UNSW Sydney, located in Sydney, was established in 1949 with a unique focus on the scientific, technological and professional disciplines. UNSW is committed to making a difference by focusing on areas critical to the future. Pioneering research and sustained innovation are addressing some of the most important issues of today – from climate change and renewable energies to lifesaving medical treatments and breakthrough technologies. In the social sciences, UNSW research informs policy and expert commentary in issues facing society, ranging from human rights and constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians to public health and population ageing.
In 2017, The George Institute and UNSW entered a new strategic partnership to dramatically boost medical research in Australia and overseas. UNSW Sydney and The George Institute share a strategic vision for driving change through impactful research.