Strategic research funding

Faculty internal research funding

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences provides a variety of funding to support the research activities of our staff. The funding is provided for activities that either lead to or support the production of research in our Faculty including:

  • conference papers
  • refereed publications
  • external grant applications
  • seed funding for small research projects

Dean’s Research Awards

The Dean's Research Awards recognise excellence in research performance across the Faculty. Winners are awarded in nine categories:

Academic Excellence

  • Best monograph - 24 March
  • Best monograph by an early career researcher - 24 March
  • Best HDR publication (NEW CATEGORY: Award for the best publication during the year for which a current HDR candidate is primary or sole author.) - 7 April
  • Best doctoral thesis - 7 April
  • Best HDR supervision - 7 April
  • Achievement by early career researcher - 24 March
  • Achievement in research leadership - 24 March

Global Impact

  • Research (scholarly) impact - 24 March

Social Engagement

  • Research (society) impact - 24 March

Find out more about the Dean's Research Awards.

Internationally distinguished visitor program

This initiative provides dedicated funding to attract international distinguished visitors to our Faculty.

It has been developed to facilitate research collaborations, develop a strong research environment and promote the research strengths at UNSW Arts & Social Sciences. Distinguished visitors will be international in nature and be of collective benefit across Schools and Centres and our higher degree cohort.

Find out more about the internationally distinguished visitor program.