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  • 30 August 2016
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    Martin Krzywinski

    The quality of quantity

    'The great tragedy of science–the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.' wrote Huxley, in a statement that is as much about how science works as about the irrepressible optimism required to practice it.

  • 30 August 2016
    3.00pm - 4.00pm
    Professor Sharma

    Why Obesity is a Chronic Disease

    Dr. Arya Sharma is Professor and Chair of Obesity Research and Management, University of Alberta | Medical Director of the Edmonton Regional Weight Wise Program | Scientific Director of the Canadian Obesity Network, and President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.

  • 16 September 2016
    5.30pm - 7.30pm
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    Charles Perkins Centre Annual Oration

    The Charles Perkins Centre Oration reflects the University of Sydney’s commitment to promoting discussion and debate within the community about life-changing solutions to global problems and to ensuring access to some of the world’s most remarkable minds.

  • 1 November 2016
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Governing Food Conference

    Food Governance Conference

    Governing Food Conference co-hosted by Sydney Law School and the Charles Perkins Centre, explores the role of law, regulation, and policy in promoting food security and safety, as well as in improving nutrition and preventing obesity and non-communicable diseases.

  • 27 April 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    Australian Biology of Ageing Conference 2017

    SAVE THE DATE: 27-28 April 2017 for the 2nd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference to be held at the Charles Perkins Centre