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  • Image - Greta Bradman turns spotlight on mental wellbeing of performers

    Greta Bradman turns spotlight on mental wellbeing of performers

    Tuesday, 04 July 2017

    26 JUN 2017 UNSW MEDIA AND FLEUR TOWNLEY Nominations are open for the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize, recognising those who have made outstanding contributions to either the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental illness. (Photo: Award-winning soprano Greta...

  • Image - SPHERE wins accreditation as an Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre

    SPHERE wins accreditation as an Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre

    Monday, 03 July 2017

    Sydney Partnership for Health Education Research and Enterprise (SPHERE) – a $20 million venture between 14 NSW leaders in health, education and medical research – has received accreditation as an Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre (AHRTC), the federal government has announced. The...

  • Image - Qualitative Research Network Hub launches at UNSW

    Qualitative Research Network Hub launches at UNSW

    Monday, 03 July 2017

    Indonesian researchers and representatives from Aboriginal health services were among attendees at the inaugural workshop of the UNSW Qualitative Research Network (QRN) Hub. The QRN Hub aims to expand and strengthen scholarship in the rigorous application and use of qualitative research methods at...

  • Image - International collaboration to boost infectious disease research in Myanmar

    International collaboration to boost infectious disease research in Myanmar

    Friday, 30 June 2017

    A new international infectious disease research collaboration between The Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney and the University of Medicine 2 (UM2) in Myanmar was launched today in Yangon. The collaboration was announced by Australia’s Chargé d’Affaires in Myanmar, Mr Nick Cumpston, and attended by a...

  • Image - Inaugural Franklin Women mentoring program kicks off

    Inaugural Franklin Women mentoring program kicks off

    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    The inaugural Franklin Women mentoring program was launched in June with 12 institutes and 54 mentor-mentee pairs coming together to commence a 6-month structured program.   UNSW Medicine is supporting two mentees and two mentors to participate in the new program developed by Franklin Women and...

  • Image - High school students buzzing about neuroscience

    High school students buzzing about neuroscience

    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    Q: Which part of a neuron is specialised for receiving inputs from other neurons?* This was one of the questions put to 80 year 10 students who visited UNSW Sydney last week for the Australian Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC) NSW finals. The competition promotes the learning of scientific research to...

  • Image - Flu season adds stress to hospital emergency departments

    Flu season adds stress to hospital emergency departments

    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    NSW emergency departments failed to meet length-of-stay targets during the winter flu seasons of 2010-14, with more patients waiting longer to be seen and increased numbers giving up on treatment, a study has found. The study of 11 million presentations to 115 NSW hospitals during the five-year...

  • Image - Greta Bradman turns spotlight on mental wellbeing of performers

    Greta Bradman turns spotlight on mental wellbeing of performers

    Monday, 26 June 2017

    Award-winning Australian soprano and mental health advocate, Greta Bradman, has launched the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize, seeking nominations to recognise Australians who have made outstanding contributions to either the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental...

  • UNSW researchers with Kushagra Singha and his parents

    Researchers bring hope to FoxG1 sufferers

    Monday, 26 June 2017

    When 18-month-old Kushagra Singha was diagnosed with the rare FoxG1 syndrome his parents Vivek and Monika felt like no one understood their situation. Their son was the first child in Sydney to be diagnosed with the rare genetic condition - characterized by impaired development and structural brain...

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