UNSW Medicine


Rethinking the way we approach end-of-life and understanding why people are ingrained risk takers are the focus of two TEDxSydney talks by UNSW experts this month.


UNSW Professor Richard P Harvey has joined scientific luminaries Einstein, Newton, Florey and Hawking as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the oldest continuously operating academy of science in the world.


The Kirby Institute at UNSW has welcomed the Therapeutic Goods Administration's approval of antiretroviral drug Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia.

Tom Morrison

He may be the first medical student to serve as the chair of UNSW's student organisation, but Tom Morrison says health and advocacy go hand in hand.

Joanna Ng

With the unveiling of a China-backed science and technology precinct at UNSW, biomedical engineering PhD student Joanna Ng says there’s never been a more exciting time for Australian research.


Overall prevalence of trachoma in Australia is declining as a result of strengthened control programs, according to a surveillance report released today by UNSW’s Kirby Institute.


In ten or 20 years there will be inquiries into the serious harms inflicted by immigration detention. We will listen and ask ourselves why “good people stood by”, write Karen Zwi and Nicholas Talley.


The next generation of doctors who dream of a country practice will soon be able to gain a world-class medical education closer to home, thanks to a $20 million medical & allied health campus unveiled at Port Macquarie.


Earlier diagnosis of HIV and peer support for those newly diagnosed reduces the likelihood of onward transmission of the infection, according to a UNSW Kirby Institute report released today.


If you want to reduce your odds of getting the flu this year get vaccinated as early as possible, write Raina MacIntyre and Aye Moa.