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2022

Articles published in 2022

07 December 2022

The International Housing Crisis, and what to do about it?   

Join us for a conversation with Associate Professor David Madden about the international housing crisis, and what to do about it.

07 December 2022

New tech's potential to significantly reduce energy storage costs

Researchers are hoping that a new, low-cost battery which holds four times the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries and is far cheaper to produce will significantly reduce the cost of transitioning to a decarbonised economy.
07 December 2022

Associate Professor Alice Motion appointed interim Sydney Nano Director

Alice joins this role with three years of experience as Sydney Nano Deputy Director (External Engagement and Academic Development), where she excelled in connecting Sydney Nano with the broader University community and showcasing the transformational research output of Sydney Nano.
06 December 2022

Three-year port dispute shows the IR system is full of holes

Australia's industrial relations umpire has delayed industrial action that would have crippled Australia's ports in the lead-up to Christmas. Professor Shae McCrystal explains why the protracted dispute demonstrates urgent need for IR reform.
06 December 2022

Announcing SEI’s 2023 Honours Research Fellowships

Applications for the Sydney Environment Institute’s 2023 Honours Research Fellowship Program are now open.
06 December 2022

University boosts commitment to Westmead, with 'futuristic' training fitout

An innovative research and teaching space at the Westmead Health Precinct will better prepare medical and nursing students for clinical practice, with the University of Sydney announcing a $10M investment for a futuristic fit out.
05 December 2022

New Contemporaries 2022

Sydney College of the Arts' New Contemporaries exhibition returns to highlight the work of this year's graduating cohort.
05 December 2022

New student exchange program with the University of Otago

The Discipline of Government and International Relations in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, and the University of Otago have just signed the first Student Exchange Agreement in New South Wales between the two universities.
05 December 2022

Indonesian Studies at the Consulate: students share cultural research

In a first, Indonesian Studies students presented their research projects on language and culture at the Indonesian Consulate General in Sydney.
05 December 2022

Successful test drive gives green light to student-built race car

A race car designed and built by a team of undergraduate students will this week compete at the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers competition, an international student motorsport race held in Victoria.
01 December 2022

Defending human rights in post-coup Myanmar

SSEAC convened two panel discussions in November to explore the economic and human rights dimensions to the evolving crisis in Myanmar.
01 December 2022

Vale Sandy Dawson SC

The University of Sydney community was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Sandy Dawson, SC this week.
01 December 2022

Contemplating places that will no longer exist

The futures we once thought we had are disappearing. Here, Museum and Heritage Studies student, Lauren Poole, considers how the historic material we are working to preserve is radically transforming as climate breakdown takes hold.
01 December 2022

Pain becomes purpose for UN Women MBA scholarship winner

Leadership is an opportunity to support vulnerable and at-risk women for Martha Vasquez, the latest recipient of the University of Sydney Business School UN Women Australia MBA scholarship, whose focus is informed by her own experiences of both discrimination and depression.
01 December 2022

Mobility as a Feature (MaaF): Rethinking the Focus of Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

David Hensher and Sampo Heitanen suggest that a paradigm change is required when it comes to Mobility as a Service (MaaS). They encourage a move towards transport services as part of a wider activity-focussed product mix driven by the private sector that is also financially sustainable.
30 November 2022

Gen Z tech entrepreneur wins Sydney Genesis startup competition

From compostable packaging and AI-powered film dubbing to 'TikTok for fashion', the latest entrepreneurs have impressed in the University of Sydney Business School's flagship startup accelerator Genesis.
29 November 2022

The global complexities of oral health

After almost 20 years in the making, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Oral Health Status Report was recently released, revealing that half of world’s population suffers from diseases of teeth, gums or the mouth.
29 November 2022

Senior appointments to lead research infrastructure and training

The University of Sydney is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Simon Ringer Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) and Professor Louise Sharpe to Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Researcher Training), two newly created senior leadership positions.
28 November 2022

New initiative for recycling batteries

Researchers and industry come together to solve battery recycling issues for everyday items such as mobile phones, laptops, tablets and even electric toothbrushes.
28 November 2022

Celebrating 120 years of women in law

In 2022, we celebrate all our innovative law alumnae, notable for their extraordinary professional achievements but also for their efforts to challenge gender stereotypes and progress diversity.