The Kirby Institute

Medical lab

Projects testing the cost-effectiveness of vaporised nicotine products to quit smoking and understanding the health factors influencing dementia are among those to receive NHMRC funding.

Rebecca Guy

Professor Rebecca Guy has been honoured for her public health work for vulnerable communities, such as point-of-care testing for STIs and COVID-19.

A woman scientist uses a pipette to deliver substances to multiple test-tubes

Researchers at the Kirby Institute have received an MRFF grant to determine the best time for COVID-19 boosters for people starting immunosuppression. 

blood test

Researchers at The Kirby Institute have secured more than $2.7 million from the NHMRC for two projects relating to HIV care and hepatitis C testing.

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For starters, we need to start thinking of fully vaccinated as three doses, not two. But vaccines alone won’t be enough.

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The Australian people will be best served by separating science from politics.

People gather for picnics near Sydney Opera House

There are five groups in our community who are vulnerable under our current reopening plan. Here are the things we should do to help protect them.

Researchers

UNSW has been awarded NHMRC funding to establish three new research centres for vascular dementia, the mitigation of airborne threats, and research into the impact of food systems on our health and environment.

Medicine partnership projects

UNSW Sydney researchers have secured more than $6 million for five projects that will improve public health services.

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UNSW Sydney celebrates 10 finalists in the ‘Oscars of science’.

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