16 July 2024

Past shootings of US presidents led to new gun controls - will this one?

David Smith, Associate Professor in American Politics and Foreign Policy in the Discipline of Government and International Relations, looks into the history of the AR-15 rifle and attempts at gun control in America.
10 July 2024

How a PhD in Sydney can take researchers to Harvard Law School

The University of Sydney Law School’s partnership with the Harvard Law School opens a world of possibilities for PhD researchers like Ravi Prakash Vyas, allowing them to research, travel, make connections and build networks.
08 July 2024

Should the NSW Government buy our toll roads?

Toll roads charge too much yet we don't have enough of them. To fix both things, NSW should buy their private owners, writes Professor David Levinson for The Conversation.
04 July 2024

Law School academics take home prestigious research awards

Two esteemed researchers from the Sydney Law School have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to legal scholarship at the 2024 Australian Legal Research Awards (ALRAs).
19 June 2024

Celebrating Legal Excellence: The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship

The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship was established in 2008 by the University of Sydney Law School through contributions from the friends and colleagues of the late Justice Hely. Scholarship recipients reflect on its impact.
18 June 2024

Celebrating exceptional students at 2024 Prize Giving Ceremony

On 31 May 2024 at one of Sydney Law School’s biggest annual events, prize and scholarship donors, staff, and legal professionals came together to celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements of our law students.
18 June 2024

South Australia's plan to ban political donations raises risks and benefits

Professor Emerita Anne Twomey examines the risks and benefits of South Australia's plan to ban political parties and candidates from receiving political donations and instead be provided with public funding.
18 June 2024

Tight-knit communities can prevent environmental progress

New research indicates that strong community bonds could hinder rather than help environmental initiatives.
18 June 2024

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to receive 2024 Sydney Peace Prize

The Sydney Peace Foundation has announced the International Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement will receive the Sydney Peace Prize in 2024.
07 June 2024

Sexual harassment rife in retail work

The peak bodies representing retailers and workers are calling on the industry to address the scourge of sexual harassment, in light of new research.