HMRI health translational researcher, Dr Heidi Janssen has been awarded $25,000 in the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN) ‘Near Miss’ grant scheme.
Gillian Mason, Manager for Stroke Research Register (Hunter) & Clinical Research Assistant, Centre for Rehab Innovations, University of Newcastle and HMRI, has been recognised as an inaugural 2021 Brilliant Women in Digital award recipient.
World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the broader public in debates on emerging scientific issues. The day also underlines the relevance of science in our daily lives.
This year, World Science Day will highlight the importance of ‘Building Climate-Ready Communities’ and, in this way, connect science more closely with society.
Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and University of Newcastle researchers will explore new stroke prevention therapies, preterm birth interventions and a dual approach to breast cancer treatment with the support of $4.5m in National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Ideas grants.
Cardiovascular and respiratory researchers from the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle are coming together to research the effects of bushfire smoke and other types of air pollution on the heart and lung (cardiopulmonary) health of regional Australians, thanks to a $75,000 Heart Foundation grant.