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Sydney Ideas - 'Beyond 1914 – The ...

Join us for a panel discussion with leading Australian historians on remembering the Great War. ... Read more

Community Values and the Challenges ...

Distinguished paediatrician, Dr John Yu, will address issues including education, refugee policy, and early childhood ... Read more

Walter Westman Lecture - Sustainability: ...

By Peter Newman, CUSP, Curtin University. The evidence for climate change engulfing our future is ... Read more

Sydney Children's Festival...

Performances, workshops and free activities for kids aged 5-12!... Read more

Wireless wellbeing and personalized health: ...

There has been an unprecedented explosion of digital technology for personal use this century. These ... Read more

5th Annual Honi Soit Opinion ...

The 5th Annual Honi Soit Opinion Competition is a chance to celebrate the great writing ... Read more

The Australian Boat Race 2014...

An annual rowing race between the rivals - University of Sydney and University of Melbourne. ... Read more

Promoting lifestyle physical activity and ...

As exercise uptake in the population is low, creating an environment that offers plenty of ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 13 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 gothic

    Sydney Ideas Key Texts - Dr Jennifer Ferng

    As one of the French utopian designers of the late Enlightenment, Lequeu is regarded as having an enigmatic inventory of unbuilt work. This lecture surveys some of his fanciful imagery focusing on how myth and occult knowledge came to define his ideas of architecture and the body.

  • 15 October 2014
    5.45pm - 6.45pm

    Rust Never Sleeps

    Find out how problems of inadequate food supply, the world’s increasing population and the emergence of new crop diseases are presenting significant challenges in ensuring adequate supplies of safe and nutritious food for all.

  • 16 October 2014
    8.30am - 1.00pm

    Shared Decision Making Symposium: Developing tools and skills for clinical practice

    This exciting event is being hosted for the first time by the University of Sydney's Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-Based Decision Making (CeMPED) in collaboration with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

  • 16 October 2014
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Dr Charles Perkins AO 2014 Memorial Oration and Prize

    The Dr Charles Perkins AO Memorial Oration and Prize is an annual event in acknowledgement of his tireless dedication to human rights and social justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

  • 16 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    21st Century Medicine - School Lunches (Mis)shaping a Nation

    Do nutrient-poor diets that lead to adverse educational and health outcomes start in schools? This 21st Century Medicine forum draws on examples from the US as well as on Australian policies governing what foods are available to children in school canteens.

  • 17 October 2014
    12.00pm - 2.30pm

    Challis Bequest Society Lunch 2014

    A special lunch for Challis Bequest members only.

  • 17 October 2014
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Alumni Awards 2014

    The annual Alumni Awards recognises the outstanding achievements of our alumni. The recipients of these awards are people whose achievements are of the highest calibre. They may have already attracted attention in their field or may still be unknown to a wider audience.

  • 20 October 2014
    5.00pm - 6.00pm


    Music, Incorporated: The Grey Album in a Post-Album World.

  • 22 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    21st Century Medicine - Getting to the Heart of a Sudden Cardiac Death

    Sudden cardiac death is a complication of a number of genetic disorders, and is especially devastating when it happens to a young athlete. Profesor Chris Semsarian explains amazing new genetic technologies that can test all of our 22,000 genes to help us understand genetic causes of sudden death.

  • 22 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Kilbreath 100x100

    Sydney Ideas and Health Sciences - Professor Sharon Kilbreath

    Often hidden and distressing, lymphoedema can be a lifelong complication for many breast cancer survivors. Professor Sharon Kilbreath and her research team are challenging current treatment practices.