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24 May 12:00pm 1:00pm

Richard Rushforth from School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems, Northern Arizona University will speak about 'From Data Fusion to FEWSION: Creating integrated models to understand and visualize the food, energy, water nexus'. Global Water Institute Seminar Series May 2018.


25 May 12:00pm 1:30pm

In March 2017, the United Nations Human Rights Council decided to urgently dispatch an Independent International Fact-Finding Mission to establish the facts and circumstances of the alleged human rights violations by military and security forces, and abuses, in Myanmar, in particular in Rakhine State, with a view to ensuring full accountability for perpetrators and justice for victims.

25 May 6:30pm 8:30pm

From classical to jazz, join us for an eclectic series of performances.

Location: Io Myers Studio, UNSW (Building D9) Venue Map

25 May 7:00pm 9:00pm

The repertoire of the Wind Symphony features works from all eras and styles, including jazz, popular and art-music forms. The Ensemble comprises about 50 woodwind and brass players on campus.

The Orchestra’s repertoire is broadly from the Classical and Romantic eras. Recent works by contemporary Australian composers are well represented in the Orchestra's programs, as is film music from the past four decades.

26 May 4:00pm 9:00pm

Koto Transformation Australis showcases a cultural exchange of music beyond borders, where traditional Japanese forms transform into hybrid compositions with Australian styles.

Leading koto players from around the world come together as they premiere new works by leading Australian composers as well as students from UNSW.

This event will also mark 30 years of koto virtuoso Satsuki Odamura’s arrival, and her efforts to promote koto music here.

1 Jun 5:00pm 7:00pm

In the first program of 2018, the Collegium Musicum Choir will be tackling some great masterpieces of the choral repertory, with a focus on the war-torn works of Haydn and Jenkins. So often throughout history the heartfelt cry of the masses is overshadowed by the conflict of rival nations. This program pays homage to the victims of war both past and present.

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6 Jun 4:00pm 5:00pm

Grand Challenge Meetup: Reforming Australia’s refugee policy: Where do we begin?

Please join us for this Grand Challenge meetup, with guest speaker Paul Power, CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA).

12 Jun 6:30pm 7:30pm

Dr Francisco Mojica discovered the unusual repeated DNA sequences at the core of today’s gene-editing revolution. This pioneer who named CRISPR will be in conversation with Merlin Crossley, Professor of Molecular Biology and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at UNSW Sydney.

14 Jun 6:00pm 7:30pm

A talk by Dr Soheil Ashrafi, from Raffles College. Dr Ashrafi argues that design is morally obliged to partake in social justice discourse and social justice is ontologically bound up with design. Considering design as a mode of being rooted in the ontological essence of human, it can be characterised as forming an integral part of social justice theory.

2 - 3 Jul 8:30am 4:00pm

The Colloquium, co-hosted by CEPAR and the School of Risk & Actuarial Studies, is a unique annual event, bringing together academics, government and industry to discuss the latest research on pensions and retirement. 

The theme for 2018 is Pensions, Retirement and Inequality. Several Colloquium activities will contribute to the UNSW Grand Challenge on Inequality, including a Keynote Lecture by world renowned pension expert Professor Olivia Mitchell.

10 - 11 Jul 8:30am 5:00pm

It's been a big year in the Australian cubesat industry, with 5 launches since last May.

Everyone involved in the Australian small-sat industry is invited to come and share news, results and upcoming plans.

There will be speakers from current missions, industry, government and academia, as well as a very strong focus on innovation in our sessions featuring start-ups, student projects and Australia-based innovators.

15 - 18 Jul 9:00am 5:00pm

The School of Risk & Actuarial Studies at UNSW Sydney is pleased to host the 22nd International Congress on Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (IME 2018). 

7 Aug 1:10pm 2:00pm

Bask in the beautiful sounds of one of the country’s leading chamber ensembles, as the Australia Ensemble present a free lunch hour concert.

Gabriel FAURE | Dolly Suite
Karl Amadeus HARTMAN | Serenade
Matthew HINDSON | Celebration

Location: John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW (Building G19) Venue Map

11 Aug 8:00pm 10:00pm

A musical legacy in and of itself, this concert pays homage to the nature of artistic inheritance and influence that left many composers overlooked in favour of former colleagues. 

Matthew HINDSON | Septet (2009)
Anton REICHA | Wind Quintet in E flat Op.88 no. 2 (1818)
Wolfgang MOZART | Piano trio in C K548 (1788)
Johannes BRAHMS | Clarinet Quintet Op. 115 (1891)

7 - 8 Sep 8:30am 4:10pm

The 2nd International 'Living to 100' Conference is hosted by the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney. 

Our internationally acclaimed line up of speakers will deliberate on the latest research on exceptionally long-lived individuals, in particular centenarians and supercentenarians.

11 Sep 1:10pm 2:00pm

Bask in the beautiful sounds of one of the country’s leading chamber ensembles, as the Australia Ensemble present a free lunch hour concert.

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART | Flute Quartet in D KV285
Paul STANHOPE | All Air and Shadows
Leonard BERNSTEIN| Clarinet Sonata
Franz SCHUBERT | Sonatensatz

Location: John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW (Building G19) Venue Map

15 Sep 8:00pm 10:00pm

The relationship between Schubert and the guitar may appear tenuous at best, however it forms the basis of a beautiful program, one which draws together music from the nineteenth century with sparkling Australian chamber works for guitar. 

Robert SCHUMANN | Fantasiestücke 
Robert DAVIDSON | Landscape 
Franz SCHUBERT | Serenade from 'Schwanengesang' D957 no.4
Phillip HOUGHTON | From the Dreaming 
Paul STANHOPE | Shards, Chorales and Dances 

19 Sep 7:00pm 9:00pm

The Orchestra’s repertoire is broadly from the Classical (1750-1810) and Romantic (1810-1910) eras. More recent works, especially works by contemporary Australian composers, are well represented in the Orchestra's programs, as is film music from the past four decades. Concertos for various solo instruments figure prominently.

The soloists in these concertos are mostly students from the University’s music department.

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