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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
  • 13 August 2018
    5.15pm - 7.00pm
    Cancer cell

    Sydney Ideas - The future of cancer: can we find a cure?

    Hear from a panel of experts responding to the question: How will cellular therapy, immunotherapy, personalised medicine, and the use of big data impact cancer treatments?

  • 14 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Jellyfish

    Sydney Ideas - Jellyfish behaving badly

    They dazzle us, terrify us, nourish us, and fascinate us. They can seem utterly otherworldly, and yet they're among the more ancient species to inhabit earth. And because of rising ocean temperatures, jellyfish are moving.

  • 15 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    alg100

    Sydney Ideas - The promise (and threat) of algorithms

    The rapid rise of big data and predictive analytics in media and finance has provoked alarm and questions over some aspects of algorithmic ordering of information. Professor Frank Pasquale proposes reforms essential to humane automation of new media and banking.

  • 16 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    16aug100

    Sydney Ideas - The end of time: the future history of the universe

    Join us for a cosmic journey through space and time, through galactic collisions and hyperactive black holes, and onto the death of the last star.

  • 16 August 2018
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    Building

    Sydney Ideas - the Future of Building

    Leading national and international experts discuss and propose the necessary shift in the way we think about building to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

  • 21 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    facebook logo

    Sydney Ideas - Do we have a right to psychological privacy?

    This Sydney Ideas event will explore the notion of psychological privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal - do we need a new right not to be "known" by our data? And what is the future of data privacy in Australia?

  • 27 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    bc100

    Sydney Ideas - Being Collected: insights into repatriation

    Assistant Curator, Indigenous Heritage, Matt Poll, brings together Aboriginal people working in community, museum and Government sectors to take us behind the scenes of the good news stories of repatriation.

  • 28 August 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    popg

    Sydney research goes full scale for Shakespeare: the Popup Globe

    The Popup Globe, currently under construction for its upcoming season of Shakespeare performances in the Entertainment Quarter at Moore Park, is closely based on landmark research done at the University of Sydney

  • 29 August 2018
    5.30pm - 7.00pm
    trees

    Sydney Ideas - Taking the long view on out-of-home care

    This expert panel, featuring Emeritus Professor Harriet Ward, will explore the contribution of longitudinal research in understanding the impact on vulnerable children and families.

  • 6 September 2018
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Lena Goldstein

    Sydney Ideas - Voices from the ashes

    An esteemed panel will discuss how the testimony of Holocaust survivors is used today and the problems, questions and opportunities it presents to people grappling with the legacy of the Holocaust.