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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?
29 October 2021

Arts graduate and double scholar pursues Oxford dream

Arabic Language and Cultures alumna, Iman Salim Ali Farrar, has been awarded two competitive scholarships to pursue her passion in Arabic studies and politics – one which began since her childhood in the Middle East.
28 October 2021

Seven women poets shortlisted for Australia's richest poetry prize

The 2021 judges reviewed 309 unpublished manuscripts by Australian women poets to determine a shortlist of seven stunning entries. The winner of the $40,000 prize will be announced at a ceremony on 12 November.

27 October 2021

What should we make of COP26?

What must world leaders do to secure the future of humanity? University of Sydney experts suggest the existential threat of climate change won't be solved by targets of 'net zero by 2050' - much more must be done.
22 October 2021

2022 Hunt-Simes Visiting Chair of Sexuality Studies announced

Promoting international collaboration, the 2022 Visiting Chair of Sexuality Studies will see three academics conduct innovative research at Sydney.