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13 March 2018

Gun laws stopped mass shootings in Australia

The odds that a 22-year absence of mass shootings in Australia since 1996 gun reforms are due to chance are one in 200,000, new research reveals.
12 March 2018

6 new academic staff join Sydney Law School

The Law School continues to expand research and teaching expertise with new appointments.

06 March 2018

Sydney Policy Lab fellows combine theory and practice

Gender equality, valuing the benefits of infrastructure projects and online dispute resolution are among the policy issues being tackled by the University of Sydney's inaugural Sydney Policy Lab fellows.
02 March 2018

Government's foreign donations bill is flawed

The federal government's bill is highly vulnerable to a constitutional challenge and needs to be redrafted, writes Professor Anne Twomey from the University of Sydney Law School.
01 March 2018

Strong results continue in QS subject rankings

The QS 2018 Subject Rankings, released today, rated two University of Sydney subjects in the top 10 globally and another 33 subjects in the top 50 globally.
26 February 2018

10 questions with Associate Professor Rita Shackel

In celebration of International Women’s Day, SOAR Fellow, Associate Professor Rita Shackel shares her personal thoughts on career success, inspirational women, and the need for society to step up to sexual abuse and violence.      

23 February 2018

Alumna Laina Chan shares her career insights

International Women's Day MC, Laina Chan (BSc Hons LLB Hons '94), shares her career journey and tips for women entering the legal profession.

22 February 2018

5 career barriers and how to break through them

Gender barriers in the workplace can be hard to break. University of Sydney academics offer tips to tackle career obstacles this International Women's Day.
14 February 2018

Jessup team to represent Australia in Washington DC

A team of law students have returned from Canberra as national champions in the Australian round of the prestigious Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
13 February 2018

Sydney Law School alumni recognised in Australia Day honours

Congratulations to our Sydney Law School community members who were acknowledged in the 2018 Australia Day Honours List.

30 January 2018

University community celebrated with Australia Day honours

The University of Sydney congratulates the members of our community who have been acknowledged in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List.
25 January 2018

Emerging research pioneers championed with fellowships

Twenty-two gifted early and mid-career researchers have been named as the University of Sydney's 2018 Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) fellows.
12 January 2018

For women fighting the gender pay gap discrimination law is limited

Discrimination law has limited capacity to address the gender pay gap, writes legal expert Alice Orchiston.