funding for better outcomes for elderly after hip surgery
October 14, 2020

With hip fracture posing a major risk of death in people over 50, a new study aims to establish evidence for improved discharge planning for elderly patients following hip surgery

Mental Health: Taking Care of Yourself & Each Other Virtual Community Seminar
October 14, 2020

2020 has been a year like no other.
The challenges we have faced this year have not only emphasised the importance of taking care of ourselves and our own mental health, but also the wellbeing of our friends and family during difficult times.