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18 Jul 6:00pm 7:00pm

The war in the Middle East has forced millions of Syrians and Iraqi to leave their homes. A large percentage of these populations suffer from severe traumatizations due to their horrifying experiences. How does this refugee crisis provide a magnifying lens for the current challenges of mental health systems in both poor and rich countries?

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24 Jul 6:30pm 7:30pm

Do developing countries have anything to fear from international environmental law?

Presented by Professor Daniel Bodansky, Foundation Professor of Law in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

Historically, developing countries have often been wary of international environmental agreements, fearing that environmental regulation would limit their ability to grow economically.

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25 Jul 4:00pm 5:00pm

Precision gene-editing is bringing us closer to the reality of designing select genetic traits into human embryos.

In a future where embryonic gene-editing could have a profound influence on athletic performance, what are the potential risks to individuals and communities? With considerable personal, political and economic advantages to be gained, how can we prepare for the arrival of a generation of gene-edited athletes?

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26 Jul 5:00pm 7:00pm

“Ever since the US government has professed to see in international relations an opportunity for moral progress, not just an unending power struggle, it could never abandon the rhetoric of human rights, and the construction of the image that the US was the last best hope for the world and destined to lead the world to more human rights and democracy.

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30 Jul 6:00pm 7:30pm

Join Professor Darryn Waugh from Johns Hopkins University and UNSW for an enlightening discussion around the enduring impact of the ozone hole on climate.

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31 Jul 2:00pm 3:30pm

UNSW Sydney and the Australian Council of Social Service have entered a major new five-year partnership to reduce poverty and inequality in Australia. The partnership will monitor Australia’s progress in tackling poverty and inequality and support interdisciplinary research to highlight the health, housing and legal dimensions of these challenges.

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2 Aug 4:00pm 5:30pm

Drones provide us on the ground with a whole new view of the world from the sky. They enable us to perceive, record and represent our world in important new ways.

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2 Aug 6:30pm 8:00pm

 

“I am disintegrated and dismembered, my decrepit past fragmented and scattered, no longer integral, unable to become whole once again. The total collection of scenes turned like pages of a short story, churned through with the speed of light. My god, prison is so horrific.”

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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

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8 - 9 Aug 11:00am 2:30pm

Celebrate the marine habitat restoration currently taking place across Sydney and Port Stephens by the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

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8 Aug 6:15pm 9:00pm

If we are going to reach 50% women in leadership roles by 2025 in the built environment industries we need to work together in new and innovative ways.

Continuing from the success of our 2016 initiative, please join us for an evening with built environment women, from industry and academia, who will have 2 - 3 minutes to present:

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8 Aug 6:30pm 8:00pm

Would you like to see how colours of objects and lights are measured?

Is your eyewear changing your colour perception?

Did you know that just as some people can see fine detail better than others, some are also able to distinguish colours better than others? Poorer colour vision can make a person unsuited to professions that rely on colour coding. Measure your colour vision sensitivity and see if you can pass occupational colour vision tests!

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11 Aug 10:00am 12:00pm

The world’s first e-waste microfactory was launched in April 2018 at UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT). Led by Professor Veena Sahajwalla, materials scientist and Director of the SMaRT Centre, e-waste microfactories offer environmentally and economically sustainable recycling solutions to the growing waste burden.

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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)

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14 Aug 5:00pm 6:00pm

 

Join Sir Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Chemistry for his lecture on molecular recognition and self-assembly for the synthesis of functionalised and mechanised molecules.

Location: Theatre A, Colombo Theatres (B16) Google maps

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22 Aug 6:00pm 7:00pm

Ethics is the philosophy of human conduct. How should we act? That's the question of ethics. Throughout most of history, the repertoire of actions available to us was very limited, as was their reach and complexity. Likewise, power structures were largely independent and trade was slow, which contained the impact of actions in both space and time.

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1 Sep 9:00am 4:00pm

Open Day is your chance to experience life at UNSW, explore the campus and your future study options. The annual event is UNSW’s largest future student event, attracting prospective students, parents, teachers and the broader community. You will have the opportunity to attend taster lectures on all of our courses, ask experts your questions one-on-one, explore the campus with a student led tour or discover your passions by participating in interactive and immersive experiences.

Watch and listen to the best of our past events right here