Fierce rivals UNSW and University of Sydney team up to improve mental health

The Sydney Morning Herald Two of Sydney’s top universities will no longer compete but collaborate to tackle one of Australia’s most devastating health problems – mental illness and addiction. In a first, Sydney University and UNSW Australia on Thursday announced a partnership across an entire field of research, affecting hundreds of researchers and staff, multiple faculties and research institutions. It’s also a model for future collaborations, said the vice-chancellors, UNSW’s …

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Men and suicide: Know the warning signs

UNSW Australia released 17 March 2015, Author Dan Wheelahan Men who feel suicidal often display distinctive warning signs, offering those closest to them significant opportunities to intervene, a study by UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute has found. Men who feel suicidal often display distinctive warning signs, offering those closest to them significant opportunities to intervene, a study by UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute has found. The Men’s Experiences …

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