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26 November 2021

New Julius Caesar looks at the consequences of failed politics

Dr Huw Griffiths, senior lecturer in English Literature, reflects on the retelling of history and political stories in a powerful new production of Julius Caesar.
24 November 2021

From an economics degree to successful start-up leader in Vietnam

Minh Bui is a leading entrepreneur, Harvard MBA graduate, singer, actor and filmmaker in Vietnam – and it all started with a Bachelor of Economics.
24 November 2021

Queen Elizabeth II: the twilight years of a record-breaking reign

At 95, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning British monarch. But in recent weeks, she has been absent for medical reasons, says Dr Cindy McCreery. Could she step down or will she go on to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee in 2022?
15 November 2021

Xi Jinping puts his stamp on Communist Party history

David Goodman, professor of Chinese politics and director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, reflects on the key aspects from the Chinese Communist Party's sixth plenary in Beijing.
12 November 2021

Australia's richest poetry prize winner announced

Sydney poet Emily Stewart has won the 2021 Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award. It is Australia's richest poetry prize, valued at $40,000 and dedicated to celebrating women poets.
11 November 2021

Creating safer spaces for women in India

Studying post-colonial literature and gender studies has helped this postgrad make a meaningful difference.
10 November 2021

Could counselling for footballers change off-field behaviour?

Chair of Social Work Professor Jioji Ravulo has spent eight years counselling rugby league players about their off-field behaviours. In a new paper, he shares insights into supporting the mental health of elite athletes under pressure.
09 November 2021

Social sciences peak body welcomes four new Sydney faces

Professors Clinton Free, David Kinley, Frans Verstraten and Helen Watt join the esteemed national Academy that champions social science research.
04 November 2021

Climate change a greater risk for Indigenous families

Without urgent change, housing in regional and remote areas of Australia will become inhospitable for many Indigenous families, forcing a climate migration.
29 October 2021

Facebook and the Metaverse: should we be worried about privacy?

Facebook has announced a name change for its holding company at its annual conference to reposition itself as more than a social media company. But what does it mean for user privacy?