The Kirby Institute

prime minister scott morrison points to modelling information at a press conference

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’.

Man with long COVID

A UNSW psychology researcher is behind neurocognitive testing recommendations that will help assess long COVID patients.

masked man waits for the light rail in sydney

In Hong Kong, SARS created a new social norm, where people accepted mask use as part of their 'civic responsibility'.

Cervical Cancer testing in PNG

Researchers at the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney have been awarded $1.59 million to pursue the elimination of cervical cancer in rural Papua New Guinea.

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What does the Seychelles experience tell us about variants, vaccine efficacy and herd immunity?

Health and medical research

Researchers to examine new treatments for “ice” use, Crohn’s disease, spinal cord injuries, and new methods for detecting epidemics.

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