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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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Vibha Patil receives two year postdoctoral Fellowship from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)

Friday, 12 June 2015

Vibha Patil is in the final stages of her PhD and has just received a very prestigious two year postdoctoral Fellowship from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in France.

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Discovery of biomarker offers hope for brain cancer patients

Monday, 25 May 2015

UNSW researchers have discovered a biomarker that can help predict if standard cancer therapy will extend the life of patients with malignant brain tumours.

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Researcher Jeremy Henson wins the Thinkable Innovation Award for research

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Jeremy Henson, leading a small group researching cancer cell immortality at the POW Clinical School in Lowy, entered a competition to win a Thinkable Innovation Award.

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Vale Emeritus Professor Ronald L Huckstep

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Emeritus Professor Ronald L Huckstep was a larger than life figure in orthopaedics. He was known to many of us, but not all will know that he passed away suddenly on 10th of April 2015.

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Associate Professor Kerrie McDonald, Head of the Cure Brain Cancer Oncology Group

UNSW Medicine’s Plight to Cure Brain Cancer

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

At the start of Brain Cancer Action Week, Gold Logie winner Carrie Bickmore has done an outstanding job of raising awareness of brain cancer, and the need for further funding and support.

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UNSW cancer researchers receive funding boost

Thursday, 30 April 2015

UNSW research assessing the impact of genomic testing on women with a high-risk of developing breast cancer has received major backing in the latest round of funding from the Cancer Council NSW.

The research, led by Associate Professor Bettina Meiser, was one of five UNSW-linked projects across leukaemia, breast and rare cancers to win grants worth more than $1.7 million.

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White Shirt Campaign: Aussie celebrities support the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

THE white shirt – a classic item of clothing. But more than that, it has the potential to save women’s lives, thanks to the Witchery White Shirt Campaign and the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. Why else does the white shirt matter? Try these 12 reasons…

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Neurosurgeon Charlie Teo to talk at TEDx Sydney

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Inspirational and controversial neurosurgeon and UNSW Conjoint Associate Professor Dr Charlie Teo will be one of the speakers at TEDx Sydney next month.

A pioneer in keyhole minimally invasive techniques, Dr Teo founded the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cure for Life Foundation) in 2003.

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