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Celebrating a 50 year partnership

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

UNSW’s 50 year partnership with the Prince of Wales hospital has been celebrated with a gala dinner attended by staff, alumni and special guests from both institutions.

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The 2013 Prince of Wales Postgraduate Research Day Prizes

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

The Prince of Wales Clinical school held an inaugural annual Postgraduate Research Seminar Day on 11 October.  15 students gave oral presentations of their research work, with another 24 students completing a poster.

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Innovation winners announced

Friday, 30 August 2013

A suicide prevention app, a laser sensor to measure aircraft speed, and a toolkit for point-of-care DNA diagnostics are three technologies in the running for the 2013 UNSW Innovation Awards.

Twenty-eight UNSW researchers behind 13 different innovations – in some cases, developed with partner organisations – have been announced as finalists.

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$37 million for health research

Thursday, 24 October 2013

UNSW has received $37 million in the latest round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday announced more than $559 million for 963 grants to health and medical researchers across Australia.

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Triple win for cancer researchers

Monday, 5 August 2013

Promising research into green tea’s anti-cancer properties has been recognised in the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research - one of three prizes won by UNSW researchers.

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Fewer Pap tests for Australian women?

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Most Australian women are currently having more Pap smears than their health requires, according to new research led by a University of New South Wales academic.

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Notable Mentions

Friday, 14 June 2013
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Heads in the sand is no way to face cancer risks

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

OPINION: What if medical science offered you and your closest family members the opportunity to virtually eliminate your risk of developing certain cancers? In this case, there would be no invasive surgery involved, just a regular screening program and, perhaps, simple treatment.

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Despite good prognosis, some turn a blind eye to genetic screening

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Even if Australians with newly diagnosed bowel cancer were routinely tested for a genetic predisposition to further cancers, one in three people would still not take the necessary steps to use that information to prevent further disease.

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Plaudits for Prince of Wales Clinical School Graduates

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

AMA (NSW) acknowledged the achievements of exemplary interns, residents and registrars with the 2013 Doctors-in-Training Awards.

The awards were presented at the 2013 AMA (NSW) Investec Specialist Bank Doctors - in - Training Black, Red & White Ball, 23 March in two categories:

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