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A consistent approach to analysing ...

At this workshop, experts from the Charles Perkins Centre, CSIRO, ABS and FSANZ will discuss ... Read more

CAASTRO Uluru Astronomy Weekend...

Designed for astronomy enthusiasts of all ages, Ayers Rock Resort, in partnership with the ARC ... Read more

Walter Westman Lecture - Sustainability: ...

By Peter Newman, CUSP, Curtin University. The evidence for climate change engulfing our future is ... Read more

Wireless wellbeing and personalized health: ...

There has been an unprecedented explosion of digital technology for personal use this century. These ... Read more

2014 Sydney China Business Forum...

2014 Sydney China Business Forum will provide a unique opportunity for leaders in government, business and ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 19 June 2014
    7.30pm - 10.00pm
    Reginald

    The Reginald Season 2014

    Following three successful seasons of supporting small, emerging arts companies and independent artists, we present Seymour’s fourth Reginald Season. June – December 2014.

  • 23 July 2014
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
    Dancing salvesen at Pelongk village, Maskelyne Islands, Vanuatu, 2012 Photograph: © Hideki Isoda

    'Slave Songs' in the Southern Seas: Musical globalisation and racial uplift in colonial Melanesia

    Join us at the Macleay Museum for a lecture by Michael Webb (Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney)

  • 24 July 2014
    9.00am - 4.30pm
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    A consistent approach to analysing nutrition data from the Australian Health Survey

    At this workshop, experts from the Charles Perkins Centre, CSIRO, ABS and FSANZ will discuss issues around the handling and analysis of dietary intake data and examine some of the problems that have complicated analyses of large dietary surveys in the past.

  • 25 July 2014
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
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    The gut microbiota of termites: evolutionary origin and functional adaptations

    Professor Brune's laboratory studies the gut microbiota of wood-feeding and soil-feeding insects, the prokaryotic symbionts of termite gut flagellates, and the ecology and evolution of symbiotic digestion.

  • 25 July 2014
    7.00pm - 9.00pm

    Taiwan Alumni Reception

    Alumni and friends are warmly invited to join us for an informal evening of networking and catching up with fellow graduates living or working in Taiwan.

  • 28 July 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas Key Texts - Professor Barbara Caine

    We are very excited about the first of our lectures in the Key Texts series , presented by historian Professor Barbara Caine. She will explore the making of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography Long Walk to Freedom and raise questions both about how it fits in to a longer history of autobiography.

  • 29 July 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
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    Is there an evolutionary framework for biomedical research?

    In this lecture, Professor Paul Griffiths distinguishes different ways in which evolutionary theory might contribute to better biomedical research and discusses why that heuristic might be of more value in one field rather than another.

  • 29 July 2014
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Karl Fagerstrom

    Nicotine: yesterday, today and tomorrow

    Smoking Cessation webinar features Karl Fagerström, founding member of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) on the topic of Nicotine: Yesterday, today and tomorrow. The webinar is presented by Smoking Research Unit at the Brain and Mind Research Institute.

  • 29 July 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - If a Climate Emergency is Possible, is Everything Permitted?

    Is geoengineering, the intentional manipulation of the planetary environment in the face of escalating climate change, a necessary evil or ethically short-sighted? Leading environmental ethicist, Stephen Gardiner, will discuss the philosophical implications of dramatic global techno-fixes.

  • 29 July 2014
    6.30pm - 9.00pm