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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND | SEPTEMBER 2011
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Dear alumni and friends

Join us for our second Alumni Discussion Dinner with special guest John Bell AO OBE (BA ’63, DLitt ’96). Mr Bell will be reflecting on his life and stellar career at this premier event to be held in the magnificent Great Hall. The ticket price includes a 3 course meal and wine, special event theming and many extra event inclusions to ensure that this is a truly memorable evening.
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Alumni can also attend the Sydney Ideas public lecture series free of charge! Learn more about social change in China; the new Indian cinema; or listen to genocide survivor Leah Chishugi on Rebuilding communities and recovering from trauma. Visit the Sydney Ideas website for further information.

With kind regards
Tracey Beck | Director, Alumni and Events Office

SYDNEY NEWS
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon speaks at Sydney

On Thursday 8 September, the United Nations Secretary-General, His Excellency Mr Ban Ki-moon has chosen to deliver a speech to Sydney students on Australia and the 21st Century United Nations: Priorities for a changing world.

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Engineering's Research Conversazione hosted in October

Heading into its 23rd year, Research Conversazione has become the premier research event of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.

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Alumnus recognised with Young Performer of the Year Award

Nicholas Russoniello (BMus(Perf) '07) took out the title of ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year, a springboard for many of Australia's finest classical performers.

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In other news:
Sydney joins forces with Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food Kicking around study options for life after football
A healthy beginning can prevent obesity All eyes on new lab
                                   
SYDNEY EVENTS
  Sun 11 Sep Museum lecture: Now with Added Red! A small history of colouring in food and drink
Tue 13 Sep Sydney Ideas: Rebuilding communities and recovering from trauma
Tue 13 Sep Sydney Ideas: Transparency - A special post-performance Q & A
Wed 14 Sep Sydney Ideas: Key Thinkers. Dr Jude Philip on Alfred Cort Haddon

 
Wed 14 Sep
 
Lecture: The Brain on Drugs: Psychopharmacology, the effects of drugs on behaviour
Thu 15 Sep Behind the Scenes:
VIP tour of Sydney College of the Arts
Thu 15 Sep Sydney Ideas: The Hindi Film Biopic and the New Indian Cinema
  Fri 16 Sep Psychology Trivia Night at Manning
  Tue 20 Sep Sydney Ideas:
The role of the reviewer in the Twitter age
 
 
Wed 21 Sep
 
Sydney Ideas: Murray Bookchin And Social Ecology: Rethinking Nature And Alienating A Movement
  Thu 22 Sep Sydney Ideas: William Henry Fox Talbot and the invention of photography
  Thu 22 Sep Library talk by Professor Paul Giles
  Thu 22 Sep Lecture: The Vendettas of the Lord: Divine Anger and the Plague in Renaissance Art
Fri 23 Sep Africa Seminar Series 2010
Walk the Talk: Talk the Walk
Sat 24 Sep Discussion Dinner with John Bell
Tue 27 Sep Sydney Ideas:
China, the United States, and Global Order
Wed 28 Sep Walter Westman Lecture:
Can Australia be a low-carbon country?
Fri 30 Sep Sydney Ideas:
Thailand's Election and the New Government
Tue 4 Oct Sydney Ideas: The Enlightenment and Education
Wed 5 Oct Sydney Ideas: From Communism to Confucianism? Reviving Tradition in Modern China
Thu 6 Oct Insights 2011: Anthropology in the Time of Climate Change
                                    
ENGINEERING & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
Faculty Alumni of the Year Awards 2011 – nominations now open
Do you know a graduate who has made outstanding contributions and achievements in their field of expertise or in the community? Please nominate them for Alumni of the Year. Nominations close on 14 October.
Join us on Facebook!
Engineering Sydney is now on Facebook. Please ‘like’ us to keep up to date with the latest information about the Faculty. If you have internship opportunities or events and items of interest, we are happy to post these. Find out more.
Graduate Options Expo
 
Thursday 22 September, 3-7pm
If you are considering further studies and wish to advance your career, don’t miss the Graduate Options Expo.
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REUNIONS

Engineering Sydney Alumni Association Distinguished Lunch
Friday 30 September

Chemical Engineering 1990
Saturday 15 October

Reunion Dinner for School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (AMME) Alumni
Friday 28 October
Annual Dinner for AMME alumni whose final year ended in ‘1’ or ‘6’.

Student Summer Vacation Work Experience
We seek vacation work experience for up to 1,000 of our Engineering and IT students.
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REGIONAL EVENTS

USUKAA Autumn Lecture and AGM
Saturday 15 October

Cambridge

Bookfest 2011
Saturday 17 – Wednesday 21 September 2011
The bookfair Sydney waits for!
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Alumnae Scholarship
Sydney alumnae undertaking a research masters or doctoral degree in NSW can apply for a scholarship.
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EXHIBITIONS
Building blocks of the modern world: engineering marvels
Until 16 December

Discover the Technological Revolution from 1870 to 1914. Read more
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