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Events for everyone


Sydney Science Forum

March to October

These free one-hour lectures give you an opportunity to hear about the latest scientific research, ideas and innovations from our brightest scientific minds.

After some talks you can also get hands-on with activities and demonstrations that showcase science in a way that's engaging and fun.

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Simon Marais Lecture: The mathematics of déjà vu

Thursday 27 April 2017

How can we mix and unmix two ideal gases in a box? How can we describe the deep properties of the prime numbers or the existence of exoplanets in nearby solar systems?

Join the University of Chicago's Professor Wilkinson as she answers these seemingly disparate questions using a mathematical version of déjà vu called 'recurrence'.

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Sydney Astrofest 2017

Saturday 1 July 2017

Following the success of the inaugural Sydney Astrofest last year CAASTRO is delighted to again host Sydney Astrofest 2017.

Together with other Australian research organisations, science outreach initiatives, astronomy societies and many others, we have designed an exciting program for an entire evening of FREE indoor and outdoor entertainment, suitable for all the family.

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National Science Week

12 – 20 August 2017

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.

Once again, the Faculty of Science will be recognising the achievements of Australian scientists with a range of exciting events and activities.

Information about our National Science Week events will be available soon.

Sydney Ideas

Sydney Ideas was established to share our belief in the value of ideas that make a difference, by bringing leading thinkers from Australia and the world to the University and the Sydney community.

The series provide a bridge between the academic community and the public, and to share with the whole community the importance and value of ideas that make a difference.

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University events

The University of Sydney Events Calendar is a single, comprehensive schedule of all public events occurring across the University.

You can search by various criteria, add events to your online calendar, email information to your friends, register to attend – and more!

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Events for school students and teachers


Primary school

Are you a primary school teacher? Why not inspire your students with science by joining Dr Karl Kruszelnicki for a free 'Great Moments in Science'™ talk in person at the University or by Skype, tune in to a Sleek Geeks video conference, or participate in a paper plane workshop with The Paper Pilots.

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High school

We run activities for students in all years of high school including Mega Maths Day, Camden Open Day, workshops to support and enhance the HSC syllabus, HSC revision days - and more!

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