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Capturing Political Animals: A conversation ...

After showing a short summary of the film, director/producer Jonah Markowitz will join the ... Read more

Welcome to Sydney Party...

The University of Sydney Union (USU) is throwing a huge party to welcome new international ... Read more

Distinguished Speaker Lecture: The Trump ...

Professor Peter Strauss (Columbia Law School) will deliver the first lecture as part of the ... Read more

Sydney Science Forum 2017: The Doctor...

No need for a TARDIS… jump through ‘wibbly wobbly’ theories of time travel, and discover ... Read more

Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program - ...

An intenstive 5-day academic residential program for year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to ... Read more

Key events

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  • 17 March 2017
    8.30am - 5.30pm

    Professor Stephen Castles Festschrift

    Recently Professor Stephen Castles retired from his academic appointment at the University of Sydney. We are planning to celebrate the academic work of Stephen with a one and half day series of events in his honour.

  • 20 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
    Prof Strauss

    Distinguished Speaker Lecture: The Trump Transition and American Administrative Law

    Professor Peter Strauss (Columbia Law School) will deliver the first lecture as part of the Sydney Law School 2017 Distinguished Speakers Program. The title of his lecture is The Trump Transition and American Administrative Law.

  • 21 March 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    A Life in Archaeology: In Conversation with Judy Birmingham

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum for the first evening lecture in our new series "A Life in Archaeology: In Conversation".

  • 21 March 2017
    7.00pm - 9.15pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Destruction of Memory: film screening and forum

    The ‘Destruction of Memory’ film documents the increasing threat to cultural heritage and associated cultural identity in war zones. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a conversation the film's director Tim Slade.

  • 22 March 2017
    5.45pm - 7.00pm
    SSF1 100x100

    Sydney Science Forum 2017: Hugs not drugs: revolutionising the treatment of addiction

    We have a problem with addictive drugs: 15% of all deaths worldwide each year are attributed to harmful use of alcohol, tobacco or illicit drugs. Find out why researchers hope that developing small molecules that act on the ‘love hormone’ system may provide the solution for addiction.

  • 23 March 2017
    5.00pm - 7.00pm

    ReST (Rapid Syllable Transition Training) website launch

    Introducing a new website for Speech Pathologists to support clinical practice with children who have Childhood Apraxia of Speech. The free website provides videos and training in an innovative, evidence-based treatment. Join us as for a drink as we launch this exciting project.

  • 23 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Life After MOOCs

    The recent MOOCs revolution in online education has largely focused on cheaper equivalents of hoarding, packing hundreds of students into a single classroom. Pavel Pevzner proposes a more efficient educational product, Massive Adaptive Interactive Text (MAIT).

  • 28 March 2017
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu

    Taxing junk food for a healthy society

    Taxes on unhealthy foods and beverages are gaining increasing prominence as policy tools to promote healthy eating, and are recommended by the World Health Organization to improve population diets. Junk food taxes have been adopted by a number of countries in recent years.

  • 29 March 2017
    12.30am - 2.00pm

    Democracy Futures | Post-Truth and the Unfinished Communications Revolution

    We live in a revolutionary age of communicative abundance. New information platforms, robust muckraking and cross-border publics are among the exciting trends of our time. Yet this seminar shows why the unfinished revolution is dogged by decadent counter-trends, including the drift towards what is

  • 29 March 2017
    12.00pm - 1.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Preserving the Past: the Dawkins reforms and the University of Sydney

    The Dawkins reforms to higher education in the late 1980s roused passions at many universities across the nation, over fears for the academic enterprise and Australia’s system of free, public university education. What was the impact of the Dawkins reforms, particularly at the University of Sydney?