Australia must reinvigorate its PhD programs so their value is apparent outside the university sector if it wants to attract a reasonable share of the world’s best minds, writes Laura Poole-Warren.
From wearable sunburn sensors and radical environmental justice, to predicting deluge patterns and stopping HIV in its tracks, UNSW's inspiring young researchers are changing the face of the city.
For PhD candidate Ka Wai Fan, an industry placement with global technology company 3M will provide a rare window into the corporate world.
New 'lab-on-a-chip' devices could be made in seconds and at very low cost with a new manufacturing process developed by UNSW PhD candidate Ryan Pawell.
UNSW is the first Australian university to partner with Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission to provide PhD scholarships to talented young researchers.
UNSW PhD candidate, Cara Young, is working on a new therapy for type 1 diabetes. She is exploring techniques to prevent rejection of insulin-producing cells.
Eighty-four year old John McLennan has capped a lifelong love of the violin by graduating with a PhD in Physics from UNSW.
UNSW PhD student Maria Kordjamshidi has won the Australian Institute of Energy's national award for the best Alternative Energy Pathways Project.