Yinyin Phyo tells us about her move from medical biotechnology to quality of life research.
Written by Vanessa Yenson, Research Assistant at IMPACCT I am the youngest of 4, who, while studying Speech Pathology, was diagnosed with leukaemia. After treatment and getting into remission, I was given the choice to have maintenance chemotherapy or have an autologous stem cell transplant, and I chose the latter. Unfortunately, after 13 months, IContinue reading “Cord Blood Transplant Success”
Written by Andrew Donkor, UTS Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health) student My interests are cancer and radiotherapy, palliative care and end-of-life care, policy, healthcare organization and community interventions for cancer control. My research project involves efforts to improve access to cancer care, including radiotherapy services in low and middle-income countries which is challenging. Many radiotherapy initiativesContinue reading “Making a Global Difference in the Fight Against Cancer”
Ever wondered what it’s like to do Honours research? One student talks through her journey of doing Honours at UTS.
Written by Jessica Bayes, UTS Doctor of Philosophy (Public Health) student I originally trained as a massage and skin therapist after finishing Year 12, and loved being able to make people feel good about themselves. However, I had to reconsider my career after sustaining some injuries. Food and health had always been a passion of mine,Continue reading “What is it really like to be a Higher Degree Research student?”
By Georgia Brown, Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) There’s never a dull moment in my house – between three daughters, a mother, father and a dog, you can imagine how loud it can be! Not only that, we are an active family – sport has been a huge part of my life. MyContinue reading “The road to research”