Bring on the Ideas Boom that recognises and rewards science and technology innovators for working hand-in-hand with business, write Emma Johnston and Kylie Walker.  


UNSW has been shortlisted in three of the eight categories in the 2016 AFR Higher Education Awards, which recognise excellence in the higher education sector.


Corruption, climate change and the sometimes violent ramifications of the oil trade will feature in the 2016 Jack Beale Lecture on the Global Environment to be delivered at UNSW in November.

Megan Davis

Some of UNSW's leading academics in law, business, social sciences and public policy have been named in this year’s AFR/Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards.


The UNSW Newsroom has removed an article about Chinese donations it republished from The Conversation, as it contained a significant factual error that undermined some of the piece’s key arguments.

Lab students

UNSW has announced a major investment in staff, students and systems as it begins implementing its ambitious 2025 Strategy. The 10-year plan aims to position UNSW as Australia’s global university, among the world’s best.


Five UNSW researchers have been recognised for their distinguished achievements by being elected as Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. 


UNSW has continued its steady march up the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, improving four places to 78.

free IP

If universities really want to drive innovation they must consider offering businesses access to much of what they discover and invent for free, write Brian Boyle and Kevin Cullen.


Sharing a workplace with 3,000 human tissue samples is both sorrowful and uplifting for this former zoologist, acrobat and now science educator.