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17 July 2019

Sydney rises in Times Higher Education global reputation ranking

The University of Sydney has moved into second place in Australia in the 2019 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
17 July 2019

A new solution to countering bad science in forensics

Led by a University of Sydney law and psychology expert, an international group of researchers are calling for forensic science to become more open in the interests of justice.
01 July 2019

Professor Simon Bronitt commences as Head of School and Dean of Law

The Sydney Law School has welcomed new leadership, with the commencement of Professor Simon Bronitt as Head of School and Dean.
28 June 2019

The role of law, regulation and policy in feeding the future

The 2019 Food Governance Conference will explore how law, regulation and policy can help address contemporary challenges facing the global food system, including drought, climate change, trade, malnutrition and exploited workers.
11 June 2019

Honorary doctorate awarded to Chief Justice of New South Wales

University graduate and New South Wales Supreme Court Chief Justice, The Honourable Thomas Frederick Bathurst AC QC has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney.
05 June 2019

Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role

Dr Don Weatherburn has accepted an appointment as Adjunct Professor within the University of Sydney Law School.
05 June 2019

Where can a law degree lead you?

The legal profession is undergoing significant change, opening up new pathways for recent graduates, and making it an exciting time to be graduating from law school.
28 May 2019

Why an Indigenous voice would not be a 'third chamber' of parliament

Other bodies that inform parliament, like the Productivity Commission, aren't considered 'third chambers' as they have no power to initiate, pass or reject bills, writes Professor Anne Twomey in the Sydney Morning Herald.
22 May 2019

Experts ask authority to hold oil giant to account on Bight plan

A group of energy and natural resource experts, led by the University of Sydney, is calling on Australia's regulator to hold Norwegian oil company Equinor to account over its proposal to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
10 May 2019

Delegation of Eminent Thai Judges Participate in International Tax Program

More than thirty Judges from Thailand, including 6 Justices of the Supreme Court, have joined the University of Sydney Law School for a two-week program in international tax law and policy.