• Calling all kids between 8 – 16. We're researching Virtual Reality play!

    We're researching Virtual Reality play! Who wants to join in?

    A group of researchers at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and The University of Sydney are running a series of workshops on VR play.

  • Sydney to undertake clinical studies of needle-free vaccine patch

    Clinical studies to look at the potential of needle-free delivery for at-risk groups
  • New grant could lead to a cure for cystic fibrosis

    A new grant will enable medical researchers to undergo development of a gene therapy for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) in the laboratory. 

    The $140,000 Barbara Stow-Smith Cure4 Cystic Fibrosis Innovation grant was awarded to a team of medical researchers from the University of Sydney’s Faculty of

  • New Pneumococcal vaccine trial is recruiting baby participants

    One of the many diseases we routinely vaccinate children against is pneumococcal [noo-muh-KOK-ul] disease, which is caused by over 90 different types of pneumococcal bacteria. Among children, it is the most common bacterial cause of infections of the lungs (pneumonia), brain (meningitis), and blo

  • New funding could improve MS diagnosis and treatment

    Newly acquired funding will kickstart a research project that will ultimately help in improving diagnosis and treatment for adults and children with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other neurological autoimmune diseases.