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Edward II...

King Edward’s illicit desire will eclipse the law, alienate his nobles and wife, and ... Read more

Portion size and weight control: ...

Professor Susan Jebb (University of Oxford) will discuss new research findings of the impact of ... Read more

Festival of Democracy 2015...

Welcome to the 2015 Festival of Democracy. Join us at the University of Sydney for two ... Read more

USSC: How to End the ...

The United States Studies Centre will host a panel discussion featuring The Honourable Bob Carr, ... Read more

2015 Sydney China Business Forum...

The one-day forum will explore how China’s rapidly expanding middle class is ramping up ... Read more

2015 Sciences and Technologies of Learning (...

The STL Research Fest, an annual event at the University of Sydney, bringing together the ... Read more

Obesity report card...

Professor Ian Caterson is Foundation Director of the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 23 October 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    Sydney Con - Verbrugghen Ensemble Inaugural Concert

    The newly formed Verbrugghen Ensemble will commence in 2016 as ensemble in residence at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music to celebrate our new centenary of music making and research. The inaugural performance by the Verbrugghen Ensemble will be a launch of their 2016 program.

  • 24 October 2015
    7.15am - 6.00pm

    South Coast & Royal National Park

    Just an hour south of Sydney is the magnificent Royal National Park and the stunning south coast where Sydneysiders go to relax, explore and enjoy nature.

  • 25 October 2015
    8.45am - 12.30pm
    Boat Race

    The Australian Boat Race 2015

    The University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney, Australia's oldest universities, will encapsulate the rivalry between two great cities and two great universities as their rowing crews race on the Yarra River.

  • 26 October 2015
    5.30pm - 7.30pm

    USSC: Obama's foreign policy, the pivot and the post-Obama era with The Washington Post's editorial page editor and columnist, Fred Hiatt

    The US Studies Centre is pleased to host, editorial page editor and columnist for The Washington Post, Fred Hiatt, who will discuss President Barack Obama's foreign policy, the pivot and the post-Obama era at a public event in Sydney.

  • 26 October 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - 21st Century Medicine: The Future of Cancer Care is (nearly) Here

    Until relatively recently, dreams about cancer cures have historically been just that - dreams. But there is a revolution happening in cancer treatment. Professor Michael Boyer discusses the brave new world of cancer treatment.

  • 27 October 2015
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Professor Sharon Naismith

    ‘Vascular depression’: the contribution of cardiovascular disease to depression in older adults

    Depression is the most common psychiatric disease found in the elderly, with prevalence rates of clinically significant depressive symptoms ranging from 9-18%. Major depression is the primary cause of years lived with disability and is associated with high health care utilisation.

  • 27 October 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Science and Satire in Early Modern England

    The Royal Society was founded in 1660s London to recognise, promote, and support excellence in the new sciences. What did they achieved in the yearly years and why was science so often ridiculed by opponents?

  • 27 October 2015
    7.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Con - First Year Composition Concert

    First year composition students explore the extremes of music-making.

  • 28 October 2015
    9.00am - 3.00pm
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    Healthy Brain Ageing Information Seminar 2015

    This free information seminar is designed for members of the public aged 50 and over. It provides a summary of key tips for optimising thinking skills (e.g. memory) and healthy brain ageing. Hosted by the Healthy Brain Ageing Program at the Brain and Mind Centre, presenters include expert clinicians

  • 28 October 2015
    11.00am - 12.30pm
    Dr Luke Fryer

    Getting interested

    A Research on Learning and Education Innovation seminar with Dr Luke Fryer, examining ways to measure – as well as initiate – students' interest in learning.