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Key events

  • Date
  • 17 September 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    Life Worth Living - Panel Discussion and Q&A

    What would it look like for a life to be lived well? What shape would a life worth living take? A new co-curricular, not-for-credit course open to the University community will explore these questions through engagement with five diverse traditions of reflection on the nature of a good life.

  • 17 September 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Power Institute - Cities of Light: Photography, Modernity and Artificial Illumination

    Photography historian Melissa Miles discusses how photographers from the early to mid twentieth century harnessed the creative potential of darkness and light to represent Australian cities as places of dreams and wonder.

  • 17 September 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Stephen FitzGerald - Comrade Ambassador

    "Comrade Ambassador reveals how Australia from the 1960s decided to engage with Asia and change for all time how we saw our role in the world." Bob Carr

  • 18 September 2015
    2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Harry Messel

    Harry Messel Memorial

    In recognition of Professor Harry Messel AC CBE's significant contributions to physics, teaching and the pursuit of excellence, the University of Sydney invites you to join us at this special memorial event, honouring and celebrating a life spent in the pursuit of excellence.

  • 18 September 2015
    4.30pm - 5.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Meenakshi Ganguly

    Human Rights Watch South Asia Director Meenakshi Ganguly will discuss human rights and free speech concerns in South Asia, including the media, blogging, censorship and surveillance.

  • 19 September 2015
    7.15am - 9.00pm

    Canberra + Floriade

    Every year from mid September to mid October Canberra celebrates spring with Floriade, Australia's biggest and most popular flower festival.

  • 22 September 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    How to Submit a Successful Exchange Application

    For students who want to maximize their application, especially for competitive destinations, and for students who want to learn more about the financial assistance options available.

  • 22 September 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Professor Trevor Hancock

    Population Health in the Anthropocene: the grandest challenge, the wickedest problem

    Human activity is creating massive and rapid change in the Earth’s natural systems. So great is our impact that geologists suggest we are entering a new geological epoch – the Anthropocene.

  • 22 September 2015
    3.30pm - 5.00pm

    The university as a living lab: the role of universities in creating healthy and sustainable communities

    What does a healthy and sustainable university look like? Join Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Duncan Ivison, in conversation with visiting scholar Dr Trevor Hancock (University of Victoria, Canada) and members of the University community to debate this idea.

  • 22 September 2015
    4.00pm - 6.00pm
    Aek Phakiti

    Qualitative and quantitative research methods: questionnaire construction and analysis – part 2

    Developing your own questionnaire
    This seminar is part 2 of a four-part workshop.