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Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 7 December 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    bios100

    Sydney Ideas - The Biosphere Question

    An environmental historian and historical geographer, Jason W Moore will challenge the theory and history offered by the most significant environmental concept of our times: the Anthropocene.

  • 8 December 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    po100

    Sydney Ideas - Cyber Society Meets Economics

    The stupendous rise of the internet and cyber society poses serious challenges for economics. Economics essentially looks at individual units - people, firms, governments - and treats their behaviour as independent. In the 21st century, this assumption is less and less tenable.

  • 10 December 2017
    5.00pm - 8.00pm
    Paulus

    Mendelssohn's Paulus

    Hear the Sydney University Graduate Choir, orchestra and soloists presenting Mendelssohn’s dramatic and poetic oratorio Paulus (St Paul), telling the story of the life of the apostle Paul, and his conversion on the road to Damascus.

  • 11 December 2017
    9.30am - 3.15pm
    Blended learning

    Blended Learning in Labs and Lessons Symposium

    Key note speaker, Associate Professor Gwen Lawrie from the University of Queensland, will discuss the development of inclusive online learning environments and her associated successes and challenges. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of hands on workshops.

  • 11 December 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm
    seas100

    Sydney Ideas - Caring (better) for the Seas

    This panel of academics and NGOs will take us into diverse practices and politics of caring – from caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Sea Countries, NGO campaigns on fish and fishing, to how surfers navigate the necessity of caring for the ocean with a desire to preserve secret surf spots.

  • 12 December 2017
    5.30pm - 7.00pm
    Kuriyama

    Public Lecture:Rethinking the Relationship of Chinese and Western Medicine

    How should we compare Chinese and Western medicine? Professor Shigehisa Kuriyama will provide another approaches to look at them.

  • 18 December 2017
    12.00pm - 1.30pm
    You Ji

    Seminar:China's foreign policy under Xi Jinping

    Xi Jinping’s dream of Chinese national revival stimulates him to add achieving a ‘Major Power Status” as a key component of China’s post Jiang national goal: strong economy and powerful military.

  • 10 January 2018
    10.00am - 4.00pm
    100px

    STEM Girls at Sydney

    In this two-day (10th-11th Jan) workshop, you will participate in a wide range of experiences such as talks, tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. You will also have the opportunity to meet with leading female academics and industry representatives in the STEM field.

  • 11 January 2018
    10.00am - 4.00pm
    100px

    STEM Girls at Sydney

    In this two-day (10th-11th Jan) workshop, you will participate in a wide range of experiences such as talks, tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities. You will also have the opportunity to meet with leading female academics and industry representatives in the STEM field.

  • 18 January 2018
    10.00am - 4.00pm
    nm46.55

    Under the Sea

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum in the January school holidays as we go under the sea!