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The well-being and future of the United States is connected to the peaceful development of ... Read more

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The rise in interest in anti-fat bias parallels the recognition of obesity as a public ... Read more

Freedom Ride Celebration Event...

Freedom Ride 50th anniversary festivities will wrap up at a commemorative Freedom Ride celebration event ... Read more

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Key events

  • Date
  • 27 March 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    Mindfulness Lunchtime Seminar

    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 2015
    1.00pm - 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 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Future of Fossil Fuels in a Climate-Challenged World

    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 2015
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Reading Australian Literature with Charlotte Wood

    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 2015
    5.30pm - 6.45pm

    Law & Business Series: Reputation

    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 2015
    7.00pm - 8.00pm
    Why Armstrong?

    Talk: The First Man on the Moon: Why Neil Armstrong?

    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 2015
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Richard Pococke

    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 2015
    10.00am - 4.00pm
    M1468: Dasypus novemcinctus. Nine-banded armadillo. NHM.1468. Photograph: M. Myers, 2006.

    Taxidermy Tales

    Join us at the Macleay Museum and discover the skill of taxidermy and explore why scientists made taxidermied specimens for study.

  • 14 April 2015
    10.00am - 4.00pm
    Lego Pompeii

    Pondering Pompeii

    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 2015
    11.00am - 5.00pm

    SCA New Contemporaries

    SCA Galleries