UNSW Medicine

RPA hospital emergency department in New South Wales

One in four young people who present to the emergency department will return within one year. How do we reduce this number? 

Woman holding fertility stick

The fertility treatment developed by UNSW Sydney’s Professor Robert Gilchrist in conjunction with Belgian researchers offers a less invasive and cheaper alternative to IVF.

Supercharged cells infected by Delta and Omicron

Researchers from the Kirby Institute have developed a world-first method for rapid isolation and characterisation of COVID-19 variants.

A man hands containing pills

The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows more than 1800 drug-induced deaths in Australia in 2020.

Catherine Greenhill and Michelle Haber

UNSW Sydney professors from UNSW Science and UNSW Medicine & Health have been recognised among the nation’s most distinguished scientists.

Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard speaks of how addressing inequitable access to advances in healthcare can help prevent the cracks of inequality in society.

Professor Gail Matthews from the Kirby Institute talks about long covid

It’s estimated one in 10 people infected with SARS-CoV-2 will have lingering symptoms, but most people will improve over time.  

Medical lab

Projects testing the cost-effectiveness of vaporised nicotine products to quit smoking and understanding the health factors influencing dementia are among those to receive NHMRC funding.

Health research

NSW Health’s Round Six of the Prevention Research Support Program will fund research on infectious diseases, drug and alcohol use and primary health care.

Two cars stranded in flood waters

Driving into floodwater is the leading cause of flood-related death. So why do people do it?

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