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Education & The Arts...

EDUCATION & THE ARTS: Thinkers who ignite and provoke debate. The first in a new series. ... Read more

The first 1,000 days - building ...

What is now clear is that genetic programming occurs in the fetus during pregnancy such ... Read more

CAASTRO Uluru Astronomy Weekend...

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

Building resilience critical to end ...

Co-hosted by the Charles Perkins Centre global food and nutrition security project node and the ... 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

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  • 19 June 2014
    7.30pm - 10.00pm

    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.

  • 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

    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
  • 30 July 2014
    12.00am - 12.00pm

    Students Representative Council (SRC) Elections 2014

    It’s that time of year again. As undergraduates you now get the chance to run for a position on the council of your SRC, or as an NUS Delegate or as an Honi Editor for 2014. Nominations close August 21. Read the election edition of Honi Soit and GET INVOLVED!

  • 30 July 2014
    1.10pm - 2.10pm


    Wednesday is the day to see tomorrow's music stars. Lunchbreak concerts offer you a chance to explore our students' diverse musical interests.

  • 31 July 2014
    10.00am - 12.00pm

    Neural knitworks

    Neural Knitworks is a collaborative art/science project about mind and brain health. Come create some knitted neurons following scientifically informed patterns and meet the artist and brain health experts.

  • 31 July 2014
    11.00am - 5.00pm


    Tony Convey's Enchantment is the first part of a survey of two of Australia’s pioneering artists from the outsider art scene. Convey, who has been an exhibition artist for over 40 years, has successfully exhibited throughout Australia, France, Germany and the US.