Basic research is best when it’s allowed to proceed on merit, rather than with political interference, says an open letter from 63 leading researchers protesting government interference in ARC grants.
ARC grants will support innovation in engineering, science, medicine and business.
UNSW students, staff and alumni wanting to make a difference to sick kids have raised more than $270,000 in just three years.
The agreement will support 10 major technological innovation projects undertaken by UNSW researchers and Chinese institutes.
UNSW has cemented its reputation as a leader in world-class research, receiving $91 million for three national centres of excellence in quantum computing, climate extremes and the ageing population.
Wearable consumer devices used to monitor health and fitness could become important sources of information for medical practitioners and insurance providers.
UNSW researchers have won the highest amount of Australian Research Council funding in the country – with $45.3 million across three funding schemes announced today.
The molecular mysteries that allow cancers, viruses and autoimmune diseases to dodge the body’s defence mechanisms will come under the microscope at a new ARC Centre of Excellence.
UNSW’s elected student advocates share what they enjoy about their leadership positions and what motivates them to be the voice of the student body.
Specialisation and focus is critical and individual scholars sometimes fall in love with their discipline. This can be very good but it can also be bad, writes Merlin Crossley.