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21 November 2018

Helping to reduce opioid use in dental care

The project aims to de-implement the reliance of opioid analgesics and to implement reliance on non-opioid analgesics to manage postoperative pain following dental extractions.
20 November 2018

Melanoma researchers honoured for outstanding contributions

Four University of Sydney researchers were recognised for their excellence and innovation at the 2018 NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research.
19 November 2018

Studying dentistry in Australia: your questions answered

If you're considering moving here to study dentistry, you probably have a lot of questions. We asked two Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) students to answer frequently asked questions about studying dentistry in Sydney.
13 November 2018

Make your mark in mental health

Mental health treatments are becoming increasingly important in Australia, where up to 3 million people a year experience depression or anxiety. Discover how trauma-informed psychotherapy can improve lives in your community.
13 November 2018

Blood pressure wearable device winners announced

A field of talented researchers, innovators and students from all of the world accepted the Westmead Applied Research Centre's challenge to devise a concept for the potential of a wearable blood pressure measuring device.
13 November 2018

Helping others as a rehabilitation counsellor

Palma Carfi found employment after doing a placement in the final year of her degree. She is now helping people with physical and psychological injuries regain their confidence, improve their quality of life and return to work.
08 November 2018

Universities convene for the Sino-Australian Research Symposium

Researchers of Sydney Medical School and Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine discuss environment and genetic factors in health and diseases at the 11th annual Sino-Australian Research Symposium in China.
05 November 2018

Life in Nepal as a rehabilitation counsellor

Samridhi Rana Thapa is the Senior Program Officer - Community Based Rehabilitation at the Karuna Foundation in Nepal. She helps promote inclusion of disadvantaged people with disabilities living in rural communities.
31 October 2018

Funding call for breast cancer research

Dr Pegah Varamini has developed an approach that uses anticancer agents to attack cancer cells in triple-negative breast cancer. With your help, she will be able to complete her preclinical trials and move onto the clinical trials to give patients a safer alternative to general chemotherapy.
30 October 2018

Don’t know which health degree is right for you? Read this.

If you're getting ready to leave school and have decided on a career in health, but feel unsure about which course is right for you, consider choosing a broad health degree and get a feel for the full range of clinical and non-clinical pathways available.