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17 May 2022

Major parties need to work harder to support women and families: Scorecard

The election promises of both major parties fall short of giving families the support they need to balance the demands of work and care, according to a new scorecard developed by 31 academics at 18 Australian universities.
10 May 2022

Branding for tech companies: how to avoid common pitfalls

The University of Sydney Business School and Hotwire Australia partner to explore the fundamental role of brand in Australia's digital economy.
09 May 2022

How food choices can help the planet

A new book published by researchers at the University of Sydney and Curtin University explores how global food production and consumption are impacting the environment and contributing to emissions, offering a positive, sustainable way forward.
26 April 2022

Work Care and Family Policies

The Australian Work + Family Policy Roundtable, a research network of academics, is proposing a series of benchmarks needed to inform evidence-based public policy prior to the Federal election.
19 April 2022

Advice from universities could confuse student UAC preferences

Students may be confused by university advice on how to list their course preferences when applying through University Admissions Centre. This could be solved with clearer advice, new research from the School of Economics finds.
19 April 2022

How to be a better manager, parent and teacher

A new study suggests that management, teaching, and parenting strategies that are "autonomy-supportive" rather than controlling unlock people's "good sides".
13 April 2022

Your morning coffee could hasten species' extinction

Ahead of a global biodiversity convention, researchers find consumption in Europe, North America, and East Asia primarily drives species extinction risk in other countries.
06 April 2022

University of Sydney rises in QS subject rankings

In the 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the University of Sydney has nine subjects in the top 20 and 28 subjects in the top 50 globally.
04 April 2022

New WFH and transport-related patterns emerge

After two years working from home due to the pandemic, many Australians have established a new working pattern according to a new survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
30 March 2022

Sydney experts respond to 2022 Budget

University of Sydney academics in housing and planning, work and organisational studies, aged care and health respond to the Federal Budget that was delivered last night.