Brett Neilan has won a record third Eureka prize for his world-first research into water toxins. Also honoured in Australia's most prestigious science awards was Justin Gooding for his work on biosensors.
UNSW has scored the maximum five-star rating for seven key performance indicators in the 2010 Good Universities Guide.
Driving 'stoned' can increase the chance of having an accident by up to 300 percent, according to UNSW's National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre.
The oldest evidence of humans harnessing fire to forge stone tools has been uncovered in South Africa by an international team including UNSW's Dr Andy Herries.
In a major coup, the Australian School of Business has struck an exclusive agreement with the prestigious US business school Wharton, to become a partner in the global Knowledge@Wharton Network.
Anti-psychotic drugs commonly prescribed to schizophrenics could help treat some major cancers, an Australian research team has found.
COFA student Ruby Pritchard has won a home furnishings design competition with a creation that merges past and present.
High-density housing may be the answer to Sydney's urban sprawl but it risks creating an unsustainable society where many apartment dwellers are unhappy in their homes, new research has found.
UNSW will spearhead a government-funded initiative to increase the study of Korean language and culture.
The AGSM MBA is the only Australian program to make the list of the world's top MBAs, ranking ninth among non-US programs in the prestigious Forbes biennial rankings.