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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, 8 June 2017 - News
Applications are now open for the prestigious UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Schemes on big data projects led by the Centre for Big Data Research in Health. The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is...
Monday, 15 May 2017 - News
More Indigenous children are going to hospital in NSW with serious burns than non-Indigenous children and they are less likely to be treated in a hospital in a paediatric burns unit, despite needing...
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Friday, 28 April 2017 - News
CBDRH Senior Research Fellow, Dr Alys Havard, has been selected for The Farr Institute’s Future Leaders in Health Data Science program. The program is a two year residential and network based...
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Thursday, 20 October 2016 - News
UNSW research shows avoidable hospitalisations among Aboriginal children are almost double those of non-Aboriginal children. The study, the first to investigate avoidable hospitalisations for common...
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Thursday, 29 September 2016 - News
Preventable hospitalisations not always preventable: study A study by the University of NSW tracked whether patients with preventable conditions had had access to quality primary care in the weeks...
Friday, 2 September 2016 - News
The chances of having a baby following IVF treatment are steadily improving, according to a new UNSW report. The Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and New Zealand 2014 report, by UNSW’s...
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Friday, 19 August 2016 - News
UNSW-led projects to mend damaged heart cells and address the gap in Indigenous healthcare have been included in a prestigious list of Australia’s top 10 medical research projects of 2015. The...
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Wednesday, 6 July 2016 - News
The reclassification of alprazolam, a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety, as a drug of addiction in Australia has resulted in a reduction in its misuse, a UNSW-led study has found. The study has...
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Monday, 20 June 2016 - News
CBDRH researchers are among the four early career researchers from UNSW selected to attend the 7th Universitas 21 Early Career Researcher Workshop. Dr Maarit Laaksonen and Dr Alys Havard, both with...
Friday, 27 May 2016 - News
A study that found Australians cut back or stopped taking statin medications after an ABC TV Catalyst program questioned their effectiveness has won the 2015 MJA MDA National Prize for Excellence in...
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