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Image - Breast cancer researcher awarded funding with a long-term vision

UNSW-St Vincent’s Clinical School Conjoint Associate Professor Elgene Lim has been awarded a new $10 million program funded by the...

Published: 30 March 2017
Image - Gene research gives new insight on pancreatic cancer

New research shows how invading pancreatic tumours rely on surrounding cells – called stromal cells − to “remodel” tissue for invasion.

Researchers are now using this new knowledge to...

Published: 29 March 2017
Image - From the sandpit to the playground: lessons beyond the syllabus

OPINION: Our daughter starts kindergarten on Monday. She is very excited, but she also understands that things will be different – no longer one of the bigger fish in her preschool, she will have...

Published: 29 January 2017
Image - Physical health ignored in people with mental illness

OPINION: Australians with serious mental illness are living on average for 10-32 years less than the...

Published: 19 January 2017

Researchers at UNSW Australia are seeking volunteers who have received neurotoxic chemotherapy (i.e. chemotherapy that can cause damage to the nerves) as a treatment for cancer to complete an...

Published: 8 June 2016
Image - UNSW scientist the only Australian elected as a 2016 Fellow of the Royal Society

UNSW Professor Richard P Harvey has joined scientific luminaries Einstein, Newton, Florey and Hawking as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the oldest continuously operating academy of science in the...

Published: 6 May 2016
Image - Major funding boost in the search for type 1 diabetes cure

Garvan Institute immunologist and UNSW Conjoint Professor Shane Grey and collaborators have been awarded $3.3 million to continue their innovative research into islet transplantation therapy as a...

Published: 23 September 2015
Image - UNSW researchers win ticket to Nobel summit

A UNSW cardiologist and lung cancer researcher have been selected from a competitive field of Australian early career scientists to attend the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureates meeting in...

Published: 18 June 2015
Image - Medicine, science and law lead UNSW's Queen’s Birthday honours

Scientists, medical researchers and lawyers are among UNSW staff and alumni recognised in this year’s Queen's Birthday honours.

UNSW congratulates all its staff, alumni, advisers and...

Published: 9 June 2015
Image - Young researchers are missing out in science's survival of the fittest

OPINION: A person generally embarks on a career in research for altruistic reasons. There may be an instrinsic love for science and discovery, but this is often coupled with an equal desire to...

Published: 3 June 2015
Image - Research finds turbo-charging hormone can regrow the heart

Researchers have discovered a way to stimulate muscle regrowth in the heart of a mouse, opening up prospects of new treatments for the 55,000 Australians who experience a heart attack each year....

Published: 7 April 2015
Image - Landmark genetics study offers new hope for heart patients

A landmark genetics study published today offers new hope for patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart progressively enlarges, resulting in cardiac failure.


Published: 15 January 2015
Image - The heart that regenerates itself

A UNSW researcher based at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, in collaboration with colleagues at Emory University in the United States, have discovered that heart muscle cells retain...

Published: 12 May 2014
Associate Professor David Brown

UNSW researchers have already discovered a molecule that holds promise as a drug target for progressive MS, now they hope to put the research into practice. 

There are currently no...

Published: 6 March 2014
Image - DIY renovators at risk from asbestos exposure

Home renovators are putting themselves at risk of developing malignant mesothelioma in later life, according to research co-authored by a UNSW academic.

Asbestos exposure is causally...

Published: 17 September 2013