UNSW Medicine

grilled chicken

Recent reports suggested eating chicken could reduce the risk of breast cancer. In the study, those who ate chicken were at lower risk – when compared to women who ate large quantities of red meat.

ARC grants

More than $8 million worth of ARC grants have been awarded to two UNSW projects that will involve research into the major global challenges of antibiotic resistance and recyclable waste.

2019 Tall Poppy awards

Leading UNSW academics have won 2019 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for their work in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections.

MRC

The Microbiome Research Centre, a comprehensive world-class facility dedicated to studying the microbiota in health and disease, has opened at UNSW's St George & Sutherland Clinical School.

Sallie Pearson and Louisa Jorm

Two of UNSW's top health data experts, Professor Sallie Pearson and Professor Louisa Jorm, have been appointed to national committees to support the government on how big data is managed and shared. 

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Weight training should be a recommended alternative treatment approach for peripheral artery disease, a form of cardiovascular disease that affects about 1 in 6 Australians.

Vaccine injection

Four in five parents support the Australian Government’s controversial ‘No Jab, No Pay’ vaccination policy, but the policy may be disproportionately impacting low-income families.

Hiv Model

Leading UNSW Sydney medical researchers are finalists at the 2019 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia's most high-profile science awards.

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UNSW’s Nura Gili Winter School gives Indigenous students from diverse backgrounds a stepping stone into tertiary education.

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A 3D printer that can print replicas of different types of cancers and surrounding cells has won one of Australia's major design awards.

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