UNSW Medicine

Cycle lane

Professor Rebecca Ivers, Head of School of Public Health and Community Medicine at UNSW, says we need to encourage people to use different modes of transport, such as cycling and walking, and we need to invest in long-term infrastructure projects to support this.

andrew law

In its 20th year, UNSW Sydney’s Peter Farrell Cup is identifying the next generation of leaders who will turn clever solutions into commercial success.

Helen Christensen, Kathy Wu and Janice Fullerton

UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for projects to investigate the use of internet-based tools in suicide prevention and the affect genetics can have on patients’ response to medicines to treat bipolar disorder or depression.

Xiaoqi Feng

Research led by UNSW Sydney and University of Glasgow on the health impacts of quality green space in cities has received funding from the UKRI-NHMRC.

Health and medical research

22 UNSW Sydney researchers have received NHMRC Investigator and MRFF Priority Grants in the latest round of federal government funding.

group of people doing yoga

People living with mental disorders benefit from regular, movement-based yoga, a review of 19 studies has found.

gardening

A group of UNSW cross-discipline experts discuss the benefits of plants, gardening and green spaces during COVID-19.

social distancing

Test, trace, maintain social distance, and keep travel bans and quarantines in place. These measures will help Australia keep the coronavirus in check as we gradually emerge from lockdown hibernation.

Shop closed for business

As states slowly start to lift some restrictions on social distancing, Professor Mary-Louise McLaws from UNSW Medicine says that we should not become complacent and recommends a staggered approach to easing further restrictions.

Crowd of people wearing face masks

UNSW Sydney’s Professor Mary-Louise McLaws says that rushing to lift restrictions could be catastrophic.

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