What's On

2014


December


1 December
Living by Numbers? Metrics, algorithms and the sociology of everyday life
Roger Burrows, Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London
Co-presented with the Department of Media and Communications and the Department of Sociology and Social Policy in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
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5 December
Public Media and Social Crisis
A panel of journalists
Part of the12th Conference of Modern Greek Studies, at the University of Sydney
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8 December
The Inaugural Charles Perkins Centre Annual Oration 2014: Innate Immune Sensors And What They Have Become
Professor Bruce Beutler, Regental Professor and Director of the Center for Genetics of Host Defense at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Co-presented with Charles Perkins Centre and Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity
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9 December
Leadership for Cultural Competence: innovations at the cutting edge to achieve change
Professor Tawara D Goode MA, Director of the National Centre for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University
Co-presented with the National Centre for Cultural Competence
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15 December
Knocking on Heaven's Door: how physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern eorld
Professor Lisa Randall, Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science, Harvard University
Co-presented by School of Physics Colloquium and supported by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics at the Terascale (CoEPP) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQuS)
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