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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.
22 February 2019

Law reform needed for granny flat arrangements

When "granny flat agreements" go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for parents and children alike, writes property law expert Patricia Lane from The University of Sydney Law School.
18 February 2019

Moving beyond the buzzword: why 'transformation' really matters

'Transformation' is more than just a corporate buzzword - it's a necessity for organisations to not only survive but to thrive ethically in an uncertain world, says a University of Sydney expert.
12 February 2019

Work-life balance rank with salary for graduate job seekers

Work-life balance involving flexible work arrangements is nearly as important as salary for young graduates seeking professional positions, according to a global survey conducted by CEMS Global Alliance of Business Schools.
07 February 2019

Transparency reporting by pharmaceutical industry in decline

Researchers warn Australian pharmaceutical companies are no longer required to publicly disclose many payments to the health sector, and advocate for US-style legislation to ensure full and long-lasting transparency.
06 February 2019

Fulbright Scholar studies ties between universities and industry

Associate Professor Eric Knight has been granted a prestigious Fulbright Senior Scholarship to look at how academics drive technological development and the business models that are emerging as a result.