UNSW is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Brien Holden, Professor of Optometry. A global leader in research and innovation, Brien has been described as “the most influential optometrist of our generation”.
The government wants universities to focus on research with commerical return. But many of our most transformative innovations have been derived from basic research whose impact was impossible to foresee, writes Les Field.
UNSW Canberra hosted a conversation with the Honourable John Howard OM AC, Australia’s second longest serving Prime Minister, on the subject of leadership, with former UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer AO, on 23 June 2015.
Sydney Swans AFL star and former Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters – UNSW's highest honour – for his dedication to reconciliation and distinguished service to the community.