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28 September 2023

Sydney anthropologist wins Critical Anthropology Book Award

Dr Sophie Chao from the School of Social and Political Sciences has received an Honorable Mention from the Association for Legal and Political Anthropology (APLA).
26 September 2023

How to manage exam season: take breaks and breathe

Associate Professor Paul Ginns' research shows that rest and relaxation maximises academic performance, even during exams. He explains why in The Conversation.
25 September 2023

Dr Lynette Riley AO receives Order of Australia Medal

The NSW Governor has presented Aunty Associate Professor Lynette Riley AO with an Order of Australia Medal, celebrating her contributions to education, community and reconciliation.
22 September 2023

Student Spotlight: Sydney Film Festival placement

We catch up with Jessamine Lobb, a final year Bachelor of Arts (English and Diversity Studies) student as she reflects on the recent experience of completing a placement at the Sydney Film Festival, and the lifelong skills gained.
22 September 2023

Statement in Support of the Voice to Parliament

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences statement in support of the Uluru Statement from the Heart and an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament.
20 September 2023

Joining Jailbaby’s rehearsals for research in performance studies

Bridget Mac Eochagain, PhD candidate in Theatre and Performance Studies, shares her thoughts on the collaborative rehearsal process for 'Jailbaby' at the University’s Performance Research Studio.
20 September 2023

Experience the French-speaking world: learning a new language in its context

With daily interaction in French, Arts student Alexandra Lyons reflects on her time in France where she embraced new experiences in learning another language and expanding cross-cultural and interpersonal communication skills.
18 September 2023

Australia’s richest poetry prize: $40,000 to celebrate female poets

The Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award will be offering a $40,000 prize to the recipient for her collection of poems reflecting Australian culture. The winning collection will be published by Vagabond Press.
14 September 2023

Five Sydney researchers announced as 2023 Young Tall Poppy award winners

Five early career researchers from the University of Sydney have been honoured as recipients of the 2023 NSW Young Tall Poppy Awards, recognising their contributions to the future of STEM.
12 September 2023

Collaborate or compete? The perils of returning to the office

A benefit of working in the office is that it can spur workers to put in more effort, as they are able to observe their colleagues working (and working hard) more easily.