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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

Events list

  • Date
  • 3 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Monk and the Neuroscientist: a dialogue on compassion

    Does science now prove that the way to happiness is to practice compassion, as the Dalai Lama states? James Doty from Stanford University and Buddhist monk Bhante Mahinda discuss how 21st century science and ancient contemplative practice are learning from each other.

  • 4 September 2014
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
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    Food@Sydney Seminar #3 Why don’t we eat enough fruit and vegetables?

    Despite health promotion programs to increase fruit and vegetable intake over the past couple of decades only half of us eat 2 serves of fruit daily, and the recommended 5 serves of vegetables per day is met by less than 10%. What are some new approaches to encouraging more consumption?

  • 5 September 2014
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Knowledge Industry and Counter-power: subversive futures for intellectual workers in neoliberal Australia

    In her Last Lecture Professor Raewyn Connell explores the classic problem of the relationship between intellectuals and power. Join us as we celebrate her contribution to the field after 43 years of groundbreaking teaching and research and a body of work that has reshaped the study of sociology.

  • 6 September 2014
    4.00pm - 5.00pm

    In Conversation: She Only Barks at Night

    Join us at the Macleay Museum to hear Senior Curator Dr Jude Philp (Sydney University Museums) in conversation with theatre artist Michelle St Anne (The Living Room Theatre) as they discuss taxidermy.

  • 9 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100 beyond

    Sydney Ideas - 'Beyond 1914 – The University of Sydney and the Great War' Website Launch

    Join us for a panel discussion with leading Australian historians on remembering the Great War. The event marks the centenary of the first Australian soldiers killed on 11 September 1914. The event will also launch 'Beyond 1914 — The University of Sydney and the Great War' interactive database.

  • 10 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
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    Sydney Ideas & Health Sciences - Google me Happy!

    Young people aged 12-25 are the highest at-risk group for experiencing mental health problems. They are also the group most likely to look for help and support online. Using the internet for social networking is their haven – but is it safe, reliable and helpful?

  • 10 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas & Power Institute - Letting the Audience In: Considering the Neglected Side of Film Studies

    Martin Barker's talk will examine the contribution that audience research can make to our understanding of cinema.

  • 11 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Sustainable Economic Growth in Southeast Asia

    As part of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC) forum to commemorate 40 years of Australian engagement with ASEAN a public forum will focus on issues of sustainability in Southeast Asia. What role do business, civil society and government play in sustainable economic growth in the region?

  • 12 September 2014
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Carnival China

    Despite many significant advances during the past decade, China is a carnival of complexities and contradictions, social confusions and political contentions. How is the society and policy of China as it searches for a new global identity best understood?

  • 15 September 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas Key Texts - Dr Alan Maddox

    Third of our lectures in the Key Texts series is presented by Senior Lecturer in Musicology, Dr Alan Maddox.Looking at one of the key texts of western art music, J.S. Bach’s ‘St Matthew Passion, he will explore kinds of knowledge embodied in music and how these change over time.