05 December 2023

'A deeply thoughtful show': artist Louise Bourgeois at AGNSW

Dr Lea Vuong, a French scholar from the School of Languages and Cultures, explores the 'deeply thoughtful and sensuous' blockbuster exhibition by French-American artist Louise Bourgeois at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
30 November 2023

Sydney scholars elected as 2023 Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Four distinguished scholars from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences have been elected to the Australian Academy of the Humanities in recognition of their achievement in and contribution to the humanities in Australia. It is the highest honour within the humanities.
29 November 2023

Explore Social and Political Sciences at Sydney

Situated in the vibrant Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, we're a community of passionate researchers and educators dedicated to student-centred excellence. Together, we explore human society intricacies and craft innovative global solutions.
28 November 2023

How would a second Trump presidency reshape the US government?

From sweeping out opposition to gutting the civil service, Associate Professor David Smith predicts what Trump 2024 would look like.
24 November 2023

University of Sydney to host prestigious Congress of HASS 2023

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) will meet at the University of Sydney Camperdown campus in the final week of November, 2023, bringing together scholars from around Australia and the world.
23 November 2023

Two Sydney academics awarded public policy funding

The James Martin Institute (JMI) awarded its prestigious annual Policy Challenge Grants during a ceremony at the State Library of NSW on Wednesday evening.
22 November 2023

Should OpenAI's board have fired Sam Altman?

OpenAI's board is facing backlash for firing CEO Sam Altman - but it's good it had the power to, writes Dr Joanne Gray, Lecturer in Media and Communications. She argues big tech companies could benefit from more accountability.
20 November 2023

Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita is brought to astonishing life on stage

Dr Alexander Howard, Senior Lecturer in English, reviews a riotous new stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's novel The Master and Margarita, known for its supernatural satire.
15 November 2023

Sydney academics recognised for impact in highly cited list

Twenty-seven University of Sydney academics have been recognised as leaders in their field in this year's 2023 Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list.
15 November 2023

University of Sydney secures four prestigious ARC Linkage Grants

The University of Sydney has secured funding to kick-start four new projects with industry and government partners, including the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Australian Department of Primary Industries.