13 December 2023

How to get people to speak up in meetings

An appointed devil's advocate could be one of the many strategies to encourage people to share ideas in meetings, according to new research from the University of Sydney Business School and Lund University.
11 December 2023

Skills in Demand visa a 'triple-win' for workers, business and Australia

The new 'Skills in Demand visa' announced today will help to address major flaws in Australia's migration system that have led to worker exploitation and failed to address labour market needs, according to two leading employment relations and migration academics from the University of Sydney Business School.
08 December 2023

Students' AI-powered farming tool tops world's largest tech-for-good challenge

An AI-powered tool to help farmers naturally rehabilitate contaminated soil has been declared the 2023 Call for Code Global Challenge University winner - taking home a $US50,000 ($A75,500) prize for the University of Sydney Business School students behind it.
06 December 2023

University of Sydney continues to excel in sustainability ranking

The University placed seventh globally and first in Australia in the QS Sustainability Rankings, which ranks institutions worldwide. We ranked first globally for the social impact category.
04 December 2023

Managing peak period rail travel: How fares should be constructed to spread commuter loads in the post-Covid working environment

Christopher Day looks at how the extension of the peak time period hasn't flattened the peak and suggests returning to the previous peak time period would have benefits in terms of reducing the transport network’s maximum peak utilisation and corresponding capacity requirement.
20 November 2023

Career green light

A colleague once told her, ‘Opportunities might arrive when you don't feel ready. But take them anyway.’ That advice and clear focus has helped drive Hannah Dunn to the top of her field.
16 November 2023

The power of stories to help or hinder progress

Humanity has always been driven by stories, and their power in a post-truth world will be the topic of exploration for the 2023 Cleveringa Address, to be held at the University of Sydney Business School on Monday 27 November.
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.
13 November 2023

Strength in numbers

A secure job that you enjoy and that uses your skills well is an attractive proposition. Yet restlessness arrived for Jonathan O’Toole all the same. He took a chance that changed his career and the place he called home.
08 November 2023

Workplace protections needed for menstruation and menopause

Consideration for menstruation and menopause needs to be included in our understanding of the right to work, according to new research from the University of Sydney Business School.