At UNSW Sydney, the discipline of Materials Science is ranked #38 in the world in the 2023 QS ranking. Our School produces much of the research output in this discipline and includes some of the most globally highly cited researchers. We participate in a vast array of research partnerships and garner a wide range of funding from government and industry bodies.

Read more about our School, Faculty and University in the stories below:

UNSW academic awarded $1.5m grant for treatment of malignant melanoma

A grant from the US National Cancer Institute will be used to investigate personalised treatment for malignant melanoma.
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UNSW secures two top five places in latest global impact rankings

The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings measure the progress of universities working to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
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UNSW tops Australian universities in 2020 Nature Index

UNSW Sydney is the highest-ranking Australian institution for its contribution to scientific research.
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UNSW tops Australia in ARWU world subject rankings for third year

UNSW leads the ARWU subject rankings, appearing in 52 research disciplines and topping the nation for subjects ranked number one in Australia.
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Professor Tom Wu is ranked as one of the Global Highly Cited Researchers 20

The 2019 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers List features less than 7,000 researchers around the world in all disciplines with citation records in the top 1%. Prof Wu said "I am happy to be a UNSW SHARP hire and a HCR at the same time.
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