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Key events

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  • 11 August 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    Non-invasive measurement of sleep

    It is a challenging problem to quantitatively measure human sleep without interfering with it. Professor de Chazal will present an overview of his 15 years of experience developing ways of measuring sleep non-invasively.

  • 11 August 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - New Asia Now

    A group of young writers provide fresh perspectives on life in Asia’s most dynamic and powerful countries. Each describes what it feels like up close and personal with an insider's eye and passion. Don't miss this fascinating journey through New Asia. Presented with Griffith Review.

  • 12 August 2015
    11.00am - 12.30pm
    Wenming Zheng

    Assessment of Scientific Learning & Social Emotional Competence in Inquiry-Based Science Education

    A Research on Learning and Education Innovation seminar with Professor Wenming Zheng.

  • 12 August 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    North-American Destinations Focus Session

    For students who have interest in undertaking exchange in a particular region, destination focus sessions will provide further information about the specific requirements and opportunities applicable to these regions. Students only need to attend one session.

  • 12 August 2015
    12.30pm - 1.30pm
    Medicine Research Webinar

    Funding your PhD: an introduction to research scholarships

    This session provides an introduction to scholarships available, how to apply and how to make the most of your application.

  • 12 August 2015
    4.30pm - 5.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - MOOCs: What have we learned?

    Daphne Koller, Co-Founder and President of Coursera looks at some of data collected from MOOCs, and discusses what we are learning from these data about both courses and learners.

  • 12 August 2015
    6.30pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Environment Institute & Sydney Ideas - Beauty Without Harm

    Thanks to the mass production of clothes we've been able to enjoy some of the cheapest prices around. But for too long those discounts have not reflected a sustainability and ethicsl. Three of the industry’s leading thinkers unravel the importance of sustainable fashion.

  • 13 August 2015
    11.00am - 12.00pm
    100x10 life worth living

    Life Worth Living

    What would it look like for a life to be lived well? What shape would a life worth living take? A new co-curricular, not-for-credit course open to the University community will explore these questions through engagement with five diverse traditions of reflection on the nature of a good life.

  • 13 August 2015
    4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Dr Jane Hunter

    The research higher degree and beyond: the thesis-to-book journey

    What steps are involved in turning a lengthy piece of writing into a commercial product that people will want to buy?

  • 13 August 2015
    5.30pm - 7.30pm

    Insights: Honourable intentions? Reflections on a colonising culture

    The moral landscape of colonial New South Wales is explored through the lens of honour. How did colonists understand the ethical implications of their enterprises?