UNSW Medicine

T cells pushing lytic granules towards immunological synapse

New research reveals the mechanical processes used by T cells to kill cancer cells more efficiently.

UNSW's Sir John Clancy Auditorium

The Fellows have secured more than $13 million for projects in science, engineering, the humanities and medicine. 

Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters will likely be available in several countries before the end of the year

Several countries are preparing to distribute Omicron-adapted COVID-19 boosters. What does this mean for Australia?

Professor Peter Macdonald and Dr Yashutosh Joshi

A new heart transplant technique is reducing waiting lists for patients in Australia and potentially around the world.  

A man walking down a busy street with a face mask on

With the goal of ‘business as usual’, politicians will continue to reduce COVID protections without immediate consequence while transmission is low. But then the next wave will come.

Man in hoodie approaching a women walking in tunnel

Professor Tony Butler will lead a Centre for Research Excellence scheme which will investigate the profiling, prediction and prevention of violence. 

UNSW Winners of the 2022 Eureka Prize Awards

Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Professor Raina MacIntyre, The Environment Recovery Project and researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have all received prestigious 2022 Eureka Prize awards.

Artist impression of the COVID-19 virus

Researchers will investigate treatment measures for COVID-19 infection and the aerosol transmission of SARS-COV-2.

HIV cells

The sustained downward trend is likely due to high uptake of prevention measures, testing and high levels of treatment.

Solar panelsA UNSW project that will unlock the full potential of low-cost solar cells through thea new type of material called “perovskites” has received funding in the latest round of Linkage Projects. Photo: Shutterstock.

Projects include unlocking the full potential of low-cost solar cells, determining fossilisation processes of a rare fossil site, and improving the effectiveness of child and family services.

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