An estimated 40 per cent of children leave primary school without being able to swim the length of an Olympic swimming pool.
People have died taking selfies at cliffs, waterfalls and natural pools. We need to try a different approach to reducing the risk.
When a loved one is struggling in the water, you might want to rush in to save them. But make sure you stop and think or you could become the one in trouble.
UNSW Sydney experts available to comment on flooding and record rain.
Traffic and unintentional injuries are the leading cause of adolescent deaths worldwide.
Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. So why do people do it?
UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.
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.
High-performing UNSW researchers have been awarded 33 medical and health research fellowships.
A 30-year global study has analysed 286 causes of death, 369 diseases and injuries, and 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories.