The University of Sydney Business School

Co-operatives Research Group

The Co-operatives Research Group provides a forum for research into and teaching about all forms of mutual organisations, including; consumer, social, worker, finance, producer co-operatives and other membership based democratic organisations. The Group aims to shape and inform public policy debate on the co-operative sector and the contribution it makes and has the potential to make to social and economic development. It is the goal of the Group to become the focal point for all Co-operative Research being undertaken in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

In Memoriam - Ian MacPherson

It is with great sadness we note the passing away of Ian Macpherson on 15 November.

Ian was a wonderful person, outstanding scholar and a great co-operator. He was an external member of the CRG and had visited Sydney for CRG events on two occasions.

For further information and the transcript of an interview with him please go to: IN MEMORIAM | Ian MacPherson

Upcoming Events

CRG seminar series

The CRG will be holding its next seminar on Friday 17 January from 4-5pm in Room 214/215 in the Economics and Business Building, The University of Sydney.

The topic will be The Co-operative Food Group: A co-operative wholesale solution for retail food by Richard O'Leary.

Co-operatives and Mutuals Research and Teaching Conference, 19-20 November 2014

The Co-operatives Research Group in the School of Business, the University of Sydney will be hosting a Co-operatives and Mutuals Research and Teaching Conference on 19-20 November 2014.

We are interested in papers relating to all dimensions of research and teaching in the field of co-operatives and mutuals.

For more information please see: Co-operatives and Mutuals Research and Teaching Conference, Call for Papers