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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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  • 12 August 2014
    6.30pm - 7.30pm
    Pachyrhynchus spp (Weevils) from Phillipines. Image © Carl Bento, 2014.

    Macleay Entomology Collections and Collectors

    Rob Blackburn, Curatorial Assistant, Macleay Museum, will lead an illustrated talk on the Macleay Museum insect collections, and why they have been at the core of biological sciences for over 200 years.

  • 13 August 2014
    1.10pm - 2.10pm


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

  • 13 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - How Jesus Celebrated Passover: Renaissance scholars and the Jewish origins of Christianity

    Professor Anthony Grafton from Princeton University is one of the foremost historians of early modern Europe and the cultural history of Renaissance Europe. He discusses his recent research into how modern scholars and artists recast the story of Jesus’s last meal as a Christian event.

  • 13 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - Deforestation and Development: drivers, implications, and policy approaches

    Between 2000 and 2010, the earth lost just over 5 million hectares of forest per year, an area the size of Costa Rica. Professor Alix-Garcia explores current research on the economics of land use change and policy innovations to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and degradation.

  • 13 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 aust

    Sydney Ideas - A Debt to Society Forum

    The combination of fiscal austerity and financial abundance has become an enduring feature of Anglo-American economies since the 1980s. This panel reflects upon the recent history of austerity. How can we account for the political and affective force of austerity and how can we challenge it?

  • 14 August 2014
    8.45am - 5.10pm
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    2014 Annual Scientific Meeting: The Legacy of Victor Chang

    The Bosch Symposium this year is devoted to studies of the failing human heart. We have assembled experts from a wide range of researchers both in Australia and overseas who work on human heart failure and they have many interesting tales to tell.

  • 14 August 2014
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    Dr Michael Skilton

    Birth weight and cardiovascular risk – a role for omega 3 PUFA in prevention?

    Dr Michael Skilton from the Boden Institute will outline evidence linking small for gestational age with cardiovascular risk (CVR) and early atherosclerosis and findings that support the hypothesis that omega-3 fatty acid intake improves CVR profile in people born small for gestational age.

  • 14 August 2014
    5.30pm - 7.00pm
    Education, Schooling & The Arts

    Education & The Arts

    EDUCATION & THE ARTS: Thinkers who ignite and provoke debate. The first in a new series. Professor Peter Freebody – Schooling and the arts, from a literacy researcher’s perspective.

  • 14 August 2014
    8.00pm - 8.00pm


    ARTISTS Goetz Richter, Violin Minah Choe, Cello Jeanell Carrigan, Piano

  • 15 August 2014
    6.30pm - 10.00pm
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    Under the Scope: Dinner for Diabetes Research

    Hosted by the Faculty of Pharmacy Foundation. Step back into the 1920’s and join the Faculty of Pharmacy to raise funds for Diabetes Research.