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Project to trace, track and tackle antimicrobial resistance wins $1 million grant

Interdisciplinary team aims to develop a national database of antibiotic resistanceA multi-institutional project to understand how antimicrobial resistant bacteria spreads, and to develop new ways to combat it, has won a $1 million grant from the federal Medical Research Future Fu...

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Industry self-regulation of food advertising doesn’t work, worldwide study shows

Countries with self-regulation screen more junk food ads to children than those withoutChildren in countries with industry self-regulation are exposed to more unhealthy food and drink advertising on television than children in countries with no regulation at all, a

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Study into how superbugs evolve wins $1.5M funding

U.S. National Institutes of Health funds research to investigate how bacteria copy and repair DNAResearchers from the University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Molecular Horizons institute have been awarded AUS$1.5 million by the Un...

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Project aims to reduce methamphetamine-related harm in regional areas

Study to understand use of health services by ice users wins funding grantA project to better understand the use of health services among people who use methamphetamine in the Illawarra has received a welcome funding boost.The project has been awarded a $66,190 seed-funding grant from ...

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Recovery Camp team member announced Nurse of the Year

Christopher Patterson honoured to be recognised by national bodyChristopher Patterson’s career as a mental health nurse has led to life-changing – and life-saving results.It’s a career which the Lecturer in Nursing at UOW loves and for which he seeks no special rewards. However,...

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