UNSW has been awarded more than $58 million for centres of excellence in quantum computing, climate science and population ageing - the best result of any university.
Research using computer gaming technology to help protect Australia from terrorism is among several UNSW projects funded in the latest round of Linkage Grants from the Australian Research Council.
Cultural diversity and understanding will be celebrated at UNSW this week with the University's first International Festival to bring together local and international students.
UNSW will receive just on $11.5 million in Linkage Grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC), the highest level of funding for any university in the country, it was announced today.
Three UNSW academics have been named 2008 Australian Research Council Federation Fellows by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and the Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Senator Kim Carr.
UNSW space scientists have outshone NASA by scoring a higher academic paper citation rate, according to the latest international ranking of universities and space science institutions.
A major new climate change research centre is to be established at UNSW, with a $6 million funding boost.