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    Online now: New edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connections

    Thursday, 15 August 2019

    NDARC collaborates with the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) to publish Drug and Alcohol Research Connections. The free bimonthly email newsletter includes the latest research, publications, news and events from the three...

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    Available now: 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium program

    Thursday, 15 August 2019

    The program for the 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium: Responding to clinical, community and family needs is now available. The Symposium is being held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at the John Niland Scientia Conference and Events Centre, UNSW Sydney. Keynote speakers: Professor Sharon Dawe...

  • Professor Rebecca Guy and Dr Angelica Merlot have been named NSW Tall Poppies for excellence in scientific research and science communication.

    UNSW medical researchers named 2019 Tall Poppies

    Thursday, 15 August 2019

    Leading UNSW academics have won 2019 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for their work in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Two leading UNSW medical researchers have been recognised in the 2019 NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards. UNSW’s...

  • Image - Research Strikes a Chord for Singing Irish Student

    Research Strikes a Chord for Singing Irish Student

    Tuesday, 06 August 2019

    Sue Min Liu Trinity College Dublin student Karl Hegarty is singing his way around the world with acapella group, the Trinitones, but stops off in Australia to broaden his scientific horizons with a research internship at UNSW. The Trinitones – a student choral ensemble from Trinity College Dublin...

  • Image - Parents support “No Jab, No Pay” policy in Australia, but new research raises questions about equity

    Parents support “No Jab, No Pay” policy in Australia, but new research raises questions about equity

    Thursday, 01 August 2019

    Four in five parents support the Australian Government’s controversial ‘No Jab, No Pay’ vaccination policy, but the policy may be disproportionately impacting low-income families, new research from the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney suggests. The ‘No Jab, No Pay’ legislation, introduced in 2016,...

  • CHeBA News: $2 Million to Test Diabetes Treatment to Prevent Dementia

    $2 Million to Test Diabetes Treatment to Prevent Dementia

    Wednesday, 31 July 2019

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au Co-Directors of the UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Professor Perminder Sachdev and Professor Henry Brodaty, have announced their involvement in a $2 million Federal funded clinical trial to test diabetes treatment for dementia. The...

  • Image -  UNSW researchers finalists in 2019 ‘Oscars’ of Australian science

    UNSW researchers finalists in 2019 ‘Oscars’ of Australian science

    Wednesday, 31 July 2019

    Leading UNSW Sydney medical researchers are finalists at the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia's most high-profile science awards. Programs to eliminate tuberculosis globally, bringing medical discovery to blind and low vision communities and uncovering science for new and vulnerable...

  • Image - 3D bioprinter co-developed by UNSW researchers wins top design award

    3D bioprinter co-developed by UNSW researchers wins top design award

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    A 3D printer that can print replicas of different types of cancers and surrounding cells has won one of Australia's major design awards. A 3D bioprinter that can print replicas of tumours has won the prestigious 2019 Good Design Award of the Year. The printer was co-designed by two leading UNSW...

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    Dancing with the enemy

    Monday, 29 July 2019

    Scientia Fellow Angelica Merlot is determined to outmanoeuvre some of the deadliest cancers. Dr Angelica Merlot has achieved what many medical researchers could only accomplish in a decades-long career. She completed a PhD in anti-cancer drug development at the age of 24. Four years later, she...

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