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NHMRC grant outcomes for 2013: SoMS leads the way!

Monday, 5 November 2012
Researchers in the School of Medical Sciences have again enjoyed great success in the latest funding round from the NH&MRC – Australia’s peak body supporting health and medical research.  In garnering 11 project grants worth over $5.3M, and a further three fellowships attracting $1.1M, our staff clearly showed their ability to contribute to the performance of UNSW Medicine in terms of peer-reviewed research funding.
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Inspiring teachers honoured

Thursday, 27 September 2012
UNSW academics from Japanese Studies and Medicine have been named among Australia’s most inspiring teachers by the federal government. The prestigious Citation Awards recognise academic and professional staff who enrich student learning. Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, announced the 152 award recipients this week.
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New Teaching & Research Academics Wanted in SoMS!

Thursday, 13 September 2012
SoMS is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants to take up a role as a teaching and research academic within the School (Lecturer or Senior Lecturer) commencing 2013 or 2014. More details about this exciting opportunity are available at The EOI closes soon – if you think the role is for you then let us know!
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SoMS and Smart Sparrow

Wednesday, 5 September 2012
SoMS has been successful in two recently announced Commonwealth Government grants – the BEST Network project from  the NBN-enabled Education and Skills Services Program, and the INCH project from the HWA Simulated Learning Environments program. Both of these projects will using leading-edge educational technology created by UNSW spinoff Smart Sparrow Ltd to develop online learning opportunities for our students. See and hear more about the technology and how it will be used in SoMS. Setting a course for virtual medicine
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$6m boost for e-learning

Wednesday, 8 August 2012
Two UNSW projects to revolutionise biomedical training and boost the number of students studying science and engineering have been awarded $6.2 million in federal NBN funding. The NBN-Enabled Education and Skills Services Program funding includes $3.3 million for the Biomedical Education Skills and Training Network (BEST) to deploy next generation virtual learning tools for medical and nursing training across Australia.
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