05 May 2020

Business 'not as usual' helps the Business School reach global sustainability goals

National and global crises this year including the Australian bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic highlight the important role of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in achieving a sustainable, equitable and climate-ready future.
04 May 2020

Unintended consequence of Covid-19: working from home (WFH) a good and achievable idea after all

Professor David Hensher suggests that post-COVID-19, employers could be more amenable to staff working from home, resulting in significant improvements to traffic congestion and the lowering of greenhouse gas emissions.
28 April 2020

Sydney transforms Master of Commerce to prepare students for future of work

The University of Sydney Business School has transformed the Master of Commerce, with a greater focus on core skills that will be in-demand in future workplaces.
24 April 2020

Coronavirus contact-tracing apps: most of us won't cooperate unless everyone does

As governments look to ease general social-distancing measures and instead use more targeted strategies to stop coronavirus transmission, we face a social dilemma about the limits of cooperative behaviour, writes Dr Stefan Volk.
23 April 2020

Business asked to take its mobility pulse for post COVID 19 response

The Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies and the Business Council of Sustainable Development Australia have launched a survey to determine how prepared business is for mobility shocks and how it will pivot once the community is mobile again.
20 April 2020

ARC Linkage Projects success for Sydney researchers

University of Sydney projects have been awarded more than $2 million in funding in the latest rounds of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects outcomes.
16 April 2020

Self-testing startup by Sydney Global EMBA alumni lists on ASX

Atomo Diagnostics, a startup created by two University of Sydney Business School alumni, aims to develop a self-testing SARS-CoV-2 kit. The company will float on the Australian Stock Exchange today.
15 April 2020

Capped Uber and taxi fares to boost public transport: new survey

Around half of all people living in major Australian cities would abandon their private cars if they could travel up to five kilometres to a public transport hub by Uber and taxi for a capped fare of $5, according to a survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
08 April 2020

First study on the health conditions of adults one month into COVID-19 lockdown

A new preliminary study provides some of the earliest pieces of evidence that the COVID-19 outbreak affected people mentally as well as physically.
06 April 2020

Public mass emergency planning and the overlooked role of “behavioural intervention”

Planning for public disaster mitigation and emergencies like COVID-19 should include behavioural intervention, treating people as an ally rather than a problem to control, writes Dr Milad Haghani.