UNSW has joined some of the world’s best universities in partnering with Coursera, the largest provider of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
New research examines for the first time how and where $207 million in grants provided by 12 of Australia’s leading philanthropic foundations were distributed.
The risk with the current MOOCs debate is that it too narrowly defines the challenge universities are facing simply as the impact of mass delivery of cheap content, writes Professor Iain Martin.
Are opioids really the lifetime treatment of choice for someone who may live the rest of their lives experiencing chronic pain, sometimes worsening as they age, asks Louisa Degenhardt.
A UNSW-led research team has succeeded in producing early stage cloned embryos containing the DNA of the Australian gastric-brooding frog, which died out 30 years ago.
UNSW has been ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities for academic prestige in the 2013 Times Higher Education global reputation index.
Eroding the autonomy of our universities not only threatens their capacity for innovation but in the longer term could threaten the basic principle of academic freedom, writes Professor Fred Hilmer.
One of Australia's most prominent business leaders and philanthropists, Mr David Gonski AC, has been reappointed as Chancellor of UNSW for a third term.
The full-time MBA offered by the Australian Graduate School of Management has been ranked in the world's top 50 progams by the Financial Times.
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.