Monday, 19 June 2017
As UON campuses prepare to go completely smoke-free on 1 July 2017, Cancer Institute NSW Early Career Fellow and behavioural scientist Dr Flora Tzelepis is conducting a new study to determine the effectiveness of video consultations in supporting smokers to quit.
Monday, 5 June 2017
Three University of Newcastle (UON) researchers have today been awarded more than $4.5m in prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) fellowships.
Thursday, 25 May 2017
An in-depth atlas of the tumour microenvironment has been mapped by an international cancer team involving Hunter researcher Dr Craig Gedye, seeking to build a clearer picture of how the immune system is involved with cancer.
Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Honouring the profoundly tragic loss of their cherished daughter Vanessa, winemaking legends Brian and Fay McGuigan – together with the University of Newcastle – have jointly funded an unprecedented 10-year Hunter Medical Research Institute Fellowship dedicated to ovarian cancer research.
Monday, 27 March 2017
A group led by University of Newcastle biochemistry researcher Hubert Hondermarck has found parallels between tissue regeneration, nerve growth and tumour development, confirming for the first time that the nervous system is strongly implicated in the onset and spread of cancer.
Monday, 13 March 2017
Professor Rodney Scott from the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy in the Faculty of Health and Medicine, has been awarded the title of Laureate Professor, in recognition of his remarkable research career and outstanding contributions in the field of genetics in medicine.
Thursday, 9 March 2017
In an exciting step forward toward gender equity, Dr Nikola Bowden has been appointed to the NHMRC Women in Health Science working committee.
Thursday, 2 March 2017
Cancer Council NSW has awarded nearly $6 million to 15 ground-breaking cancer research projects at their annual NSW Research Awards. The grants help fund future breakthroughs in cancer research, with 15 of Australia’s leading research teams paving the way for new ways to treat the disease.