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26 May 2021

Mental health startup sparked by personal experience wins Genesis

The Grammarly for mental health, Pioneera, has won the Genesis prize in a tight competition between seven entrepreneurs from the University of Sydney.
21 May 2021

University launches ARC DARE Centre

Bringing together industry and government, as well as data scientists, geoscientists, hydrologists, and ecologists from across Australia, DARE is the first cohort-based data science PhD training program in Australia.
19 May 2021

Why benchmark human rights in financial services?

The link between financial services' business activities and their human rights impacts are not well understood. Publicly benchmarking performance can create pressure to improve: our benchmark offers a snapshot of FSE performance and a way toward better outcomes.
18 May 2021

'Where are you from?' isn't the best way to understand Australia's cultural diversity

A new report from Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and the University of Sydney Business School has found that Australian organisations are missing out on important business opportunities by failing to effectively measure the degree and breadth of culturally diverse talent.
17 May 2021

Paid parental leave progress has plateaued, according to a new paper

A new paper by University of Sydney researchers has warned that failure to improve the ten-year-old paid parental leave scheme has entrenched gender inequality, both at work and at home.
14 May 2021

Australians support managed reopening of borders

A new poll commissioned by the Sydney Policy Lab has found the majority of Australians support a careful reopening of international borders once more people are vaccinated, and from countries where the COVID-19 pandemic is under control.
12 May 2021

5 things you need to know about the federal budget

From aged care and mental health to childcare and superannuation, experts from the University of Sydney respond to key announcements in the 2021-2022 federal budget.
10 May 2021

Australians support mandatory COVID-19 vaccine: survey

Three-quarters of Australians would support a government requirement to be vaccinated in order to work, travel or study. This number is higher than the number of Australians who would agree to the vaccine voluntarily, a survey has found.
03 May 2021

Financial sector fails human rights test

Research on 22 ASX-listed financial companies has found that they fail to walk their human rights talk: there is no board-level accountability for human rights breaches, despite the existence of pro-human rights policies.
30 April 2021

Public transport return will be slow: new survey

Over 20 percent of Australians will not return to public transport until they or their close household members have been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to a new survey by the University of Sydney Business School.