Our research


Leading art & design research and innovation

UNSW School of Art & Design is rated Australia’s finest and among the world’s leading art, design and media institutions. We have been recognised as the top creative arts school in Australia by the Australian Research Council Excellence in Research evaluations in 2012, 2015 and 2018.

Research Centres & Labs

Our research delivers a greater understanding of the world around us and improves life in global communities. We value the exchange of knowledge and are committed to generating new ideas. Our insights tackle the most pressing challenges facing our generation, resulting in real-world outcomes.


Centres & Labs

Find a research supervisor

UNSW School of Art & Design is home to world-leading academic staff. Find a supervisor in your area of interest.
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How to apply for Postgraduate Research

Learn how to apply for research programs, review entry pathways, course requirements, important dates and more.

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Postgraduate Research scholarships & prizes

We’re global leaders in discovery, innovation and design. Explore scholarship opportunities within UNSW School of Art & Design and apply now. 

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Acknowledgement of Country

UNSW School of Art & Design stands on an important place of learning and exchange first occupied by the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples.

We acknowledge the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land that our students and staff share, create and operate on. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and extend this respect to all First Nations peoples across Australia. Sovereignty has never been ceded.