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Making the Most of Your ...

Dr Jean-luc Doumont, a globally acclaimed communications coach, presents this free public lecture on systematic ... Read more

Rare Bites 2: Dr Peter Hobbins ...

What more appropriate title for the ‘Rare Bites’ series than an Australian book analysing snake ... Read more

Cyber 9/12 Keynote Speech: Ambassador Tobias ...

What threats and opportunities does Australia face in cyberspace? What role will the Indo-Pacific play ... Read more

Cyber 9/12 Keynote Speech | Women in ...

In this public keynote speech for the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge, Ms Sandra Ragg will help ... Read more

The CUDOS Legacy Showcase...

The CUDOS Legacy Showcase highlights the building of an Australian photonics eco-system through its spin-offs, ... Read more

ASEAN Forum 2017: Women in ASEAN...

In the 50th year of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN Forum 2017 explores the ... Read more

Precision Sleep Medicine Symposium...

The ultimate Symposium on precision medicine in the field of Sleep with leading researchers from ... Read more

Verdi's Messa Da Requiem...

One of the masterpieces of the choral repertoire, Verdi’s magnificent Messa da Requiem, with ... 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
  • 19 October 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - 60,000 years of Australian History: a plea for interdisciplinarity

    How do we understand, imagine, visualise and create narratives for 50,000 years of Australian history? The 2nd Bicentennial Australian History Lecture by Professor Lynette Russell.

  • 25 October 2017
    5.45pm - 7.15pm

    Sydney Science Forum 2017: Breaking good: making medicines

    Imagine a scenario where a high school teacher works alongside their students to make drugs. This scenario might sound scarily familiar to anyone who watched the hit series, Breaking Bad, but the Open Source Malaria consortium have a very different plan – Breaking Good.

  • 25 October 2017
    6.30pm - 8.30pm

    Raising the Bar 2017

    This year, our academics will escape their lecture theatres and laboratories to ‘raise the bar’ in various bars across Sydney.

  • 26 October 2017
    1.00pm - 1.30pm
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    Rare Bites 3: Dr Charlotte Wood on the "creative effort"

    Dr Charlotte Wood will talk about the Creative effort: an essay in affirmation is a long and idiosyncratic essay on creativity, written by the Australian painter and writer Norman Lindsay and published by Art in Australia in 1920.

  • 26 October 2017
    5.10pm - 7.30pm

    2017 Wheelwright Lecture | Manufacturing the Future: Cultures of Production for the Anthropocene

    Professor Katherine Gibson from Western Sydney University will present on her research project which explores whether there are businesses in Australia that genuinely sustain equitable communities and healthy ecologies while remaining financially viable.

  • 26 October 2017
    6.45pm - 8.30pm
    7th Warren Hogan Memorial Lecture

    7th Warren Hogan Memorial Lecture presented by Guy Debelle

    Join us for the 7th Warren Hogan Memorial Lecture, with keynote Dr Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia.

  • 30 October 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Book Launch | Nicole Curato - A Duterte Reader

    With essays by leading experts in diverse fields, this book offers a penetrating portrait of a volatile administration poised between a troubled past and an uncertain future. The research is thorough; the writing eloquent; and the insights myriad. This is critical reading for anyone who wishes to

  • 31 October 2017
    4.00pm - 5.30pm
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    Social Justice Seminar Series

    Social justice: politics, practices and urgent questions

    An important disruptor
    Presenters: Debra Hayes, Valerie Harwood and Sheelagh Daniels-Mayes

  • 7 November 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas - The Future of Environmental Justice

    Reflecting on the meaning, and potential, of environmental justice as an idea, as an organising discourse, and as a political demand.

  • 8 November 2017
    8.45am - 5.30pm
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    Precision Sleep Medicine Symposium

    The ultimate Symposium on precision medicine in the field of Sleep with leading researchers from around the globe. The event will conclude with the Nicholas Catchlove / Sydney Ideas public lecture by Professor Allan Pack from the University of Pennsylvania.