The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of the leading teaching and research Universities in Australia. Located in Sydney, the University of New South Wales is situated near the business hub of Australia's largest city, providing easy access to a wide range of academic, cultural and social activities, and less than 5km from some of the most famous beaches in the world.
Matthews Theatre (D23) is the venue for keynotes, panel discussion and oral presentations. The Pavilions (E24) is the location for the registration, demonstration, exhibition and interactive poster presentation. All catering will be served in this area.
The location of the conference venue on campus is indicated on the map below. Click on the image to see a larger version.
The University of New South Wales
UNSW is renowned for the quality of its graduates and its commitment to new and creative approaches to education and research. Its motto, Scientia Manu et Mente (" By Hand and Mind ") encapsulates the University's central philosophy of balancing the practical and the scholarly. UNSW is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight research intensive universities in Australia and a member of the Universitas 21 international consortium.
Established in 1949, UNSW has expanded rapidly and now has close to 40,000 students, including more than 7000 international students from over 130 different countries. The University offers more than 300 undergraduate and 600 postgraduate programs, and has developed an extensive network of alumni chapters throughout Asia.
The main UNSW campus is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney. Other campuses are the College of Fine Arts (Paddington), UNSW@ ADFA (Canberra), and subcampuses at Randwick and Coogee, as well as research stations around New South Wales.
UNSW has a broad disciplinary base, with Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences; Built Environment; Engineering; Law; Medicine and Science, as well as the College of Fine Arts, UNSW@ADFA and the Australian School of Business.
UNSW is host to groundbreaking research in fields as diverse as quantum computing, molecular engineering, photovoltaics, robotics, biomedical research, financial markets and design and interactive cinema. It has strong collaborative links with industry and business, consistently performing at the top nationally in Australian Research Council Industry Linkage Grants. UNSWexpertise is also regularly sought after by business and government for a wide range of consultancy and training services.
UNSW has almost 100 research, teaching program and community centres. Its research centres foster multidisciplinary research and include national centres such as the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Research, ARC Centres of Excellence such as the Centre for Advanced Silicon Photovoltaics and Photonics, and UNSW centres such as Brain Sciences UNSW.