An eminent public health researcher, a mathematician and an academic working in gifted education are three of the four UNSW staff named on the 2008 Queen's Birthday honours list.
UNSW and the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation are tackling the rising incidence of brain cancer by establishing a research facility in neuro-oncology.
UNSW Conjoint Professor Toby Walsh has become the first Australian in a decade to be admitted as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.
Getting humanitarian assistance through to the survivors of Burma's Cyclone Nargis may be proving difficult, but two UNSW-supported trainees are already on the ground providing much-needed crisis relief.
UNSW engineers who played a vital role in responding to the devastating May 12 earthquake in China received a personal thankyou from Chinese officials this week.
UNSW has become one of six Australian universities to launch a channel on iTunes U, Apple's worldwide outlet for digital educational content.
New studies, by UNSW researchers, of the world's most primitive living things suggest that life on Earth may have begun much earlier than the accepted date of about 3.5 billion years ago.
Two UNSW students have been awarded fellowships offered by the prestigious Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program.
UNSW Industrial Design student, Alicia Mintzes, has taken out second place in the 2008 Australian Design Awards - Dyson Student Award.
UNSW engineers are using detailed satellite assessment to assist with the recovery from an earthquake which hit China on May 12, killing more than 60,000 people.