UNSW Medicine

male chest

How embryos develop, evolution and sexual pleasure all help explain why men have nipples. But ‘man boobs’ are a different story.

The Kirby Institute has released a new report that highlights a need for policy and practice in Australian sexual assault services to be more responsive to the needs of trans and gender diverse people.

Open Day 2018

Potential students and their families can learn all about life and study at UNSW Sydney this Saturday, with hundreds of exciting events and a $5,000 study prize on offer.

NHMRC Grants

UNSW researchers have secured $47 million for 31 world-leading projects in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council funding round.

Saunders

UNSW researchers have won coveted Eureka Prizes for their contributions to science communication and national citizen science outreach.

grilled chicken

Recent reports suggested eating chicken could reduce the risk of breast cancer. In the study, those who ate chicken were at lower risk – when compared to women who ate large quantities of red meat.

NHMRC Grants

More than $8 million worth of ARC grants have been awarded to two UNSW projects that will involve research into the major global challenges of antibiotic resistance and recyclable waste.

2019 Tall Poppy awards

Leading UNSW academics have won 2019 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for their work in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections.

MRC

The Microbiome Research Centre, a comprehensive world-class facility dedicated to studying the microbiota in health and disease, has opened at UNSW's St George & Sutherland Clinical School.

Sallie Pearson and Louisa Jorm

Two of UNSW's top health data experts, Professor Sallie Pearson and Professor Louisa Jorm, have been appointed to national committees to support the government on how big data is managed and shared. 

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