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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.
25 October 2019

FoodLab Sydney is cultivating a good food community

FoodLab Sydney, a University of Sydney-led innovative food business incubator aimed at creating a vibrant network of local small food businesses in Sydney, has hosted its inaugural graduation ceremony.
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.
22 October 2019

How studying languages can expand your world

In this interconnected era, cross-cultural and multilingual skills are integral to navigating the world around us. We talk with two of our former students who are making their mark through languages.
03 October 2019

Sydney rises again in arts and humanities rankings

The University of Sydney has risen to 41st in the world and second in Australia for arts and humanities in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject.
02 October 2019

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship

Chris Dolman has been awarded the prestigious Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship by the Sydney College of the Arts.
30 September 2019

Leading health sociologist joins faculty

Professor Alex Broom is an internationally renowned sociologist whose research focuses on the social dynamics of cancer, palliative and end-of-life care, and the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance.
30 September 2019

Carnegie Corp awards funding for quantum project

The Centre for International Security Studies' Project Q has been awarded $US400,000 to complete research into the social, strategic and ethical implications of quantum technologies.