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09 August 2022

New book calls for radical overhaul of pornography studies

Pornography and its effects on consumers have been studied by academics for more than 50 years. So what have we learned? Professor Alan McKee says there are many questions that still need answers.
02 August 2022

Story books for children in care by authors with lived experience

Two young people with lived experience have authored story books to help ease the trauma for children currently in care, part of a project undertaken by the University of Sydney's Research Centre for Children and Families.
01 August 2022

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences launches two new schools

As part of the previously announced organisational changes, FASS has renamed two schools.
31 July 2022

Collateral damage of immigration detention: new research

Australia's policy of indefinite mandatory detention is harming detainees' friends, family and supporters, according to a new study by the Sydney Centre for Healthy Societies (SCHS) at The University of Sydney.

27 July 2022

$3.5m donation ensures the future of Tibetan Buddhist studies in Australia

Khyentse Foundation's $3.5m gift guarantees the future of Tibetan Buddhist studies at the University, including teaching, research and community outreach.
26 July 2022

2022 ABC TOP 5 Arts media residencies announced

Dr Sanné Mestrom, a sculptor and ARC DECRA Fellow in the Sydney College of the Arts, and Dr Mahesh White-Radhakrishnan, a musician and scholar of music and language, at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, have each won a two-week media residency with the ABC.
22 July 2022

From an arts degree to jewellery designer

Art history graduate and multidisciplinary artist, Cong Yu, started her jewellery label, which explores jewellery as a sculptural material.
21 July 2022

Sydney research recognised among world's best

The University of Sydney has continued its strong performance in global rankings, with three research areas in the top 10 globally, and 14 areas in the top 50 globally, in the latest ShanghaiRanking league table.
21 July 2022

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis is spangly, explosive, unhinged - and a triumph

Associate Professor Bruce Isaacs, in Film Studies, reflects on Baz Lurhmann's musical biopic ELVIS and whether works of art really do need to have a point, or can they be just be entertaining, playful and fun.
19 July 2022

2022 ABC TOP 5 Humanities media residencies announced

The winners of the 2022 ABC TOP 5 Humanities Media Residencies have been announced, supported by the University of Sydney.