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21 December 2018

Does slower driving make us go faster?

Traffic management measures that try to prevent traffic flows on motorways from breaking down typically reduce vehicle speed. Michiel Bliemer & Mark Raadsen discuss, are we in fact faster by driving slower?

20 December 2018

New transport association to recruit local government and industry partners

TRANSW, a newly formed Sydney-based transport studies association which aims to “foster and support cohesive cross-disciplinary excellence in research and practice,” will begin accepting membership applications from local government organisations and potential industry partners in 2019.
17 December 2018

Business School inspires young Australian entrepreneurs

A visit to the University of Sydney Business School has inspired a group of secondary school students from regional Australia to consider a tertiary education, according to organisers of the recent national Brilliant Business Kids Festival.
13 December 2018

Global Alliance offers new opportunities for Business School students

The New York State-based Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has become the first US business school to join CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education.
10 December 2018

How India reconciled the social and business impacts of a social enterprise

Part-time MBA students recently travelled to Bangalore, India to work on a real-world project as part of the International Social Enterprise Project. Sarah Nguyen shares her experience.
21 November 2018

Big data – taking the guesswork and the risks out of the big decisions

A leading expert in big data analytics has told a Business School symposium that movements on the world’s stock markets are becoming more uniform with prices rising and falling in an interdependent way.
16 November 2018

Stakes are high as crypto dice roll in cyberspace

A recent University of Sydney Business School conference explored crypto-currency risk, the effectiveness of regtech and how fintechs are disrupting the financial services sector.
16 November 2018

Surprise Surprise - Trackless Trams are in vogue with light rail supporters!

The emotional ideology in the debate on public transport between those who support light rail and those who reject bus rapid transit has clouded the issue, David Hensher writes.
15 November 2018

Collaboration reveals innovative data insights

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney will hold a first-of-its-kind "Data for Directors" program to be taught by the centre’s CEO, Professor Simon Jackman.
13 November 2018

Nursing leader wins prestigious Future Leaders MBA Scholarship

Canadian Nicole Thibodeau arrived in Australia as a tourist in 2011, liked the weather and decided to stay. Nicole describes herself as “highly ambitious” and her success in her adopted homeland would seem to bear that out.