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While it may be possible to teach young infants basic motor skills in water, infants cannot, and should not, be expected to know how to swim or to be able to react appropriately in emergencies.

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A team from UNSW's Kirby Institute and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney have uncovered an immune profile for long COVID, potentially paving the way for tailored treatment for those with ongoing symptoms.

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Projects to develop therapies for childhood cancer and phantom limb pain have been awarded MRFF grants.

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This 2022 round of grants will support research across UNSW Sydney’s six faculties, with topics ranging from cooling technologies for urban heat mitigation to systemic risk in insurance.

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When we think of weightlifting, we tend to think of big burly men pumping iron in a gym - but it turns out, women have just as much to gain from strength training as their male gym junkie counterparts. Historically, pumping iron to build muscles has been seen as a masculine pursuit.

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Australians are entering our most dangerous time of year for fatal drownings. So what can you do to keep yourself and loved ones safer this summer?

Domestic violence over Christmas

With safe spaces such as schools and work closed for Christmas, it's more important than ever to check in on family and friends.  

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UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Jacobs, says the approval is an exciting milestone in a collaboration that has been decades in the making.

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Accredited exercise scientist Dr Mandy Hagstrom from UNSW Medicine & Health takes us through three upper arm exercises – and explains why exercise alone won't change your body composition.

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UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.

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