Sarcasm might be the lowest form of wit but something's amiss if you can't detect it, according to UNSW researchers.
A test to diagnose an early onset dementia has been developed by UNSW researchers.
One of the world's leading researchers in dementia, Professor John Hodges, has taken up an appointment with UNSW and the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute.
Three of this year's Federation Fellowships for scientific research have been awarded to UNSW researchers. UNSW placed equal first in the number of new Fellowships announced and equal second in the total number of Fellowships announced.
The Federal Government has announced a $30 million commitment to establish a Neuroscience Research Precinct, of which UNSW is a part.