27 March 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
What is mindfulness? Is mindfulness life's most important life-skill? What does the science say? Learn all this and more at a free Mindfulness seminar run by Australia's foremost Mindfulness experts, Dr Craig Hassed and Dr Richard Chambers, from Monash University.
31 March 20151.00pm - 2.00pm
Sustainable physical activity behaviour change: a realistic possibility or is public health chasing its tail?
The evidence for the preventive and therapeutic health benefits of regular physical activity is overwhelming, yet, the population remains largely inactive and physical activity is considered solely a matter of individual responsibility. Associate Professor Stamatakis discusses this disconnect.
31 March 20156.00pm - 7.30pm
Do technological developments in renewable energy also offer the potential to fundamentally disrupt the fossil fuel economy? In this special Sydney Ideas event, a panel of leading thinkers will address the issue of the future of fossil fuels in a climate-challenged world.
31 March 20156.30pm - 7.30pm
Reading Australian Literature is a series in which acclaimed Australian writers reflect on the Australian books they value. We start 2015 with Charlotte Wood, the author of four acclaimed novels and a book of non-fiction, on ‘The Transit of Venus’ by Shirley Hazzard.
2 April 20155.30pm - 6.45pm
In this seminar, Rupert Younger, Director of Oxford University's Centre for Corporate Reputation provides a succinct definition of reputation and outlines how organisations and individuals engage with reputation to create advantage - personally and in business.
2 April 20157.00pm - 8.00pm
Of all the Apollo astronauts, why was Armstrong chosen to command Apollo 11 and also become the first person to step out onto the lunar surface? Professor Hansen will examine important aspects of Armstrong's life story and the complex legacy left by this reluctant hero and first man on the Moon.
4 April 20152.00pm - 3.00pm
Three Englishmen in Cyprus: In the footsteps of Richard Pococke (1738), Samuel W. Baker (1879) and Colin Thubron (1974)
Join us at the Nicholson Museum for ‘Travellers’ Tales: European Adventures in Art, History & Culture’.
9 April 201510.00am - 4.00pm
Join us at the Macleay Museum and discover the skill of taxidermy and explore why scientists made taxidermied specimens for study.
14 April 201510.00am - 4.00pm
Join us at the Nicholson Museum these school holidays and discover the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, through the Lego Pompeii model. Meet archaeologists, handle genuine artefacts and learn more about the buried city!
15 April 201511.00am - 5.00pm