The project, spanning researchers across science and the humanities, looks at how ‘research assessment’ affects research in Australia.
UNSW academics have been presented with awards at the Collaborate Innovate 2023 conference for innovative projects in the areas of dentistry and artificial intelligence.
Overall, women receive a smaller share of research funding – but it’s not due to how applications are weighed up. The problem starts with the workforce itself.
Journalists and business leaders need to be careful about misleading others when broadcasting research findings, says UNSW Business School academic.
The University appears in 52 out of 54 research disciplines, making it equal first worldwide for the highest number of subjects ranked.
Australia needs more investment in hydrological modelling and new infrastructure to reduce the impact of major flood events, UNSW expert says.
A Senate committee is discussing a bill designed to shore up the independence of the Australian Research Council, after recent high-profile cases of ministers vetoing research grants.
Three-quarters of the academic journals that folded served the arts, social sciences and humanities. The losses weaken the academic communities and activities that formed around these journals.
UNSW psychology researchers have shown how to better communicate key messages and avoid misinformation.
The idea is publicly funded Australian research should be free for the public to read when published. But if it means taking money from universities struggling for research funding, that poses risks.