2024

Articles

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.
06 March 2024

Overuse of NDAs in sexual harassment cases in Australian workplaces

A new report by Social Justice Practitioners-in-Residence at the University of Sydney Law School finds NDA overuse disadvantages and discriminates against women and calls for major reform from the legal profession.
01 March 2024

Human Rights leader returns to Sydney Law School as visiting fellow

Dr Senthorun Raj, a Sydney Law School alum, has returned to the school as part of the visiting fellows program for 2024. Dr Raj’s return to Sydney and beginning of his fellowship will coincide with the 2024 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.
27 February 2024

Why Egypt refuses to open its border to Palestinians

Gazans attempting to shelter in Rafah are not permitted to cross the border into Egypt. Liyana Kayali, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, explains why.
19 February 2024

Law student interns tackling a global public health crisis

Sydney Health Law has hosted three law students, presenting an opportunity to engage with a current health law challenge and contribute to international legislation in the Pacific Community.
19 February 2024

ADM+S Research Fellow invited to provide evidence to the Federal Parliament

On Tuesday 30 January 2024, ADM+S Research Fellow Dr Jose-Miguel Bello y Villarino from the University of Sydney was invited to present evidence to Federal Parliament on the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in the Australian education system.
08 February 2024

Smartphones mean we're always available to our bosses. 'Right to disconnect' laws are a necessary fix

Availability creep has led to significant unpaid overtime which "takes workers away from a fair day's work for a fair day's pay", writes Associate Professor Chris F Wright for The Conversation.