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NAIDOC Week 2018 Celebrations...

NAIDOC Week celebrations will be held across The University of Sydney during July to celebrate ... Read more

Obesity Management Workshop for Health ...

World obesity experts from the Boden Institute together with RPA’s Metabolism and Obesity Services ... Read more

Adventures in the virosphere: Charting ...

Join us for the next Sydney Science Forum - Adventures in the virosphere: Charting the ... Read more

Sydney Viet Nam Symposium...

Join the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre for a symposium for researchers, educators and students engaged ... Read more

Events list

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 1 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Hand holding globe

    Sydney Ideas - Art and neuroplasticity: are they linked?

    What does art do to our brains and mental well-being? This panel brings together medical researchers focusing around both ends of the demographic spectrum - youth mental health and dementia and art practitioners to consider these question and more.

  • 1 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    a

    The Weary Titan: the fading of the “American” Twentieth Century

    Most commentary on the Trump administration is Washington-centric and concentrates on  its immediate “shock and awe” features, and their resulting short-term uncertainties. But much larger and more consequential questions arise.

  • 2 August 2018
    5.30pm - 7.30pm
    Nick Law

    Keynote Lecture: Nick Law

    Nick Law, creative visionary and Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe will deliver a keynote lecture to launch the Cathedral Thinking Centenary Symposium.

  • 3 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Hands holding rock

    Sydney Ideas - The find of the century for archaeology?

    In the 2018 Tom Austen Brown lecture, Dr Mark Collard, an evolutionary anthropologist, argues that comparative ethnology – comparing and contrasting the features of large samples of human societies – should be a key archaeological tool.

  • 6 August 2018
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    Treating obesity: new evidence on partial and total diet replacements

    Professor Susan Jebb from the University of Oxford will show that weight loss interventions including behavioural programmes, partial and total diet replacements are clinically effective, with case studies to examine the cost effectiveness.

  • 6 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Yak train

    Sydney Ideas - Tibet: Life on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    Hear about the role of nomads in protecting Tibet's environment, and the importance of traditional knowledge and practices in responding to climate change.

  • 6 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Military general

    Sydney Ideas - War and the modern world

    Canadian historian Professor Margaret MacMillan, in examining the causes and consequences of war, draws out the paradoxes of war and peace since the end of WWI.

  • 7 August 2018
    4.00pm - 5.30pm

    Term 3 Study Centres

    Our Study Centres provide free homework support and tutoring to students after school in their local library.

  • 7 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Willie Brim Mantaka

    Sydney Ideas - Bla(c)kness in Australia

    Join us for the launch of the special issue of the magazine Transition on "Bla(c)kness in Australia". The collection brings together the voices and artwork of diverse Bla(c)k writers, artists, poets, and scholars in Australia.

  • 8 August 2018
    10.00am - 12.00pm
    100

    How to write China-related content for the general public?

    Join novelist and translator Linda Jaivin and the director of the China Studies Centre, Luigi Tomba, as they discuss how researchers and writers can adapt their writing or research findings to speak to a broader general public.