5 December 20165.30pm - 7.00pm
The fine tuning of the universe for life is a major unsolved problem in the world of physics. Geraint Lewis and Luke Barnes explain what we know of the universe, from its most basic particles and forces, to planets, stars and galaxies, and back through cosmic history to the birth of the cosmos.
6 December 20161.00pm - 2.00pm
Effectiveness of: Screening and brief intervention for obesity in primary care, and Regular weighing and feedback by community midwives in preventing excessive gestational weight gain
Professor Paul Aveyard is a public health physician and Professor of Behavioural Medicine at the University of Oxford. Dr Amanda Daley is a Reader in Behavioural Medicine in the Primary Care Clinical Sciences department at the University of Birmingham. Each will discuss their randomised trials.
9 December 20167.30pm - 9.00pm
UK hip hop artist Akala joins a panel of local artists, activists and students to talk about the evolution of socially conscious hip hop music, and its inspiration for the next generation.
13 December 20166.00pm - 7.30pm
A major source of scientific skepticism about free will is the belief that conscious decisions and intentions never play a role in producing corresponding actions. Professor Alfred Mele presents three serious problems encountered by any attempt to justify this belief.
18 January 201710.00am - 4.00pm
Join us at the Nicholson Museum in the January school holidays.
8 April 20177.00pm - 9.30pm
International House’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, featuring performances by distinguished alumni, friends and current residents. The concert will include the world-premiere of a new work by celebrated Australian composer Chris Bowen, specially commissioned for the IH anniversary year.
27 April 20179.00am - 5.00pm
SAVE THE DATE: 27-28 April 2017 for the 2nd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference to be held at the Charles Perkins Centre
3 July 20177.00pm - 9.00pm
Is the World Coming Together or Falling Apart? As International House celebrates its 50th anniversary, a panel of high profile thinkers will examine questions such as, what have been the major drivers of change in the past 50 years; and what is the best role for International House?
9 September 20181.55am - 1.55pm