Pinpointing new risk factors associated with schizophrenia will be part of the research focus of Australia's first Chair in Schizophrenia Epidemiology and Population Health at UNSW.
Solar cell inventor Professor Stuart Wenham has won the top prize at the 2009 Inventor of the Year awards hosted by New South Innovations.
UNSW graduate engineer Alexandra Bennett has won recognition for a student project focused on helping drought-proof Australia's farms.
There's an upside to feeling down when the weather is gloomy: your memory is far more accurate than it is on bright and sunny days, a UNSW study suggests.
The increases in temperature extremes Australia faces this century due to climate change will not be quite as large as some have feared, according to a new study by UNSW researchers.
High school students are getting a head start on university-level computing studies through an innovative online lecture project.
A brilliant search engine tool developed at UNSW by former PhD student Ori Allon is now helping millions of people with their Google searches every day.
Outstanding researchers at both ends of the career spectrum in the UNSW School of Physics - Adam Micolich and Victor Flambaum - have won two of Australia's most prestigious academic awards.
A state-of-the-art solar cell pilot production line will be set up at UNSW under an agreement with one of the world's leading solar power industry suppliers, Roth & Rau AG.
Cooperation between Australian and Chinese researchers on satellite disaster monitoring technology has been listed as a priority by China's Ambassador to Australia.