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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

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  • 22 September 2014
    5.00pm - 6.00pm


    European women composers, 1880-1930

  • 22 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Fiona McFarlane

    Reading Australian Literature is a new series in which Australian writers reflect on the Australian books they value. In an engaging public lecture, they will discuss a favourite Australian literary text. This Monday night Fiona McFarlane discusses 'The Aunt’s Story' by Patrick White.

  • 24 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
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    2014 Murray Lecture - Professor Justin O’Riain

    When humans are either on the menu, or being forced to share it, our response to conflict with animals reveals a recent evolutionary history as both a food source and a fearsome competitor. A behavioural ecologist explores how humans and wildlife species are adjusting to life in the Anthropocene.

  • 29 September 2014
    9.30am - 3.30pm

    Wireless wellbeing and personalized health: a symposium to explore the use of technologies in preventive health

    There has been an unprecedented explosion of digital technology for personal use this century. These rapid developments may provide a cost-effective delivery mode for promoting wellbeing in individual and in preventative health strategies at a population level.

  • 29 September 2014
    6.30pm - 7.45pm
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    Sydney Ideas - My Story by Julia Gillard

    'I was Prime Minister for three years and three days. Three years and three days of resilience. Three years and three days of changing the nation. Three years and three days for you to judge.' Australia’s 27th Prime Minister Julia Gillard tells her story.

  • 11 October 2014
    7.00pm - 9.00pm

    The Shanghai Alumni Reception 2014

    An exclusive networking event for Sydney University Alumni currently living in Shanghai.

  • 13 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas Key Texts - Dr Jennifer Ferng

    As one of the French utopian designers of the late Enlightenment, Lequeu is regarded as having an enigmatic inventory of unbuilt work. This lecture surveys some of his fanciful imagery focusing on how myth and occult knowledge came to define his ideas of architecture and the body.

  • 15 October 2014
    5.45pm - 6.45pm

    Rust Never Sleeps

    Find out how problems of inadequate food supply, the world’s increasing population and the emergence of new crop diseases are presenting significant challenges in ensuring adequate supplies of safe and nutritious food for all.

  • 16 October 2014
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Dr Charles Perkins AO 2014 Memorial Oration and Prize

    The Dr Charles Perkins AO Memorial Oration and Prize is an annual event in acknowledgement of his tireless dedication to human rights and social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

  • 17 October 2014
    12.00pm - 2.30pm

    Challis Bequest Society Lunch 2014

    A special lunch for Challis Bequest members only.