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04 October 2019

How can evidence-based ehealth interventions be best translated to end users?

Dr Milena Heinsch’s work explores relationships, systems, values and processes required to enact sustainable social change through research and guide the implementation of evidence-based ehealth interventions into health and community settings.
04 October 2019

Can we stop violence before it starts?

Siobhan Lawler, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney’s Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use studies the link between drugs, violence and whether research can change the trajectories of vulnerable young people.
04 October 2019

2019 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference

School-based prevention takes centre stage at the 2019 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference.
03 October 2019

Pathogen genomics research transforms disease control

Research linking public health and genomics has led to game-changing approaches to the control and prevention of communicable disease outbreaks.
03 October 2019

Codeine misuse in Australia reduced by prescription-only changes

The move to prescription-only codeine in Australia has seen a 50 percent reduction in the monthly rate of codeine-related poisoning calls and halved codeine sales, finds new research led by the University of Sydney.
02 October 2019

How to check if your mum or dad's nursing home is up to scratch

If family members are in a nursing home, it's difficult to know if they're getting the care they need. Here are some ways to find out, Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low writes.
01 October 2019

What is encephalitis? A new study breaks down the numbers

A study that prompted an editorial in a prestigious journal yesterday highlights leading causes of the brain disease in children and the importance of monitoring, lead authors Dr Philip Britton and Prof Cheryl Jones explain.
25 September 2019

Diverse career opportunities for pharmacists

Our pharmacy alumni are pursuing interesting and diverse careers in health. From roles in health economics to working as poisons specialists, they are enjoying rewarding careers after study.
23 September 2019

5 minutes with Medical Science student Rayza De Souza

Rayza De Souza shares how her health design project at Westmead led her all the way to the Biodesign Challenge in New York.
17 September 2019

Solving the mystery of a Motor Neuron Disease mimic

Mudgee residents Richard and Lynda Rouse are donating $1 million to the University of Sydney to help solve the mystery of a little-known condition commonly misdiagnosed as Motor Neuron Disease.