Amy Peden

Sandbags protect a local business as flood water washes by

UNSW Sydney experts available to comment on flooding and record rain.

person lying on the ground after a car accident

Traffic and unintentional injuries are the leading cause of adolescent deaths worldwide.

Two cars stranded in flood waters

Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. So why do people do it?

Dark gray-blue storm clouds. La nina and superstorm concept.

UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.

A surfer waits for a wave at sunset or sunrise

UNSW scientists will be assessing the role surfers play in rescuing swimmers in distress as well as their broader contribution to society in a world-first, global survey.

Test tubes in a lab

High-performing UNSW researchers have been awarded 33 medical and health research fellowships.

Doctor measuring arterial blood pressure woman patient on right arm

A 30-year global study has analysed 286 causes of death, 369 diseases and injuries, and 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories. 

Risk of drowning in rivers

The Aussie tradition of cooling off in a river could be fatal on Australia Day after a recent UNSW study showed a heightened risk of drowning on the day.

Analysis of distractions leading to child drowning fatalities in Australia

New UNSW research is a timely reminder this summer that housework, socialising and miscommunication can become deadly distractions when young children are left alone in or near water.