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2015 Australia Day Honours List

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

The important contribution to the community and the nation made by several of our UNSW Medicine staffhas been recognised in the2015Australia Day Honours List. I would particularly like to congratulate the following faculty members who received either an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) or a Member of the Order of Australia(AM):

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UNSW Medicine cancer researcher appointed new ASMR President

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

As a talented pancreatic cancer researcher whose work is offering new hope of better survival for patients - and also the wife of a cancer survivor - Dr Phoebe Phillips knows better than most the vital importance of medical research.

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Cannabis use common among people using prescribed opioids for chronic pain

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

One in six people using prescribed opioids for chronic pain also use cannabis, a study of 1,500 Australians led by researchers at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW has found. The researchers also found that those who used cannabis in addition to opioids reported greater pain relief than those using opioids alone.

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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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