South West Sydney Research brings together healthcare, research and health education entities in South West Sydney as a co-ordinated Hub.


South West Sydney Research facilitates world-class research by supporting multi‑professional and multi‑centre collaboration, working to improve our competitiveness, and reducing barriers to research conduct and translation.


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Benefits of music therapy is backed by research

We’ve all experienced music’s ability to influence our mood but growing research shows that the benefits are more far-reaching. From helping to ease anxiety in dementia patients, positively impacting behaviours for at-risk youth and adult offenders, and helping women undergoing gyneacological and fertility treatment, music therapy in the clinical setting is on the rise. As…


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Mothers, Children and Healthy Connections 

In keeping with their commitment to the local community, the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, together with support from The Department of Home Affairs through the Fostering Integration Grants program, hosted their second ‘Mothers Children and Healthy Connections’ event last week in Liverpool. Over 80 women from a variety of cultural backgrounds, including Arabic…


Ingham Institute, Members, News


Active Breed Program – helping to improve men’s mental health

“Men don’t cry. Men are tough. Men are strong.” The old ways of thinking about men and emotions are so deeply entrenched in our society that it’s no wonder that when men encounter feelings of helplessness, depression and anxiety, they bottle up the issues. Not wanting to be seen as “soft”, they battle on causing…


Members, Mental Health


DOMTRU – a collaborative success story

Professor David Simmons (photo courtesy of Sally Tsoutas)   Last year, South West Sydney Research awarded the 2018 Collaborative Achievement Award to DOMTRU (The Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Translational Research Unit). The award was granted for their outstanding collaborative efforts in ensuring the translation of research into evidence-based services for people at risk and those…


Award, Members


Ingham Institute’s Research Support Officer wins competitive scholarship

As a testament to the quality of the staff who work at Ingham Institute’s Biological Resources Unit, Alison Richards, Research Support Officer, has recently been awarded a highly competitive scholarship by ANZLAA (Australian and New Zealand Laboratory Animal Association Inc.). As part of the scholarship, Alison will be attending the American Association for Laboratory Animal…


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