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Rare Bites 1: Obsession and Philanthropy: ...

Rare Bites is a series of informal and entertaining 30 minute lunchtime talks held monthly and ... Read more

Festival of Democracy 2017...

UNTIL 15th SEPTEMBER. Hosted by the Sydney Democracy Network at the University of Sydney, the ... Read more

Sharing Spaces: a Night of ...

This concert showcases a celebration of life and arts from diverse Chinese Ethnic Minorities and ... Read more

Rare Bites 2: Dr Peter Hobbins ...

What more appropriate title for the ‘Rare Bites’ series than an Australian book analysing snake ... Read more

ASEAN Forum 2017: Women in ASEAN...

In the 50th year of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN Forum 2017 explores the ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 9 August 2017
    11.00am - 5.00pm

    David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award Exhibition

    The David Harold Tribe Sculpture Award aims to promote interest in and encourage the creation of sculpture in Australia. The recipient of the $12,000 Award will be announced at the exhibition opening on Wednesday 9 August, 6-8pm. The exhibition will run from 10 August - 9 September at SCA Galleries.

  • 10 August 2017
    10.00am - 5.00pm
    A small exhibition

    A small exhibition

    Curated by panovscott Architects

  • 24 August 2017
    10.00am - 11.30am

    What’s bad about bullshit?

    This event has been cancelled

    What is bullshit, and why is it bad? This seminar will distinguish several different conceptions of bullshit and take issue with the traditional Frankfurtian view that bullshitting is necessarily bad. Bullshitting is sometimes bad, but may sometimes be permissible and even desirable...

  • 24 August 2017
    1.00pm - 1.30pm
    Skeleton musing over a skull while leaning on a plinth.

    Rare Bites 1: Obsession and Philanthropy: The Dante Collection in Fisher Library by Prof Nerida Newbigin

    Rare Bites is a series of informal and entertaining 30 minute lunchtime talks held monthly and beyond. If you want to learn about some of the treasures and lesser-known gems within Rare Books & Special Collections at the University Library, this is your opportunity. Audience attendance is free.

  • 24 August 2017
    4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Dr Aek Phakiti

    Qualitative and quantitative research methods

    Questionnaire development and analysis for educational and social sciences research
    Part 1 of 4: introduction to questionnaire development

  • 26 August 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    Compass @ Open Day

    Students and their families are invited to Open Day and attend a range of Year 10-12 workshops; parent information sessions; activities for the whole family including young children, and 1-2-1 scholarship application consultations for Cadigal Alternative Entry and Early Offer Year 12 (E12).

  • 28 August 2017
    4.00pm - 5.30pm

    Seminar:Population transfer proposals during the Western Jin and their subsequent impact on Chinese political thought

    Throughout the first three centuries of the Common Era, large numbers of Xiongnu, Qiang, Dī, Xianbei and other nomadic and semi-nomadic peoples (“North-western Aliens”) immigrated into territories ruled over and administered by the Eastern Han (25 – 220 AD), Wei (220 – 265 AD) and Western Jin (265 –

  • 28 August 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Storyology 2017: Digital Media and Democracy

    Our global panel will discuss how citizens, journalists and publishers - including social media giants - are fighting back with fact-checking, verification, data-driven reporting and collaborations across borders.

  • 29 August 2017
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Kate Lycett

    The Child Health CheckPoint: Using agile principles to embed physical health and biomarkers into a national longitudinal study

    Australia’s Child Health CheckPoint study involved collecting cutting-edge physical and biological measures on 1,874 parent-child dyads. When paired with a decade of data collected biennially since the children were born, CheckPoint has created a unique resource for researchers globally.

  • 29 August 2017
    4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Memory Mates logo

    Introducing classroom-based Working Memory interventions for children

    Memory Mates website launch
    An event to introduce a major new online teaching tool for children who have difficulties with working memory.