With Australia lagging behind Europe and the US in research output, and with Asia catching up, urgent policy action is needed, writes Professor Merlin Crossley.
Research into Australia's unique climate has proven invaluable in dealing with extreme weather events. Shouldn't we also listen to what the research says about global warming? asks Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.
Groundbreaking work on HIV, cardiovascular disease and improving patient safety are among the major UNSW research programs to be awarded funding by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Torture’s effects on the brain is one of 20 UNSW research projects to attract $20.9 million in federal grants and industry contributions - the best result in the country - in the latest funding round.
UNSW is the first university in the world to be awarded the QS 5 Star plus badge for excellence.
It's about time Australia became a card carrying member of the global R&D club, argue Professors Fred Hilmer and Les Field.
Is the university as we know it an endangered species? Get the full story in the first edition of Uniken for 2011.
One of Australia's rising solar energy stars, PhD student Nicole Kuepper, has won a prestigious youth award for her research into low-cost photovoltaics technology for use in developing countries.
Elizabeth Blaber has become the first Australian student to join the NASA Academy, where she will develop her doctoral research into the effects of space travel on the human body
UNSW has won the largest share of any Australian university in the latest round of Federal Government research infrastructure funding.