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Almost $3m grant secured for sector-first in Indigenous health research
July 3, 2023

The University of Newcastle in partnership with the Lowitja Institute has received just under $3 million in federal funding to establish a new committee to help improve health outcomes for First Nations people.

Congratulations to Professor Kelvin Kong; 2023 National NAIDOC Person of the Year
July 1, 2023

Hunter Medical Research Institute, Hunter New England Local Health District, and the University of Newcastle extend their heartfelt congratulations to Professor Kelvin Kong for being awarded the prestigious 2023 National NAIDOC Person of the Year at the NAIDOC Week Awards Ceremony held in Brisbane tonight, Saturday 1st July 2023.

Throwback Thursday: HMRI Art Series
June 22, 2023

Just as medical research is a balance of creative thinking and rigorous accuracy, HMRI’s Art Series is the ultimate union of creativity and scientific excellence.

Newcastle Private Hospital Clinical Trials Unit Wins Prestigious Award at ANZGOG Annual Scientific Meeting
June 20, 2023

The Newcastle Private Hospital Clinical Trials Unit (NPH CTU) has been honoured with the Outstanding Clinical Trial Site Award at the highly acclaimed Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG) Annual Scientific Meeting.

HMRI Celebrate 25 Years with ABC Live Broadcast
June 15, 2023

Listen to ABC Newcastle's Medical Research Week live broadcast from HMRI, celebrating Medical Research Week 2023.

What is RSV?
June 14, 2023

As the temperature drops, cases of sniffles tend to increase. In addition to the common cold, influenza, and COVID-19, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is another respiratory infection that our community should be aware of.

The ultimate life lesson:Introducing HMRI’s 2022 Researcher of the Year, Professor Brett Nixon
June 14, 2023

HMRI Researcher of the Year 2022, Infertility and Reproduction Program Lead Professor Brett Nixon, first witnessed the wonder of conception when he was just seven years old.

Groundbreaking research has potential to transform physiotherapy practices in Australia.
June 12, 2023

Connor Gleadhill, a senior physiotherapist and HMRI researcher with the Population Health Research Program has achieved a significant milestone in his research journey. The article titled ‘Meaningful coproduction with clinicians: establishing a practice-based research network with physiotherapists in regional Australia’ has been published in the Health Research Policy and Systems Journal. 

HMRI Art Series Returns for 2023: Where Art and Science blend seamlessly.
June 8, 2023

Breaking boundaries and fusing scientific brilliance with creative artistry, is at the heart of this year's HMRI Art series with Professor Brett Nixon, the recipient of the HMRI 2022 Award for Research Excellence, and the incredibly talented Newcastle-based artist, Mitch Revs, joining forces.  

Knights go 50-50 for charity with HMRI
May 31, 2023

HMRI went 50-50 in more than $14,000 as the Newcastle Knight's charity of choice on Sunday 28 May 2023.