Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard officiated at the start of work on UNSW's landmark new research centre, the Tyree Energy Technologies Building.
A group of primary school students are already making plans for university study following the launch of UNSW's newest social inclusion initiative, XPLORE UNSW.
Poor countries in South-East Asia could experience a spike in HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths due to the effects of the global economic crisis, UNSW research has found.
Research into the attitudes of women toward genetic testing for cancer has received major backing in two separate rounds of state and federal government funding.
Australians should not be complacent about the risk of HIV infection, UNSW researchers have warned on World AIDS Day.
Climate change is accelerating beyond expectations and urgent emissions reductions are required, according to a new report by some of the world's top climate scientists.
Australia is losing the battle against obesity and more attention must be given to the role of drugs in managing weight loss, UNSW researchers say.
An extra 600,000 megalitres of water needs to be returned to the Murray River to avert an environmental disaster in its lower reaches, a scientific review has found.
Medical researchers have for the first time demonstrated that "comfort eating" can reverse the effects in the brain of psychological trauma experienced early in life.
UNSW has launched Australia's first research and teaching program dedicated to lifting leadership standards in education and improving student outcomes.