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  • Image - Online now: Key findings from the 2018 Drug Trends state interviews

    Online now: Key findings from the 2018 Drug Trends state interviews

    Friday, 30 November 2018

    Key findings from the 2018 Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) and Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS) jurisdictional interviews are available online now. EDRS: Australian Capital Territory Drug Trends 2018: Key Findings from the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)...

  • Image -  UNSW tops latest ARC funding round

    UNSW tops latest ARC funding round

    Wednesday, 28 November 2018

    UNSW Sydney has topped the nation with $45m in funding for the most university research projects through the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. The University’s 114 projects span climate change and coastal ecosystems, genome editing, cyber-attacks and low-cost technology....

  • Image - Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

    Property Industry Unite to Wipeout Dementia - Raising $150,000 for CHeBA

    Saturday, 24 November 2018

    HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au For the full image gallery, see Wipeout Dementia November 2018 Surf Off. With people aged 65 and over set to comprise over 20% of the population within the next decade and dementia now the single greatest cause of disability in this demographic, senior...

  • Image - Bioinformatic speed-dating

    Bioinformatic speed-dating

    Monday, 19 November 2018

    Christina Kingen Event connects medicine, biology, big data and technology to generate opportunities for cross-disciplinary research and collaboration. Over 120 researchers, clinicians and postgraduate students from 30 different schools, centres and institutes across UNSW recently came together to...

  • Image -  UNSW research teams win grants to tackle pancreatic cancer

    UNSW research teams win grants to tackle pancreatic cancer

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    Lucy Carroll Two top UNSW cancer researchers, Professor Christopher Heeschen and Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips, have been awarded grants for research to fight one of the world’s deadliest cancers. Leading UNSW cancer researchers Professor Christopher Heeschen and Associate Professor Phoebe...

  • Image -  Cancer researcher takes out top NSW health awards

    Cancer researcher takes out top NSW health awards

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    Lucy Carroll Adolescent and young adult oncologist and UNSW academic Dr Antoinette Anazodo​ has won multiple awards for making fertility treatments more accessible ​for people with cancer. Leading oncologist and UNSW academic Dr Antoinette Anazodo has been recognised at the 2018 NSW Health...

  • Image -  Mackenzie’s Mission to help families access genetic testing

    Mackenzie’s Mission to help families access genetic testing

    Friday, 16 November 2018

    UNSW Media/Australian Genomics An unprecedented national project to assess whether thousands of couples are at risk of having children with severe genetic conditions was launched today. UNSW researchers will play a leading role in a $20 million project to provide 10,000 couples with genetic...

  • Dr Ralph Mobbs receiving certificate

    POWCS Supervisor wins Outstanding Postgraduate Research Supervisor Award

    Wednesday, 14 November 2018

    The Arc Postgraduate Council has awarded Associate Professor Ralph Mobbs the 2018 title of Outstanding Postgraduate Research Supervisor Award, recognising his "outstanding supervisory conduct and invaluable contribution to the supervision of higher degree research candidates". This is a UNSW Sydney...

  • Clinicians may be prescribing psychotropic drugs 'off-label' to manage behaviour issues like aggression. Picture: Shutterstock

    Adults on the autism spectrum prescribed mental health drugs without diagnoses

    Wednesday, 14 November 2018

    Adults on the autism spectrum are being prescribed mental health drugs in instances where there is limited supporting evidence to do so. This was one of the findings of a UNSW-led study that looked at the use of psychotropic medication – or medication for mental health problems – by adults on the...

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