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04 June 2020

Could manufacturing aid Australia's economic recovery?

Following a federal government call for the reignition of domestic industrial activity, University of Sydney experts comment on the role of advanced manufacturing and boosting the digital workforce in Australia's post-coronavirus economy.
01 June 2020

Will Mobility as a Service make Travel Demand Management strategies redundant?

Travel Demand Management (TDM) initiatives involve influencing people's travel behaviour in order to favour alternative mobility options. Professor Emerita Corinne Mulley and Professor John Nelson discuss how these strategies may be useful in the wake of COVID-19.
29 May 2020

COVID-19 moved teaching online, but students & staff continue to thrive

Semester 1, 2020 has been like no other in recent history for both students and staff at the University of Sydney.
28 May 2020

Sydney academic recognised for highly-cited research over ten years

Professor Andreas Rauch from the University of Sydney Business School is the author of one of three social science research papers honoured in SAGE Publishing's inaugural 10-Year Impact Awards this year.
28 May 2020

The alum helping stood-down workers find employment

Hatch, co-founded by Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Commerce alum Adam Jacobs, has established a COVID-19 labour exchange to help Australian businesses hire workers who've been stood down.
25 May 2020

Global Executive MBA student profile: Lincoln Easton

Global Executive MBA student Lincoln Easton is the founder of Payapps.com and is currently leading the market entry of UK technology vendor NBS into Australia. Find out why he chose to study at the University of Sydney Business School.
25 May 2020

What might Covid-19 mean for Mobility as a Service (MaaS)?

Professor David Hensher suggests that the 'new normal' introduced as a result of coronavirus restrictions offers a golden opportunity to reform the Mobility as a Service (MaaS) sector.
18 May 2020

Practice social distancing on trains: a pious hope for Sydneysiders?

Although coronavirus restrictions are starting to ease in NSW, the difficulties associated with practising social distancing on public transport need to be addressed sooner rather than later, writes Dr Chinh Ho.
12 May 2020

Jack Mundey's legacy: union leader and environmental activist

Union leader Jack Mundey AO passed away this week at the age of 90. Sydney academics reflect on his legacy and impact on urban environmentalism, the trade union movement and Australian society.
12 May 2020

Honours duo launch tutoring platform for HSC students during COVID-19

With HSC students facing unprecedented challenges, two University of Sydney Honours students have drawn on their own recent HSC experiences and launched an online platform to support Year 12s during their final year.