The Federal Government has honoured two of the University's top medical researchers with prestigious Australia Fellowships worth $4 million each.
Donning a mask boosts protection from respiratory illnesses such as influenza, UNSW research has found, but convincing a reluctant public is proving a struggle.
Under a new agreement between UNSW and the China Scholarship Council a selection of outstanding Chinese students will undertake PhDs at the University.
UNSW will take a major role in the new $60 million National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, announced this week by the Federal Government.
A new community outreach program at UNSW is teaching leadership skills to local high school students.
Using silkworms to help repair damaged nerve cells and nanotechnology to battle cancer are among revolutionary technologies being canvassed at a major international conference this week.
UNSW solar cell researcher, Scientia Professor Martin Green, has been recognised for his achievements with the runner-up award in the world's richest science prize, the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
Mandaean refugees experienced post-traumatic stress at rates far higher than the general community under the Howard government's mandatory detention policies, UNSW-led research has found.
Nobel Laureate, Professor Aaron Ciechanover, has received a UNSW Honorary Doctorate of Science.
UNSW's first postgraduate village has opened its doors. The $36 million building, located on Anzac Parade, will accommodate more than 300 students.