One of the world's leading researchers in dementia, Professor John Hodges, has taken up an appointment with UNSW and the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute.
UNSW research has allayed some panic about suspected cancer-causing agents, such as deodorants, coffee and artificial sweeteners.
UNSW has been awarded the largest Australian grant in its history, receiving $17.7 million in funding to advance understanding of HIV and hepatitis C.
Mothers-to-be beware. Women who are overweight during pregnancy may be more likely to have fatter children susceptible to chronic health problems, UNSW research shows.
Child abuse survivors are almost two and a half times as likely to have poor mental health outcomes and four times more likely to be unhappy even in much later life, according to new research from UNSW.
Social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace are being co-opted by UNSW researchers to improve the nation's health.
A new way of understanding autistic disorders, incorporating both psychological and biological factors, could lead to the conditions being picked up earlier, research from UNSW has found.
UNSW researchers have developed a more accurate, less confronting and more convenient way of administering insulin to diabetics.
Generation Y is becoming more complacent about the risk of melanoma and other types of skin cancer, according to a UNSW researcher.
Researchers from UNSW have found that while Internet searches bring up a variety of useful materials, people pay more attention to information that matches their pre-existing beliefs.