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  • 24 October 2015
    7.15am - 6.00pm

    South Coast & Royal National Park

    Planned (not published externally)

    Just an hour south of Sydney is the magnificent Royal National Park and the stunning south coast where Sydneysiders go to relax, explore and enjoy nature.

  • 8 February 2016
    8.00am - 5.00pm

    Exhibition: Laugh Lines 8 Feb - 31 Aug 2016

    Come and enjoy a smile, a giggle or a big laugh at the Library's Rare Books and Special Collection’s new exhibition showcasing some of the holdings of the Humour Collection. All welcome!

    #Sydney_library #RareBooks #humour

  • 16 May 2016
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Raymond Hanson’s manuscript sketches for The Immortal Touch (c. 1970s).

    Exhibition: Striking Chords 19 May -30 Nov 2016

    This exhibition is a celebration of the University Library’s Rare Music Collection, on the occasion of its relocation from the Conservatorium Library to Fisher Rare Books & Special Collections.

    #RareBooks #Sydney_library

  • 8 June 2016
    4.00pm - 5.30pm
    Local elections in Indonesia's Papua

    Why are local elections in Indonesia's Papua most violent?

    Planned (not published externally)

    Higher poverty rates and lack of development seem to significantly correlate with higher electoral hostility in Papua. The seminar looks at the issues of modernisation, policing/security institutions and the (possible) abuse of procedural democracy in weakening the secessionist aspirations.

  • 7 July 2016
    11.00pm - 4.00pm
    Image from FIELDWORK exhibition

    EXHIBITION // FIELDWORK: artist encounters

    FIELDWORK: artist encounters creates spatial, conceptual, sonic and material conversations between recent works of a collection of artists with decades-long practice trajectories involving, in various ways, work in the field or of the field.

  • 22 July 2016
    10.30am - 1.30pm
    Planet America

    Republican and Democratic Conventions live with Planet America

    Dust off those campaign buttons and hitch a ride with us to Planet America for two very special live shows marking the Republican and Democratic Conventions.

  • 25 July 2016
    9.00am - 7.00pm
    ODay 2016

    ODay 2016

    ODay starts Semester 2 off with a bang, especially for our international students who have just arrived at the University of Sydney. It's another chance to check out the clubs, societies and on-campus festivities.

  • 26 July 2016
    9.00am - 4.30pm

    Making Tomorrow Forum

    All over Australia, there are people working in schools to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to ‘make their tomorrow’ through success in education. The Making Tomorrow Forum brings those people together to share skills, knowledge, techniques and information.

  • 26 July 2016
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Professor Tim Gill

    Dietary Guidance: Has the evidence changed or have we changed?

    It could be argued that in recent years, the environment in which we live and our state of energy balance has altered dramatically creating different nutritional demands and altering physiological responses to food and nutrients. Thus previous nutritional recommendations may no longer be valid.

  • 26 July 2016
    6.00pm - 9.00pm

    Fiat Mist Seminar: Old dogs can still learn new tricks

    Antibiotic resistance is an urgent health issue for Australia and globally. The World Health Organisation has warned that the overuse of antibiotics is fuelling dangerously high resistance levels and describes antibiotic resistance as a global crisis.