A new innovative clinic designed for families with behaviourally challenged children and teenagers has recently opened in Sydney. The Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) clinic is the first to be accredited in Australia and is providing parents and their children with alternative and effective methods of reducing conflict.
Where might a degree in science or maths take me? Can I get a job utilising all my research skills? These were some of the questions that our science and maths students asked at the recent Your Future in Science & Maths careers event.
There are a range of diseases, not just infectious diseases, for which antibiotics are used routinely; in patients who are immunosuppressed - who have had chemotherapy or organ transplants - or after most routine operations.
The Australian Technology Network (ATN) Industry Doctoral Training Centre is a collaboration between the Australian Government, UTS and four other universities in the ATN. The program looks to pair students’ PhD research with work in the industry.
A $1m NSW Government grant will support an innovative bio-manufacturing facility at UTS. Based on algae and known as the Deep Green Biotech Hub, it will connect industry, entrepreneurs and students to boost the state’s bio-economy.
Professor Dayong Jin envisions a future where portable diagnostic devices will be as ubiquitous as smartphones, where scientists can peer inside individual cells, and where diseases can be detected before they infect our bodies.
In an unparalleled collaboration, phytoplankton experts from around Australia, including those from University of Technology Sydney, have come together for the first time to establish the Australian Phytoplankton Database (APD).
By growing cells on mirrors and imaging them using super-resolution microscopy, an international team of scientists has addressed a longstanding challenge: seeing the structures of three dimensional cells with comparable resolution in each dimension.
It’s an unfortunate fact that the Alzheimer’s brain gives up most of its chemical secrets only after the patient has died. But what if the deceased brain could be made to work with the living brain to shed light on the causes and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease?