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16 July 2019

Cannabis treatment counters addiction: first study of its kind

A Sydney-led study published in a JAMA journal provides the first strong evidence that medicinal cannabis could reduce the rate of relapse for users of cannabis - a leading cause of drug treatment episodes in Australia.
11 July 2019

Leaving Singapore to study health in Sydney

Are you interested in swapping the Helix bridge for the Sydney Harbour Bridge or Sentosa Island for Bondi Beach? Sydney is a great place to live and study, but don’t take it from us. Hear what our Singaporean students have to say about their move to Australia to study health at the University of Sydney.
10 July 2019

Over $1.5 million in ARC funding awarded to Sydney researchers

Disaster risk reduction practices to assist people with disabilities and relationship-building practices that foster lifelong connections for children in permanent care are two of four projects that have received funding through the federal government's ARC Linkage Project scheme.
03 July 2019

Western Sydney students discover medical research at Westmead

75 young science enthusiasts participated in a two-day outreach event at Westmead and chatted to Sydney honours and PhD students about their research.
02 July 2019

Mental health, substance use and discrimination are key issues for young Australians

Researchers at the Matilda Centre will address these issues at the upcoming Mental Health Services Conference - a joint initiative between the Matilda Centre and the PREMISE Centre of Research Excellence.
02 July 2019

How does intergenerational substance use affect the developing brain?

Briana has returned from the University of California in San Diego, where she collaborated with leading experts in brain development and substance use to develop a series of publications exploring child brain health.
01 July 2019

2019 PREMISE Travel and Career Development Support Grants awarded

The Matilda Centre has awarded a second round of PREMISE Travel and Career Development Support Grants. The grants provide support for career development activities for early to mid-career researchers or research students.
01 July 2019

NHMRC Partnership Projects Grant awarded to eCliPSE project

The NHMRC Partnership Project Grant has been awarded to the eCliPSE Project, an online portal that facilitates access to online screening and treatment for people with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems.
01 July 2019

Design and Science students develop sexual health solution

University of Sydney students gathered with students from across nine countries at Parsons School of Design and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York in late June for the Biodesign Challenge Summit to showcase projects that use biodesign to address global challenges.
01 July 2019

Growing rural health research from the ground up

For the first time, Dubbo hosted the annual Western NSW Health Research Network (WHRN) Symposium, bringing together key regional research leaders to drive home the importance of building research capacity in rural NSW.