School of Public Health and Community Medicine

Coronavirus

A team of world-class researchers and project staff from UNSW Sydney has been seconded to NSW Health to join the fight against COVID-19. 

Flatten the curve

Public health interventions can do more than just flatten the COVID-19 curve, UNSW epidemiological modelling shows.

Bushfire haze

Medical researchers have estimated some of the impacts of this summer’s bushfire smoke and air pollution on Australians’ health.

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Good news for allergy and asthma sufferers: a new way to predict the presence of different types of grass pollen will help create a more sophisticated forecast.

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A road safety survey highlights how to reduce risk for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote and rural communities.

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Aboriginal children are almost twice as likely as non-Aboriginal children to suffer unintentional injury – and the situation hasn't improved for more than 15 years, a new study shows.

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A new hub to strengthen qualitative research has launched at UNSW, opening its workshops and seminars to researchers from all over Australia and overseas.

Couple, bed

The idea that everyone should have and enjoy sex, and continue doing so through old age, is recent, writes Juliet Richters.

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Even in Australia where immunisation rates are high, children and adults are still at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases, write Nicholas Geard, James Wood and Jodie Mcvernon.

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A group of young budding entrepreneurs was asked how they would improve the wellbeing of poor and marginalised communities. Their answers were surprising.

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