Charitha de Silva

A video still of someone singing showing the droplets expelled into the air

A new study raises questions about the risks of infection for people singing in groups, especially in poorly ventilated rooms.

people sneezing with no mask, 2 different types of cloth masks, and a surgical mask.

If you’re not sure whether wearing a face mask is worth it, or you need to wear a mask but are unsure which type, new research should help you decide.

man coughing and spreading germs

The more layers the better is the advice when it comes to using a home-made mask to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Healthcare workers

Current advice for COVID-19 health workers is based on the assumption that droplets bearing the virus travel no further than 2 metres and do not remain in the air. The body of published evidence suggests otherwise.

scientific research funding

More than $4.4 million has been awarded to six UNSW projects under the Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme.