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  • Date
  • 3 June 2015
    11.00am - 1.00pm

    Information Futures: Advancing Digital Humanities

    Come to the Fisher Library to hear four academics talk about the challenges and opportunities in working at the nexus between big data, research computing and the humanities and social and sciences.

  • 3 June 2015
    11.00am - 12.30pm
    Professor Bob Fox

    Assessment driving the learning-technology supporting the process

    A Research on Learning and Educational Innovation seminar with Professor Bob Fox.

  • 3 June 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Lynette Riley and Diane Riley-McNaboe wearing Kangaroo-skin cloaks, belts and head-dresses at Terramungamine, NSW, 2012. Photograph by Shantell Toomey

    Discovering the Past

    Join us at the Macleay Museum to celebrate the strong future of Wiradjuri and Gamilaroi knowledge with Lynette Riley of the Koori Centre.

  • 3 June 2015
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    Book Launch

    Book Launch at SCA

    SCA invites you to celebrate the outstanding research in contemporary art history and theory and creative arts pedagogy produced by the University of Sydney through the publication of four new books.

  • 3 June 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 asian languages

    Sydney Ideas - Surprising Truth about Asian Languages forum

    With recent progress in research on the languages of mainland Southeast Asia and nearby parts of Asia, we now know more than ever about what these languages are like, who speaks them, where they have come from, and where they are going.

  • 3 June 2015
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    100x100 Fred Astaire image

    The Science of Spontaneity: Fred Astaire as Consummate Craftsman

    Royal Society of New South Wales Open Lecture Series presents “The Science of Spontaneity: Fred Astaire as Consummate Craftsman” by Dr Kathleen Riley, former British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics at Corpus Christi College.

  • 4 June 2015
    12.00pm - 1.00pm

    The DIABEGG study – the effect of a high-egg diet on cardiovascular risk factors in people with diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. Despite the positive nutritional value of eggs, there is a negative perception toward egg consumption for people with T2DM. This study addresses the lack of good quality prospective data on the issue.

  • 4 June 2015
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas and Food@Sydney - Fish and Fisheries

    In this reprisal of the Food@Sydney series Celeste Black, Culum Brown and Dinesh Wadiwell will offer perspectives on fish welfare, the law and whether fish resist.

  • 4 June 2015
    6.30pm - 7.30pm
    Magna Carta

    Anti-terrorist laws and the Magna Carta

    The 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta in June this year presents a unique opportunity to celebrate a momentous time in history. To mark this occasion, Sydney University will host a public event focusing on the role of the Magna Carta with particular reference to anti-terrorism law.

  • 5 June 2015
    9.00am - 4.00pm
    Kirsty McGeogh

    The courageous teacher: teaching from within

    A one-day workshop that teaches a reflective-practice for energising primary- and high-school teachers.