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  • Image - Novel biosensor created by UNSW Sydney researchers

    Novel biosensor created by UNSW Sydney researchers

    Wednesday, 11 September 2019

    Using single-molecule fluorescence imaging, UNSW Medicine researchers have developed a biosensor to track dynamic protein-protein interactions in real-time between the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and its host. This sensor can measure the intimate interactions of host proteins with the HIV-1...

  • Cannabis

    New study highlights risks of synthetic cannabis

    Tuesday, 10 September 2019

    Synthetic cannabinoids, often known as synthetic cannabis or by common trade names such as ‘Kronic’ and ‘Spice’, are more potent than cannabis and exhibit effects more typically associated with psychostimulants, a new study has found. Led by researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research...

  • Image - 2019 NDARC Symposium: Featured speakers to share new directions in research

    2019 NDARC Symposium: Featured speakers to share new directions in research

    Tuesday, 03 September 2019

    Recent appointments to NDARC, Professor Hayden McRobbie, Associate Professor Rebecca McKetin and Professor Don Weatherburn will share new directions in drug and alcohol research at the 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium. Professor Hayden McRobbie will summarise evidence of the effectiveness of...

  • Image - Dr Amy Peacock awarded $1.4 million in first round of NHMRC Investigator Grant scheme

    Dr Amy Peacock awarded $1.4 million in first round of NHMRC Investigator Grant scheme

    Friday, 30 August 2019

    Congratulations to NDARC’s Dr Amy Peacock who was awarded $1.4 million in the first round of grants delivered through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Investigator Grant scheme. Dr Peacock, who is the Program Lead for Drug Trends, was awarded the funding for the project,...

  • Associate Professor Saunders has won the 2019 Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science. Photo: Australian Museum

    UNSW researchers awarded at annual ‘science Oscars’

    Friday, 30 August 2019

    UNSW researchers have won coveted Eureka Prizes for their contributions to science communication and national citizen science outreach. UNSW Associate Professor Darren Saunders has won a prestigious 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for his outstanding contribution to public science communication...

  • UNSW researchers have secured $47 million for 31 world-leading projects in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council funding round.

    UNSW in top three Australian universities for latest NHMRC funding

    Friday, 30 August 2019

    UNSW researchers have secured $47 million for 31 world-leading projects in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council funding round. Projects to treat and prevent HIV, reduce the impact of sepsis in critically ill patients, and improve universal child health are some of the major UNSW...

  • CHeBA News: Seed Funding Success for Dr Louise Mewton

    Seed Funding Success for Dr Louise Mewton

    Wednesday, 28 August 2019

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au UNSW Scientia Fellow at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Dr Louise Mewton, has been awarded $20,000 from the UNSW-USyd Visible Partnership in Mental Health, Addiction and Neuroscience Research Seed Funding Scheme. With alcohol use increasingly...

  • Emily Smethills, one of the first patients to recieve oncofertility treatment at the Fertility and Research Centre, with NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, UNSW Professsor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology William Ledger and Dr Antoinette Anazodo from UNSW's School of Women's and Children's Health.

    Fertility and Research Centre to make IVF more accessible across NSW

    Wednesday, 28 August 2019

    A new fertility centre will offer people across the state low-cost IVF treatment and on-site fertility preservation services for young people with cancer and rare genetic diseases. A state-of-the-art facility that will offer publicly funded IVF treatment was officially launched on Tuesday by NSW...

  • Image - Available now: New resources from Drug Trends

    Available now: New resources from Drug Trends

    Tuesday, 27 August 2019

    A number of new Drug Trends resources are available online now: Victorian Drug Trends 2018: Patterns of drug use in the Victorian Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews This summary report highlights the key trends from the IDRS interviews conducted in Victoria. Read more.  Self-report and...

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