Research at UNSW Canberra

UNSW Canberra has international recognition as a successful, research-intensive university - generating new knowledge for the benefit of present and future generations which has had an impact around the globe.

Research is the backbone of any higher education institution’s capability to achieve excellence in learning and teaching.

Excellent international reputation based on outstanding research initiatives and teaching efforts.

UNSW Canberra's research centres conduct cutting edge research across a wide range of research areas and across a diverse range of disciplines.

UNSW Canberra consists of four schools, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering and IT, and Science.

James Maclean's thesis aims to assist space research missions that depend on high-speed impacts.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarships

UNSW offers a wide range of prestigious scholarships to both domestic and international research candidates of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research. The scholarships provide a range of benefits such as an annual stipend, and tuition fees.

Ms Priyanka Dhopade

"Thanks to my multi-disciplinary research background at UNSW and the funding provided by the university to attend overseas conferences, I was able to obtain a postdoctoral research position at the University of Oxford after I completed my PhD"

Priyanka Dhpode
PhD graduate


UNSW Canberra is committed to building vital relationships with our expanding community locally, nationally and internationally that draw on the power of scholarship and discovery to transform lives and advance the public good.

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Research at UNSW Canberra is conducted across a range of disciplines including history, language, culture, business, science, engineering and technology.