Cord Blood Transplant Success

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”

Making a Global Difference in the Fight Against Cancer

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”

What is it really like to be a Higher Degree Research student?

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?”

The road to research

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”