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.
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
Stephen Bell is working on youth-led projects in PNG and in Indigenous Australia that seek to further understand young people’s sexual, reproductive and maternal health risks and experiences, helping to reshape health services and community progra
Kate Dolan is trialling an intervention to help Indigenous ex-prisoners to avoid smoking after they are released from prison, improving their health and wellbeing, and reducing their probability of experiencing tobacco-related illnesses.
Brigitta Olubas, Hari Harindranath and their colleagues are producing a new online magazine called Live Crossings that will publish writers and artists from Indigenous Australia and asylum seeker and refugee communities, giving voice and agency to
Through her research on Indigenous art, language and culture, Jennifer Biddle is using the latest technology to develop new ethnographic methodologies that document Indigenous culture as a living form of heritage, empowering Indigenous artists and
Leon Terrill's research on Federal Government reforms to land ownership in remote Indigenous communities has demonstrated its flaws and identified alternatives that better support Indigenous-led development and empowerment.
Trent Jansen is working on design projects that tell untold stories from Indigenous Australian culture. These projects involve collaborations with Indigenous artists and story-tellers, promoting reconciliation and understanding.
With the local Dharriwaa Elders Group leading the way, UNSW will support systemic change in the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Walgett over the next ten years through a range of community-focussed initiatives.
UNSW’s Cicada Press is supporting Indigenous artists in Australia and around the world to learn the art of printmaking and produce work that is exhibited locally and internationally, increasing the artist’s repertoire and profile.
The Federal Government’s Keeping Women Safe in Their Homes (KWISTH) program has been up and running for two years, and Jan Breckenridge is helping to evaluate the program’s merits and develop a national framework to improve its effectiveness and r
In collaboration with WSU and Macquarie University, UNSW is providing coaching accreditation and health training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, increasing the number of Indigenous coaches and empowering them to be leaders and positivel
Using a unique and culturally sensitive approach, UNSW is helping the NSW Government to make contact with Indigenous people living with hep C and ensure they receive the treatment available, improving lives, preventing transmission, and helping to
UNSW is playing a key role in the Pacific to protect natural resources from being used excessively by pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies and to ensure Indigenous communities share in the benefits made by those companies.
UNSW research has developed the science to burn waste from animal poo and leftover crops to create biochars, a rich, soil fertiliser that makes arid soil farmable and can help to reclaim degraded land in developing countries where rising populatio