The facility is dedicated to environmental protection and will generate opportunities for Chinese and Australian industry partners.
The French Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal, encouraged deeper collaboration with Australia while learning about some of UNSW Sydney's most innovative projects.
UNSW has been awarded almost $4 million in ARC Linkage Grants for nine projects, including research on marine pollution, coastal hazards, ocean weather, antibiotic use, and Aboriginal health and wellbeing
Six researchers from UNSW Sydney and its affiliates have been included in the 2017 list of Most Highly Cited Researchers.
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 announced the appointment of Professor Nicholas Fisk as Deputy Vice-Chancellor to lead the University's research efforts.