Dr Rita Henderson has been anointed one of the brightest talents in international water research in recognition of her outstanding early career work.
UNSW graduate engineer Alexandra Bennett has won recognition for a student project focused on helping drought-proof Australia's farms.
This special issue of Uniken looks at the broad water-related research that is taking place on campus, as well as some of the practical steps UNSW is taking to minimise its water usage.
UNSW has entered into an agreement with Singapore's Economic Development Board to establish research projects and provide PhD scholarships in photovoltaics and water membrane-technology.
UK-based al-Qa'ida expert Abdel Bari Atwan - the last western journalist to interview Osama bin Laden - will give a public lecture at UNSW on Monday 17 September.
UNSW has built Sydney's largest percolation pit on its Kensington campus. The pit drains the storm water from 70 percent of the campus into the Botany aquifer.