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26 June 2023

Industry leaders launch Asia-Pacific LGBTQIA+ executive fellowship

The University of Sydney Business School and The Pinnacle Foundation have launched a five-day intensive LGBTQIA+ Executive Fellowship targeting mid to senior LGBTQIA+ leaders and allies from all industries and sectors across Australia, Asia and the Pacific.
20 June 2023

Gig economy needs to see creative reforms from the federal government

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations' white paper about regulating 'employee-like' forms of work may protect workers. But experts say their approach may create issues, writes Dr Alex Veen in The Sydney Morning Herald.
09 June 2023

The government has an opportunity to address wage theft issues

A new labour agreement for temporary skilled workers in aged care is a promising step towards enforcing Australia's minimum wage laws because it provides for union induction of temporary migrant workers, writes Associate Professor Stephen Clibborn in the Sydney Morning Herald.
05 June 2023

Sydney invests in Australia's research future with innovative fellowship scheme

An unprecedented investment by the University will support up to 40 new continuing positions, empowering the world's most talented emerging researchers to undertake innovative research to address some of the biggest challenges of our time.
02 June 2023

New "designer" titanium alloys made using 3D printing

A team of researchers co-led by Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) Professor Simon Ringer has created a new class of strong titanium alloys by integrating alloy and 3D printing process designs.
01 June 2023

New study shows similarity between Chinese and Australian entrepreneurs

The local and global connections of Australia-China entrepreneurs are critical national assets for Australia's need to engage, connect and succeed in China, according to new research from the University of Sydney Business School, KPMG Australia and AustCham Shanghai.
30 May 2023

Nordic work view sunnier than Australia

Work conditions put Australia behind Nordic countries in Happiness Index. We must learn from them, writes Associate Professor Chris F Wright in the Sydney Morning Herald.
10 May 2023

Australia has a National Quantum Strategy. What does that mean?

Australia has just unveiled its first National Quantum Strategy, which aims to make the nation a 'leader of the global quantum industry' by encouraging research, application and commercialisation. Dr Jarryd Daymond from the University of Sydney Business School breaks down what that means.
03 May 2023

Chinese investment in Australia increases for first time since 2016

Chinese investment in Australia increased to $2.1 billion in 2022, marking the first rise in six years but well below established highs, according to the latest report on Chinese investment in Australia from the University of Sydney Business School and KPMG.
01 May 2023

Intentions alone not enough to succeed in refugee employment

Australian businesses want to employ refugees but don't know where to start and require support, according to a new study from the University of Sydney Business School in partnership with Crescent Foundation.