UNSW space scientists have outshone NASA by scoring a higher academic paper citation rate, according to the latest international ranking of universities and space science institutions.
The Federal Minister for Health and Ageing, Tony Abbott, has officially opened the $3.5 million UNSW Rural Clinical School building in Albury-Wodonga.
A major new climate change research centre is to be established at UNSW, with a $6 million funding boost.
UNSW is Australia's most represented university on a federal government taskforce which has been established to define the future directions for built environment design professions.
The Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer has held a reception to welcome some elite scholars to the University.
UNSW's FBEOutThere! unit has been honoured for its role in the development of a community facility to support people affected by schizophrenia.
UNSW researchers have been working to ensure that the current multi-million dollar Liverpool Hospital redevelopment is designed for all people in the area - even if they never step foot in the building.
Two UNSW students have been recognised for their leadership and service by the Governor-General, Major General Michael Jeffery AC, CVO, MC (Retd).
UNSW researchers have developed the first Australian receiver that can pick up both the L1 and L2C GPS frequencies, as well as the signal from the first prototype Galileo satellite.
John Beard, visiting professor at UNSW's College of Fine Arts, has won the 2007 Archibald Prize.