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23 March 2020

Are Victorians afraid of crime?

While intense and frequent concern about crime is rare, a survey of nearly 3000 people from across the state reveals online harassment is the chief source of this kind of angst.
06 March 2020

Prominent female professors share their advice on leadership

What makes a good leader? Eight University of Sydney's leaders, who also happen to be women, share the view from the top - and the advice they'd offer aspiring female leaders.
04 March 2020

QS subject rankings reflect breadth of Sydney expertise

The QS 2020 Subject Rankings has rated 31 University of Sydney subjects in the top 50 globally, up from 30 in 2019.

04 March 2020

A possible legal solution to sexual harassment at work

By classifying sexual harassment as a workplace harm, workplace health and safety (WHS) laws could help prevent it, according to researchers.
19 February 2020

Sydney Law School team named national Jessup Moot champions

A team of law students have been crowned national champions in the Australian round of the prestigious Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
17 February 2020

Sydney Law School PhD candidate awarded prestigious publication prize

Callista Harris has been named as the recipient of the Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals Rosalyn Higgins Prize.
17 February 2020

Fatal Woman, The Origin of Evil, and other tantalising tales

They may sell for 30 cents at the local op shop, but classic crime books - especially their cover art - warrant appreciation. Criminologist and artist Dr Carolyn McKay outlines their appeal.
03 February 2020

Student-engineered solutions at the nexus of law and science

An idea to label food to indicate the use of antibiotics to prevent the emergence of superbugs has seen a multidisciplinary team of students named the inaugural winners of the Summer Innovation Program (SIP) challenge.
23 January 2020

Fulbright Scholarship success

This year, the University of Sydney has its largest contingent of Fulbright Scholars since 1972, with eight members of the University community receiving the prestigious scholarship to undertake further study and research in the United States.
21 January 2020

Cousin took a DNA test? Courts could use it to profile you

Police already use DNA databases to identify suspects, but what if judges used them to inform sentencing decisions? Dr Allan McCay and Christopher Lean investigate.