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Military ethics

Cyber security


The UNSW Defence Research Institute will deliver world-class defence research to enhance Australia’s security.

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Global thought leaders. Innovative research. Groundbreaking discoveries.  Explore the most exciting new developments within the defence research sector.

Defence Research at UNSW

UNSW is a research-intensive university ranked in the world’s top 50 universities (QS rankings 2017). We aspire to be Australia’s global university, improving and transforming lives through excellence in research, outstanding education and a commitment to advancing a just society. UNSW excels in defence research areas such as cyber security, space, systems engineering, artificial intelligence, logistics, hypersonics, defence related public sector management and conflict studies.

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