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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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Do you have a high quality biospecimen collection and associated data that could be used to investigate priority health issues for NSW? Applications are now open for our Biospecimen Collection Grants (round two)

LATEST RESEARCH 📑: Our colleague Tim Churches and Louisa Jorm from the Centre for Big Data Research in Health publish in JMIR Public Health Surveillance on COVOID - a stochastic individual contact model used to evaluation COVID-19 interventions DOI: 10.2196/18965

Plenty of events listed on our events page for July including webinars from @AusHealthcare, @FranklinWomen @MBG_SPHERE @ConcertTcrc @AHPA_AU and more.

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Franklin Women Part 2: Mentoring Program

It’s not always an easy road to travel when you’re working in medical research. This is particularly so for women who experience unique challenges. Unfortunately there is a point at mid-career level when many are leaving the profession resulting in an under-representation of women in leadership positions. Knowing this to be the case, Franklin Women…


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Part one: Franklin Women’s Series

It is hard to believe, given its success, that only four years ago, Franklin Women was just an idea in one researcher’s mind. That researcher was Melina Georgousakis and the idea was to create a social networking platform for female health and medical researchers. Franklin Women arose from Melina’s personal experience in the research industry…


Networking, Spotlight on Research


Delving into SWS health figures: now and in the future

If you’re looking for quality, in-depth information about the health of South West Sydney’s population, look no further than the recently launched “South West Sydney: Our Health” document. The 183-page document is an in-depth study of the health of the SWS’s population, now and into the future, and was prepared by South Western Sydney Primary…


Members, News


A world first: Train-the-trainer curriculum for home dialysis

It seems obvious and simple enough: nurses who teach patients how to do home dialysis, should be trained how to best impart those skills. But when Professor Josephine Chow, from South West Sydney Local Health District, went looking for standardised and evidence-based “train the trainer curriculum and modules for home dialysis,” she found none.  Not…


News, Spotlight on Research


SWSR Small Grant Scheme: successful applicants announced

This year, the SWSR Small Grant Scheme sought to address the needs of marginalised local communities as the application priority area. Following an independent review process, grants were awarded to three high quality projects that both recognised the burden of health issues within local CALD communities and proposed to establish interventions/processes that would demonstrate direct…


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