Health

Third booster shot what next?

We’ve had the third COVID-19 booster rollout. Is a fourth booster on the cards? 

blood test

Researchers at The Kirby Institute have secured more than $2.7 million from the NHMRC for two projects relating to HIV care and hepatitis C testing.

Women reaching menopause

This transitional phase of life that most women will spend a third of their lives in is an opportunity to reset and empower

Cardiovascular research 2022

Professor Kerry-Anne Rye and Associate Professor Jelena Rnjak-Kovacina took out both categories in the CVRN Ministerial Awards for Cardiovascular Research.

Sexual consent education and how to do it well

To change sexual consent culture we must change education programs to be sex-positive and inclusive, UNSW research shows. 

Ebony Lewis

We need to have a conversation about dying.

the covidsafe app opening screen displayed on a mobile phone

Instead of making the lives of contact tracers easier, analysis shows the expensive technology missed contacts and added to their workload.

Holly Seale

It’s no secret Australia’s vaccine rollout had a rocky start… but now, 18 months later, our vaccination rate is amongst the highest in the world. 

But our impressive 80 per cent+ coverage doesn't tell the full story... 

A person holds up a jar of Covid-19 vaccine

Variant-specific vaccines would undoubtedly increase immunity. But waves of new variants would engulf the population faster than these vaccines could ever be deployed.

woman wearing respirator mask

The airborne nature of COVID supports routine use of respirators by the public. Here, experts explain the science behind this recommendation.

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