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16 November 2022

New Scholarships to support anthropology students

Students who plan on studying anthropology in 2023 at the postgraduate level, including both Master of Arts (Research) and PhD, have until 6 December, 2022 to apply for a Carlyle Greenwell postgraduate scholarship.

16 November 2022

Sydney researchers ranked among global elite

Around 400 academics from the University of Sydney have been recognised among the best in the world in their fields, from renewable energies and chronic disease prevention to space science.
16 November 2022

Robo-marking in Australian schools: no school left behind

Automated grading technologies could soon be rolled out in Australian schools but without robust national guidelines and an independent advisory body, some schools could be left behind.
15 November 2022

This new ‘risky’ playground is a work of art

Senior Lecturer Dr Sanne Mestrom, from the Sydney College of the Arts, explores the work of artist Mike Hewson, who has created a 'risky' new children's playground in Melbourne's Southbank.
10 November 2022

Sydney academics elected Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences

Five University of Sydney academics have been appointed as Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
09 November 2022

Disability complaints processes need major overhaul

A new report commissioned by the Disability Royal Commission calls for an overhaul of Australia's complaint mechanism processes to better protect people with disability.
09 November 2022

Ruth Bader Ginsburg theatre production is beautifully crafted

Associate Professor Penelope Crossley, from the Law School, reviews a thrilling one woman play about American Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, presented by Sydney Theatre Company.
08 November 2022

Sanne Mestrom's sculptures invite play

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has acquired a work by Dr Sanné Mestrom, from Sydney College of the Arts, which repositions sculpture as art for play. The Offering will be exhibited in one of the garden spaces of the Gallery's new building, opening 3 December 2022.
01 November 2022

The future of superannuation in Australia

Economists from the University of Sydney are working to develop new models to identify the impacts of superannuation policy change on Australian households.
31 October 2022

Archaeological artefacts found on Norfolk Island

An archaeological dig on Norfolk Island has uncovered two Polynesian adzes (stone axes) and hundreds of flakes dating back to pre-European settlement.