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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

  • Date
  • 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 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?

  • 19 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 collar

    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
    6.30pm - 8.00pm


    ARTISTS Deborah de Graaff, Clarinet Nattanan Low, Clarinet Sue Newsome, Clarinet Peter Smith, Clarinet

  • 20 August 2014
    11.00am - 12.30pm
    Ms Louise Sylvan, former CEO of ANPHA

    Whither preventive health - the legacy of ANPHA

    The Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA) was a statutory authority established in 2011. This event discusses the legacy of ANPHA, its achievements 2011–2014 and the challenges for preventive health since ANPHA's closure in June. Speakers include Ms Louise Sylvan, former ANPHA CEO.

  • 20 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.

  • 20 August 2014
    5.45pm - 6.45pm

    Forward Momentum

    From disease detection to drug discovery, physics has and will continue to revolutionise medicine and facilitate medical breakthroughs. Find out how physics has transformed the quality of human life through discoveries such as x-rays and the structure of the DNA double helix.

  • 21 August 2014
    10.30am - 11.59am

    Vice-Chancellor's Morning Tea 2014

    A special event for alumni of the University of Sydney and guests who graduated prior to 1965.

  • 21 August 2014
    5.30pm - 7.00pm

    Being Collected 2014 Lecture

    Join us at the Macleay Museum for the 2014 Being Collected lecture.

  • 21 August 2014
    8.00pm - 8.00pm


    ARTISTS Laura Chislett, Flute Wendy Dixon, Soprano Thomas Jones, Violin David Miller, Piano