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14 November 2022

Mentoring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce

Candace Angelo’s thesis explores the experiences of mentoring in the working lives of a group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing professionals.
10 November 2022

Most detailed map of brain’s memory hub finds connectivity puzzle

The most detailed map ever made of the communication links between the hippocampus - the brain's memory control centre - and the rest of the brain has been created by Australian scientists. And it may change how we think about human memory.
04 November 2022

Better services for alcohol and other drugs

Over 65% of people entering prison report risky alcohol or other drug use. Dr Michael Doyle's research considers whether more effective alcohol and other drug treatment could lead to improved health and reduce the likelihood of recidivism.
04 November 2022

Service helps people 'step up' to shape the future of ageing in Australia

A new service is helping connect people to research projects in ageing and dementia, to shape the future of what healthy ageing looks like in Australia.
02 November 2022

Professor Glenda Halliday named as NSW Scientist of the Year

One of the world's leading neuroscientists has been recognised for her foundational work on neurodegenerative diseases.