Events

Events: Date from: 14-09-2017
22
Sep
Refugee Education Initiatives on Chios Island, Greece: Roundtable Discussion
Who:UNSW Forced Migration Research Network
Venue:Room 310, Morven Brown Building, UNSW
When:22 Sep 2017, 1pm - 2:30pm

UNSW Forced Migration Research Network is pleased to host a visit from Nicholas Millet, the co-founder of Refugee Education Chios, on his brief visit to discuss the vital work he is undertaking on Chios Island, Greece.

10
Oct
Fair Shares and Families: Children’s and families’ perspectives on intra-household allocation in the UK
Who:Dr Gill Main, University of Leeds
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:10 Oct 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

This paper presents early findings from the ‘Fair Shares and Families’ study, which is designed to offer insight into how children participate in decisions and processes of intra-household sharing; how family socio-economic status relates to resource allocation patterns and practices; and how different patterns of resource allocation, along with socio-economic status, relate to children’s and parents’ subjective well-being.

11
Oct
Starting and stopping drug use over time: Gay men's perceptions of their drug use in the Flux study
Who:Associate Professor Garrett Prestage and Mo Hammoud, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:11 Oct 2017, 4pm - 5pm

The only study of its type, Flux is a national online cohort study that examines prevalence, incidence, and factors associated with drug use over time among GBM interviewed six-monthly at follow-up. This seminar will examine drug use in the cohort, including the associations with both initiation and cessation at follow-up.

11
Oct
Bodies and Interfaces
Who:Media students
Venue:Io Myers Studio
When:11 Oct 2017, 4pm - 6pm

An exhibition exploring the myriad possibilities that new digital technologies present for interface between the human body and the computer.

12
Oct
G16 Jazz Collective X UNSW Guitar Ensemble
Who:G16 Jazz & Guitar Ensemble
Venue:Io Myers Studio, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:12 Oct 2017, 7pm - 8:30pm

A thrilling concert exploring music – past, present and future.

16
Oct
2017 SAM PitchFest
Who:UNSW Media students
Venue:Keith Burrows Theatre (map ref. J14), UNSW Kensington
When:16 Oct 2017, 11am - 12:30pm

Media students pitch for thier lives (prizes) and celebrate the end of studies. 

17
Oct
Defining parenthood: A comparative analysis
Who:Associate Professor Manuela Naldini, University of Turin, Italy
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:17 Oct 2017, 12pm - 1pm

Associate Professor Manuela Naldini will discuss some of the main legal and social barriers faced by ‘different forms of family’, when living, moving or travelling within the European Union.

18
Oct
Anti-Poverty Week mural painting: volunteers needed
Who:Disability Innovation Institute, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Outside the Michael Crouch Innovation Centre
When:18 Oct 2017, 12pm - 3pm

For Anti-Poverty Week (15-21 October) the Disability Innovation Institute at UNSW Sydney is creating a mural artwork to highlight the link between disability and poverty.

18
Oct
Brazilian Tropicalia: Jazz Orchestra & Advanced Jazz Ensemble
Who:UNSW Music students
Venue:Io Myers Studio
When:18 Oct 2017, 7pm - 9pm

A thrilling blend of brass and bold rhythms will have your feet moving - don’t hold back.

24
Oct
Promoting LGBTI health in country NSW: insights from the road
Who:Teddy Cook, ACON
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:24 Oct 2017, 4pm - 5pm

Teddy will present first hand evidence of the queer life which exists in country New South Wales, and the range of services and communities doing incredible work to forge connections and understandings between metropolitan and regional communities.