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03 August 2020

More people travelling for social reasons since initial COVID-19 restrictions

A rising number of Australians are travelling for social and recreational reasons since the initial coronavirus travel restrictions, according to initial findings of a survey by the University of Sydney's Institute of Transport & Logistics Studies.
03 August 2020

Pooled testing to help Australia tackle the second wave of COVID-19

Pooled testing is a cost-effective method of testing in which a single test is run on a group of samples. Dr Saman Eskandarzadeh and Professor Ben Fahimnia explain how it could help Australia tackle a second wave of COVID-19 whilst reducing the need for tough restrictions.
30 July 2020

Resilience and empathy vital for leaders post-COVID: global survey

A global survey of over 1,700 professionals, including University of Sydney Business School alumni, has found corporate employees are more focused on communicating with their offshore colleagues than they were before the pandemic.
28 July 2020

Exclusive program to help international students in post-COVID job market

The University of Sydney Business School has reimagined its award-winning Job Smart employability program for international students, offering even more opportunities for industry experience and career coaching.
21 July 2020

6 social enterprises founded by our Commerce student entrepreneurs

From tackling climate change to supporting women in need, our Bachelor of Commerce students and alumni are developing real solutions to some of the world's greatest challenges.
10 July 2020

Socio-economic, environmental impacts of coronavirus quantified

How is COVID-19 impacting people and the planet and what are the implications for a post-pandemic world? This world-first study led by the University of Sydney quantifies the socio-economic losses and environmental gains.
07 July 2020

Business Dalyell students innovate online to solve global challenges

Through the Dalyell Scholars program, high-achieving Business School students have worked with industry leaders and innovators to develop creative solutions to real-world problems.
06 July 2020

Public Transport post-COVID-19 – A quick scan of some of the immediate challenges and those in the longer term

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed some critical issues inherent in the current public transport system. However, according to Professor David Hensher and Yale Wong, this is an opportune time to address these problems in order to create a more resilient and adaptable transport sector.
03 July 2020

Compulsive internet use by teens linked to emotional issues: study

A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. However there was no evidence that pre-existing emotional issues are a predictor of obsessive internet use.
30 June 2020

How to turn crisis into a career maker

Having graduated during Global Financial Crisis, Bachelor of Commerce alum Ashton Jones shares four tips for building a career in uncertain times.