The NSW government has funded the establishment of a new Chair in Intellectual Disability and Behaviour Support at UNSW.
In partnership with the health sector, UNSW is offering a new workplace-based professional doctorate for emerging leaders in public health.
Young men in the military are three times more likely than those in the general population to have committed a violent offence in their lifetime, new research shows.
The first study of the effects of Sydney’s air pollution on the development of asthma has been carried out at UNSW.
Are opioids really the lifetime treatment of choice for someone who may live the rest of their lives experiencing chronic pain, sometimes worsening as they age, asks Louisa Degenhardt.
UNSW Professor David Sinclair has used a compound in red wine to develop a revolutionary class of drugs with the potential to prevent age-related illnesses and extend lifespans.
Addictions can be difficult to kick, especially when we are surrounded by people and situations that trigger the habit. But psychological conditioning can break the cycle, explains Amy Reichelt.
Genetic material from 14 of Australia’s oldest citizens has been sent overseas in a bid to discover the secret of surviving and thriving into very old age.
Health care workers who consistently wear special fitted face masks are much less likely to get clinical respiratory and bacterial infections, according to new research led by UNSW academics.
Doctors may in the future be able to take a blood test to determine if a patient is suicidal, with the hope of decreasing the number of people taking their own lives.