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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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  • 15 August 2014
    6.30pm - 8.00pm


    PROGRAM Chamber Orchestra Alice Waten

  • 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.

  • 18 August 2014
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    5th Tissue Engineering Symposium 2014

    TISSUE ENGINEERING FOR ORGAN REGENERATION World class event in tissue engineering, hosted by the Alliance for Design and Application in Tissue Engineering (ADATE).

  • 18 August 2014
    5.00pm - 6.00pm


    Creativities and entrepreneurship in higher education: Activating new possibilities.

  • 18 August 2014
    5.30pm - 7.30pm

    Drawing in the Gallery: Life Drawing Classes in the University Art Gallery

    Join us for a rare chance to study creative drawing within the University Art Gallery with two evenings of life drawing classes, celebrating the current exhibition of 16th-19th century European drawings Fugitive Forms and Grand Designs.

  • 18 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - X-ray Crystallography: a new view of the world

    Arguably one of the greatest scientific advances of the 20th century, the technique of X-ray crystallography, was first used to work out the atomic structure of simple crystals and minerals. Find out how X-ray crystallography works and how this profound discovery transformed the world of science.

  • 18 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas Key Texts - Professor Tony Aspromourgos

    Second of our lectures in the Key Texts series is presented by economics Professor Tony Aspromourgos. He will provide an overview of the scope and content of Adam Smith’s famous book ‘Wealth of Nations’.

  • 19 August 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    The first 1,000 days - building the foundation for life

    What is now clear is that genetic programming occurs in the fetus during pregnancy such that the infant carries a metabolic ‘load’ already by birth that can predispose it to non-communicable diseases.

  • 19 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - The Hunt for Dark Matter

    Professor Juan Collar from the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics examines the many challenges faced by the dark matter hunters, and the progress made over the past few decades.

  • 19 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas - The Revolution in Academic Networks in the 21st Century

    If a 'gold standard of scholarship' existed across British and overseas universities, sustained by an elite professorial academic networks, how is this changing now with new networks and alliances developing, and governments increasingly seeking to regulate higher education and research priorities?