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2018

Articles published in 2018

11 December 2018

Will autonomous cars lead to less car ownership?

The scenario of a homogenous fleet of shared, connected and autonomous vehicles roaming the city, filling in gaps in the timetables and fixed routes of a superior and cheaper public transport network may just be a dream.
11 December 2018

5 ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth

Up to 50 percent of stillbirths happen unexpectedly and a clear cause is never identified, writes Professor Jonathan Morris and Dr Adrienne Gordon from the University of Sydney.
11 December 2018

Fellowships awarded to outstanding early-career researchers

After an international search, 10 Fellowships have been awarded to outstanding postdocs to conduct innovative, multidisciplinary research at the University of Sydney.
11 December 2018

New plan to cut harm from too much medicine in older people

A national plan released today aims to halve use of unnecessary medications in older Australians in a bid to reduce harm and cut healthcare costs.
11 December 2018

First Australian chair of global tertiary alliance appointed

The Dean of the University of Sydney Business School, Professor Greg Whitwell, has become the first Australian chair of the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education. He was appointed to the position during the CEMS graduation and annual meeting in Malta.
11 December 2018

Sydney scientists named as 'Superstars of STEM' for 2019

Science & Technology Australia has named Dr Caroline Moul, Dr Georgia Ward-Fear and Dr Iona Novak for its stereotype-busting program that is helping to change the public's views on women in science.
10 December 2018

East China University of Political Science and Law delegation visits Sydney 

A delegation from the East China University of Political Science and Law visited the Sydney Law School to discuss future collaborations at the recent Transnational Litigation and China event.
10 December 2018

How India reconciled the social and business impacts of a social enterprise

Part-time MBA students recently travelled to Bangalore, India to work on a real-world project as part of the International Social Enterprise Project. Sarah Nguyen shares her experience.
10 December 2018

Needle-free device could disrupt $30bn vaccine delivery market

University of Sydney scholars are market testing a device that could eliminate needles and end the need for cold chain storage of vaccines.

10 December 2018

Australia's middle aged men in Lycra on the rise

The number of middle-aged Australian men who cycle on weekends has doubled in recent years, but the rise of the so-called 'Mamils' is confined to men in more affluent suburbs, says research in today's Medical Journal of Australia.
07 December 2018

University of Sydney researchers win big at Royal Society of NSW

Sydney scientists and researchers recognised with five of seven awards for 2018 by the Royal Society of NSW, Australia's oldest learned society.
06 December 2018

After 70 years, does the Declaration of Human Rights still matter?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) - the first declaration of universal human rights to be made by nations in concert - turns 70 on Monday 10 December 2018.
06 December 2018

Our students' scholarship successes

University of Sydney students and graduates have received scholarships that will allow them to live and study in Asia
06 December 2018

Honours lists recognise alumni achievements

The University of Sydney Law School congratulates our alumni who have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday and Australia Day honours for their outstanding contributions in a broad range of fields.
06 December 2018

Insights from a successful deanship

Professor Joellen Riley is about to complete her term as Head of School and Dean of the University of Sydney Law School. As she prepares to teach and research again next year, we asked her to reflect on her deanship.
06 December 2018

Transforming the future of banking

Final year arts/law student Isabella Ledden speaks on teaching Westpac about artificial intelligence and the value of seeking out interdisciplinary perspectives.
06 December 2018

The challenges of prosecuting gender-based crimes in international courts

The University’s newest postdoctoral fellow Dr Rosemary Grey brings her expertise in international criminal law and gender to the University of Sydney Law School.
06 December 2018

Can human rights tame the bull?

The revelations of the banking and financial services royal commission have provided a fortuitous background to the arguments Professor David Kinley advances in his new book 'Necessary Evil'.
06 December 2018

Institute advocacy informs public debate on sexual assault and consent

Policymakers, legal professionals, academics, agency representatives and members of the public attended the Sydney Institute of Criminology’s public forum to discuss reform of sexual assault and consent law in NSW.
06 December 2018

Environmental law expert named in 100 Women of Influence

University of Sydney Law School’s Professor Rosemary Lyster earns a spot in the 2018 Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence.