UNSW Medicine

People wearing masks shopping at an outdoor fruit market

An 80% adult vaccination rate corresponds to 64% of the overall population, leaving plenty of people susceptible to the virus if restrictions ease too quickly.

Test tubes in a lab

High-performing UNSW researchers have been awarded 33 medical and health research fellowships.

Mental health of doctors

There is increasing concern about rising rates of mental ill-health and suicide among doctors.

Dr Mandy Hagstrom

Dr Mandy Hagstrom, an exercise physiologist at the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW takes you through five exercises you can do at home without needing any gym equipment.

child in classroom raising their hand, wearing a mask

Most kids will be unvaccinated if schools in the two largest states re-open in term 4. There may still be community transmission, but there are measures we can take to shield kids from the virus.

Artificial intelligence in medicine

Artificial intelligence in ICUs and detecting cancer clones that may be resistant to treatment ahead of time could be the future of medicine. 

a young child lies on a pillow looking sad

There are practical things you can do to make your child more comfortable if they’re ill.

Indigenous people in traditional dress

The second wave of COVID-19 in New South Wales highlights concerns for the unvaccinated and those with multiple risk factors - particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Peter Gunning

Professor Peter Gunning has been recognised by the Australia and New Zealand Society for Cell and Developmental Biology for his research which potentially impacts a broad range of diseases including childhood and adult cancers.

glass salt shaker on gray table and white background

A major new piece of research reports on the results of one of the largest dietary intervention studies ever conducted.

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