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  • 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...

  • 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...

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    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...

  • Naloxone

    Learn how naloxone saves lives this International Overdose Awareness Day

    Monday, 26 August 2019

    In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day on Saturday, 31 August 2019 NDARC’s Dr Amy Peacock and Dr Sarah Larney share some key information about naloxone. What is naloxone? Naloxone (also known as Narcan®) is an opioid antagonist that is a safe and effective agent for reversing the...

  • Image - Registration now open for NDARC seminars in September

    Registration now open for NDARC seminars in September

    Monday, 26 August 2019

    NDARC regularly hosts free seminars on a range of topics in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector and related fields. Presenters include both NDARC staff and national and international guests of the Centre. Members of the AOD and research community are welcome to attend these seminars....

  • UNSW Sydney has secured $8.3 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP) Hub grants for 2019.

    UNSW Sydney tops ARC Research Hub grants

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    More than $8 million worth of ARC grants have been awarded to two UNSW projects that will involve research into the major global challenges of antibiotic resistance and recyclable waste. UNSW Sydney has secured $8.3 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research...

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    Sexual abuse survivors who aren’t believed are at higher risk of poor mental health

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    A new study by UNSW researchers shines a light on how survivors of sexual assault can be silenced – and mentally harmed – if they are ignored, not believed, or threatened. Survivors of sexual assault who encounter negative responses from family members when they disclose their abuse are at higher...

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    Register now: Free naloxone training at NDARC

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, NDARC is holding a naloxone training session at 2.00pm on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. The training session is free but registration is essential. Click here to register. Naloxone is an opioid antagonist that is a safe and effective agent for...

  • 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...

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