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24 Mar 2020 - News

Public health interventions can do more than just flatten the COVID-19 curve, UNSW epidemiological modelling shows.

We can "shrink"...

Image - We can "shrink" the COVID-19 curve, rather than just flatten it
Friday, 19 June 2020 - News
Dr Mark Hanly from the Centre for Big Data Research in Health, UNSW Sydney presents an invited talk on the COVOID R package at the European R Users Meeting (eRUM) 2020. COVOID stands for Covid-19...
Image - Dr Mark Hanly talks COVOID R package (eRUM 2020)
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 - News
UNSW Sydney academics have been recognised for their open-source COVOID software built to model COVID-19 transmission and intervention strategies. UNSW wins international COVID-19 data science...
Image - CBDRH wins international COVID-19 data science competition
Friday, 8 May 2020 - News
For the first time, a study – led by UNSW Medicine – has estimated a woman’s chances of having a second IVF baby. Chances of having a second IVF baby after fertility treatment for the first child '...
Image - Chances of having a second IVF baby after fertility treatment for the first child 'favourable': new report
Tuesday, 7 April 2020 - News
Australia has not contained the coronavirus epidemic as well as it could have, given the tools at its disposal. https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/regaining-control-case-short-sharp-lockdown-...
Image - OPINION Regaining control: the case for a short, sharp lockdown (rather than the slow trickle we've had so far)
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - News
Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr Kalinda Griffiths says “data is power” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus. https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/...
Image - 'We need to be seen' – why data is vital in the fight against COVID-19
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 - News
Medical researchers at UNSW have revealed how painkiller sales have developed since codeine was rescheduled in 2018. https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/over-counter-painkiller-sales-after-...
Image - Over-the-counter painkiller sales up after codeine rescheduling
Thursday, 20 February 2020 - News
Studies analysing the safety of using quit smoking medication during pregnancy have been few and far between – now, new UNSW big data research sheds light on the matter. For the full article:Using-...
Image - Using quit smoking medication during pregnancy not linked to higher risk of complications
Wednesday, 5 February 2020 - News
Congratulations to three CBDRH staff who were recently awarded grants. A/Professor Blanca Gallego-Luxan was awarded an NHMRC Ideas grant over 4 years Title: Learning what works and for which patients...
Thursday, 19 December 2019 - News
We caught up with three nurses to find out how new analytics skills are changing their lives. There is a light bulb moment for many of the nurses studying for their Master of Science in Health Data...
Vicky Blake
Monday, 16 December 2019 - News
Two months ago, the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) invited the eResearch sector to submit proposals for new research-orientated platforms and services that connect and provide access to a...

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