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UNSW Medicine Learning and Teaching Awards

Thursday, 17 December 2015

The Faculty offers a range of awards to recognise and reward outstanding contributions in teaching and to further the development of scholarly practice in learning and teaching.

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Teaching Awards 2015

Friday, 4 December 2015
The Prince of Wales Clinical School annual teaching awards recognise and reward the outstanding teachers who contribute to undergraduate medical student education.
 
Below are the winners for 2015.
 
Bryan Yeo Best Teacher Awards in the categories of Consultant, Reg and JMO
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New Australian invention could fix chronic back pain

Thursday, 3 December 2015
An Australian invention could drastically change the way people with severe back pain are treated.
 
The new device, developed in Sydney, is as small as a 50 cent coin and is set to be tested on humans next year.
 
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UNSW invention set to revolutionise back surgery

Thursday, 26 November 2015

An innovative new spinal fusion device that is simpler and cheaper than existing technology and avoids the need for more invasive surgery and bone grafts will enter human trials next year, UNSW Australia researchers say.

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The Global Corporate Challenge – walk 10,000 steps per day for 100 days!

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Minister for Health Sussan Ley presented the annual National Health and Medical Research Council Research Excellence Awards at the prestigious NHMRC Council dinner in Canberra, on 22nd September.  Sixteen researchers received awards for having the top-ranking grant application in their category.

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43rd Annual Tow Research Awards

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Announcing the 43rd Annual Tow Research Awards, which will be held on Friday November 20th at the Edmund Blacket Building, Prince of Wales Hospital. Over $15,000 in prizes are awarded, including travel awards to present your work at a national or international conference.

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UNSW researchers identify a target to stop the spread of ovarian cancer

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

UNSW researchers have discovered a method for disrupting the spread of ovarian cancer, by blocking receptors present on the surface of cancer cells.

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ILP 3 Minute Thesis Finalists

Thursday, 22 October 2015

This year was the inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition for Medicine ILP students, and on 2 October the Faculty invited finalists to present. These were captivating talks on research being undertaken by undergraduate students, and presentations were all of a very high standard.

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UNSW spearheads list of Australia’s most influential women

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Six high-achieving UNSW researchers have been recognised in the '100 Women of Influence Awards for 2015’.

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Cannabis-smoking teens less likely to complete education

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Teenagers who smoke cannabis at least once a week are less likely to finish school, enrol in university or obtain a degree, according to UNSW research that challenges notions that the drug is less harmful than alcohol.

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