The quality of the research produced within the UNSW Arts and Social Sciences is widely recognised within the University, among our peers and by the broader community.  Positioned as one of Australia’s top three research Faculties in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative and Performing Arts we have an enviable research environment and culture and generate research with real social impact and genuine community engagement.

At UNSW Arts & Social Sciences, we are dedicated to generating new ideas, tackling critical social issues, and pursuing practical applications that anticipate and drive social, cultural and economic progress. Our world-leading research expands fundamental and applied knowledge. Our sense of social responsibility drives us to lead, debate and deliver on the pressing issues facing contemporary Australia and the world. The research produced within UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is internationally recognised for its exceptional quality and relevance, enhancing knowledge, policy and practice, and transforming people’s lives. Our research is driven by creative and innovative thinkers working in and across the fields of Education, Arts and Media, Humanities and Languages and the Social Sciences.

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