Justine Nolan and the DTP are training human rights defenders in the Pacific to develop advocacy strategies to deal with companies in the region and achieve better terms and conditions for local workers, better protect community and Indigenous rig
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.
To address the global plastic crisis, Dr Andrew Dansie is part of a team that is assessing human behaviour, waste management and terrestrial waterways to understand causes of the crisis and potential solutions to reduce the annual discharge of pla
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
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.
Angela and her team at the Kirby Institute and the PNGIMR undertake research around the sexual, reproductive and maternal health of men and women in PNG, directly influencing government policy, improving sexual health and awareness, and demystifyi
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
Anushka Patel and David Peiris are using mobile technology to help healthcare workers in low resource, rural settings to identify and treat people at high risk of life long diseases, preventing premature death and disability, and improving the wel
Adam is working with Pacific Island governments to analyse the effectiveness of the region’s outbreak early warning surveillance system with the aim of strengthening it to enable faster and more accurate detection of outbreaks, thereby containing
CEPAR is modelling social security options for the poor and retiring in Indonesia, and researching the state of support for retirees across Asian countries, with the goal of promoting effective government policy that assists those with little mone
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.
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