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09 September 2020

Most Victorians working from home since lockdown: new data

Almost 60 percent of the days worked by Victorians were done from home in the first week of September, according to preliminary survey findings by the Institute of Transport & Logistics Studies at the University of Sydney.
01 September 2020

Young, innovative, connected: meet the new Australian-Chinese entrepreneurs

Chinese-Australian entrepreneurs start companies at a young age, are highly likely to be Australian university graduates and act as a bridge between the two countries' economies, according to new research from KPMG Australia and the University of Sydney.
01 September 2020

Humans' construction 'footprint' on ocean quantified

Thirty thousand square kilometres of our ocean has been developed, a new study led by the University of Sydney has found. Development is predicted to rapidly increase over the next decade.
27 August 2020

Sydney experts explain what we can do to close the gender pay gap

28 August was Equal Pay Day, marking the 59 extra days from the end of the financial year that women have to work to earn the same annual average wage as men. So what is the gender pay gap and how might we close it? Sydney experts explain.

24 August 2020

Algorithms workers can't see are increasingly pulling the management strings

Handing management to algorithms creates 'black-box bosses' whose decision-making is hard to understand or question, writes Dr Alex Veen with co-authors in The Conversation.
20 August 2020

Teaching the joy of learning

As she describes it, Associate Professor Marian Vidal-Fernandez is not your typical academic. Her career in academia was not by design, but one she fell into.
20 August 2020

Drilled Alaska: experts comment on Trump's oil and gas plan

The US Department of the Interior has approved oil and gas drilling in Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. University of Sydney experts comment on the possible impact on the environment, Native Peoples and animal populations.
11 August 2020

Feeling glum? 10 positive stories you may have missed

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still some good happening in the world. Here are ten of the University of Sydney's most promising and positive stories that you may have missed.
10 August 2020

How the shady world of the data industry strips away our freedoms

Practices of big technology companies pose threats to our privacy and democracy, writes Associate Professor Uri Gal from the University of Sydney Business School.
07 August 2020

Virgin Australia on life support

The private equity takeover of Virgin offers a lifeline to the struggling airline, but is unlikely to amount to more than that, writes Associate Professor of Economics, Mark Melatos, for The Conversation.