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24 Jul 12:00pm 1:00pm

This is an opportunity for YOU to come along and participate in a UN consultation. Professor Joe Cannataci, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy will introduce the work he's doing and seek input into his final report to the General Assembly on Big Data - Open Data.

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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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26 - 27 Jul 9:00am 5:00pm

In October 2017, the UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Privacy presented to the United Nations General Assembly an interim report on Big Data – Open Data, which considers the advent of modern data technologies, international standards, and regulation and their impact upon the human right to privacy.

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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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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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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.

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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