What will a changed HSC English curriculum mean for teachers and students? Associate Professor Jackie Manuel explains.
Zoe Neill, a second-year International Relations student from the University of Sydney, will join 67 other young entrepreneurs as part of this year’s China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP).
Politics was once a gentlemanly affair with leadership spills a rare sight; but times have certainly changed, writes Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen in this extract from his book Disposable Leaders: Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott.
Two University of Sydney historians are in the running for Australia’s richest business literature prize.
Policy makers must move away from believing voter disaffection amounts to apathy, writes Associate Professor Anika Gauja.
Problem gambling is set to get worse because of social media, writes Sally Gainsbury from the Gambling Treatment Clinic. Research shows gaming and gambling are converging and are being embraced by the smartphone generation.
Sydney researchers including from the Not Guilty project have confirmed direct eye contact may increase the perceived familiarity of a face and therefore the chances of a wrongful conviction.
PhD candidate Jonathan Englert needs inventors to share tales of ingenuity, for a new study investigating Australia's strong track record of creation.
A study detailing 'tacit collusion' by major fuel firms leads an MP to urge measures to protect consumers and ensure greater competition on petrol prices.
From ammonia and alcohol, to splints and antivenoms: Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History charts the evolution of Australia's snake bite treatments.
Australian defamation law applies to all forms of communication. Despite the wide application of defamation law, you have very limited recourse if you've been given a bad reference by an employer, writes Professor David Rolph.
From judging what’s best for the class and individual to finding the ‘sweet spot’ for learning, Dr Nicole Mockler explains teaching traits and skills.
Trump's ill-advised ban may provide a 'told-you-so' moment for extremists who have long argued for cutting American ties over treatment of Muslims, writes Hussain Nadim.
Benefits from technological change must be shared equitably, writes Dr Samuel Wills in The Conversation.
It's time to roll back curriculum constraints and give teachers the freedom to make their own professional judgements, writes Dr Nicole Mockler.
Whether it be Uber or Airtasker, most workers in the gig economy want to be paid a fair rate for their work. How does the law protect the rights of these workers? Professor Joellen Riley, Dean of Sydney Law School, explains.
Student archaeologists are excavating a former British military barracks to learn about Tasmania’s convict and military history.
From dealing with anxious kids or those more gifted, to the power of reading: University of Sydney health and education experts share their tips to help parents and teachers kick off the new school year.
Trump gained power by magnifying the sense of national malaise – with a potent mix of populism, nativism, nationalism and conservatism, writes Professor James Curran in the Weekend Australian.
A University of Sydney Law School expert is the principal author of a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, which describes the many ways law makes a crucial difference for public health.