16 August 201612.00pm - 1.00pm
US presidential races are always fiercely fought, protracted, expensive and reflective of the times: the 2016 campaign will be one for the history books. Join Dr Lesley Russell as she the likely outcomes for the US and specifically, for the future of Obamacare.
16 August 20164.00pm - 6.00pm
A training module for HDR students in the social sciences, to explain and explore the uses of focus groups.
16 August 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Despite great improvements in treatments and More Australians are developing diseases like type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and liver disease. The risks increase substantially with obesity and lack of exercise. For Sydney Science Festival we discuss this healthcare crisis.
16 August 20166.30pm - 8.00pm
University of Sydney launches National Science Week with Nanotainment. This free public event will be hosted by Adam Spencer, media personality and the University of Sydney’s Mathematics and Science Ambassador.
17 August 20165.45pm - 7.00pm
We have learned how to help people live happier healthier lives. This requires individuals to take control of their own data and their own health for better outcomes. Discover how metabolic systems biology could revolutionise our health by offering precision medicine.
17 August 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Lecture - Beyond the Eye of Absolutism: Claude Perrault's Royal Observatory and the Intractable Challenge of Comets
In the reign of the Sun King Louis XIV, France was greeted by two other celestial bodies – the comets of 1664 &1680-81. Clair Goldstein examines the influence of these wonders on the design of the Royal Observatory and the broader political climate during the creation of the famous Versailles.
18 August 201612.00pm - 1.00pm
Brain and Mind Centre invites you to the seminar - The seminar will be about the role of neurotechnology and the balance of individual responsibility and collective benefits in delaying cognitive ageing.
18 August 20166.00pm - 8.00pm
Join us at our Meet Sydney information evening to find out about our wide range of bachelor's, master's and PhD degrees, scholarships, how to apply, and life on our campus. Representatives, a current student and our alumni will answer all your questions about studying at the University of Sydney.
18 August 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
Join us for a Sydney Science Festival event as Mark Dadds from the Sydney Child Behaviour Research Clinic shares the current scientific evidence behind the building blocks of evidence-based parenting interventions: including rewards, punishment, and attachment.
20 August 20169.00am - 5.00pm
Getting healthy before pregnancy: Managing obesity and diabetes before conception to optimise outcomes
This one-day workshop in preconception care will provide an overview of the latest evidence regarding optimisation of preconception health, particularly for women with diabetes, obesity and other medical conditions, and be taught by some of Australia's leading experts in this area.