Family in focus
An old school addition to the Canberra neonatal ward is making a big difference to new parents and bubs.
Cricket researchers at Mullagh Cup
ANU researchers have takien their inquiry into Indigenous participation in cricket to the home of one of Australia’s greatest Indigenous cricketers, Johnny Mullagh.
Why are so many Australians obese and how can we fix it?
Stopping the spread of sarcoma
Research into sarcoma, an area of cancer that receives little attention, received a major boost this week with the presentation of $40,000 towards a newly named scholarship established by the Sarah Grace Sarcoma Foundation.
Lupus research gets a boost
Dr Simon Jiang’s postgraduate studies on understanding the devastating disease lupus has received a big boost thanks to a nearly $50,000 scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
National centre to Close the Gap
A new national centre for research into Indigenous health will help close the gap on Indigenous health and life expectancy.
Supporting violence victims
A project to improve services for family and sexual violence victims in Papua New Guinea has received $3 million in Australian aid funding.
Research busts myth about weight
ANU-led research has busted the myth that overweight people live longer than people with a lower body mass index.
Student e-help for e-mental health
The Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) is looking to recruit students to help them shape a new online campus mental health support service.
Calls for Australia to become global breastfeeding leader
Australia needs to set tougher regulations on the marketing of infant formula says health economist Dr Julie Smith.