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13 November 2019

How transit scaling shapes our cities

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney reveals public transport investments in large metropolitan areas reap a better return, with more passengers adopting public transport, than those in smaller cities.
12 November 2019

Engineering doctorate awarded to Sir Michael Hintze AM

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate in Engineering to Sir Michael Hintze AM for his philanthropic efforts and global contributions to engineering and business.
30 October 2019

Lockout laws review shows vital role of transparent data analysis

Processes of data collection and analysis used to decide policy need to be as independent and transparent as possible, academics from the University of Sydney's Centre for Translational Data Science say.
29 October 2019

Kids, not gender, the biggest influence on work/care policy attitudes

Young dads consider paid parental leave and childcare to be as important to their future success at work as mothers. And it's the same trend in attitudes to shared household work, according to new research.
28 October 2019

Business School remains Australia's leader for business education

The prestigious London based Financial Times has ranked the University of Sydney Business School's flagship Master of Management as Australia's number one program of its kind for the seventh consecutive year.
24 October 2019

How watercooler talk can improve productivity and culture

Workers idly sharing gossip around the watercooler might seem like the bane of an employer's existence, but these informal interactions could enhance a firm's productivity, economists claim in a new research paper.
18 October 2019

Top ways travellers try to beat jetlag

A study of passengers travelling on long haul Qantas flights provides an insight into the ways travellers are trying to minimise feelings of jetlag.
10 October 2019

Tech entrepreneurs connecting through the Sydney Knowledge Hub

The head of the Sydney Knowledge Hub, Rupal Ismin, is ready to create deep connections between STEM entrepreneurs and the University of Sydney.
01 October 2019

Experts respond to Sydney night-time economy report

A state government report has recommended repealing the lockout laws in the Sydney CBD, consistent with evidence the University of Sydney's Centre for Translational Data Science provided to the government's inquiry.
27 September 2019

Troubled waters: experts comment on the drought and water policy

Australia is bracing for another hot, dry summer. With no respite in sight for drought-affected communities, what's the long-term solution for our chronic water shortage? University of Sydney experts weigh up the options and examine current policy proposals.