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”

What matters most in Palliative Care

To celebrate National Palliative Care Week, UTS Health sits down with Professor Deborah Parker, President-Elect of Palliative Care NSW, Chair of the Healthy Ageing Chapter of the Australian College of Nursing and Professor of Aged Care (Dementia) at UTS IMPACCT: Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation. Deborah is also co-leadContinue reading “What matters most in Palliative Care”