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  • 25/07/2012

    A world-first weight loss program by researchers at the University of Newcastle has motivated 85 Hunter men to ‘shed’ a total of 438kgs – equal to about 40 cartons of beer. The internationally recognised SHED-IT (Self... Read more

  • 04/07/2012

    In the highly competitive research grant arena it pays to have an edge that can help you secure that much-needed funding. Established industry partnerships are one such advantage but securing their support can also be difficult. There... Read more

  • 25/06/2012

    World recognised authority on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) Professor Carolyn Mountford is bringing her expertise to the Hunter, establishing the new Centre for Magnetic Resonance in Health (cMRIh) at the University of Newcastle... Read more

  • 30/05/2012

    The 3rd Annual Forum will be held in Sydney at the Stamford Sydney Airport Hotel on Monday 3rd September 2012 and will be hosted by the University of Newcastle, the University of South Australia and CSIRO Food and Nutritional... Read more

  • 02/05/2012

    As part of the 2012 Hunter Central Coast Innovation Festival, AusBiotech will hold its first networking event in Newcastle on Thursday 17 May, proudly sponsored by Newcastle Innovation and the Hunter Medical Research Institute... Read more

  • 01/05/2012

    Trials being undertaken by Associate Professor Darren Shafren and his team using the virus coxsackievirus, one of the causes of the common cold, are showing promising results in the treatment of cancer patients. The latest findings,... Read more

  • 03/04/2012

    Medically induced labour is necessary in a range of situations where the health of the mother and/or baby is at risk. Circumstances include the mother being substantially past her due date, preeclampsia, diabetes and foetal distress.... Read more

  • 03/04/2012

    Researchers have identified a novel gene target that plays a role in asthma and other allergic airways diseases. They have demonstrated inhibition of the gene using small molecule and SiRNA treatments impaired virus replication in... Read more

  • 11/11/2011

    In February Newcastle Innovation co-hosted the Hunter Founders Forum ‘Afternoon Innovation and Technology Showcase’, where early stage inventors and business owners pitched their products and capabilities to potential... Read more

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