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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.
06 August 2020

New global industry standard on mine tailings aims for zero harm

Sydney's UNESCO Professor of Marine Science Elaine Baker is a member of the international advisory panel that oversaw the development of the new protocols.
04 August 2020

Sydney launches masterclasses on leadership post-COVID for students

The University of Sydney Business School will launch a unique program which includes a suite of masterclasses and workshops on leadership in a post-COVID world, available to students in Semester 2, 2020.
03 August 2020

More people travelling for social reasons since initial COVID-19 restrictions

A rising number of Australians are travelling for social and recreational reasons since the initial coronavirus travel restrictions, according to initial findings of a survey by the University of Sydney's Institute of Transport & Logistics Studies.
30 July 2020

Resilience and empathy vital for leaders post-COVID: global survey

A global survey of over 1,700 professionals, including University of Sydney Business School alumni, has found corporate employees are more focused on communicating with their offshore colleagues than they were before the pandemic.
28 July 2020

Exclusive program to help international students in post-COVID job market

The University of Sydney Business School has reimagined its award-winning Job Smart employability program for international students, offering even more opportunities for industry experience and career coaching.
10 July 2020

Socio-economic, environmental impacts of coronavirus quantified

How is COVID-19 impacting people and the planet and what are the implications for a post-pandemic world? This world-first study led by the University of Sydney quantifies the socio-economic losses and environmental gains.
03 July 2020

Compulsive internet use by teens linked to emotional issues: study

A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. However there was no evidence that pre-existing emotional issues are a predictor of obsessive internet use.
24 June 2020

How to make copper mines emission free

A world first study by the University of Sydney's Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, Zero Emission Copper Mine of the Future, lays out how Australian copper mining can be cleaner and smarter using emerging technologies.