A snapshot of Australia's young people shows high rates of obesity and mental illness and vulnerability to drug and alcohol abuse.
UNSW has received the most funding for any university in the country - $47.8 million - in the Australian Research Council's latest round of grants.
Biomedical engineering expert Professor Laura Poole-Warren has been appointed Dean of Graduate Research at UNSW.
Former Irish Finance Minister and now EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevy, will deliver the Australian Ireland Fund UNSW Peace Oration on Tuesday 27 October.
An early intervention program targeting families in disadvantaged communities across Australia is delivering positive outcomes for children, research led by UNSW's Social Policy Research Centre has found.
An increasing number of Australian students will undertake part of their studies in Asia, Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer said in a keynote lecture at UNSW's 60th anniversary reunion in Beijing.
As part of the International Year of Astronomy, UNSW is presenting The Re-Trial of Galileo featuring a high-profile cast, along with a public lecture by the world's foremost Galileo scholar.
UNSW was the first university in the world to offer scholarships to help equip Sichuan's next generation with skills for rebuilding their province following last year's earthquake.
UNSW has again been ranked in the world's top 50 universities, cementing its position as a global leader.
Federal Attorney-General, Robert McClelland, will today release the report of the National Human Rights Consultation Committee.