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Many of our research students are undertaking study that affects everyday lives. Lyndel Spence and Lyn Dickens have topics that touch on sometimes difficult issues in contemporary society.
Social Sciences at the University of Sydney ranked first place in Australasia, and 24th in the world
Social Sciences at the University of Sydney ranked in first place in Australasia ahead of the University of Melbourne, the University of Queensland and the Australian National University, and 24 in the world by the highly respected U.S. News Best Global Universities rankings. See also here.
The 2014 Wheelwright lecture in Political Economy at Sydney University was held on Wednesday 3 September. Named after the pioneering Australian political economist Ted Wheelwright, this prestigious annual event was initiated in 2008.
Newly Awarded NHMRC Grant – Biobank Networks, Medical Research and the Challenge of Globalisation[21 October 2014]
Professor Catherine Waldby (Sociology and Social Policy), is a CI on a newly awarded NHMRC grant, which brings together expertise from across the University to research the regulation of biobanks.
Ebola and health diplomacy[1 October 2014]
CISS Professor Frank L Smith is interviewed on ABD RN Radio on the United States military involvement to battle the Ebola virus spread in West Africa.