Two UNSW researchers investigating medical pathology and electric currents in quantum devices have won prestigious awards from Australia’s National Measurement Institute.

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What is the link betweenTony Abbott’s decision to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Coalition’s stalled plans for university fee deregulation? The answer may surprise you, writes Laurie Pearcy.

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We need to support our world-class researchers and research infrastructure to create knowledge and innovation, rather than putting future wealth and well-being at risk by plundering science for short-term savings, writes Les Field.


UNSW has claimed the top spot nationally for Accounting and Finance in the 2015 QS university rankings. Eighteen of our subject areas made it into the world’s top 50.

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UNSW is open today, Wednesday 22 April, as scheduled. Be aware that travel to and from campus will be slower than usual. Please travel safely. 



Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs on his ambitious agenda for UNSW and how a three decade–long love affair with Sydney helped bring him back to Australia.


With the loss of government funding for Future Fellowships, we risk impeding the development of a generation of younger researchers and losing our highest achievers to other nations, writes Les Field.


The latest books by UNSW academics.


Welcome to Here and Now – a multi-sensory art installation created by Tamara Dean, UNSW Media’s Artist-in-Residence.


UNSW academics don’t just do outstanding research, they also excel at passing on their knowledge to students.