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29 June 2022

Fighting for social justice through advocacy and poetry

Human rights activist, refugee advocate, poet and author - Sara Saleh's multiple skills and experiences have led her from research to activism - from Western Sydney to Middle East refugee camps - in her quest for social justice.
24 June 2022

Broughton Island: community-centred cultural heritage research

Collaboration between archaeologists, Traditional Owners and land managers is revealing new information about the past human occupation of Broughton Island, and delivering tangible outcomes for community and cultural heritage.

23 June 2022

A legacy paying forward in meaningful ways

A scholarship donated in memory of pioneering social worker and academic Katharine Ogilvie MBE is being used to fund vital research by 2021 PhD candidate Natalie Morton.
23 June 2022

Imagining different futures

Winning the 2021 Dame Leonie Kramer Postgraduate Research Scholarship has given Doctor of Creative Arts candidate, Mykalea Saunders, the biggest gift of all—the gift of time.
23 June 2022

What is computational social science?

Researchers gather at the University of Sydney to develop state-of-the-art projects at Australia’s first Summer Institute in Computational Science.
20 June 2022

Resource will help reduce prejudice against parents with intellectual disability

In an Australian first, the Research Centre for Children and Families has produced a resource to increase the disability skills of child protection professionals. The resource will increase the chances of families staying together by helping professionals take simple steps to assess parents with intellectual disability in a fair and accessible way.
14 June 2022

HSC Aboriginal Studies outreach initiative to enrich student learning

In collaboration with Aboriginal knowledge holders and Bachelor of Education students, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences develops HSC Aboriginal Studies Major Project Consultation program for Year 12 students.
14 June 2022

The powerful coalescence of art, activism and scholarship

SSSHARC International fellow, Professor Mark LeVine speaks about Heavy Metal Islam, activism and his approach to Indigenous scholarship.
09 June 2022

Prehistoric Swiss Army knife indicates early humans communicated

Archaeologists have found that a tool, dubbed the "stone Swiss Army knife" of prehistory, was made to look the same in enormous numbers across great distances and multiple biomes in southern Africa. This indicates early humans were sharing information and communicating with one another.
09 June 2022

Sydney 41st in world in QS rankings

The University of Sydney continues to perform strongly in the highly regarded QS World University Rankings, ranking 41st in the world.