Student

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    Students combine to pitch vision of the future in VR Hackathon

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    Fifty-five students from medicine, engineering and other disciplines were put through a crash course in virtual reality to come up with real-world applications in health and well-being. A virtual reality tool that allows users to experience the debilitating effects of glaucoma was the winning idea...

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    Teamwork of the highest degree

    Monday, 30 April 2018

    To mark a new family milestone, UNSW medical graduates and PhD students Emily He and Louis Wang decided to submit their doctoral theses on the same day, accompanied by their children. Dr He, a gastroenterologist, and Dr Wang, a cardiologist, first met as medical students at UNSW in 2001 and married...

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    UNSW hosts first national physiology competition for students

    Thursday, 26 April 2018

    In which specific subtype of clinical hypoxia is there an increase in the PO2 (partial pressure of oxygen) of venous blood compared to normal? * This was one of the questions asked of more than 80 students from around Australia who participated in an important new teaching initiative at UNSW – the...

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    Postgraduate students win international global health case study competition

    Thursday, 19 April 2018

    A team of UNSW postgraduate students from three Faculties has won an international competition on global health with their response to a hypothetical scenario where a deadly virus breaks out at the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup football tournament in Qatar. The five-member team, from Medicine,...

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    The long road

    Friday, 05 January 2018

    When Luke Walker and Jason Sines arrived at UNSW Sydney in 2012, they were daunted by the road ahead of them – six years of university study and hundreds of kilometres between them and their families. Luke struggled with homesickness.  A Wiradjuri man from the NSW town of Narromine (population 3800...

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    First ‘Future Health Leader’ graduate helps medical students overcome burnout

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017

    Dr Chunming Wang (Michael) is the first graduate of the UNSW School of Public Health’s Future Health Leaders program, which is leading to strong research outcomes and new collaborations. The Director of the collaboration and development department of Renji Hospital Shanghai Jiaotong University...