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Staff Excellence in Safety

Friday, 12 December 2014

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated for the UNSW Excellence in Work Health and Safety award. 

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State-of-the-art cancer centre to halve time from research to patient care

Thursday, 23 October 2014

A game-changing medical alliance initiated by UNSW and the Prince of Wales Hospital has been launched by the NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Health and Medical Research Jillian Skinner. It will bring together – into one, new purpose-built facility – some of the country’s best cancer and blood disorder researchers and clinicians.

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Specialist teamwork better for older hip-fracture patients

Monday, 29 September 2014

Patients who undergo hip fracture surgery in hospitals that have an orthogeriatric service have an improved chance of surviving beyond 30 days after surgery, new research shows

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Professor Dame Valerie Beral Visiting Professorial Fellow of the UNSW

Friday, 19 September 2014

In August 2014, Professor Dame Valerie Beral  DBE AC FRS was appointed as a Visiting Professorial Fellow, Prince of Wales Clinical School UNSW Australia and, over the next three years will contribute to the academic activities of the School.

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The Cancer Institute NSW Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research, Big Data, Big Impact Grant Stage 2

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Congratulations to Dr Jason Wong, Dr Luke Hesson, A/Professor John Pimanda and Dr Joe Thurbon (Intersect), awarded the Big Data, Big Impact Grant Stage 2.

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The Cancer Institute NSW Premier's Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Congratulations to Professor Michael Friedlander on receiving The Professor Rob Sutherland AO ‘Make a Difference’ Award.

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Amenities refurbished in Edmund Blacket Building

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

The amenities in Edmund Blacket Building North Wing Level 1 have recently been fully refurbished. The former womens’ amenities are now unisex use, for staff, students and visitors.

A shower that has not worked for years has been reinstated, and a local tank installed to provide almost instant hot water to the shower and hand basins.

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HPV vaccine could help 'close the gap'

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

In the most comprehensive assesment of its type, UNSW-led research has found that in just four years, the HPV vaccine has resulted in a dramatic drop in genital warts in young Australians from a range of backgrounds, a result that could herald further good news for cervical cancer rates.

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Higher Thinking for Brain Cancer Research Fund to help PhD student

Friday, 25 July 2014

Commencing this month, Ashraf Zaman will begin his PhD studying low grade brain cancer under the supervision of scientist Dr Kerrie McDonald, the Cure Brain Cancer Chair in Neuro-Oncology at the UNSW Lowy Cancer Research Centre (supported by Cure Brain Cancer Foundation).

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Health Check: the ins and outs of burping and farting

Monday, 16 June 2014

OPINION: To understand why we fart, you need to know something about the volume of gases produced in the bowels first.

Imagine how much space 25 litres of gas would occupy – about one third of the interior of a small car. That’s how much gas you produce every day in your intestines. So it’s little wonder that farting, bloating and burping are relatively common.

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