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27 July 2022

Nepean Clinical School making an environmental impact

Staff and students at the Nepean Clinical School have been saving unused consumables left over from clinical trials run at Nepean Hospital, previously destined for landfill. They have diverted the material's fate from landfill, and towards collection for sorting and redistribution.

21 July 2022

Staying Healthy in Winter

While winter can be a great time of year, providing cool relief from hot summers, colder temperatures bring the flu season and a greater risk of other problems. Our health researchers offer the following expert advice for staying healthy this season.
06 July 2022

Diphtheria is back in Australia, here’s why – and how vaccines can prevent its spread

An unvaccinated toddler from the far north coast of New South Wales is in intensive care after catching respiratory diphtheria (diphtheria of the throat). A six-year-old close family contact is also infected.

24 June 2022

Evaluating attempts to improve detection of small babies during pregnancy

Small babies or those that fail to reach their growth potential are at increased risk of poor pregnancy and birth outcomes, including stillbirth. Up to 40 percent of all stillbirths may be related to inadequate growth of the baby during pregnancy. Yet at present only around 1 in 4 of these small babies are identified in pregnancy.

24 June 2022

Sydney debuts new Heat and Health Research Incubator

The Heat and Health Research Incubator will work with policymakers, industry, healthcare professionals and researchers to reduce the impacts of extreme heat and hot weather on human health and society.

21 June 2022

How to become a nurse

Becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a straightforward process. After completing the HSC, you must study an accredited tertiary degree and then register as an RN through the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

18 May 2022

National eating disorders centre ignites research fund for new solutions

Sydney’s first eating disorders research and translation centre offers nationwide grant opportunity to progress prevention, treatments and support in partnership with research, lived experience, clinical and community experts.

10 May 2022

Medicine Alumni Reunite

After two unbelievably restricted years of COVID 19, lockdowns and social distancing, the 1961 and 1972 Class of the Medicine managed to hold their reunions and were ready to 'party', mingle, catch up and reminisce.

02 May 2022

Words of wisdom from our medicine and health alumni

As a new cohort of medicine and health professionals graduate and enter the workforce, we asked our alumni to reflect on their university experiences and pass on a word of wisdom to the class of 2022.

29 April 2022

How COVID-19 highlighted the importance of research

For Professor Tania Sorrell AM, one moment of inspiration can lead to better outcomes for billions of people worldwide.