Our researchers make a splash at the Sydney Cancer Conference


Ten of our researchers spent a successful and productive two days at the Sydney Cancer Conference at Darling Harbour last week. The work they presented was very well-received, with two speakers carrying off prizes.


Proud of our PhD students


This week our higher degree students presented their research at the 5th annual UNSW Paediatric Research Week.


Our science stars shine


Two of our top researchers have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to science and innovation.

'Prof Maria Kavallaris receives her 2017 NSW Premier's Prize for Science and Engineering from NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian (image: Office of NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer).

Building for a Cure brick by brick


We joined forces with McDonald Jones Homes and Walker Corporation to undertake an extraordinary challenge – building a house in 28 days.


Science’s night of glamour at Eureka Prizes


From lab gown to ball gown, virus protection suit to three-piece suit – scientists sparkled in their finery at the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes last night.

'2017 Eureka Prizes - the winners

Eureka! Prof Michelle Haber a finalist in Australian science’s Oscars


We’re proud to share the news that our Executive Director is in the running for a 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prize.

'Professor Michelle Haber AM, Executive Director

Kicking goals for brain cancer research


An award for our brain cancer team recognises research into one of the nastiest childhood cancers. Our team will test potential new treatments on tiny soccer balls of cells.


Science achievers forever tall, forever young


This week, science stars gathered at a dinner for 50+ past, present and (hopefully) future Tall Poppy Award winners from NSW.

'Maria Kavallaris speaking at the 2016 Tall Poppy NSW Alumni Dinner

Student prize haul at Tow Awards


We're proud of our graduate students who hauled in several awards for presenting their research.

'Jessie Gao receives her Tow Award from Prof Terry Campbell UNSW

Honour for honours student


Honours student Kim Hanssen was awarded the best student poster prize at the 24th annual St Vincent’s Campus Research Symposium.