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30 May 2019

University researchers to help Facebook counter hate speech

Researchers from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences are the first University of Sydney academics to receive research support from Facebook.
27 May 2019

2019 Sandra Cadwallader Scholarship winner announced

A generous scholarship enables an ambitious Indigenous student who lives 400 kilometres from Sydney to achieve his dream of studying economics.
20 May 2019

Sydney experts advocate for inclusivity at the OECD

Intergenerational inequality creating a new class system, the need to apply a gender lens on the future of work and women in STEMM are some of the key arguments University of Sydney academics will make at the 2019 OECD Forum.
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.