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23 January 2023

Parental support linked to teen internet addiction

Teenagers who feel well-supported by their parents are more likely to report increased internet addiction over time, in a surprise finding from a new University of Sydney Business School study.
22 December 2022

Buy Now Pay Later regulation needed to protect vulnerable borrowers

People who own multiple Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) accounts are more likely to be vulnerable high-risk borrowers, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the University of Sydney Business School.
21 December 2022

Inflation and interest will sting, but wages should rise in 2023

The Australian economy has experienced a strong recovery and is enjoying record-low unemployment, but domestic and international challenges will cast a long shadow over 2023, University of Sydney Business School academics have warned.
16 December 2022

How to save money on electricity this summer

The cost of living has gone up, and along with it, so has electricity. Glenn Platt, a Professor of Practice in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering and Director at Emergent Group, shares his summer energy-saving tips.
14 December 2022

Boldness needed to build boardroom innovation

While the business community has shifted gears in response to COVID-19, more needs to be done to sustain and accelerate the gains made, according to a new study.
08 December 2022

The ChatGPT chatbot is blowing people away with its writing skills

Dr Marcel Scharth from the University of Sydney Business School explains why ChatGPT is so impressive - and where it might be immediately useful.
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.
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.
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

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.