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15 May 2019

Lady Primrose Potter AC receives Honorary Fellowship

Lady Primrose Potter AC has been named an Honorary Fellow of the University of Sydney in recognition of her services to the arts, medicine, and sciences in Australia.
13 May 2019

How the major parties stack up on work, care and family policies

The Work and Family Policy Roundtable has delivered a pre-election score card that rates how Labor and Liberal policies stack up against the research evidence on what a strong work, care and family policy platform should look like.
13 May 2019

University of Sydney experts take NAPLAN to task

The federal election has largely overshadowed the 12th iteration of NAPLAN, commencing this week. Yet that does not mean the tests are uncontroversial. University of Sydney experts deconstruct the debate surrounding them.
10 May 2019

University research in focus for 2019 Sydney Film Festival

In 2019, the inspiring research of our world-renowned researchers is the focus of the University of Sydney's partnership with the Sydney Film Festival.
08 May 2019

Sydney Media student represents Australia at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

After a competitive submission process, Master of Digital Communication and Culture student, Anna-Grace Millward was named the 2019 Global Voices delegate to the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women, the UN’s largest gathering on gender equality and women’s rights.
01 May 2019

Is Wikipedia stealing the news?

While the influence of Facebook and Google on the news landscape has been well examined, Wikipedia's role as a source of breaking news has not received enough attention, says a University of Sydney expert.
30 April 2019

Vale Les Murray AO

The man who moved the nation with “An absolutely ordinary rainbow” has passed away at the age of 80. He leaves us with a wonderful legacy and a reminder of the power of poetry.
17 April 2019

Tim Soutphommasane to lead Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network

Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane has been announced as the new Co-Chair of the Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network (SDIN).
15 April 2019

Auction bids decline with intensity of competition

People bid less in auctions that have more bidders, new research suggests.
15 April 2019

Shark bite research reveals politicians' fishy behaviour

More than a decade's worth of research has revealed how politicians manipulate highly emotional incidents like shark bites to influence public sentiment and protect their own interests.