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Which Comes First: Overeating or ...

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The Politics of Obesity...

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Events list

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 21 November 2017
    6.15pm - 7.30pm
    ck100

    Sydney Ideas - Aerial Aftermaths: the visual culture of everyday militarisation

    Can wars be said to begin and end or do they disturb our sense of time and continuity? Are the boundaries of battlefields discrete or do they move into other spaces and sites and in what ways? Hear from Caren Kaplan, Professor of American Studies at at University of California.

  • 21 November 2017
    6.30pm - 7.30pm
    21_100

    Sydney Ideas - The Transformational Impact of Genomics on Medicine and the Healthcare System

    Over the past two decades the fastest technological advance in history has reduced the cost of human genome with further reductions to come – ushering in a new era of personalised medicine and ‘precision’ healthcare. This will require advanced systems to secure the privacy and provenance of the data

  • 22 November 2017
    11.00am - 1.30pm
    Active Ageing project node Inaugural meeting

    Active Ageing project node Inaugural meeting

    Presented by the Active Ageing project node, a group of senior researchers from around the University. Taking a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach, we invite researchers to explore the barriers and enablers to remaining active and healthy and staying connected to community.

  • 22 November 2017
    2.00pm - 4.00pm
    290

    How to fund your research on China?

    The speakers will share their expertise, personal experiences and useful tips to help you find out how to maximise your chance in winning funding for your China-related research.

  • 22 November 2017
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Prof Tim Lobstein

    The Politics of Obesity

    The world’s population is fatter than ever. Is it an unfortunate by-product of rising global affluence? Or an inevitable consequence? Professor Tim Lobstein, Director of Policy, World Obesity Federation, London, has worked on nutrition and obesity policies in advocacy organisations for over 30 years

  • 23 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
    Prof Rubio Marin

    Overcoming the Sexual Contract. Gender Quotas, Care-taking and Constitutions: Lessons from Europe

    In our next Distinguished Speaker Lecture, Professor Ruth Rubio Marin (University of Sevilla), will speak on: Overcoming the Sexual Contract. Gender Quotas, Care-taking and Constitutions: Lessons from Europe.

  • 23 November 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    ots100

    Outside the Square: why so sad?

    We’ve never had it better and yet… in any one year, around 1 million Australian adults will suffer from depression. Why are we so depressed? How can we be happy? What exactly is happiness?

  • 24 November 2017
    10.00am - 5.30pm
    CRF

    Core Research Facilities, Annual Symposium

    Join us for the Core Research Facilities Annual Symposium where we will exhibit our cutting-edge research capacity, highlighting our extensive upcoming program of instrument upgrades and new installations, and how these will provide our researchers with a competitive edge in 2018 and beyond.

  • 27 November 2017
    8.30am - 5.00pm
    Wastewater Treatment Plant

    SSEAC Masterclass

    The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is bringing together leading researchers and practitioners throughout South East Asia for a one-day Masterclass on Membranes for Sustainable Energy and Water Production.

  • 27 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    dr100

    Sydney Ideas - Digital Rights: what are they, and why do we need them?

    A panel of leading experts will debate: What are digital rights? Why do we need them?, What would they look like in Australia?, How should we frame and do digital rights? The event will conclude with a launch of the Digital Rights report.