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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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25 Jul 10:00am 3:00pm

Polish your dress shoes, refresh your resume and get ready for UNSW's July Careers Expo 2018!

Come along to the July Careers Expo to find internship and graduate opportunities, network, meet potential employers and research your industry.

This Expo is held in two different sections:
10am - 12pm: Engineering and Tech
1pm - 3pm: Business, all degrees

Please check the website for full details

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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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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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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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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 6:30pm 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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10 Aug 5:00pm 7:00pm

The SoMS Research Information Night is essentially a ‘one-stop-shop’ for future research projects and will be a great opportunity to meet with researchers (potential supervisors and current students) to find out more about honours and research projects on offer through the School of Medical Sciences (SoMS), Prince of Wales Clinical School (POWCS), Children’s Cancer Institute (CCIA), Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Kirby Institute, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), and other schoo

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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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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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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.

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11 - 13 Sep 6:00pm 9:30pm

Rapid advances in genetics, robotics and other sciences are challenging our understanding of what it means to be human. Can science resolve key ethical questions? What role does religious thinking play in the age of genomics? And how do scientific and religious ways of knowing relate?

Dr Denis Alexander will seek to discuss and address these questions and more at the 2018 New College Lectures this September. 

 

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3 - 4 Nov 10:00am 8:00pm

The Festival of Dangerous Ideas brings together thinkers, writers and culture creators to tackle the deep and challenging questions of our time. It allows us to push ideas to the extreme, disagree in public and shine a light on what is too hard to talk about. Dangerous ideas challenge mainstream thought and opinion, upset the status quo, surprise us and make us think.   

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