We are making progress in understanding some of the most elusive and debilitating conditions of modern times – the mental illnesses that account for almost a quarter of the health-related disability worldwide, write Ian Jacobs and Michael Spence.

climate for change

Ahead of the Paris summit, we asked some of UNSW's best researchers for one memorable idea for why we should act on climate change now. 


“Why wasn’t my grant funded?” Given most research funding agencies have success rates of 20% or less, this is a question asked by the majority of applicants every year, writes Merlin Crossley.

innovation investment

It is an opportune time to join all the links in the innovation-research-development-translation chain, writes Les Field.


UNSW has launched a 10-year strategy to position itself as Australia’s global university. The strategy is backed by a new Deloitte Access Economics report into UNSW's contribution to the economy. 


Universities give back far more than they take so let's increase research funding, writes UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs.


Three minutes to explain your PhD thesis? Your time starts now...


UNSW has reinforced its reputation as one of the fastest movers in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, jumping 27 places to be 82 in the world.


To secure Australia’s future and protect the country’s research capability, the Turnbull government needs to make science policy that transcends political lines, writes Les Field. 

water flume

A new wave flume facility – essential to model coastal and inland water behaviour – has been opened by NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes at the UNSW Water Research Lab in northern Sydney.