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06 September 2022

What is a bioarchaeologist?

Dr Melandri Vlok, a bioarchaeologist and an expert in ancient skeletons in the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre explains her fascinating field.
01 September 2022

My favourite painting: gruesome and compelling

Professor Mark Ledbury from the Discipline of Art History introduces us to one of his favourite paintings, Jacques-Louis David's 'The Lictors Bringing to Brutus the Bodies of his Dead Sons'.
01 September 2022

Internship provides corporate experience for First Nations students

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences collaborates with PwC to offer internships for First Nations students.
01 September 2022

Reimagining the Queer Classroom

The Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre (SSSHARC) will launch the inaugural Hunt-Simes Institute in Sexuality Studies (HISS) in 2023, the first initiative of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region.
31 August 2022

Fixing Australia's teacher shortage

Professor Anthony Welch from the School of Education and Social Work examines whether bringing in more teachers from overseas, as proposed by politicians, will really fix Australia's "unprecedented" teacher shortage.
29 August 2022

Good jobs, flexibility, and care key to Western Sydney women

Improved wages, increased opportunities for flexible work and access to affordable care are the main things working women in Western Sydney want, a new University of Sydney report finds.
26 August 2022

Is productivity really a magical fix?

With productivity set to be the dominant theme of Labor's upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit, Honorary Professor of Political Economy, Jim Stanford, questions whether our "uncritical obsession" with productivity distracts us from the deeper problems Australia must solve in order to make economic and social progress.
19 August 2022

Parents with intellectual disability need more support

Research suggests three in five children with intellectually disabled parents are removed from their care. Academics from the University of Sydney explain why more needs to be done to support these parents to ensure the best outcomes for both themselves and their children.
17 August 2022

From an arts degree to curating an environment friendly lifestyle

Elizabeth Roberts utilises learnings from her arts degree to effectively promote and reimagine sustainable lifestyle choices via RIISE, a luxury online platform.
12 August 2022

Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde filled with dark imaginings

Associate Professor Huw Griffiths, in English Literature, reviews a theatre production that recounts Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, the entire short novella by Robert Louis Stevenson, in one hour and 50 thrilling minutes.