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USSC - Understanding ISIS: A ...

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Key events

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  • 10 March 2016
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    The Energy Challenge: nanotechnology solutions towards sustainable development

    As the age of cheap oil and fossil fuels comes to an end, humanity will face an energy crisis. There is, however, no optimal solution to replace fossil fuels in environmentally sustainable manner. Professor Federico Rosei, one of the world’s leaders in nanomaterials, proposes some solutions.

  • 11 March 2016
    4.30pm - 6.00pm
    Carl Wieman thumb

    Sydney Ideas - A Scientific Approach to Teaching Science and Engineering

    As society demands an increase in student uptake of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject, what do we know about the best way to teach these subjects? Leader in science education in the US and Nobel Laureate in Physics, Carl Wieman, shares the latest research.

  • 14 March 2016
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer

    Award-winning artist, teacher and scholar Brian Lobel presents a collection of performances reflecting on a history of cancer and his own experience as a patient, providing a humorous, provocative, interactive and thoughtful reflection on cancer.

  • 16 March 2016
    6.15pm - 8.15pm

    Employment Relations and the Law Seminar Series 2016

    This popular annual series is made up of 10 evening seminars and provides an introduction to the current regulation of employment and labour relations in Australia.

  • 16 March 2016
    7.00pm - 8.00pm

    Sydney Ideas - Understanding Çatalhöyük and the Origins of Settled Life

    For the 2016 McNicoll Visiting Lectureship, Professor Ian Hodder from Stanford University presents on 22 years of excavation at the 9000 year-old Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in central Turkey.

  • 18 March 2016
    7.00pm - 11.00pm
    FHS Group

    Faculty of Health Sciences 0 - 10 Year Reunion

    The Faculty of Health Sciences Alumni Association Executive Committee extends an invitation to all our young alumni from 2015 to 2006 graduation years to join us at The Arthouse Hotel to reconnect with classmates, reminisce about your days on campus and meet alumni working in the same field as you.

  • 22 March 2016
    9.30am - 4.00pm

    New Perspectives on China and Eurasia in the Bronze Age

    Showcase the remarkable new archaeological fieldwork taking place at the site of Adunqiaolu as a collaborative project between the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and the University of Sydney.

  • 22 March 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Professor Andrew Hill

    The psychology of food craving

    Professor Andrew Hill from Leeds University will focus on food cravings during pregnancy, weight management, and after bariatric surgery. This functional view also reveals the potential for psychological approaches in the management of food cravings.

  • 22 March 2016
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Tegan Bennett Daylight

    Reading Australian Literature is back in 2016 with Tegan Bennett Daylight on Helen Garner’s 'Cosmo Cosmolino'.

  • 23 March 2016
    11.00am - 1.00pm
    Dr Christine Preston

    Toys for learning and teaching science

    A Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation seminar highlighting the faculty's studies into the how toys can help children understand scientific concepts.