Young children with heart disease and their families may have poorer quality of life than the general population, a new UNSW study has shown.

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UNSW Chancellor David Gonski at the official launch of the Gonski Institute for Education. Photo by Grant Turner.

Report from Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW Sydney calculates that Australia could add more than $50 billion to its annual GDP by focusing on students outside major cities. 

 

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Students who designed a robot to clean naval ship hulls more quickly, cheaply and safely have won UNSW's Maker Games for 2018.

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Former UNSW Business School student Daniel Liang, who has secured $3.4 million to help fund his startup, Get.

Former UNSW Commerce student Daniel Liang has raised millions to fund tech start-up Get, an all-in-one hub that allows students to buy event tickets, membership and merchandise.  

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Janne McMahon OAM and Professor Gavin Andrews AO are the dual winners of the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize.

Janne McMahon, an extraordinary mental health consumer advocate, and Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at UNSW, have been awarded this year's Australian Mental Health Prize.

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Paris Tavakoli, a researcher at Microbiome Research Centre with Minister David Coleman, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and UNSW Sydney's Professor Emad El-Omar. Photo: NSW Health

Research of microbiota in health and disease has received a federal funding boost, with an additional $4 million committed towards the Microbiome Research Centre.

UNSW in the News

The Guardian | 18 Oct 2018
PV Magazine | 26 Sep 2018
ABC | 20 Sep 2018
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A global-first, UNSW-led trial of an HIV prevention medication has resulted in an almost one-third decline in infections in the large-scale target group.

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eXsight winners of the Peter Farrell Cup, Ni Feng, Saloni Goda, Emma Casolin, with Director for the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Karin Sanders and UNSW Business School Dean Chris Styles.

Technology that helps colour blind people use mobile phones caught the eye of judges at the celebrated Peter Farrell Cup; a UNSW Business School and Founders Program event for emerging entrepreneurs.

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The report was launched today at the National Press Club in Canberra to coincide with Anti-Poverty Week.

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Local beach goers are helping with the restoration of sea grasses by collecting live, green Posidonia shoots that wash ashore after storms.

Scientists are asking local communities to help restore endangered Posidonia seagrass meadows by collecting shoots that naturally become detached after large storms.

Issue 1 2018

In the early 20th century, two families of collectors brought the best of modern French art to Russia. Many of their paintings - including works by Picasso, Matisse and Cezanne - can now be seen in Sydney.