Health

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Two UNSW post-doctoral researchers have been chosen to meet some of the world’s finest minds at the annual Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany.

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A flying squad of Australian public health specialists has been officially launched, bringing together for the first time experts who can rush to disaster zones to stop the spread of infectious diseases.

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Immunisation plays an important role in keeping Australians healthy in old age, writes Raina MacIntyre.

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FIFA's confidence that there is "no systematic doping in football" seems misplaced given the evidence from other football codes, writes Jason Mazanov.

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Almost two-thirds of parents are foggy on the facts around cannabis use and its effects, despite believing they hold the primary responsibility for the drug education of their children, according to a new survey.

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To understand why we fart, you need to know something about the volume of gases produced in the bowels first, writes Terry Bolin.

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If properly designed, the proposed $20 billion Medical Research Future Fund would keep talented researchers in Australia and help bolster exactly the kind of high-tech clever manufacturing industries we need, writes Phil Hogg.

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As the Socceroos brace for their first test in the so-called Pool of Death, a group of teenagers is preparing to jet off for Brazil in what may well be Australia’s best World Cup hope.

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UNSW Medicine has strengthened its commitment to rural medical education by opening its fifth rural clinical school campus

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UNSW has won four of 20 prestigious awards given to the country’s top health and medical researchers. The haul includes a particularly strong performance by female researchers.

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