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Zoobiquity Conference...

Zoobiquity explores how the commonality of animals and humans can be used to diagnose, treat ... Read more

Chinese histories and their relevance ...

Professor Kerry Brown explains to you the importance of learning Chinese histories.... Read more

Free Public Lecture: Sydney Science ...

Sydney Science Forum House of Karls Presented by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki Julius Sumner Miller Fellow ... Read more

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  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 27 February 2015
    8.30am - 5.30pm
    z100x100

    Zoobiquity Conference

    Zoobiquity explores how the commonality of animals and humans can be used to diagnose, treat and heals patients of all species.

  • 27 February 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Kerry Brown

    Chinese histories and their relevance today

    Professor Kerry Brown explains to you the importance of learning Chinese histories.

  • 28 February 2015
    2.00pm - 3.30pm
    Hal Foster

    HAL FOSTER - On the rapport between photography and painting in pop art

    The Power Institute in partnership with the Art Gallery of New South Wales are proud to present prominent critic and art historian Hal Foster in this keynote lecture in association with Pop to popism exhibition.

  • 4 March 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    ros100

    Sydney Ideas - Can You Afford to Live Where You Choose?

    How do we respond to the challenge to deliver housing that is affordable relative to household incomes for first homebuyers, renters, key workers and the disadvantaged? David Rosen, a US authority on affordable housing finance discusses the strategies they are using in the US.

  • 5 March 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    Gut image

    Exploring the interrelationships between diet, the gut system and metabolic health

    Dr Yan Yan Lam from the Boden Institute and the Charles Perkins Centre will discuss the studies she has conducted which relate to the hypothesis that dietary factors could modify gut health, primarily via changes in the gut microbes, and subsequently impact on systemic functions.

  • 5 March 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100stan

    Sydney Ideas - A Precariat Charter: Combating Insecurity and Inequality

    Economist Guy Standing has identified the emergence of a new class globally—the precariat—the product of the breakdown in the income distribution system at the end of the 20th century. He now proposes a ‘Precariat Charter ‘ to ensure their political, social and economic rights.

  • 6 March 2015
    9.00am - 4.00pm
    Kirsty McGeogh

    The courageous teacher: teaching from within

    A one-day workshop that teaches a reflective-practice for energising primary- and high-school teachers.

  • 9 March 2015
    11.00am - 5.00pm

    Future Feminist

    SCA Galleries

  • 9 March 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    split100

    Sydney Ideas - Spanish Literature

    Spanish writers Marcos Giralt Torrente and Elia Barceló discuss the state of literature in Spain today, the perils of translation and the newest trends is contemporary fiction.

  • 12 March 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    schu100

    Sydney Ideas - A Surprisingly Short History of the 'Right to Know'

    The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) passed by the US Congress in 1966 was the first modern law of its kind in the world. Professor Michael Schudson reconsiders the 21st-century meanings of the 'right to know', and suggests several reasons why this ground-breaking law was of global significance.