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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.
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.