Breakthrough work on crash-proof computers, the genetics of toxic algae and space-based radar have won recognition for three UNSW researchers at the NSW Scientist of the Year awards.
Terry Tao, the Australian whiz kid who became a UCLA maths professor at 24, will reveal the mysterious world of prime numbers in a free public lecture at UNSW.
Research to protect women's rights in conflict zones and the development of improved cancer drug delivery systems are among the projects being pursued by 15 outstanding UNSW researchers awarded prestigious Future Fellowships.
The spread of hepatitis C has halved over the past decade, while chlamydia continues to rise, according to research released by UNSW's National HIV Research Centres.
Angelica Mesiti has won the $20,000 Blake Prize for Religious Art for her silent video work, Rapture.
A vaccine used to prevent cervical cancer could also prevent some forms of breast cancer, saving tens of thousands of lives each year, a breakthrough study has found.
Wondering which degree is right for you? Looking for career advice? Interested in a scholarship or overseas study? Get all the answers at UNSW Open Day this Saturday.
Researchers have shown online treatments are just as effective as face-to-face therapies for a wide range of common mental disorders.
Cate Blanchett, internationally renowned actor and NIDA graduate, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters at UNSW.
Australia can't claim a single world-class pharmaceutical company - a sad indictment of our level of support for medical innovation, argues UNSW Professor Phil Hogg.