17 December 20165.00pm - 8.30pm
Shanghai Alumni Christmas Party
17 December 20166.30pm - 8.30pm
Beijing Alumni Christmas Party
3 January 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
False memories, like true ones, have consequences for people, affecting later thoughts, intentions, and behaviors. Can we tell true memories from false ones? Professor Elizabeth Loftus explores the profound implications for the legal system of false memories.
18 January 201710.00am - 4.00pm
Join us at the Nicholson Museum in the January school holidays.
31 January 20176.30pm - 7.45pm
As new big data technologies now allow scientists to measure cancerous tumors and take real-time scans of the active human brain, are we closer to understanding causes and providing possible cures for cancer as well as understanding the complexities of the human brain? Dr Genevera Allen explains.
8 February 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
With the election of Donald Trump, it seems climate change denial has reached into the most powerful political office in the world. In this special Sydney Ideas ecture, world-renowned climate scientist Professor Michael Mann provides a somewhat light-hearted take on a very serious issue.
15 February 20175.30pm - 8.00pm
Please join Kalipso Chalkidou and Yot Teerawattananon as they discuss their experiences in working alongside policy makers to promote good processes and robust methods in setting fundable priorities for universal healthcare coverage.
20 February 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Environmental political thought has developed significantly in recent decades, and is closely aligned with theories and practices of democracy. A panel of distinguished contributors to the ecological democracy debate respond to the current set of ecological, and democratic, challenges.
22 February 20176.00pm - 7.30pm
Sydney Ideas - Turning Urban: strengths and vulnerabilities of China’s collectives in the process of urbanisation
As China rapidly urbanises, what are the issues that confront village collectives as they have to defend their economic, social and cultural autonomy? Join us for the first lecture by Professor Luigi Tomba, the new director of the University’s China Studies Centre.
23 February 20176.30pm - 9.00pm
Join fellow alumni for social drinks organised by the University of Sydney UK Alumni Association.