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8 Jun 2018 - Events

In today’s world where there is growing demand for data-driven solutions, our Health Data Science professional development courses provide a timely option for employers seeking to quickly upskill staff and for...

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Thursday, 31 October 2019 - News
Dr Kalinda Griffiths, Professor Heidi Smith-Vaughan and their team at the Menzies School of Health Research were awarded $1 million for the ‘Ramaciotti Centre for Excellence in Building Regional and...
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Thursday, 19 September 2019 - News
Alprazolam – known as Xanax – is still being overprescribed and misused, a big data study has found. A national policy to curb inappropriate use and prescribing of anxiety drug...
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Friday, 13 September 2019 - News
IVF success rates in Australia and New Zealand have continued to improve, while the number of IVF twins are falling, a new UNSW report has shown. The Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and...
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Thursday, 8 August 2019 - News
UNSW big data experts Professor Sallie Pearson and Professor Louisa Jorm have been appointed to national advisory committees to support the government on how to better share and collect public sector...
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Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - News
Cancer research at UNSW Medicine is recognised as an area of strength, supported as part of UNSW Sydney’s 2025 strategy. Projects and programs of work aim to benefit individuals at all stages of...
Image - UNSW Medicine and SPHERE Cancer Clinical Academic Group (Cancer CAG) seed grant recipients announced
Thursday, 20 June 2019 - News
Congratulations to Kalinda for receiving the Emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Researcher Award at the the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference on...
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Friday, 12 April 2019 - News
A UNSW-led study of more than 100,000 children is the largest ever to examine who delays starting school in New South Wales, and how a child’s age when they start school relates to their ‘readiness’...
Image - 1 in 4 families delay their child’s school entry – and older children are more school-ready: big data study
Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - News
Data is critical in identifying and monitoring disparities in health services and outcomes for all Australians. The vision for equitable rural and remote health requires us to recognise the...
Thursday, 28 March 2019 - News
This press release on Dr Maarit Laaksonen's breast cancer findings has gone out today
Image - Obesity and alcohol responsible for nearly 30,000 cases of breast cancers in the next decade
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - News
Maarit Laaksonen and colleagues in the Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit have published their findings on the burden of pancreatic cancer attributable to smoking in Australia. The research was...


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