Sustainability is at the core of our philosophy. Our researchers are developing the technologies to revolutionise energy use and usher in the circular economy. These research areas include:

Hilmer Building

In 2015, the new home of the School of Materials Science & Engineering was created in the Hilmer Building, which boasts a range of sustainable design features including louvres that orient in accordance to the direction of the sun, and glazing and insulation which reduce the need for air conditioning.


You can find out more about the groundbreaking sustainability record of UNSW, including our divestment from fossil fuels and and 100 per cent renewable energy powered operations at UNSW Sustainability.