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28 May 2020

Open Science in the Age of COVID-19

In the face of the most pressing public health crisis in recent memory, the importance of generating and communicating reliable knowledge has never been more important. To do this, scientists are increasingly turning to open science. Dr Jason M. Chin explains.

27 May 2020

National Reconciliation Week 2020

On the first day of National Reconciliation Week 2020, Professor Simon Bronitt, Dean and Head of Sydney Law School, delivers an Acknowledgement of Country.
26 May 2020

Lee Ming Tee Indigenous Scholarship: supporting undergraduate students

This undergraduate scholarship aims to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve their study goals.

07 May 2020

COVID-19 and hate crime in Australia

An organisation co-run by Professor Gail Mason from the University of Sydney Law School, the Australian Hate Crime Network (AHCN), has called for greater vigilance in countering racism and other forms of bigotry that is erupting amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.

06 May 2020

Alumnus announced as Australia’s ambassador to Cambodia

Mr Kang will work closely with Cambodian representatives to strengthen the relationship between Australia and Cambodia.

28 April 2020

Experts examine the COVID-19 tracing app

University of Sydney academics from the disciplines of cybersecurity, media, law and health comment on COVIDSafe, the COVID-19 contact tracing app released by the federal government.
22 April 2020

Sydney Law School academics recognised in Best Lawyers Australia 2021

Best Lawyers is a respected peer review publication, highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of the legal profession. Recognition in the publication is regarded as a significant honour. 

14 April 2020

US COVID-19 deaths "poorly predicted" by IHME model

An international group of data scientists led by the University of Sydney's Centre for Translational Data Science has found that over 70 percent of US states had death rates that were inconsistent with IHME predictions.
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.