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LATEST NEWS

Image - UNSW study on antibiotic resistance finds concern, but no 'epidemic'
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – including antibiotic resistance – has the potential to worsen pandemics or seasonal influenza epidemics like the one now gripping Australia, but should be kept in...
Image - UNSW study highlights need for refugee immunisation strategy
A UNSW study has found immunisation policy for refugees differs substantially across states and territories, highlighting the need for a national strategy. The policy review of Dr Abela Mahimbo, Dr...
Image - UNSW research questions efficacy of face masks
The longstanding belief that a surgical mask provides adequate protection against infections spread by droplets has been turned upside down by new research that finds respirators do a better job....

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Substituted decision-making has come under increased scrutiny from both philosophers and medical professionals in recent years. This is due, in part, to the demonstrated inability of proxies to meet...
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Friday, 1 December 2017 - 9:00am
The Medicine L&T Forum showcases a variety of leaning and teaching practices as well as stunning innovations. It provides an opportunity to discuss the “nuts and bolts” of learning changes with...
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Sunday, 10 December 2017 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
In this workshop, we will introduce participants to game-changers in biosecurity, and explore new approaches to risk analysis. We will also cover methods for predictive modeling which can assist in...
SPHCM Meet & Greet S1 2018
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Each semester the school welcomes its new Postgraduate students with a Staff and Student Meet & Greet session. The Staff and Student Meet and Greet session for Semester 1 2018 will take place...