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12 March 2019

Masculinity and modern warfare

Over the next 3 years, Dr Nicole Wegner will examine popular assumptions about the “ideal soldier” and how cultural myths shape military policies and priorities in Australia and abroad.

08 March 2019

International Women’s Day: origins, past and present

International Women’s Day has been celebrated for more than 100 years. How did it originate, why was 8 March chosen as the date and how has it changed over time?
07 March 2019

Winners and losers of Australia and Indonesia's trade deal

Dr Patricia Ranald from the Department of Political Economy scrutinises the recently-signed free-trade deal between Australia and Indonesia that has been eight years in the making.
07 March 2019

New Arts and Social Sciences flagship themes to fix the future

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Annamarie Jagose has announced six flagship themes that humanities and social sciences research at the University of Sydney will become known for over the next few years.
04 March 2019

How plants and trees talk to each other and why we should care

The last decade has seen significant scientific discoveries on how forests sense, respond and communicate - yet we haven't paused to understand what these discoveries mean for us and trees.
01 March 2019

How queer texts combat homophobia in schools

Schools teach academic skills - but they are also sites of learning about tolerance and hate. Embedding queer texts in the English curriculum could lessen gender-based bullying and affect real social change, write Sydney experts.
19 February 2019

Community languages institute celebrates first graduating cohort

The Sydney Institute for Community Languages Education (SICLE) - a partnership between the University of Sydney and New South Wales Department of Education - has celebrated its first graduating cohort.
18 February 2019

Moving beyond the buzzword: why 'transformation' really matters

'Transformation' is more than just a corporate buzzword - it's a necessity for organisations to not only survive but to thrive ethically in an uncertain world, says a University of Sydney expert.
15 February 2019

Golden age of university theatrics

A new book, co-authored by Laura Ginters from the School of Literature, Art and Media, celebrates the student days of many of Australia’s greatest cultural figures.
11 February 2019

Future insecurity: exploring malicious uses of digital networks

A year-long Global Forum at the University of Sydney will investigate how the malicious use of digital networks by states and other global actors is producing a new precariousness in global politics.