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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.
26 September 2019

University of Sydney takes out top Master of Management ranking

The University of Sydney Business School's flagship Master of Management is again Australia's number one program of its kind, according to the latest global ratings published by the prestigious QS World University Rankings.
23 September 2019

Climate explained: why don't we have electric aircraft?

Electric cars, trains, trams and boats already exist. That logically leads to the question: why are we not seeing large electric aircraft? And will we see them any time soon? Aeronautical engineering academic, Dr Dries Verstraete explains.
18 September 2019

Innovation must be a priority for boards, finds new study

Boards that fail to understand the importance of innovation may block business growth opportunities and underestimate the impact of digital disruption, according to a report by the University of Sydney Business School and AICD.
18 September 2019

Showcasing aged care, transport and mental health innovations

Seven visionary startups from Sydney students, staff and alumni will compete in the Genesis Finale at the University of Sydney this Friday 20 September.
13 September 2019

University of Sydney tops both MBA and EMBA rankings

The University of Sydney has claimed top spot in the 2019 BOSS MBA Rankings, with both the MBA and Global Executive MBA (EMBA) ranking first in Australia.
13 September 2019

Asset ownership key to understanding class in the 21st Century

With wealth inequality in Australia showing no sign of slowing, it is now a person's assets - rather than their employment status - that operates as the key decider and distributor of their life chances, argue University of Sydney researchers in a new paper.
29 August 2019

Why high-skilled workers are worrying about wage theft

The 'fissuring' of business structures and workplaces fundamentally changes the nature of work and the employment relationship, and which aren't just the concerns of low-skilled workers, Professor David Weil explained when he delivered the Kingsley Laffer lecture.
28 August 2019

Sydney's employability program wins AFR award

The University of Sydney's employability program for international students received an accolade at last night's Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.