22 April 2024

Fake news and misinformation: Sydney universities launch new database

Terry Flew, Professor of Digital Communication and Culture, in Media and Communications leads a team of researchers working to combat misinformation, fake news and disinformation online.
15 April 2024

New Law Building delivers big on sustainability

The NSW Cladding Replacement program provided the University of Sydney a unique opportunity to reinvent the New Law building and to help meet its strategy of sending zero waste to landfill.
11 April 2024

Global Peace Conference in Bangkok: A Nexus of Insights and Inspiration

Students from the Sydney Law School recently attended the third Global Peace Conference at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, a forum where delegates and speakers alike discussed pathways towards fostering peace and understanding on a global scale.
11 April 2024

Plant more native trees to reduce landslide risk, say researchers

Landslides typically occur under heavy rain. With the potential for increased precipitation due to climate change and a possible return to La Nina reinforcing slopes with native trees and shrubs could be an effective, economical and sustainable solution.
27 March 2024

University of Sydney researchers to inform government on jobs, skills and immigration

Three University of Sydney academics have had their research expertise recognised with appointments to councils informing Australian government policy in the critical areas of jobs and skilled immigration policy.
18 March 2024

Ground-breaking research informs NSW AI inquiry

Sydney Law School researchers have provided evidence on the use of automated decision-making in state and local government sectors in New South Wales (NSW) at the NSW Artificial Intelligence Inquiry.
18 March 2024

Professor Fleur Johns appointed as Head of School and Dean of Sydney Law School

Professor Fleur Johns is returning to Sydney Law School, where she started her prestigious academic career. She commences in Semester 1, 2025. Professor Johns is committed to research excellence and educational innovation, and is dedicated to enhancing student experience, learning and well-being.
13 March 2024

Raising the Bar makes post-work socialising a whole lot smarter

The University of Sydney and the City of Sydney have teamed up to bring the classroom to the pub, inviting 10 researchers and 10 entrepreneurs to combine their visions of a healthy future with Sydney's thirst for knowledge.
11 March 2024

Addressing global food system challenges through public health law

From co-founding the Food Governance Conference to the regulation of unhealthy food marketing to children, Associate Professor Belinda Reeve is leading research to explore the role of law, regulation, and policy in creating a healthy and sustainable food system.
06 March 2024

How to make schools gender inclusive

Becoming co-educational is not the answer to gender-inclusivity. Rather, a holistic, community-involved approach is needed, write Drs Kellie Burns and Jessica Kean.