UNSW Medicine

Helen Milroy and Gordon Parker

Scientia Professor Gordon Parker and Professor Helen Milroy are winners of the 2020 Australian Mental Health Prize.

Methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth

Illicit drugs are harder to get and cost more since the coronavirus pandemic, says UNSW Sydney’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

BJ Newton and Kevin Lowe

New projects will focus on restoration of children from out of home care and Indigenous content in curriculum.

A woman in a wheelchair at the top of a fire exit flight of stairs

A new photography exhibition by women with disability aims to challenge our preconceptions of women’s bodies. Showcasing feminist self-portraits of six women, Through my eyes addresses limiting and negative assumptions of disability.

UNSW main walkway

The 2021 rankings also see UNSW Business School, Social Sciences, Medicine and Science subjects move up the list.

Cardiologist on blurred background using digital x-ray of human heart holographic scan projection 3D rendering

Six UNSW Sydney academics have received more than $800,000 in funding for cardiovascular research from the Heart Foundation.

Ben Jones with the Governor of NSW Margaret Beazley

Studying at Oxford will help Ben Jones realise his vision to work with children, youth and families in Australia who face health inequities.

Antibodies attacking SARS-CoV-2 virus, the conceptual 3D illustration for COVID-19 treatment, diagnosis and prevention

A clinical trial across 12 countries will test a potential COVID-19 treatment, using antibodies purified from plasma taken from people who have recovered from the disease.

A video still of someone singing showing the droplets expelled into the air

A study led by Professor Raina MacIntyre raises questions about the risks of infection for people singing in groups, especially in poorly ventilated rooms.

A healthcare worker examines a patient with a stethoscope

The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a ‘syndemic’ for people with chronic illnesses, a new UNSW study analysing data from low and middle-income countries shows.

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