Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Students walking along Kensington Mall

Academics in the fields of climate science, oncology and human rights are honoured in 2022.

Scientia Building at Kensington Campus

This 2022 round of grants will support research across UNSW Sydney’s six faculties, with topics ranging from cooling technologies for urban heat mitigation to systemic risk in insurance.

Kendelle Murphy, Frances Byrne, Antoine de Weck, Brooke Pereira, Abba Habibalahi, Benjamin Daniels and Ben Smith

Medicine, science and biomedical engineering academics receive grants to explore new approaches to cancer treatment.

Young woman holding a petri dish

25 UNSW academics receive Ideas Grants for research in medicine and health, science and engineering.

dr deborah burnett

Medical researchers have outlined a strategy to generate future-proofed COVID-19 vaccines that can resist emergent new viral strains.

ira deveson

Researchers have independently validated industry-leading blood tests that can detect the DNA released by tumours.

UNSW 2021 Australian Academy of Science honorific awardees

UNSW scientists have been honoured for their world-changing discoveries, including revealing the physics of sea-level change, understanding heatwaves, and creating cheap flexible stable and non-toxic solar cells.

osteoporosis

The discovery of a new type of bone cell may uncover therapeutic targets for a range of skeletal diseases.

Dr Negin Hesam-Shariati and Associate Professor Sylvia Gustan

Teaching people to gain control over their brain to relieve chronic pain and improving food and water security are two of the innovative UNSW Sydney projects to receive Ideas Grants.

nanopore device

A team of leading Sydney researchers is pioneering the use of a fast genomic sequencing technology to help determine the source of hard-to-trace coronavirus cases. 

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