In addition to our centres and institutes, our schools are home to research labs, networks, hubs and clusters which advance knowledge and advocacy across a diverse range of thematic areas.
The 3D Visualisation Aesthetics Lab (3DVAL) is an award-winning multi-disciplinary research lab that explores art & design-led approaches to visualising clinical & scientific data.
The Advanced Architectural Analytics Laboratory (A3 LAB) is a multi-disciplinary research lab that specialises in architectural analytics and design computing.
Founded in 2011 at the School of Art & Design, the Creative Robotics Lab is a collaborative research and educational space that advances interaction between humans and machines.
The Empirical Musicology Laboratory applies interdisciplinary methods to understand the phenomenon of music and human interactions with it.
Located at the School of Art & Design, EPICentre (Expanded Perception & Interaction Centre) undertakes visualisation research in the fields of art, design, science, medicine and engineering.
The Interactive Media Lab (IML) at the School of Art & Design researches and teaches emerging media technologies and their application in creative work.
The Arts and Health Research Group build capacity in arts and health research, publications, collaborations, and knowledge exchange opportunities, connecting and intersecting with strategic areas within the university and beyond through local, national, and international networks.
A university-wide research organisation with members from the social sciences, humanities, law, architecture and STEMM disciplines. They are united by their interest and commitment to enhancing the lives of children and young people.
The Forced Migration Research Network advances debate and knowledge translation on the multifaceted nature of human mobility and displacement.
The Gendered Violence Research Network unites the significant domestic and international research expertise of UNSW to respond, prevent and end gendered violence in Australia and beyond.
The Globalisation and Governance Research Network represents UNSW academics who research the complex relationship between globalisation and governance.
The High-Performance Architecture Research Cluster aims to deliver research innovation in design, planning and management of high-performance buildings and cities.
The History and Theory of the Built Environment Research Cluster focuses on history and theory of architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, interior architecture, industrial design.
The Laureate Centre for History & Population asks how, where and why population policies emerged over the 19th and 20th centuries, and what their present legacies are, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.
Media Futures Hub is a collection of scholars at UNSW researching justice, media, and emerging technologies.
The People and Place Research Cluster focuses on understanding the relationship between people and their environments, with 'place' being defined as broad as region and as small as a room.
The Smart Cities and Infrastructure Cluster seeks to promote and advance the efficient design, planning and delivery of urban environments, infrastructure, and properties using spatially integrated information and smart technologies.
Critique Now in the School of Humanities and Languages brings together academics and students working in critical theorising and its applications across multiple disciplines.
Drawing is an important tool in the communication of ideas, and we research theories, practices, methods, and processes across many disciplines - visual thinking through drawing is an essential cognitive skill for the future.
GRID's research involves using unique geographic identifiers and efficient 3D indoor navigation to record and monitor complex environments.