To assist Myanmar in making the transition from military rule to a democracy, Melissa Crouch and her team are working with Myanmar scholars and policy thinkers to consider how constitutional law and reform can achieve lasting peace.
The World Harbour Project, in which UNSW is a key partner, can restore water quality and marine life in urban harbours that are heavily developed and polluted, enhancing human interaction with the water and encouraging economic development surrounding it.
In partnership with the University of Technology Sydney, Yangon Technological University and Myanmar Engineering Council, Iain is working to strengthen engineering teaching capacity at Yangon Technological University.
Pierre Le Clech is helping students in Myanmar gain applicable, real world experience by teaching them how to build water treatment systems, empowering students to go out into the community and build these systems to deliver safer water to residen
Dr Peter Harris and his team are supporting one of Myanmar's leading medical universities to advance its medicine programs, lifting the quality of graduates and teaching, and the overall standard of medical practice in the country.
John Fletcher is helping to establish a microgrid running on solar power and a research lab focussing on microgrid technology at Sri Lanka’s University of Moratuwa, demonstrating the viability and efficiency of microgrids to provide electricity to
To provide students with real world experience in their degree, Dr Lauren Kark teamed up with an NGO that offers students training and experience fixing medical equipment in regional and remote hospitals in Cambodia and Uganda, ensuring patients r
Eliathamby Ambikairajah (known as Ambi) is calling on his deep accreditation experience in Ireland and Australia to help Myanmar’s Engineering Council establish global education standards and accredit local universities, lifting the quality of eng
UNSW research is investigating and documenting the use of different types of media productions and communication channels by NGOs and UN bodies in post-conflict areas to promote sustainable peace, highlighting positive impacts on communities and e
Dr Steve Badman specialises in molecular, point-of-care (POC) testing that enables patients to be tested and treated for a range of sexually transmissable infections (STIs), tuberculosis, and viruses (HIV and HPV) on the spot, avoiding time and tr
Using iPad and mobile phones, Valsa is engaging parents when they visit their local GP to monitor and identify development issues, including autism, in their child, enabling parents and GPs to intervene earlier to enhance the child’s development a
Jacqui is working with countries in the Pacific and around the world to implement salt reduction strategies to reduce blood pressure levels and food policy interventions to tackle obesity, diabetes and diet-related diseases that result in prematur
John Hall and Padma Narasimham are looking to design an app informal healthcare providers in India can use to improve the documentation of tuberculosis and the policy and medical responses to sufferers, saving and improving lives.
Jayashree Arcot is assessing diet intake behaviour, the benefits of fortifying foods with nutrients, and delivering nutrition education programs in PNG to improve children’s nutrition and help them avoid development complications such as anaemia,
Ruth Webster is pioneering combination medicines to lower blood pressure levels in Sri Lanka, helping patients to reduce the risk of experiencing a heart attack or stroke, and setting a benchmark for non communicable disease preventative medicatio