Professor Ian Jacobs

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With more students from ASEAN member countries coming to Australia, our educators can capitalise on already burgeoning relationships, writes Professor Ian Jacobs.

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UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs has been appointed the new Chair of the Group of Eight universities.

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In the first deal of its kind in the world university sector, UNSW has reached an agreement with Maoneng Australia and Origin Energy to have 100% of its energy supplied by photovoltaic solar energy.

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UNSW Vice-Chancellor and President Ian Jacobs joins students to share their experiences of being the first in their families to attend university.

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An innovative nation needs to maintain support for university laboratories, writes Ian Jacobs.

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With the demand for higher education booming, particularly in China and India, are universities able to satisfy demand? And can Australia become a serious player in this expanding field? 

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A $20 million partnership between 14 leaders in health, education and medical research in NSW was launched in Sydney today by the NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, Brad Hazzard. 

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To grasp the research opportunities linked to China's big innovation push our universities need to be equally innovative and forward-thinking, writes UNSW Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs.

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From selling socially-conscious socks to visualising the inside of human blood vessels with video game technology, speakers at TEDxUNSW on Saturday 13 August have some incredible stories to share. 

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This second edition of UNSW magazine for 2015 – the Innovation Issue – gives me the opportunity to talk about how we are claiming this space for ourselves in Australia and the region.

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