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For First Nations peoples living with Dementia, loss of speech can bring loss of connection to family and culture. A new initiative has found a culturally friendly way to assist with communication.

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New research has found an improved approach to leadership coordination and communication in hospitals can improve patient outcomes.

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A new multi-university report spells out Australia's unique vulnerabilities to climate change and proposes solutions.

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UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Short bursts of intense exercise – known as HIIT – could help you get back into shape by summer and stay that way, a UNSW Sydney exercise physiology researcher says.

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Health experts have agreed a bigger emphasis on plant-based nutrition would improve the health of people and our planet, at a UNSW Sydney panel discussion for National Science Week.

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Proposals in NSW to force someone who spits at or bites a frontline worker to be tested for HIV and other blood-borne viruses are a real problem - for workers and the public.

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There are some very good reasons why some people decline coronavirus testing, which we need to address before jumping to conclusions.

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UNSW has a wide range of experts available for comment on the coronavirus pandemic.

Myths and conspiracies surround COVID-19

Myths and conspiracies surround COVID-19 – so, how can scientists cut through the misinformation? A UNSW Sydney medical scientist explains.

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