UNSW Medicine

Susan Ramus

A UNSW Sydney academic has been recognised at the 2021 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards for her research to improve the outcomes for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

man wearing hat looking out onto the water

If you’ve had a skin cancer check lately, you might have been told to consider adding a daily vitamin B3 pill to your skin safety regime.

Elgene Lim

Professor Elgene Lim has been recognised for his outstanding outcomes in breast cancer research.

Close-up of a bag of blood on a drip stand in a hospital

New research will estimate the proportion of the population who have been infected with COVID-19 - even if they didn’t have symptoms or get a test.

A woman sitting on the toilet prepares to use some toilet paper

Two Australians with bipolar have been successfully treated with poo transplants, allowing them to come off, or reduce, their medications. Here’s where the science is up to.

Rebecca Guy

Professor Rebecca Guy has been honoured for her public health work for vulnerable communities, such as point-of-care testing for STIs and COVID-19.

flood waters

Councils are trying to balance competing priorities in urban development, with limited resources and stretched budgets.

Dr Ira Deveson

Medical researchers are now working on validations and expect the test to be standard in global pathology labs within five years.

A woman scientist uses a pipette to deliver substances to multiple test-tubes

Researchers at the Kirby Institute have received an MRFF grant to determine the best time for COVID-19 boosters for people starting immunosuppression. 

An open kit called The Extractor designed to extract venom from bites and stings

If what you’re reading seems too good to be true, it probably is.

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