UNSW Medicine

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Projects to develop therapies for childhood cancer and phantom limb pain have been awarded MRFF grants.

Scientia Building at Kensington Campus

This 2022 round of grants will support research across UNSW Sydney’s six faculties, with topics ranging from cooling technologies for urban heat mitigation to systemic risk in insurance.

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When we think of weightlifting, we tend to think of big burly men pumping iron in a gym - but it turns out, women have just as much to gain from strength training as their male gym junkie counterparts. Historically, pumping iron to build muscles has been seen as a masculine pursuit.

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Australians are entering our most dangerous time of year for fatal drownings. So what can you do to keep yourself and loved ones safer this summer?

Domestic violence over Christmas

With safe spaces such as schools and work closed for Christmas, it's more important than ever to check in on family and friends.  

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UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Jacobs, says the approval is an exciting milestone in a collaboration that has been decades in the making.

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Accredited exercise scientist Dr Mandy Hagstrom from UNSW Medicine & Health takes us through three upper arm exercises – and explains why exercise alone won't change your body composition.

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UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.

Drowning deaths and river safety

Despite their beauty, rivers can be deadly and remain the top location for drowning  

Most read medicine stories 2021

For the second year running, it was no surprise readers were still hungry for COVID-19 stories as new findings and variants emerged in 2021. 

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