Health

Dr Orazio Vittorio

Dr Orazio Vittorio from Children’s Cancer Institute and UNSW Sydney has been recognised for his exceptional contribution to childhood cancer research.

Personal possessions almost stacked to the ceiling of a house

Hoarding is a recognised mental health condition and should be treated as such – without the stigma associated with high-profile cases seen in the media, a UNSW clinical psychologist says.

Professor Gregory Dore

Professor Gregory Dore from The Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney has won the prestigious 2020 Eureka Prize for infectious diseases research.

Robot in classroom

Most school students are back in school after a tumultuous school year, but remote learning – and social isolation – is an ongoing reality for thousands of sick children around the country.

people wearing facemasks queueing for coronavirus tests

Clear messaging about who needs to get tested is better than stigmatising people who are understandably worried about their health.

A person scan QR code for contact tracing

Professor Raina MacIntyre examines National Cabinet's review into contact tracing. 

A woman runs up an outdoor staircase

Short bursts of intense exercise – known as HIIT – could help you get back into shape by summer and stay that way, a UNSW Sydney exercise physiology researcher says.

Young female EMS key worker doctor in front of healthcare ICU facility, wearing protective PPE face mask equipment, holding medical lab patient health check form

A new study estimates how Australian health workers’ risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection differs from that of the broader community.

A 3D-rendering showing a cross-section of a liposome

Biomedical researchers have come up with a novel way to use a beam of light to deliver CRISPR gene therapy molecules targeting illnesses.

COVID-19 serological study

Only a small proportion of Sydney’s population were infected by SARS-CoV-2 earlier this year, a new report co-led by UNSW’s Kirby Institute says.

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