Health

Bushfire haze

Medical researchers have estimated some of the impacts of this summer’s bushfire smoke and air pollution on Australians’ health.

woman with flu

Getting vaccinated against the flu, washing your hands and social distancing are three ways you can help reduce the impact of both the flu and coronavirus.

Dr Anne-Marie Eades experienced 'vicarious trauma' during her research with Aboriginal women

Dr Anne-Marie Eades’ research found that trauma and other social burdens impact Aboriginal women’s health. What she didn’t expect was the personal toll that would follow.

sleeping on grass

Sleep might be a key factor in the link between greener neighbourhoods and better health. A new study shows living in an area with more tree canopy improves people's odds of getting enough sleep.

coronavirus

UNSW academics assess the medical, economic and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr Omid Faridani, Dr Michelle McDonald, Dr Joanna Achinger-Kawecka and Associate Professor Alex Swarbrick)

Four UNSW Sydney researchers have received funding for pioneering work into pancreatic, breast and bone cancers.

 Maria Kavallaris and Gladys Berejiklian

Professor Maria Kavallaris, a pioneer of nanomedicine in Australia, is the 2020 NSW Premier's Woman of the Year.

Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics Deputy Director Dr Helen Speirs

We discover how DNA sequencing machines read genomes with the Ramaciotti Centre for Genomics Deputy Director Dr Helen Speirs at UNSW Sydney.

Too easy for under-18s to buy alcohol online

Tougher laws for online alcohol sales are needed to prevent under-18s and people with an alcohol dependency from buying liquor at the touch of a button, UNSW public health researchers say.

Face mask

Q&A with Professor Mary-Louise McLaws from UNSW Medicine about COVID-19 and how it compares to SARS and when we can expect a vaccine.

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