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Thursday 15 August 2019
The Einstein Lecture: Elisabetta Barberio on Dark Matter  
In the last decade, there has been impressive progress in detecting dark matter interactions. Leading the way is physicist Elisabetta Barberio, who will explain this underground undertaking and outline the impact the findings can have on our understanding of the universe.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Aug 15 Cost: Free
Venue: Roundhouse, Anzac Parade, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: 02 9385 1000
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Friday 16 August 2019
Elizabeth Blackburn: The Telomere Effect  
Why does ageing take such different paths for different individuals? Why do some of us remain healthy and active into later life, while others age more rapidly? Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn delivers the inaugural Gerald Westheimer Lecture
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Aug 16 Cost: $15/$35 + booking fees
Venue: City Recital Hall, 2-12 Angel Place, Sydney
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: (02) 93854832
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Saturday 17 August 2019
Australian Ceramics Open Studio 2019  
Australian Design Centre will host a pop-up studio on Saturday 17 August from 10am - 4pm as part of the Australian Ceramics Open Studios 2019. We’re thrilled to have ceramicist Elisa Bartels Designs in the gallery sharing her knowledge in a talk discussing ceramic techniques.
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Time: 11:00am-4:00pm Aug 17 Cost: Free
Venue: Gallery, Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William St, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Submitted by: Object: Australian Design Centre australiandesigncentre.com/
Enquiries: (02) 93614555   hello@australiandesigncentre.com
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Scientists in the Bookshop: Is there such a thing as a healthy brain?  
Why are we so fascinated with brain health? Hear three scientists from UNSW’s School of Psychology talk about their research spanning brain health from toddler to late-life. Speakers inlcude Kaarin Anstey, Susanne Schweizer and Jenny Richmond.
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Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm Aug 17 Cost: Free
Venue: UNSW Bookshop, E15 College Road, UNSW, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events gc.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sci..
Enquiries: (02) 93850000   university.events@unsw.edu.au
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Scientists in the Bookshop: Tales from the field  
Feathers, frogs and fish; three researchers work in far-flung corners of the globe to collect their data and progress their research. Their stories from the field are fascinating examples of the diversity of the work of a scientist. Speakers: Kate Brandis, Jodi Rowley, Iain Suthers.
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Time: 1:15pm-2:15pm Aug 17 Cost: Free, with RSVP essential
Venue: UNSW Bookshop, E15 College Road, UNSW, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW Events www.events.unsw.edu.au/sydney-sc..
Enquiries: (02) 9385000   university.events@unsw.edu.au
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Tuesday 27 August 2019
UTZON Lecture | Annual Judith Neilson Lecture | Brett Moore  
Please join us for the annual Judith Neilson lecture with a global leader in disaster recovery, Brett Moore, Head of Shelter & Settlements at UNHCR. Following the lecture, you are invited to preview the Luminocity exhibition showcasing the amazing work of UNSW's students from the Built Environment disciplines.
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Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm Aug 27 Cost: Free
Venue: Lower Ground Floor, Room G03, UNSW Kensington, J17 Ainsworth building, Engineering Rd Kensington NSW, Kensington
Submitted by: UNSW www.eventbrite.com/e/utzon-lecture-annua..
Enquiries: 02 93859851   BE.events@unsw.edu.au
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Living longer - why, and how?  
Professor Luigi Fontana offers insights into the role of diet in contributing to healthy longevity. Professor Brian Kennedy brings pharmaceuticals into perspective and considers how they can help to delay ageing. Dr Felipe Sierra will focus on geroscience – what is it and why does it matter?
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Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Aug 27 Cost: Free and open to all with online registrations required
Venue: CPC auditorium, Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, Camperdown
Submitted by: The University of Sydney sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/sydne..
Enquiries: (02) 9351 2943   sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au
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Imperfect: How our bodies shape the people we become  
Join Dr Lee Kofman casts a questioning eye on the myths surrounding our conception of physical perfection and what it’s like to live in a body that deviates from the norm, using her own story of having multiple scars as an overarching narrative.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Aug 27 Cost: $5.00
Venue: Castle Hill Library, Sonya Phillips Room, Cnr Castle and Pennant St, Castle Hill
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/library
Enquiries: 02 9761 4510
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Tuesday 10 September 2019
Memorable moments: creating the world of a novel with Belinda Alexandra  
Known for her fiction novels set in exotic locations such as Paris, Florence and Moscow. Join bestselling author Belinda Alexandra to discover how she creates the immersive worlds of her novels that take readers deep into other cultures and times. Tickets available 1st August.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 10 Cost: $7.50
Venue: Dural Library, Pellitt Lane, Dural
Submitted by: The Hills Shire Library Service www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/library
Enquiries: 97615755
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