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Which Comes First: Overeating or ...

Conventional obesity treatment assumes that all calories are alike so to lose weight one must ... Read more

The Politics of Obesity...

The world’s population is fatter than ever. Is it an unfortunate by-product of rising ... Read more

Mendelssohn's Paulus...

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Key events

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  • 4 October 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Plate 18: Zhang Peili X? Series, 1986. Oil on Canvas; 31 1/2 x 39 3/8 in. (80 x 100 cm); private collection From Inside/out : new Chinese art / edited by Gao Minglu ; with essays by Norman Bryson ... [et al.].

    Provocations: Avant-Garde Art in China in the 1980s

    This exhibition introduces materials relating to China’s avant-garde held in the University of Sydney Library collections, including the East Asian Collection and the Schaeffer Fine Arts Library.

  • 20 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Truth, Evidence, and Reason: who can we believe?

    This panel discussion will dissect the current state of public discourse around truth, evidence, and reason, and associated questions including trust, faith, and identity.

  • 21 November 2017
    9.00am - 6.00pm

    IPOS Symposium 2017

    IPOS Symposium is the premier Nanophotonics and Nanofabrication event of 2017. Featuring keynote addresses from international experts: Prof Teri W Odom, Northwestern University USA; A/Prof Dawn Tan, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Prof Lukas Chrostowski, University of British Columbia

  • 21 November 2017
    10.00am - 2.00pm
    Spectacular Science

    Spectacular Science

    Spectacular Science is an on-campus experience run by the Faculty of Science, offering Year 9 students first-hand insight into the exciting research that scientists are working on through a series of interactive activities

  • 21 November 2017
    11.00am - 12.00pm
    David Ludwig

    Which Comes First: Overeating or Obesity?

    Conventional obesity treatment assumes that all calories are alike so to lose weight one must simply “eat less and move more.” However, this rarely succeeds long term. Instead, a dietary strategy aiming to lower insulin secretion promises to increase the effectiveness of long-term weight management.

  • 21 November 2017
    6.00pm - 9.00pm

    2017 Sydney College of the Arts Undergraduate Degree Show

    Join current, past and future students, industry, family and friends to celebrate the hard work of our graduating cohort and the creative talents of the next generation at the 2017 SCA Undergraduate Degree Show.

  • 21 November 2017
    6.15pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Aerial Aftermaths: the visual culture of everyday militarisation

    Can wars be said to begin and end or do they disturb our sense of time and continuity? Are the boundaries of battlefields discrete or do they move into other spaces and sites and in what ways? Hear from Caren Kaplan, Professor of American Studies at at University of California.

  • 21 November 2017
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Transformational Impact of Genomics on Medicine and the Healthcare System

    Over the past two decades the fastest technological advance in history has reduced the cost of human genome with further reductions to come – ushering in a new era of personalised medicine and ‘precision’ healthcare. This will require advanced systems to secure the privacy and provenance of the data

  • 22 November 2017
    11.00am - 1.30pm
    Active Ageing project node Inaugural meeting

    Active Ageing project node Inaugural meeting

    Presented by the Active Ageing project node, a group of senior researchers from around the University. Taking a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach, we invite researchers to explore the barriers and enablers to remaining active and healthy and staying connected to community.

  • 22 November 2017
    2.00pm - 4.00pm

    How to fund your research on China?

    The speakers will share their expertise, personal experiences and useful tips to help you find out how to maximise your chance in winning funding for your China-related research.