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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

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 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.

  • 5 August 2014
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    CHAMBER WORKS: "ACROSS THE WATER"

    PROGRAM Rodion Shchedrin (1932 - ) Gypsy Melody for Solo Violin ARTISTS Joanna Drimatis Violin Cathy Irons Violin

  • 6 August 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    ART TALK: XAVIER LE ROY

    French choreographer Xavier Le Roy will present a free talk at Sydney College of the Arts.

  • 6 August 2014
    1.10pm - 2.10pm

    FREE LUNCHBREAK CONCERT: STRING UNIT

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

  • 7 August 2014
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    Overthrowing the tyranny of null hypothesis in Health and Medical Sciences

    Overthrowing the tyranny of null hypothesis in Health and Medical Sciences. Presented by Prof. Sander Greenland

  • 7 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Food Seminar Series

    Sydney Ideas - Food@Sydney Seminar Series #1

    Does too much of the world’s food goes to waste? Wasted food represents a burden on our environmental resources that we can’t afford, and loss of product that could be made available for those in need. A panel of academics and NGO’s build our understanding about the values of the foods we eat.

  • 7 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 gerald epstein content

    Sydney Ideas - Keeping Good Science from Going Bad

    Advances in life sciences and biotechnology offer the potential to improve quality of life for all. However, the scientific base that makes these benefits possible can be subverted to do harm. Gerald Epstein of the US Dept of Homeland Security discusses this dual-use dilemma in the life sciences.

  • 10 August 2014
    3.00pm - 6.00pm
    An Australian War Requiem

    An Australian War Requiem

    To honour the centenary of the outbreak of World War One, the Sydney University Graduate Choir has commissioned Music Director Christopher Bowen OAM to compose an Australian War Requiem to be performed at the Sydney Town Hall on August 10th 2014.

  • 11 August 2014
    4.00pm - 5.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Who controls shifting information power in crises?

    BBC journalist Nik Gowing has extensive reporting experience over three decades in diplomacy, defence and international security. He predicts and identifies the new vulnerability, fragility and brittleness of institutional power in the new all-pervasive public information space.

  • 11 August 2014
    5.00pm - 6.00pm

    ABOUT MUSIC: JEANELL CARRIGAN

    Composer in Exile: Meta Overman and her compositions for piano.