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UNSW med student keen to return to bush to work as doctor

25 May 2015
It was a visit to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne as a teenager that first sparked Elisabeth O’Brien’s interest in medicine. She now studies medicine at UNSW, and is keen to return to the...
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Delaying parenthood and fertility – is science the answer?

22 May 2015
World-leading fertility specialist Professor William Ledger and award-winning social researcher Mark McCrindle will use the 2015 UNSW Medicine Dean’s Lecture to discuss the influences that are...
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Can Ketamine treat depression?

21 May 2015
Trials ongoing – but clinics aren’t waiting Ketamine is a restricted drug that has been used for anaesthesia, sedation and pain relief. It’s also known on the street as Special K. Recently,...
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UNSW student wins rural scholarship

19 May 2015
Deniliquin’s Nivanka De Silva has been awarded a $2000 Ochre Health Foundation scholarship. A fourth-year medical student at the University of NSW, Nivanka received the Rural Health Scholarship for...
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UNSW student pursues rural doctor dream after life on cattle farm

18 May 2015
Growing up on a cattle property in central Queensland, Jayden Conaghan has always had a strong connection with the bush. Now as a first year medicine student at UNSW, he can’t wait to return to the...
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Study shows gender differences in brain networks continue in old age

14 May 2015
A brain mapping study led by researchers from UNSW’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) and QIMR Berghofer has found new evidence of a neural basis for the different behaviours in men and women...
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UNSW lecturer awarded prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

14 May 2015
UNSW lecturer and alumna Aditi Vedi has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to research the functional biology of stem cells to improve survival outcomes for children with leukemia...
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New webinar series on mental health and substance use

14 May 2015
The NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use is launching a new webinar series that will explore the latest research into mental health and substance use disorders....

Researcher Jeremy Henson wins the Thinkable Innovation Award for research

13 May 2015
Jeremy Henson, leading a small group researching cancer cell immortality at the POW Clinical School in Lowy, entered a competition to win a Thinkable Innovation Award. Jeremy’s submission was for...
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Business gets on board vital fundraiser

11 May 2015
GROUP of Sydney’s top business leaders is on board for an event being held to raise funds for de- mentia research. Sixteen business leaders are currently taking part in Wipeout Dementia — a gruelling...

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