UNSW Medicine and Health

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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Fewer than half of people with alcohol use disorder who received professional help perceived their treatment as helpful.

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Hospital data reveals an increased use of children’s mental health services after Sydney’s first lockdown in 2020.

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Around two in every 100 people have sex characteristics between the male-female binary definitions. Training for doctors and other health workers needs to reflect this.

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UNSW Sydney celebrates 10 finalists in the ‘Oscars of science’.

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People who contract COVID, and their contacts, have successfully self-isolated at home since the pandemic began.

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Chronic underinvestment in child mental health highlighted as nominations open for the 2021 Australian Mental Health Prize.

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What goes on in the life of an immunologist during a pandemic? Associate Professor Stuart Turville from UNSW Sydney and the Kirby Institute's Immunovirology and Pathogenesis Program takes us through a day in the life of an immunologist. Images: Richard Freeman

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If new incentives don't work, mandatory policies may be the only way forward in ensuring high COVID vaccine coverage of staff.

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