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What’s on at UNSW Saturday 9 October to Friday 29 October

October 9, 2010toOctober 29, 2010

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What’s on at the  University of NSW Saturday 9 October to Friday 29 October – lectures, concerts, Public Talk and Telescope Night and more
 
Tuesday 12 October | Dean’s Lecture Series | Curing the Incurable

Internationally renowned neurosurgeon Dr Charlie Teo and leading researcher in schizophrenia, Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert, will discuss ‘Curing the Incurable’. The lecture will be facilitated by Dr Fiona Wood, former Australian of the Year and Director of the Royal Perth Hospital Burns Unit. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary, please register online. http://med.unsw.edu.au/medevents.nsf/DLS102  Contact: (02) 9385 8640 e.ford@unsw.edu.au  http://www.med.unsw.edu.au/medweb.nsf/page/DeansLectureSeries 

Tuesday 12 October | Book Launch | The Future of International Environment Law

The Future of International Environmental Law, edited by Dr David Leary, UNSW Law, and Dr Balakrishna Pisupati, United Nations Environment Program, will be launched by Greens Senator-elect Lee Rhiannon and Dr Tim Stephens, Sydney University. Location: UNSW Faculty of Law, Staff Common Room, 2nd Floor, Law Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 5pm to 7pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: David Leary (02) 9385 9552 dleary@unsw.edu.au  

http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/news_and_events/events/event-detail.asp?id=3589

Wednesday 13 October | Utzon Lecture | Healthy Built Environments = Healthy Cities

Speakers: Associate Professor Susan Thompson and Visiting Professor Anthony Capon, UNSW Built Environment, will discuss the link between built environment and healthy cities. Location: G001 Red Centre Theatre, UNSW Kensington campus. 6pm to 8pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Holly Ferreira (02) 9385 4800 holly.f@unsw.edu.au

Friday 15 October | Astronomy Outreach | Public Talk & Telescope Night

Why did life form on Earth? Come and find out with UNSW Astronomy Outreach. Location: Physics Theatre, Old Main Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 6:30pm to 9pm. Free. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Shane Hengst (02) 9385 4553 shane@phys.unsw.edu.au

http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/astro_outreach/events.html

Sunday 17 October | Concert | Collegium Musicum Choir Concert 2

UNSW’s 100-voice Collegium Musicum Choir and the Burgundian Consort will perform works by Arvo Pärt and Antonin Dvorak. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 5pm to 7pm. Adult $22, Senior $19, Concession $16. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Ursula Bremner (02) 9385 4874 cmc@unsw.edu.au

Tuesday 19 October | Seminar | The Ethnic Penalty in the Labour Market

Dr Reza Hasmath, University of Toronto, will discuss ‘The Ethnic Penalty in the Labour Market: Potential Causes and Policy Options’. Location: Room 250, Level 2, Robert Webster Building, UNSW Kensington campus. From 12:30pm to 1:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact Duncan Aldridge by 15 October: (02) 9385 7802 sprcseminars@unsw.edu.au

http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/news-and-events/sprc-seminar-the-ethnic-penalty-in-the-labour-market-530.html

Tuesday 19 October | Concert | Australia Ensemble Lunch-Hour Concert 6

The Australia Ensemble will perform pieces by Beethoven, Chopin and Westlake. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 1:10pm to 2pm. Free. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Ursula Bremner (02) 9385 4874 australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au http://www.ae.unsw.edu.au/

Tuesday 19 October | Public Lecture | The Effect of Ionising Radiation on Life and the Nuclear Question

Nuclear Physicist, Professor Wade Allison, Oxford University, challenges the view that ionising radiation is extraordinarily dangerous. He will discuss evidence from clinical medicine and studies of large irradiated populations. Location: Central Lecture Block 4, UNSW Kensington campus. 12pm to 1pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact:  Xanthe Chapman (02) 9385 7919 rsvp@science.unsw.edu.au

Thursday 21 October | Workshop | Australia Ensemble Lunch-Hour Workshop 6

The Australia Ensemble, with composer Matthew Hindson, will explore his new work ahead of its premiere. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 1:10pm to 2pm. Free. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Ursula Bremner (02) 9385 4874 australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au http://www.ae.unsw.edu.au/

Thursday 21 October | Public Lecture | The Minor Fall, the Major Lift: Music, Power and the Composer’s Black Art

Andrew Schultz, Professor of Music and Head of UNSW’s School of English, Media and Performing Arts, will explore how a composer can shape and guide the listener’s experience. Location: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington campus. 6pm to 7:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Duncan Aldridge (02) 9385 8512 so.what@unsw.edu.au

http://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/so-what/

Saturday 23 October | Concert | Australia Ensemble Subscription Concert 6

The Australia Ensemble will be performing: Gyorgy Ligeti – Six Bagatelles; Wolfgang Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Matthew Hindson – new work (first performance) commissioned by Justice Jane Mathews; Camille Saint-Saens – The Carnival of the Animals. Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington campus. 8pm to 10pm. Adult $43, Senior $31, Concession $22, Student rush $15. Booking is not necessary. Contact: Sonia Maddok (02) 9385 4874 australia.ensemble@unsw.edu.au http://www.ae.unsw.edu.au/

Tuesday 26 October | Colloquium | 2nd COFA UNSW Colour Colloquium

The 2010 COFA UNSW Colour Colloquium will be dedicated to the discussion of the symbolic aspects of colour and their deep resonance in our consciousness. Location: COFA Main Lecture Theatre EGO2, College of Fine Arts, cnr Oxford Street and Greens Road, Paddington. 1pm to 5:30pm. Free. Booking is necessary. Contact: Kathy Yeh (02) 9385 0799 art@cofa.unsw.edu.au

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