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26 October 2023

Facing up to AI

It is hard to know all the changes artificial intelligence (AI) will bring to the world, but they'll no doubt be dramatic. The enormity of it all means AI can seem cold and intimidating, but that might change when it has a human-like face.
19 October 2023

Housing now the highest priority for Australians

Half of Australians now consider housing our biggest national priority, according to the latest report from the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) at the University of Sydney Business School.
12 October 2023

Emerging labour market requires new regulation

New protections are needed to account for the emergence of the gig economy and the rise of labour hire operators, and to allow these new and evolving forms of business to maintain their social licence to operate, writes Associate Professor Chris F Wright in his submission to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee Inquiry on the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023.
09 October 2023

Your car is watching you. The implications are profound and immediate

The rapid rise of smart vehicles has brought to the fore the often-overlooked issue of privacy breaches by car manufacturers, writes Professor Uri Gal from the University of Sydney Business School in The Canberra Times.
05 October 2023

Gendered discrimination and disrespect 'all too common' in legal profession

A new report, Designing Gender Equality into the Future of The Law examines the experience of women in the law including discrimination, harassment and overwork.
21 September 2023

Museum's teaching program wins international prize

The University of Sydney's Chau Chak Wing Museum has won the 2023 University Museums and Collections Prize for its object-based learning (OBL) program.
12 September 2023

Collaborate or compete? The perils of returning to the office

A benefit of working in the office is that it can spur workers to put in more effort, as they are able to observe their colleagues working (and working hard) more easily.
08 September 2023

How Australia can achieve net zero

The University's Net Zero Initiative has released a portfolio of "ready-to-go" solutions and technology to address key issues in the transformation towards net zero.
06 September 2023

Islamic assets weather financial storms

Islamic assets perform better than conventional assets in volatile markets and can aid sustainable development, according to new research from the University of Sydney Business School.
01 September 2023

What will putting the interests of Qantas ahead of Qatar Airways cost? $1 billion per year and a new wave of protectionism of legacy carriers

The government's decision to deny Qatar Airways the right to fly an extra 21 flights per week into Australia's three biggest cities might just be returning Australia to the old days where we protected Australia's national carrier at the expense of Australians, writes Professor Rico Merkert.