Faculty of Medicine


A team of world-class researchers and project staff from UNSW Sydney has been seconded to NSW Health to join the fight against COVID-19. 

Tallpoppies melissa green

Work on mood and psychotic disorders, high blood pressure and tumour growth has won three researchers NSW Young Tall Poppy Awards.

UNSW researchers are in the running for top honours in the 2010 Eureka Prizes, the "Oscars" of Australian science

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She's a whizz at maths, has a degree in fine arts and is studying for a doctorate in neuroscience: now Angela Langdon has won a prestigious scholarship to develop a mathematical model of the brain.

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UNSW students have launched an Australia-first academic journal offering a forum for medical students to showcase their research and ideas.

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In a world-first breakthrough, UNSW medical researchers have used a simple contact lens coated with stem cells to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

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Three Indigenous medical students have been named UNSW's inaugural Balnaves Scholars, pledging to work to close the gap on Indigenous health.

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New UNSW research is investigating modern telecommunications and ancient therapies as treatment for depression and Bipolar Disorder.

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UNSW researchers have received half a million dollars from the NSW Government to fund new studies into sexually transmitted infections.

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UNSW research has allayed some panic about suspected cancer-causing agents, such as deodorants, coffee and artificial sweeteners.