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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

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
  • 7 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 bio

    Sydney Ideas - The Biodiversity Crisis: Environmental, Social And Economic Impacts

    Many scientists believe we are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction event in the Earth’s history. Two of the country’s leading researchers on biodiversity decline explore this critical topic from environmental and economic perspectives.

  • 8 October 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 ian hickie

    21st Century Medicine - Teenagers, Technology and Mental Health

    For his 21st Century Medicine Series lecture, Professor Ian Hickie looks at whether we can use new technologies to support high quality mental health care for more people at low cost, and ultimately provide sophisticated care even for those with high levels of clinical need.

  • 9 October 2014
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Food@Sydney Seminar #5 Smallholder agriculture & the future of global food & nutrition security

    Smallholder agriculture is being squeezed globally. How do we ensure that smallholders are part of the solution for feeding the world’s people?

  • 11 October 2014
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    The Shanghai Alumni Reception 2014

    An exclusive networking event for Sydney University Alumni currently living in Shanghai.

  • 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.