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27 March 2019

Private car to remain king for "a generation or more"

The majority of Australians remain wedded to private cars despite the heavy promotion of public transport, according to a recent survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
27 March 2019

University of Sydney research shines in ERA results

All 22 broad fields of research undertaken at the University of Sydney have been rated as above or well above world standard by the Australian Research Council in a report released today.
21 March 2019

What is needed to improve diversity and inclusion in Australia

Harmony Day, a day set aside every year to celebrate Australia's cultural diversity, is celebrated on the same day as the International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is a day for both the celebration of multiculturalism but also a day to resolve to eliminate racism and xenophobia.
11 March 2019

New road pricing system needed after years of political neglect

Sydney's chronic traffic congestion results from "political neglect" and can only be solved by a radical new system of charges for road usage, according to a leading researcher at the University of Sydney Business School.
07 March 2019

Winners and losers of Australia and Indonesia's trade deal

Dr Patricia Ranald from the Department of Political Economy scrutinises the recently-signed free-trade deal between Australia and Indonesia that has been eight years in the making.
07 March 2019

"Unacceptable secrecy" around potential safety risks of medicines

Should new safety warnings about the potentially serious harmful effects of medicines be considered 'confidential business information'? University of Sydney researchers make a case for stronger regulation and full ongoing public access.
07 March 2019

New Arts and Social Sciences flagship themes to fix the future

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Professor Annamarie Jagose has announced six flagship themes that humanities and social sciences research at the University of Sydney will become known for over the next few years.
01 March 2019

NCP Trusts: not just for tax evaders and money launderers

New research by the University of Sydney Law School's Dr Derwent Coshott has outlined the economic benefits that can be reaped from Non-Charitable Purpose (NCP) trusts.
27 February 2019

Business School launches international scholarship program

The University of Sydney Business School is seeking to build a more culturally-diverse base by offering a range of graduate and postgraduate scholarship to outstanding students from non-traditional markets across Asia.
22 February 2019

Is ASIC the watchdog that no one fears?

The Banking Royal Commission has raised questions about the role of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, writes Professor Jason Harris, specialist in corporate law at the University of Sydney Law School.