Our Research

UNSW Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering is one of Australia’s leading biomedical engineering schools with a maximum ERA research excellence ranking awarded in the latest 2018 rankings. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of Australians with life-threatening or debilitating diseases and conditions.

This is highlighted through the quality of our research and teaching outcomes relevant to the development of applications in the human health sector.

We are excited and passionate about the work we do in this field. Every day there are reports of novel and revolutionary health technologies, as well as improvements in health and wellness due to improved diagnostics and therapies.

Our researchers are working to develop innovative health technologies for the world in a range of diverse areas from bionic devices, advanced imaging to cancer nanotechnology and tissue engineering. Browse our wide array of research areas to learn more.

The School’s flagship double degree in biomedical engineering (Bachelor of Engineering / Master of Biomedical Engineering) holds a high reputation as an innovative and high-quality educational program with more than 500 students currently enrolled. UNSW Engineering also offers undergraduate students a variety of opportunities to gain experience in cutting-edge research, beyond their thesis.

If you’re considering a future in research but don’t know where to start, we’ve got you covered. Our helpful database of research supervisors will make it simpler to find the right academic to guide your journey. Search our list of UNSW Engineering postgraduate research supervisors and familiarise yourself with our postgraduate research programs and subject experts today.