Areas of Research Strength
UNSW is one of Australia's leading research intensive universities. While we conduct research across a wide range of disciplines, we are investing considerable resources in particular areas where we feel we can make a difference. This involves building on existing strengths, in fields where we are already a world leader, as well as identifying emerging problems and opportunities, and moving to meet the challenge.
UNSW has a reputation for international research excellence in the following areas of research strength:
- Biomedical Sciences
- Water, Environment, Sustainability
- Next Generation Materials and Technologies
- Social Policy, Government and Health Policy
- ICT, Robotics and Devices
- Business, Law and Economics
UNSW areas of emerging & underpinning research strengths:
Approximately 90% of all research activity at UNSW is in areas of existing and emerging research strength.