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Learning from Country: 15 May – 31 July 2017...

Learning from Country is an exhibition of original artwork and materials showcasing the ... Read more

Reconciliation Week 2017...

Reconciliation Week 2017 27 May 2016 - Every day, until 3rd Jun 2017 From 27 May to 3 June, we will ... Read more

Sydney Science Forum 2017: The Doctor...

No need for a TARDIS… jump through ‘wibbly wobbly’ theories of time travel, and discover ... Read more

Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program - ...

An intenstive 5-day academic residential program for year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
  • 31 May 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - What's Wrong with our Kidneys?

    This talk will review the state of the nation in terms of kidney health and discuss the spectrum of kidney disease in the Australian population. The cycle of research will be illustrated with examples of research conducted across the University of Sydney and at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

  • 1 June 2017
    8.00am - 6.30pm
    Medical Research Week

    Medical Research Week

    The Australian Society for Medical Research NSW team is partnering with the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre and Medical School to host a range of events celebrating National ASMR Medical Research Week ® 2017 (June 1-9) to raise awareness of the importance of medical and health research.

  • 1 June 2017
    3.00pm - 5.30pm

    Defining Qualities: New Research on Gender in Modern Chinese History and Literature

    This seminar brings together three leading scholars of Chinese history and literature from Australia and overseas to discuss recent research relating to issues of gender, class, and national identity in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

  • 1 June 2017
    5.00pm - 7.00pm
    Beth Yahp

    Creative Writing Masterclass: Bringing The World To Life

    Come and take an imaginary tour, do writing exercises to make things new and share in tips and tricks to bring the world to life on the page through reading and writing creatively.

  • 2 June 2017
    1.00pm - 2.00pm
    Professor Jane Burns

    21st Century Healthcare

    In this talk Professor Jane Burns discusses how we can harness the power of new and emerging technologies and ensure they play a central role in supporting and improving young people’s health and wellbeing.

  • 3 June 2017
    2.00pm - 3.00pm

    A Postcard from Karkemish: in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia

    Join us for the next public lecture in our Saturday series "Postcards from the Past".

  • 5 June 2017
    4.30pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas Film Screening: 'A Plastic Ocean'

    The film highlights the shocking realities of what the plastic epidemic is doing to our marine environments, as well as the impacts on human health and our economies. Part of the World Environment Day programming.

  • 5 June 2017
    7.00pm - 8.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - Civil Wars: a history in ideas

    Professor David Armitage from Harvard University leads a forum exploring the roots and dynamics of civil war over the centuries, and its shaping force in our conflict-ridden world.

  • 6 June 2017
    8.30am - 1.00pm
    Palliative care

    Palliative care in vulnerable populations forum

    The Office for Global Health is hosting a forum in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, to discuss issues in palliative care amongst vulnerable populations. The forum will feature expert speakers from a range of disciplines and invites you to contribute to the discussions in this field.

  • 6 June 2017
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Sydney Ideas, Food [at] Sydney - Eating in the City

    Too many Australians are going hungry in the City. What is being done and what more can we do to help address this problem? What food-related urban planning policy actions are required to promote food justice?