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Building resilience critical to end ...

Co-hosted by the Charles Perkins Centre global food and nutrition security project node and the ... Read more

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

Promoting lifestyle physical activity and ...

As exercise uptake in the population is low, creating an environment that offers plenty of ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 23 August 2014
    2.00pm - 3.30pm


    PROGRAM Symphony Orchestra Eduardo Diazmuñoz Carlos Chávez (1899 - 1978) La hija de Colquide (The Daughter of Colchis): Symphonic Suite Alberto Ginastera (1916 - 1983) Four Dances from Estancia, op.8a Joaquin Rodrigo (1901 - 1999) Concierto de Aranjuez

  • 24 August 2014
    2.00pm - 3.30pm
    Michael Ann Holly

    The Art of Melancholy, Michael Ann Holly

    In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of Dürer’s 'Melencolia I', this talk will address a couple of the artist’s masterful engravings, as well as a few other historical depictions of the subject.

  • 25 August 2014
    9.00am - 4.00pm


    Dimagi in collaboration with Sydney School of Public Health is pleased to announce an upcoming workshop on using CommCare, Dimagi’s open source, mobile phone-based software platform. 
Participants will be walked through the basic steps of using these freely available, online tools.

  • 25 August 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    Building resilience critical to end hunger and undernutrition by 2025

    Co-hosted by the Charles Perkins Centre global food and nutrition security project node and the the NSW Committee of the Crawford Fund, Dr Fan, Director General of the IFPRI, will explore these issues in detail and share strategies for building resilience at both an individual and global level.

  • 25 August 2014
    5.00pm - 6.00pm


    Decoding the Political Mingus: An exploration of what is, and what is not, political jazz.

  • 25 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    dan garber head shot

    Sydney Ideas - Why the Scientific Revolution Wasn't a Scientific Revolution

    It was common to refer to the period in the history of science roughly from Copernicus to Newton as the Scientific Revolution. Professor Daniel Garber argues that the political analogy behind the idea of a scientific revolution is singularly inappropriate.

  • 25 August 2014
    7.30pm - 9.00pm


    Come and experience everything Jazz has to offer over a glass of wine in the cafe.

  • 26 August 2014
    11.45am - 1.30pm
    Associate Professor Ben Goldsmith

    Cleaning up Elections: The Evolution of Electoral Integrity in New Democracies and Electoral Authoritarian Regimes

    Are you interested in electoral processes, reforms and principles of electoral integrity? Associate Professor Goldsmith examines the conditions under which free and fair elections allow non-democratic societies to avoid or fall into violent conflict.

  • 26 August 2014
    1.00pm - 2.00pm

    The Autonomous Farm

    With better sensing, data analytics, and real-time control on the farm we will gain unprecedented data, and hence greater optimisation of farm operations. We also start to see new capabilities such as variable rate planting and fertigation, minimal (if any) chemical usage, and selective harvesting.

  • 26 August 2014
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
    Dr Huw Griffiths

    Adapting Shakespeare and His Contemporaries in the Eighteenth Century

    a talk by Dr Huw Griffiths, Faculty of Arts and Social Science