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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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  • 2 August 2014
    2.00pm - 3.00pm

    The Venus Fixers: Saving Italy's art and heritage during WWII

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum for the 2014 Academy Travel free lecture series - Italy; travels in art, history and culture. Lecture by Dr Craig Barker (University of Sydney).

  • 2 August 2014
    7.00pm - 11.00pm
    Inaugural Alumni Dinner

    Faculty of Health Sciences Inaugural Alumni Dinner

    An invitation is extended to all Faculty of Health Sciences/Cumberland College alumni to attend the faculty's inaugural alumni dinner to be held at the University's Great Hall.

  • 4 August 2014
    12.00am - 11.59pm
    NCSS Challenge

    NCSS Challenge

    The NCSS Challenge is an online programming competition for school students.

  • 4 August 2014
    12.30pm - 4.30pm

    The neuroscience of mental health disorders in children

    This seminar discusses the latest advance in developing new treatments for autism, anxiety, and behavioural problems. It features the seminal work of Professor Larry Young and other leaders in the field.

  • 4 August 2014
    4.00pm - 5.00pm

    Special carillon service: commemoration of the declaration of World War One

    A special carillon performance of Chopin’s Funeral March, and the national anthems of Australia, Great Britain and Belgium will be followed by 197 tolls of the bell to signify the number of University students and staff who lost their lives in World War One.

  • 4 August 2014
    5.00pm - 6.00pm


    Not all music was made for public consumption. Discover an arcane world of cultural practices that deliberately shield music from public life and learn how they inform a new creative project by composer Damien Ricketson.

  • 4 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 journ

    Sydney Ideas - The Future of Cultural Journalism

    With proliferation of bloggers and other reader–reviewers, is there still a role for 'expert' art-journalism? Are readers still willing to pay for discerning art reviews? A panel of cultural journalists discusses the challenges and opportunities ahead.

  • 5 August 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Lisa A Bero

    Evidence based health: moving forward

    Professor Bero will describe efforts to promote the use of evidence in policy decisions and highlight areas for improvement. The seminar will conclude with a welcome to anyone who is interested in participating in a node on Research Integrity and Health Policy.

  • 5 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 will kymlicka content

    Sydney Ideas - Animals and Social Justice

    Should we also consider animals when we imagine social justice? While there have been some improvements in welfare and public awareness of animal suffering, political philosophers are now looking at how we might construct societies to provide social justice towards animals.

  • 5 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 bal

    Sydney Ideas - The Image in Question: Anachronism and the Theoretical Object

    In a willfully anachronistic reading of Dürer’s 'Melencolia I', Professor Bal stages the artist as responding to Freud's explanation of melancholia in psychoanalysis. This lecture is part of the ‘Image in Question' conference.