24 October 2023

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences announces new Head of School

With 16 years of experience working in the School of Education and Social Work, Associate Professor Kelly Freebody will now take up a senior leadership position as Head of School.
24 October 2023

Exploring how emoji apps can help teach First Nations languages

Kaytetyemoji is a language learning app that helps people learn the endangered Kaytetye language. Honours student Bridey Lea joined the project to help understand how apps can help strengthen First Nations languages for future generations.
23 October 2023

Archaeologists, Barkindji custodians excavate dingo burial

A collaboration between a local Indigenous group and archaeologists has unearthed ancestral dingo remains, as Dr Amy Way and colleagues describe in The Conversation.
18 October 2023

2023 Sydney Peace Prize Lecture to be delivered by Nazanin Boniadi

This year's Sydney Peace Prize Lecture will be delivered by Iranian-born human rights activist and actress Nazanin Boniadi at the Sydney Town Hall on 2 November.
18 October 2023

SCA awards $40,000 art scholarships

Artists Marley Dawson and Danica I. J. Knežević have been awarded 2023 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarships from Sydney College of the Arts (SCA). The $30,000 Mid-Career/Established and $10,000 Emerging Scholarships were announced at the opening of the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship Finalist Exhibition at SCA Gallery.
06 October 2023

New study reveals teenagers’ social media use and safety concerns

Research involving 1200 young people and parents identified removing content from platforms, seeing unsolicited content, and physical discomfort as key negative experiences. They ask government and industry to do more.
04 October 2023

Elaine Lindsay's life story: From poetry at the Pancake Kitchen to a PhD

Against all odds, Elaine Lindsay went to university to pursue her academic dreams. Since then, she's hosted on a radio station, gotten her PhD, and married her two passions for literature and feminist theology.
28 September 2023

University researchers and alumni to feature in SXSW Sydney 2023

South by Southwest conferences and festivals gather the world's most inspired thinkers and creators. Hosted outside of the US for the first time, SXSW Sydney will showcase University of Sydney researchers and alumni.
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.