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Congratulations to Emily He, recipient of the White-Walker Cancer Research (Oxford) Scholarship

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

POWCS HDR student Emily He was awarded the inaugural White-Walker Cancer Research (Oxford) Scholarship, working in Oxford in 2016/17. Whilst at Oxford, Emily attended the World Cancer Congress in Paris. 

Emily describes her scholarship experience below:

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Statistical Consultant starting with POWCS 14 February

Friday, 10 February 2017

POWCS is pleased to announce that Chris Pardy, from UNSW Stats Central, will be working in the school (Lowy level 2) one day per week on Tuesdays offering free design and analysis advice to POWCS HDR and ILP students and staff*.

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Dean's Award for Prince of Wales Clinical School Phd Student

Monday, 12 December 2016

Congratulations to Emma Devenney who was recently awarded the Dean's Award for Rising Star PhD student.

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Top ten Australian news stories for UNSW Medicine in 2016

Monday, 5 December 2016

The Media Office has advised the School of the top 10 research stories for UNSW Medicine in 2016, measured by total Australian audience reach on international and online media.

Research in our School are featured prominently in the list:

#2           Medical scientists develop 'game-changing' stem cell repair system (April, 4.5 million) - John Pimanda and Vashe Chandrakanthan

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Saving Children with Brain Cancer

Thursday, 1 December 2016

A new treatment is giving sick kids and their families hope.

 
Watch Dr Kerrie McDonald from Adult Cancer Program on Sunrise here.
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TCRN Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-up Awards 2017

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the TCRN Clinical PhD Scholarship Top-up Awards Round 1, 2017.

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The 2016 Prince of Wales Clinical School Postgraduate Research Day Prizes

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

The Prince of Wales Clinical School held their annual Postgraduate Research Seminar Day on 28 October. 14 students gave oral presentations of their research work, with another 22 students completing a poster. The school was delighted to have Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert as guest speaker on the day, who also participated as a judge for the oral presentations.

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Peter Beshara awarded prize for best student paper at national conference

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Recently the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) ACT Research Symposium was held, on Saturday 10th September at the University of Canberra. The conference is a full day program showcasing current and emerging physiotherapy research from speakers all around Australia.

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The ideas man at the interface of engineering and medicine

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

An exquisite example of research in action, orthopaedic researcher and surgeon Bill Walsh and his team are inventing the biomedical devices of the future.

Professor Bill Walsh is a dynamo. His energy and passion are so vibrant, I swear I can see lightbulbs popping out of his head every few seconds as we talk.

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Animal studies show new cancer nanomedicine reduces pancreatic tumour growth

Monday, 8 August 2016

Australian cancer researchers have developed a highly promising technology to deliver gene-silencing drugs to treat pancreatic cancer – the most chemo-resistant and deadly cancer in Australia.

When tested in mice, the new nanomedicine resulted in a 50 per cent reduction in the growth of tumours and reduced the spread of pancreatic cancer.

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