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30 August 2018

Bruce Beresford talks Ladies in Black and directing movies

He had a significant influence on Australia's cinematic voice, and is the only Australian director of a film that won an Academy Award for Best Picture. Alumnus Bruce Beresford discusses his journey from Hollywood to home.

29 August 2018

Top 6 films to watch out for at this year's Sydney Underground Film Festival

The annual event showcases the latest in independent and experimental cinema and this year’s program is the perfect snack for all cinephiles, according to festival reporter Lily Langman.
27 August 2018

Pop-Up Research Lab to explore 'Brave New Law' in tackling biotech

With recent biotechnology breakthroughs bringing scientists closer than ever to engineering human genes, lawyers and policy makers need to take their own 'giant leap' to keep up, says a University of Sydney sociologist.
24 August 2018

The Game of Homes: will the housing crisis ever end?

Ahead of his appearance at the forthcoming event, Outside the Square, Peter Phibbs, Professor of Urban Planning, offers a frank assessment of the issues causing the housing affordability crisis.
23 August 2018

7 reasons to go to the Sydney Underground Film Festival

From discounted tickets to hands-on workshops, international and local films to discussions on the future of film and digital technology, here’s why you should check out this year’s Sydney Underground Film Festival.
21 August 2018

Sydney scholars sweep up awards at 25th World Congress of Political Science

The University of Sydney’s Government and International Relations researchers and alumnus recognised for their outstanding achievements in the field of political science at the 25th World Congress of Political Science.
17 August 2018

Is storytelling an enemy of science

Have you heard the one about the linguist, astrophysicist, playwright, cancer researcher and screenwriter getting together to vigorously debate the validity of storytelling in science? This is not fiction, but a true story.

16 August 2018

Applications for the 2018 David Harold Tribe Poetry Award are now open

The award provides poets with funds that might enable them to further their education in the field of poetry, to continue to refine their work as poets, and to improve the general public's appreciation of Australian poetry.
16 August 2018

How our millennial Indiana Jones became a global health warrior

Captain Sophie Hollingsworth has accomplished more in her quarter-of-a-century than most people do in a lifetime. With every door open to her, why did she decide to study a Master of Health Security at the University of Sydney?
10 August 2018

How students interact on campus (and why chocolate can help)

University is not just a place of study but where people meet and forge new friendships and networks that last a lifetime, write Drs Petr Matous and Faezeh Karimi. New research looks at where people congregate on campus.