Cheryl Kernot will join the Centre for Social Impact as its first Director of Teaching and Learning, the Centre's chief executive, Professor Peter Shergold, has announced.
Charities and environment groups joined researchers at UNSW this week to discuss one of the biggest challenges of an emissions trading scheme - ensuring fair distribution of the cost of carbon.
Some of Australia's top companies have provided mentors for a program aimed at helping female students achieve success in the corporate world.
A world-first trial for patients with schizophrenia will get underway this month.
A study by a UNSW evolutionary biologist comparing 75 different ecosystems across the planet is revealing new facts about the secret lives of plants and what eats them - and some important lessons about how they will fare with climate change.
UNSW researcher Dr Carl Reidsema has received major grant to investigate possible reforms to the way engineering is taught in Australia.
With Indigenous women making up almost a third of female inmates in NSW, UNSW researchers are working to break the cycle of social disadvantage which leads to ongoing high rates of incarceration.
UNSW researchers are part of an international group of 90 experts looking at how climate change will affect the world's coast lines.
Dean of UNSW Engineering Professor Graham Davies has won one of the UK's most prestigious engineering and science awards for leadership in new materials development.
The architect of Poland's "shock therapy" post-communist economic transformation, Professor Leszek Balcerowicz, will give a public lecture at the UNSW this week.