Good living, a happy outlook and avoiding obesity are more important than genes in prolonging life, according to the first study of Australian centenarians compiled by UNSW researchers.
UNSW legal academic Megan Davis is the first Australian Indigenous woman to be elected to a UN body.
A stark desert nightscape, captured by a COFA academic, has won a national photography prize.
Rising research star, Associate Professor Nagarajan Valanoor, has been recognised for work which "puts Australia on the world map" in advanced materials development.
A leading Samuel Beckett scholar and literary critic has taken up a prestigious new position at UNSW.
Negative attitudes towards obese people are based on an emotional response of disgust, a new study suggests.
Julia Leigh, author of the acclaimed novel The Hunter, is UNSW's Literary Fellow for 2010.
The formula for positive leadership may be the holy grail of management training, but there's also increasing interest in the negative flipside.
Visitors to UNSW's Arid Zone Research Station at Fowlers Gap will be accommodated in style thanks to the combined skills of a group of UNSW students.
Award-winning author, David Malouf has told a UNSWriting audience what inspired him to write his latest novel, Ransom.