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22 September 2017
Bob Brown receives an honorary Doctor of Science

Australian Greens co-founder Bob Brown is receiving an honorary doctorate in recognition of his leadership and success advocating for environmental conservation, some 50 years after completing his Bachelor of Medicine in 1968

14 September 2017
Media reform will reduce diversity and is just window dressing

The new media reform laws do nothing to address the underlying problem of an increasingly concentrated media landscape, argues Associate Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications.

04 September 2017
24 powerful hours - Pave the Way

Across the University, researchers are striving to transform lives and graduates are taking their skills into the world. But breakthroughs are a team effort and many are only made possible by the generosity of our community.

28 August 2017
Professor unlearns 'criminal' through migration and refugee law

Professor Mary Crock lets us in on her migration, citizenship and refugee law work that is helping us all to 'unlearn criminal'.

18 August 2017
Could Section 44 challenge past parliamentary decisions?

What would happen if the High Court found that ministers Barnaby Joyce, Fiona Nash and Matthew Canavan had not been validly elected at the last federal election in July 2016?

17 August 2017
A policy powerhouse launches at University of Sydney

The University of Sydney has launched the Sydney Policy Lab today with 14 projects aimed at addressing vital Australian and international policy issues. 

14 August 2017
Malcolm Turnbull's ANZUS offer on North Korea was premature

Invoking the ANZUS treaty was unnecessary, writes Professor James Curran for the Australian Financial Review.

14 August 2017
Two years to SOAR

What are the biggest misconceptions about being an academic? What are the challenges academics face every day? What is it really like to break new ground, to discover something no one else has before?

04 August 2017
International search for future research leaders

Flagship fellowship scheme provides outstanding postdocs with the opportunity to conduct innovative, multidisciplinary work at one of world’s top 50 universities.

02 August 2017
Why I’m angry about the city I love

Dr Elizabeth Farrelly sets the scene for how planning might navigate the post-truth political landscape in her keynote speech at the launch of the University of Sydney’s Festival of Urbanism iv on Monday, 31 July.