The new Michael Crouch Innovation Centre at UNSW aims to transform the thinking of every student who steps through its doors. 

Global Student Challenge

The winning team: (L-R) Ryan Chen, Daniel Liang, Aengus Tran

A UNSW student team has won gold in a global innovation and entrepreneurship competition with an innovative app that helps users book events and organise their social life.

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Scientia Professor of Quantum Physics Michelle Simmons with Research Associate Bent Webber.

A person-not-project approach to research funding should be given serious consideration, writes Merlin Crossley.

The Australian Centre for NanoMedicine at UNSW will co-host the 2015 International Nanomedicine Conference beginning on 6 July. 

Fifteen of the University’s top-performing female academics, including two new Scientia Professors, are featured in the latest edition of Research @UNSW.


Professor Rodney Phillips begins today as Dean of Medicine at UNSW.

Eminent immunologist and HIV researcher Professor Rodney Phillips begins today as Dean of Medicine at UNSW, returning home after nearly 40 years abroad.

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Archaeological history is being rewritten to undermine Aboriginal connections to the land, writes Darren Curnoe.


A man of letters ... Adam Goodes receives his Honorary Doctorate

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. Read the story on the UNSW Newsroom.


Scientia Professor Trevor McDougall

Research on climate system science and work to develop a cutting-edge biosensor have won three UNSW scientists prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships.

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Housing has become just another investment asset – but the consequences are unsettling.


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The Australian government's attempt to give unprecedented powers to the private operators of Australia's immigration detention centres looks unlikely to pass the Senate without significant change, write Gabrielle Appleby and Claire Higgins.