Raina MacIntyre

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.

child in classroom raising their hand, wearing a mask

Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.

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

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A UNSW survey has explored the links between bushfire smoke and adverse health effects.

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'.

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Health workers have long called for better protections against COVID-19. Well fitting masks are now required when caring for COVID-19 patients. But the guidelines on ventilation miss the mark.

houses in the city of victoria the capital of seychelles

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

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Will new guidelines on how to protect front-line workers acknowledge the coronavirus can spread via the air we breathe? It's time they did.

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UNSW researchers have used mathematical simulations of waiting in line, known as stochastic queue network models, to model the process of running a vaccination clinic.

A lightbox with message 'bye bye 2020' alongside two surgical masks

Christmas may not be cancelled, but it will certainly be different to any before, say leading COVID-19 experts.

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