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15 November 2019

ARC funding will help researchers better understand disadvantage

Sydney researchers have received an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project grant to study how social assistance dependence is linked across generations using Australian Centrelink data.
14 November 2019

Harry Potter parallels with religion

Professor Carole Cusack found that Potterheads can be seen as akin to worshippers in their devotion to the fabled tales.
13 November 2019

$10,000 scholarships for postgraduate study

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is offering start-up scholarships worth $10,000 for domestic applicants commencing postgraduate studies in 2020.
11 November 2019

From the Dean

As the end of the year looms and various tasks take on a new sense of urgency, it is a Dean’s pleasure to reflect on the many achievements of the staff, students and alumni of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
11 November 2019

Two new Fellows elected to the Academy of Social Sciences

Two University of Sydney social scientists have been elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of their world-leading research in the fields of intellectual history and environmental justice.
05 November 2019

University of Sydney graduate’s mission to make poor families safer

Alexie Seller graduated from the University of Sydney in 2011 with a combined degree in arts and mechanical engineering. Now as Co-founding Director of Pollinate Group, the entrepreneur is empowering women entrepreneurs to provide clean energy to neglected communities in India and Nepal.
31 October 2019

Sydney researchers helping to break the cycle of disadvantage

University of Sydney economists and health experts will spearhead a new research project that will help Australian children and families overcome the challenges of deep and persistent disadvantage.
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.
03 October 2019

Sydney rises again in arts and humanities rankings

The University of Sydney has risen to 41st in the world and second in Australia for arts and humanities in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject.
02 October 2019

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship

Chris Dolman has been awarded the prestigious Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship by the Sydney College of the Arts.