President Obama's decision to allow US experiments on embryonic stem cells will boost Australian research, according to UNSW's Professor Peter Gunning.
Uni TV, a regular half-hour television show produced by the UNSWTV media team, premieres this week.
UNSW's Journalism and Media Research Centre has become a key partner in Australia's only Centre of Excellence in the humanities.
Cooperation between Australian and Chinese researchers on satellite disaster monitoring technology has been listed as a priority by China's Ambassador to Australia.
More than 100 delegates from 50 leading universities and institutes across Asia participated in UNSW's second International Research Workshop.
UNSW's world-leading solar cell technology has generated interest from South Korea's leader President Lee Myung-bak, who visited the University this week.
Federal Industry Minister Kim Carr launched the UNSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology this week, hailing it as an important model for Australian collaborative research and development.
UNSW researchers have developed a world-first procedure to help stem cells regenerate damaged tissue, offering new hope to sufferers of muscle-wasting diseases.
Women's ability to store fat more efficiently than men has for the first time been linked to oestrogen.
Mental health issues associated with childbearing now have a dedicated research focus with the establishment of the country's first chair in perinatal and women's mental health.