An international study has provided compelling evidence that we inherit more than a DNA blueprint from our mothers and fathers – we also inherit vital instructions on how to use this blueprint.


The Kirby Institute's Rebecca Guy is the fourth outstanding woman researcher from UNSW to win the Elizabeth Blackburn Fellowship in the past three years.


UNSW research finds medical students aren't getting enough sleep, which is vital to their wellbeing and cognitive performance.


UNSW’s Centre for Big Data Research in Health has a new and improved way to estimate the numbers of cancers that could be avoided if Australians changed their lifestyles.


The research contributions of UNSW PhD student Dr Adeniyi Borire have been recognised by the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.


A new video to support bereaved parents uses their own words and experiences, rather than the advice of "experts".


A $20 million venture between 14 partners has received the NHMRC's endorsement for its commitment to delivering top-quality research, education and healthcare to the community.


The Kirby Institute's new research collaboration with Myanmar's University of Medicine 2 will build research capacity in infectious diseases in the country, which faces considerable health challenges.


The annual flu season means up to 17,000 more patients a year are staying longer in NSW emergency departments, a new study reveals.


Nominations are open for the 2017 Australian Mental Health Prize, recognising those who have made outstanding contributions to either the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental illness.