19 December 2019

University of Sydney joins SCRIPTS Centre of Excellence

University of Sydney social scientists will help address fundamental questions about the development of politics and society as part of a new multimillion-dollar cross-university research project.
17 December 2019

Four things you might not know about Christmas

Think you know everything about Santa Claus and the myriad traditions that surround him? Professor Carole Cusack, from the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Sydney, shares some festive season facts that may surprise you.
17 December 2019

The science of Star Wars - and how it has changed movies forever

How sound is the science of Star Wars? What will the end of franchise mean for fans? University of Sydney experts in film, pop culture and astrophysics weigh in.
12 December 2019

Dr. Sophie Chao awarded Anthropological Society prize

Dr. Chao was recently awarded the 2019 Australian Anthropological Society (AAS) PhD Thesis Prize for her dissertation, "In the Shadow of the Palms: Plant-Human Relations Among Marind-Anim, West Papua".
10 December 2019

Re-framing the gap year for regional students in NSW

A group of the country's leading education researchers and equity practitioners have received funding from the New South Wales Government for a project aiming to help regional high school students make decisions about addressing and resolving gap year needs.
05 December 2019

Winners of 2019 David Harold Tribe Fiction Award announced

Grafton-based Claire Aman and Melbourne writer Katherine Brabon have been announced as joint winners of the 2019 David Harold Tribe Fiction Award.
05 December 2019

ARC Discovery Project success for arts and social sciences researchers

More than $2.5 million of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding has been secured for Discovery Projects led by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences academics.
05 December 2019

Winner of 2019 Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award announced

Melbourne poet Melinda Bufton has been announced as winner of the 2019 Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award.
05 December 2019

58 Discovery Project grants awarded to Sydney researchers

Federal Education Dan Tehan announced the latest round of ARC Discovery Project grants, including funds for 58 research projects involving University of Sydney researchers and administered by the University.
05 December 2019

Susan Wyndham named SSSHARC Journalist-in-Residence

The Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre (SSSHARC) has appointed journalist and University of Sydney alumna Susan Wyndham to a role as its inaugural Journalist-in-Residence.