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26 March 2021

After the Ever Given: what the ship wedged in the Suez Canal means for global trade

A container vessel is completely blocking traffic in the Suez Canal. This event highlights the fragility of global supply chains and is likely to accelerate changes in the world economy already under way, writes Professor Michael Bell from the Sydney University Business School.
17 March 2021

Will record retail sales during COVID continue?

The "goldrush" many retailers experienced last year will only last for as long as the sector is able to innovate, according to an expert from the University of Sydney Business School.
08 March 2021

Australia has a long history of coercing people into work. There are better options than 'dobbing in'

JobSeeker rules are an extension of Australian's long history of making unemployment support contingent on the idea of "deservedness", writes Dr Frances Flanagan.
08 March 2021

Meet our new UN Women Australia MBA scholarship recipients

How did the pandemic spur two women leaders to further study? We sat down with Dr Kudzai Kanhutu and Katherine Passmore (recipients of the UN Women Australia MBA Scholarship) to discuss.
03 March 2021

International experience for students continues during pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 border closures, University of Sydney students have still obtained international experience as part of their degree.
02 March 2021

Funding to support mental wellbeing of international students

Dr Isabella Choi from the University of Sydney is leading a project to provide better support for the mental wellbeing of Chinese international students through the use of an online program.
02 March 2021

Motive trumps incentive advertising in persuading consumers

Experts say advertising campaigns need to model positive internal motivation rather than external reasons like reward or punishment if they are to be effective.
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.