2024

Articles

20 May 2024

The tentacles of retracted science reach deep into social media. A simple button could change that.

On social media, health myths based on debunked science abound. A new tool could be social media's best defence against misinformation.
08 May 2024

Sydney Indian Law Society: Bridging Cultures and Careers

The Sydney Indian Law Society (SILS), a student-run society established in 2023, is making waves with its commitment to fostering a close-knit multicultural community while providing invaluable career support and networking opportunities for its members.
01 May 2024

Where to next in Australia's battle with Elon Musk and X?

Professor Terry Flew, in Digital Communications and Culture, says the Australian government's battle with Elon Musk and X over violent content appears admirable, but will it change anything for those vulnerable to its harm?
01 May 2024

Methane emissions from landfill could be turned into sustainable jet fuel in plasma chemistry leap

A new plasma technique developed by researchers at the University of Sydney could help create a circular economy for waste-generated methane emissions.
22 April 2024

Fake news and misinformation: Sydney universities launch new database

Terry Flew, Professor of Digital Communication and Culture, 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.