About UNSW

UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australian research-intensive universities, and of Universitas 21, a leading global network of research universities. It has international exchange and research partnerships with over 200 universities around the world.

It was ranked among the top 50 universities in the world, according to the 2014 QS World University Rankings, and among the top 5 in Australia.

UNSW graduates hold more chief executive positions of ASX 200 listed companies than those of any other university in Australia.

Reviewers: 562

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Reviews: 7,268

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Merit: 22,952

8th in the world

Openness: 5.7%

8th in Australia

Journal Editors at UNSW

Reviewers from UNSW

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    Shinichi Nakagawa

    I am a behavioural ecologist and evolutionary biologist, using several different systems. My areas of expertise include animal behaviour, molecular ecology and meta-analysis; the topics of interest are aging, life history, sexual selection, parental care, epigenetics, and the developmental origins of health and disease (DOHaD). I am also interested in developing statistical methods, which enable researchers to ask new questions.

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    Dédée F Murrell

    Professor Murrell is Chair of the Department of Dermatology at St George Hospital, UNSW Australia in Sydney. Following medical sciences at Cambridge University and clinical medicine at Oxford University, with general medical training at Oxford, Cambridge and Duke Universities, she trained as a dermatologist in the United States in North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was on faculty at NYU and Rockefeller Universities in New York City prior to moving to Sydney. Her interests are in blistering diseases (autoimmune and genetic), outcome measures for skin diseases, novel therapeutics and evidence based medicine.

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    Sagar E. Shirsath

    Working in the field of magnetism and magnetic materials since last 12 years. Published more than 140 research papers in peer reviewed international research journals. Also contributing as editorial board member of 7 international peer reviewed research journals. Till September 2017, h-index is 29 with overall >2500 citations. Awarded one of the most prestigious JSPS post-doctoral fellowship in 2012.

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    Angela T Moles

    Plant ecologist at UNSW Australia.

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    Therese Cumming

    Associate Professor Cumming is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the School of Education, where she currently serves as the Director of the MTeach program. Terry has had extensive leadership experiences in learning and teaching, including a three-year term as Deputy Head of School, Learning and Teaching, and membership on the Faculty Academic Programs and Academic Quality Committees. Her teaching and research focus on promoting the use of evidence-based practices to support the learning and behaviour of students with disabilities and the use of technology to create inclusive, accessible, and engaging learning environments. Her expertise in special education has been acknowledged through invitations to be a panellist providing evidence to the Legislative Council’s Committee investigation on the education of students with disabilities and a consultant to the NSW Ombudsman inquiry into behaviour management in schools. Terry’s passion for teaching has been recognised with two Faulty of Arts and Social Science Dean’s Awards for Teaching Excellence, an UNSW Australia Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Australian College of Educators Ralph Rawlinson Award for Education of Students with Disadvantage. Her publications include 3 co-authored books and a co-edited book, as well as many book chapters, journal articles and national and international conference papers. Prior to her university and research work, Terry has many years’ experience as a special educator and behaviour mentor in the United States 
Previous research projects include: How Juvenile Justice and Education support the transition of school-aged youth from within a custodial environment to the community: Lessons to be learned and celebrations to share. (with S. O'Neill and I. Strnadová) Lost in transition: Supporting young people with complex support needs. (with Dowse, L., Strnadová, Lee, Mendes, Snow, Smith, Ellem, & Birt; Investigating the Coping Skills of Ageing Women with Intellectual Disabilities: Developing a Strategy-Based Framework for Promoting Healthy Ageing (with I. Strnadová, M. Knox, and T. Parmenter); Using iPads to Increase the Language Skills of English Learners with Autism (with C. Draper Rodriguez, CSUMB); iPad Action Research in a Special Education Setting: Access, Learning, and Engagement (with I. Strnadová); Using Technology to Enhance Social Skills Instruction for Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioural Disabilities.

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    Thomas Wiedmann

    Associate Professor Thomas (Tommy) Wiedmann is leading the Sustainability Assessment Program at UNSW Sydney, Australia. In teaching and research he is guided by the question on how to increase human wellbeing while at the same time decreasing environmental impacts. His long-standing expertise is in integrated, quantitative sustainability assessment, life-cycle assessment, industrial ecology and environmental footprint analysis. He is leading the development and application of the Industrial Ecology Virtual Laboratory (IELab), a collaborative research platform for the compilation of multi-region input-output and environmental accounts. This role includes advice to other researchers on the inclusion of data on greenhouse gas emissions, energy use and other environmental and social extensions to the input-output tables. Tommy has coordinated a number of research projects funded by European and Australian Governments worth about $6m in total. In 2012 he received the Thomson Reuters Citation Award in Australia and was included on the Thomson Reuters lists of Highly Cited Researchers and World's Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2015.

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    Emily Stockings

    Lecturer and NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow in mental health and substance use prevention, treatment, epidemiology, burden of disease and health economic evaluation.

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    Behzad Hajarizadeh

    Behzad is a post-doctoral fellow in Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia and a research fellow In La Trobe University, Australia. He trained as a Medical Practitioner and has a Masters in Public Health (MPH) and PhD in Medicine. His main area of expertise is viral hepatitis with more than ten years experience as a medical practitioner and researcher in the field of liver diseases. His employment history includes working as a senior research officer and project coordinator in the Ministry of Health and UNAIDS country office in Iran.

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    Isabelle Jalbert

    Associate Professor, School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney

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    Weixing Xu

    Hi! Currently, I am a Research Fellow in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Australia. I received my Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Dalian University of Technology, China and PhD in Precision Engineering from Akita Prefectural University, Japan. My research mainly focus on ultrasonic vibration-assisted machining, laser processing and free damage machining of composites and composites-metal stacks.