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Articles published in 2019

17 December 2019

Outcome of initial inquiry into concerns raised about 2014 paper

Today Professor Duncan Ivison released the outcome of an initial inquiry into concerns raised about a 2014 paper; no breaches or research misconduct were found and the analyses and conclusions were found to be acceptable.
17 December 2019

Sydney research among most influential of 2019

Three research papers featuring University of Sydney academics - on the 'insect apocalypse', the birthplace of modern humans and the global climate emergency - have been ranked among the world's most influential scientific studies for 2019.
17 December 2019

Building bridges between research and industry

The University of Sydney has expanded its industrial connections and educational opportunities with two new Professors of Practice appointments in the areas of advanced structural materials and bridge engineering.
17 December 2019

The science of Star Wars - and how it has changed movies forever

How sound is the science of Star Wars? What will the end of franchise mean for fans? University of Sydney experts in film, pop culture and astrophysics weigh in.
17 December 2019

Keep your pet safe this festive season

The festive season can be a busy time of year for humans, but its also a very busy time for our companion animals. Dr Anne Fawcett, from the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, offers her top tips for caring for your pets this festive season.
17 December 2019

Westmead advanced manufacturing to transform lives

The NSW Government has announced $25 million to fund a facility at Westmead that will give patients with genetic diseases, cancers and viral infections across Australia faster access to ground-breaking trial therapies.
17 December 2019

In my room with Aashna Sethi

Precious gifts and photos from friends around the world are some of the prized possessions in Master of Commerce student Aashna Sethi's room.
17 December 2019

5 reasons to do a Global Executive MBA

Our Global Executive MBA takes you out of the classroom and around the world, providing unique experiences and education across Australia, India, Israel and the United States.
16 December 2019

Indian Minister praises University's role in consumer protection

The Indian Minister responsible for consumer protection has praised the University of Sydney Business School's role in a major overhaul of his country's consumer protection laws, which he says will empower the people of India with enforceable rights.
16 December 2019

Walter Westman: A brother's recollections

The annual Walter Westman lecture is an ongoing tribute to the ideals of a pathfinding scientist and IH alumnus. Robert Westman reflects on his brother Walter’s upbringing and personal life, revealing some of the diverse influences that stimulated his intellectual and ethical outlook on the world.
13 December 2019

Indian Minister to discuss consumer protection with Business School

A ministerial level delegation from India will meet with University of Sydney Business School representatives on Monday for discussions as part of the Collaborative Consumer Project funded by DFAT's Australia India Council.
13 December 2019

Business School Dean urges CEMS students to act on global concerns

The Dean of the University of Sydney Business School and Chair of CEMS has called on CEMS students to take concrete action to create a more open, stable and inclusive international environment.
13 December 2019

Report highlights challenges for mature workers and workplaces

A new report has found mature workers across Australia feel excluded in today's workforce and have limited development opportunities and flexible work arrangements, compared to younger workers.
13 December 2019

Professor Dacheng Tao named ACM Fellow

University of Sydney AI expert and one of the world's most highly cited researchers, Professor Dacheng Tao has been named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
13 December 2019

Collaborative research environment inspires marketing PhD candidate

Nulpurum Seo reflects on how a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney Business School has supported her research in marketing and consumer psychology.
12 December 2019

Barry and Joy Lambert recognised as medicinal cannabis pioneers

Philanthropists Barry and Joy Lambert have been recognised with Honorary Fellowships by the University of Sydney for their pioneering collaboration on the establishment of the Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics.
12 December 2019

Law School scholar named nation's top criminologist

The University of Sydney Law School's Professor of Criminology Gail Mason has been recognised for her lifetime achievements and contributions to criminology with the top national honour in the field.
12 December 2019

Dr. Sophie Chao awarded Anthropological Society prize

Dr. Chao was recently awarded the 2019 Australian Anthropological Society (AAS) PhD Thesis Prize for her dissertation, "In the Shadow of the Palms: Plant-Human Relations Among Marind-Anim, West Papua".
12 December 2019

Understanding the mental health and wellbeing of Australians

Associate Professor Tim Slade, Director of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Matilda Centre looks at what we learnt from the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing and what to expect from the next one.
12 December 2019

Unravelling the complexities of trauma in people with substance use problems

Logan Harvey, a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney’s Matilda Centre, is exploring the relationship between Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and substance use.