10 October 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Held the day after the first Presidential debate, this panel of academics, students and election observers will respond to the debate and discuss the changes in the traditional election campaign processes.
10 October 20166.30pm - 8.00pm
Is there a degree of suffering and degradation beyond which a man or a woman ceases to be a human being? A point beyond which our spirit dies and only pure physiology survives? And to what extent, if any, may literary culture be capable of preserving the integrity of our humanity?
11 October 20164.00pm - 6.00pm
A training module for HDR students in the social sciences.
11 October 20165.30pm - 6.45pm
In the final Law & Business seminar for 2016, esteemed speakers, David Friedlander and Ron Barusch will analyse and discuss some of the key cases, reforms and corporate governance developments both in Australia and the United States.
11 October 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
What is obesity, and why should we care about its impact on our young people? Can obesity be prevented? For World Obesity Day 2016 join us for a Sydney Ideas, Westmead event with a panel of clinicians, scientists and health promotion experts discussing these important questions.
11 October 20166.30pm - 7.30pm
Drylands will always engage my imagination, partly because it explores similar themes (or obsessions) found across all Astley’s work, yet it remains fresh, challenging, tender and shocking. And above all, it is a story for and about that object of desire, the reader.
12 October 201612.00pm - 1.00pm
This annual lecture honours the memory of Dr Diana Temple AM, a former member of the University of Sydney community and an advocate for the role of women in Science. The lecture will be presented by Professor Caroline de Costa.
12 October 20162.00pm - 3.00pm
A conversation between 4 scholars from Australia and India on this important topic. How do gifts, commissions and bribes drive business culture? What is their connection to questions of reciprocity, conflicts of interest, corruption and corporate social responsibility?
12 October 20163.00pm - 6.30pm
Join us at our information evening to find out how postgraduate study can boost your career and take your achievements to places you never imagined.
12 October 20166.00pm - 8.00pm
Sydney Ideas Health Forum - Childhood infectious diseases: protecting kids from the cradle to the mosh pit
Most of us are aware of the dangers of whooping cough and influenza, but what about little-known and disabling micro-organisms such as cytomegalovirus (CMV) and old-nasties that re-emerge periodically like measles?