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30 April 2020

There's never been a better time to study health

If you have an interest in health and want to make a real difference to people’s lives, now is the time to make the switch to a career in health.
23 April 2020

Discovery of 'cell projection pumping' presents new cancer target

A novel finding by a team of University of Sydney researchers has revealed a new source of cancer cell diversity, which could have profound implications for cancer treatment.

20 April 2020

New medical curriculum strives for diversity

Sydney's Doctor of Medicine program accepts students from a wide range of educational and cultural backgrounds, strengthening the learning environment and preparing graduates to work in multidisciplinary health teams.
20 April 2020

Researchers identify protein vital in liver repair

In a world-first, a team of researchers have discovered a novel protein that is critical to maintain a healthy liver.
17 April 2020

Revealing the hidden epidemic of child and adolescent trauma in Australia

Senior Research Fellow and Psychologist, Dr Emma Barrett, shares some of the projects she is working on at the Matilda Centre.
17 April 2020

Tackling mental ill-health and substance use: starting with prevention

A new module has been added to the Climate Schools online prevention program the success of the Climate Schools Combined study showing the benefits of combining mental health and drug education in the classroom.
17 April 2020

Decision-support needs of people with co-occurring depression and problematic alcohol use

Researchers at the Matilda Centre conducted a needs assessment to help us better understand and address the unmet needs of people with problematic alcohol use and comorbid depression when making decisions about early intervention and treatments.

17 April 2020

COVID- 19: Tips for coping during these challenging times

Dr Lexine Stapinski provides some practical suggestions for managing your mental health during the novel coronavirus pandemic

17 April 2020

COVID-19 and mental health: Q&A with Dr Lexine Stapinski

Dr Lexine Stapinski answers your questions about where vulnerable people can get help during these difficult times.

17 April 2020

Neuroscience-based harm reduction for older adolescents

Jennifer Debenham is a PhD candidate at the Matilda Centre. Her research aims to unite and empower young people to engage in positive health behaviours around alcohol and drug use through a brain-based drug education program, known as ‘The Illicit Project’.