Health

Inside a lab at the Kirby Institute

The Kirby Institute and the School of Population Health at UNSW Sydney receive grants from the highly competitive Medical Research Future Fund.

cloth masks on a clothesline

A new publication from researchers at UNSW Sydney recommends daily washing of cloth masks to reduce the likelihood of contamination and transmission of viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

UNSW Library Lawn and building

UNSW Sydney researchers have secured $5.8 million for six projects that will improve Australian public health services.

Pharmacist holding medicine

UNSW Sydney has received a $2.5 million NHMRC grant to create a Centre of Research Excellence in Medicines Intelligence.

legs of patient kid in blue patient suit sitting on sofa and touch or press on her abdomen with her doll.

Australia’s Zero Childhood Cancer program has so far identified the genetic basis of a child’s cancer in more than 90 per cent of cases, new research shows.

Person receiving vaccine injection

A group of 28 vaccine researchers said we might have a vaccine by late-2021, though it could take until well into 2022.

Henry Brodaty

The Australian Mental Health Prize shines a light on the selfless work of individuals making a difference in the area of mental health.

A scientist handles uncooked meat in a laboratory

Treatment for a deadly E. coli strain may be possible, after UNSW Sydney researchers identified a new molecular pathway that controls the potent Shiga toxin.

hammer and scales

A new report has evaluated the NSW Drug Court’s long-term effectiveness on re-offending rates.

Melbourne sign during lockdown

The Premier said Melbourne's restrictions could be eased more than expected on Monday. But from an outbreak-management perspective, we should be careful of easing too soon.

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