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Which Comes First: Overeating or ...

Conventional obesity treatment assumes that all calories are alike so to lose weight one must ... Read more

The Politics of Obesity...

The world’s population is fatter than ever. Is it an unfortunate by-product of rising ... Read more

Mendelssohn's Paulus...

Hear the Sydney University Graduate Choir, orchestra and soloists presenting Mendelssohn’s dramatic and poetic ... Read more

Second Australian Political Theory and ...

The University of Sydney is proud to host the Second Annual Australian Political Theory and ... Read more

Key events

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 22 November 2017
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Prof Tim Lobstein

    The Politics of Obesity

    The world’s population is fatter than ever. Is it an unfortunate by-product of rising global affluence? Or an inevitable consequence? Professor Tim Lobstein, Director of Policy, World Obesity Federation, London, has worked on nutrition and obesity policies in advocacy organisations for over 30 years

  • 23 November 2017
    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    ots100

    Outside the Square: why so sad?

    We’ve never had it better and yet… in any one year, around 1 million Australian adults will suffer from depression. Why are we so depressed? How can we be happy? What exactly is happiness?

  • 23 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.00pm
    Prof Rubio Marin

    Overcoming the Sexual Contract. Gender Quotas, Care-taking and Constitutions: Lessons from Europe

    In our next Distinguished Speaker Lecture, Professor Ruth Rubio Marin (University of Sevilla), will speak on: Overcoming the Sexual Contract. Gender Quotas, Care-taking and Constitutions: Lessons from Europe.

  • 24 November 2017
    10.00am - 5.30pm
    CRF

    Core Research Facilities, Annual Symposium

    Join us for the Core Research Facilities Annual Symposium where we will exhibit our cutting-edge research capacity, highlighting our extensive upcoming program of instrument upgrades and new installations, and how these will provide our researchers with a competitive edge in 2018 and beyond.

  • 27 November 2017
    8.30am - 5.00pm
    Wastewater Treatment Plant

    SSEAC Masterclass

    The School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is bringing together leading researchers and practitioners throughout South East Asia for a one-day Masterclass on Membranes for Sustainable Energy and Water Production.

  • 27 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    dr100

    Sydney Ideas - Digital Rights: what are they, and why do we need them?

    A panel of leading experts will debate: What are digital rights? Why do we need them?, What would they look like in Australia?, How should we frame and do digital rights? The event will conclude with a launch of the Digital Rights report.

  • 28 November 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    7th Australia-China Symposium in Education, Science And Technology (FOCSA Symposium)

    Following the previous main symposiums of FOCSA (The Federation of Chinese Scholars in Australia), the 7th Australia-China Symposium in Education, Science and Technology aims to gather leading experts and scholars from both Australia and China.

  • 28 November 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    ASNAC 2017

    Australian Social Network Analysis Conference - ASNAC 2017

    The 2nd Australian Social Network Analysis Conference aims to build greater coordination and collaboration among social network researchers and practitioners in Australia and overseas, and raise the profile of Australian social network research internationally.

  • 28 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    l100

    Sydney Ideas - Inside the Plaster: scanning the victims of Pompeii

    Estelle Lazer provides an update on recent scanning of the casts of victims of the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 CE. Her research is providing new insights into the lives and deaths of these victims.

  • 28 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    ch100

    Sydney Ideas - El Chigüire Bipolar and The Chaser

    The makers of Venezuela's leading satirical news site El Chigüire Bipolar discuss the politics of satire with the makers of Australia’s in no way leading satirical news site The Chaser.