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27.09.2016

2016 Research & Teaching Awards

Extended closing date! Nominations for the 2016 Research & Teaching Awards have been extended and there’s still time to get your nominations in. Nominations now close Friday 7 October. $5,000 is on offer for each Award and $1,000 for the Best Community Paper. So if you haven’t already submitted your nomination, this is your chance. Award…

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27.09.2016

Evan Alexandrou wins innovation award

Liverpool Hospital Clinical Nurse Consultant  Evan Alexandrou – the man behind the One Million Global catheters study –  won the award for excellence in innovation and research at the 2016 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing & Midwifery Awards recently. Mr Alexandrou, who is also a  researcher at Western Sydney University, won the award for his contribution to health which includes several innovative projects that could…

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26.09.2016

University of Western Sydney herbal remedy trial for vascular dementia enters final clinic trial stage

A CLINICAL trial using herbal medicine to treat dementia and Alzheimer’s has entered its final phase and eligible participants are being sought. Researchers from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine at the University of Western Sydney have spent 10 years developing a herbal remedy with the goal of improving the memory and cognitive function for…

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06.09.2016

Translational Research Grant Scheme (TRGS): Round 2 Open

The Translational Research Grants Scheme (TRGS) provides grants to staff within NSW local health districts, the Ambulance Service of NSW, specialty health networks and NSW Health Pathology including medical staff, nursing staff, allied health professionals and population health practitioners for research and evaluation projects that will translate into better patient outcomes, health service delivery, and…

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31.08.2016

Changing practice to improve the oral health of pregnant women

Neglecting oral health in pregnancy has important health consequences. The Australian-first research of Dr Ajesh George and his team is changing practice and improving outcomes. Poor oral health in pregnancy is linked to preterm birth, low birth weight and early tooth decay in children, but this important aspect of antenatal care is seldom addressed in…

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09.08.2016

South West Sydney researcher honoured with NSW Premier’s Award

Prof Minoti Apte honoured with the Professor Rob Sutherland Make a Difference Award South West Sydney Researcher Professor Minoti Apte achieved the highly prestigious Professor Rob Sutherland Make a Difference Award at the NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research event on Friday 5 August. The NSW Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research, hosted by the…

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