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17 November 2019

Engineering/Commerce student envisions future Sydney

Undergraduate Engineering/Commerce student, James Kapaniris has been named the 2019 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholar, for his vision to transform Sydney's living density.
15 November 2019

Meet the 2019 Bradfield finalists

The next wave of Sydney visionaries share their ideas for the Sydney of the future. Discover the ideas which have placed them as the finalists for the 2019 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.
15 November 2019

ARC funding will help researchers better understand disadvantage

Sydney researchers have received an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project grant to study how social assistance dependence is linked across generations using Australian Centrelink data.
14 November 2019

Harry Potter parallels with religion

Professor Carole Cusack found that Potterheads can be seen as akin to worshippers in their devotion to the fabled tales.
13 November 2019

$10,000 scholarships for postgraduate study

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is offering start-up scholarships worth $10,000 for domestic applicants commencing postgraduate studies in 2020.
11 November 2019

From the Dean

As the end of the year looms and various tasks take on a new sense of urgency, it is a Dean’s pleasure to reflect on the many achievements of the staff, students and alumni of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
11 November 2019

Two new Fellows elected to the Academy of Social Sciences

Two University of Sydney social scientists have been elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of their world-leading research in the fields of intellectual history and environmental justice.
05 November 2019

University of Sydney graduate’s mission to make poor families safer

Alexie Seller graduated from the University of Sydney in 2011 with a combined degree in arts and mechanical engineering. Now as Co-founding Director of Pollinate Group, the entrepreneur is empowering women entrepreneurs to provide clean energy to neglected communities in India and Nepal.
31 October 2019

Sydney researchers helping to break the cycle of disadvantage

University of Sydney economists and health experts will spearhead a new research project that will help Australian children and families overcome the challenges of deep and persistent disadvantage.
24 October 2019

How watercooler talk can improve productivity and culture

Workers idly sharing gossip around the watercooler might seem like the bane of an employer's existence, but these informal interactions could enhance a firm's productivity, economists claim in a new research paper.