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Two new Fellows elected to the Academy of Social Sciences

Two University of Sydney social scientists have been elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of their world-leading research in the fields of intellectual history and environmental justice.

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07 November 2019

Fake news, hate speech on social media impacting Myanmar's youth

A report led by the University of Sydney and Save the Children, launched in London, shows social media may be undermining democracy, revealing the extent to which youth are vulnerable to abuse, hate speech and fake news.
06 November 2019

World scientists declare climate emergency

A paper published in BioScience has outlined six steps humanity needs to take to reduce the impact of the emerging climate crisis. Dr Thomas Newsome, a co-author of the paper, says scientists have a moral obligation to warn of any great threat.

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