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CHeBA Awarded Funding for Brain Scan Data

2 October 2019
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CHeBA News: Dr Kristan Kang and Associate Professor Wei Wen awarded funding for brain scan data

HEIDI DOUGLASS | h.douglass@unsw.edu.au

Research Manager of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), Dr Kristan Kang, and Leader of CHeBA’s Neuroimaging Group Associate Professor Wei Wen have been awarded $14,000 to prepare over 4000 brain images collected over more than a decade for publishing.  

Shepherding high schoolers through the world of cancer and medical research

30 September 2019
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Phoebe Phillips presenting to the high school students

Recent symposium saw the UNSW 2025 strategic priority around social engagement in action

On Friday 13 September, the Australian Cancer & Health Sciences Competition (ACHSC) held their inaugural New South Wales High School Cancer Symposium. The initiative was organised by UNSW students, Ava del Tufo and Tiffany Williams. The Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) and the Children’s Cancer Institute (CCI) were the principal sponsors of the Symposium.

Innovating for Universal Health Coverage

30 September 2019
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Research from the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney has been featured in a report from Unitaid that highlights the need for innovation to achieve universal health coverage. The report has been released alongside a Financial Times special report into universal healthcare, which encourages world leaders to commit to introduce Universal Healthcare by 2030.

Innovative new training program will enhance HIV research capacity in the Asia Pacific region

26 September 2019
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Across two weeks in August, the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney was delighted to host the first nine participants of the inaugural Cooper HIV/AIDS Research Training (CHART) Program.

Registration now open for NDARC seminars in October

26 September 2019
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NDARC regularly hosts free seminars on a range of topics in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector and related fields.

Presenters include both NDARC staff and national and international guests of the Centre. Members of the AOD and research community are welcome to attend these seminars.

Registration is now open for upcoming presentations in October:

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