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21 January 2022

Should Indonesia relocate its capital?

Sydney experts comment on Indonesia's rapid-fire plan to move its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, Borneo by 2024.
19 January 2022

COVID-19 and schools: we're heading into a teacher shortage crisis

Associate Professor Rachel Wilson in Education and Dr Giuseppe Carabetta in Business argue for a long-term plan for recruiting and retaining teachers.
13 January 2022

Carbon neutral 'spaceplane' parts to be manufactured at Sydney

The Sydney Manufacturing Hub will develop and manufacture components for a green hydrogen-powered launch vehicle capable of deploying small satellites into low earth orbit.
12 January 2022

Sydney researchers awarded ARC funding for 78 research projects

The University of Sydney has received more than $36 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to fund 78 research projects.
23 December 2021

The effects of the Spanish Inquisition linger to this day

Two hundred years after its abolition, the Spanish Inquisition leaves a stain. The locations in which it was strong have markedly lower levels of economic activity, trust and educational attainment, write Dr Jordi Vidal-Robert and colleagues.
21 December 2021

Stories that challenged our thinking in 2021

Although COVID-19 again dominated the headlines this year, our people continued to test our preconceptions across a range of areas.
20 December 2021

Hot housing market puts renters off having more kids

Based on data from a nearly 20-year period, University of Sydney research shows Australian renters are less likely to want and have more children when the property market booms. The opposite is true for home owners.
25 November 2021

COVID-19 pandemic leaves permanent scar on retail workers

More than half of Australian retail workers experienced customer abuse during the pandemic, while nearly half felt their job became more insecure, landmark new research by the University of Sydney and the ANU finds.
24 November 2021

University to co-lead Connectivity Innovation Network

The NSW Government has announced that the University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney will lead the establishment of the state's Connectivity Innovation Network.
22 November 2021

Joint sustainability lab launched with Zhejiang University

The University of Sydney and Zhejiang University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint lab on sustainable environment.