Offering evidence-based solutions for some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
At UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture, we host and participate in a number of world leading research centres and institutes recognised for their high impact research and engagement, both locally and globally. Our investigations advance our understanding of cities, people, place and technology. We conduct critical social enquiry into the intersections between inequality, wellbeing and justice, or use arts-led approaches and thinking to generate new insights into globally important issues.
The Centre for Social Research in Health aims to increase understanding of the individual, social and structural factors that influence health-related behaviours, experiences and outcomes.
The City Futures Research Centre is a national leader in scholarly applied urban research based in the School of Built Environment.
The Gonski Institute for Education seeks to address inequity in Australian education as well as improving access for students to high-quality education.
A cross faculty centre spanning Arts, Architecture, Design, Engineering, Science and UNSW Canberra, it focuses on the creative development of AI visualisation to address pressing issues such as wildfires.
As Australia's leading institute for experimental collaboration in art, science and emerging technologies, NIEA uses arts-led thinking to generate new insights into globally important issues resulting in real-world outcomes.
SPRC tackles critical social issues through research with a focus on poverty, inequality, wellbeing and justice.
In addition to our research centres and institutes we have a number of research networks, labs and clusters across our schools.