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25 February 2021

Benefits of team building exercises jeopardised if not truly voluntary

Zoom dress up parties and 'trust falls' - team building has become the go-to tool for managers trying to increase rapport and productivity, but many employees resent compulsory bonding, often regarding it as the bane of their workplace existence.
19 February 2021

Entrepreneurship excellence in INCUBATE's 2021 intake

INCUBATE, Australia's first university-based accelerator program, has announced the ten start-ups accepted for this year's program. The multi award-winning program at the University of Sydney mentors and funds students, alumni and researchers to launch start-ups through its accelerator program.

18 February 2021

What experts think of Facebook's news ban

Facebook has banned the sharing of news content in Australia. University of Sydney experts in computer science, media, business and health comment on the implications of the decision.  
16 February 2021

Admitting failure is hard, but as academics we should learn to fail better

Failure is an inescapable part of any undertaking. However, in academia failure is rarely discussed or systematically approached. Drawing on her own experience of 'failure moments', Rachael Hains-Wesson examines the topic for LSE Impact Blog.
11 February 2021

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The 11th of February is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science: a day that recognises the achievements of women in science and aims to encourage women and girls to pursue studies and careers in STEMM.
09 February 2021

Potential for misuse of climate data a threat to business and financial markets

Climate information is at risk of being misconstrued and used inappropriately in financial reports and has the potential to expose businesses to significant risk, according to a new paper by Australian researchers.
08 February 2021

Employers key to work/life balance during COVID-19

Employers played a greater role in supporting staff to achieve work/life balance when the pandemic blurred the lines between the two, according to a new report from the University of Sydney Business School and ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research.
02 February 2021

Sydney and Melbourne increasingly divided at homeownership level

Sydney and Melbourne are becoming divided at the home ownership level, with renters clustering with renters and homeowners with homeowners, new research reveals.
01 February 2021

Millennials aren't the only 'burnout generation' (just ask the rest of us)

COVID has been accompanied by a seemingly permanent state of angst. But it is not just a pandemic that has many experiencing burnout, writes Dr Steven Hitchcock from the University of Sydney Business School.
25 January 2021

How much is news worth to Google and Facebook?

Are Google and Facebook really prepared to pull services from their Australian users rather than hand over some money to publishers under the bargaining code? Associate Professor Tim Dwyer explains.