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Sky Stories (Orange)

Wednesday 20 Sep 2017 ~ Charles Sturt University invites you to attend Sky Stories, a free and unique evening of astronomy and storytelling set against the backdrop of our Girinyalanha park.The evening will commence with a traditional Wiradjuri welcome, followed by the opportunity to look through a telescope and star gaze with local astronomers Ray ...

+ tags: [Orange] Exploration Series

Explorations Series: 3 Minute Thesis Competition Final (Wagga Wagga)

Wednesday 12 Jul 2017 ~ CSU is offering you the chance to hear about research being undertaken by our doctoral candidates at our thesis presentation with a twist.The 3 Minute Thesis competition sees participants present their research topic in just three minutes.Wagga Wagga Mayor Greg Conkey OAM, Daily Advertiser Group Managing Editor, Paul McLoughlin and ...

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Explorations Series: Constance on the Edge film screening at CSU in Bathurst

Wednesday 29 Mar 2017 ~ Constance on the Edge is an unflinchingly honest portrayal of a group of African Australians from refugee backgrounds, attempting, often against the odds to create a home in Wagga Wagga. It reveals their courage and resilience, as they strive to reconstruct their own lives and enrich others along the way.Constance ...

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Explorations Series: Between sex and death - Unearthing Australia's charismatic fungi

Thursday 9 Mar 2017 ~ Charles Sturt University's (CSU) Explorations Lecture Series is part of the Community-University Partnership (CUP) program and aims to engage its rural and regional communities in discussion and debate about major issues facing our regions, the nation and the world.Alison Pouliot, an ecologist and environmental photographer, presents the Explorations Series Lecture, ...

+ tags: [Orange] Exploration Series

Explorations Series (Wagga): Beyond Belief - Hugh Mackay

Tuesday 16 Aug 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book sales/signingsMost Australians (61 percent, according to the last Census) think of themselves as Christian, and around 67 per cent of us say we believe in God or some 'higher power'. But only 8 per cent attend church weekly. Why the gap? In this lecture,social ...

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Explorations Series (Dubbo): The Biggest Estate on Earth - Bill Gammage

Tuesday 2 Aug 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book sales/signings (book cost $35, cash only)Using illustrations, this public lecture will sketch how Aboriginal people, including Wiradjuri, managed land at the time Europeans arrived. People allied with fire and no fire to distribute plants, and used plant distribution to locate animals, birds, reptiles and ...

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Explorations Series (Bathurst): The Biggest Estate on Earth - Bill Gammage

Monday 1 Aug 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book signings/sales (book cost $35, cash only)Using illustrations, this public lecture will sketch how Aboriginal people, including Wiradjuri, managed land at the time Europeans arrived. People allied with fire and no fire to distribute plants, and used plant distribution to locate animals, birds, reptiles and ...

+ tags: [Bathurst] Exploration Series

Explorations Series (Bathurst): Beyond Belief - Hugh Mackay

Thursday 16 Jun 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book signings/salesMost Australians (61 percent, according to the last Census) think of themselves as Christian, and around 67 per cent of us say we believe in God or some 'higher power'. But only 8 per cent attend church weekly. Why the gap? In this lecture,social ...

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Explorations Series (Wangaratta): Beyond Belief - Hugh Mackay

Thursday 12 May 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book signings/salesMost Australians (61 percent, according to the last Census) think of themselves as Christian, and around 67 per cent of us say we believe in God or some 'higher power'. But only 8 per cent attend church weekly. Why the gap? In this lecture,social ...

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Explorations Series (Albury-Wodonga): Beyond Belief - Hugh Mackay

Monday 15 Aug 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book signings/salesMost Australians (61 percent, according to the last Census) think of themselves as Christian, and around 67 per cent of us say we believe in God or some 'higher power'. But only 8 per cent attend church weekly. Why the gap? In this lecture,social ...

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Explorations Series: Tips about Becoming a Better You: Exercise Training, Brain Health and Nutrition

Thursday 7 Apr 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshmentsAs a member of the public, you are informed about the need to exercise into older age, and are perhaps pursuing that adventure. However, the more you read, watch on television, and listen to others, the more confused you get about what exactly you need to do ...

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Explorations Series (Albury-Wodonga): The Bush: Travels in the heart of Australia - Don Watson

Wednesday 27 Apr 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book signings/sales.The bush: no other word in Australia resounds quite like it, yet no other word is harder to define. In this Explorations Series public lecture, Don Watson, one of Australia's most esteemed writers, invites us into a milestone work of memoir, travel writing, history ...

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Explorations Series (Wagga Wagga): The Bush: Travels in the heart of Australia - Don Watson

Tuesday 26 Apr 2016 ~ Followed by light refreshments and book signings/sales.The bush: no other word in Australia resounds quite like it, yet no other word is harder to define. In this Explorations Series public lecture, Don Watson, one of Australia's most esteemed writers, invites us into a milestone work of memoir, travel writing, history ...

+ tags: [Wagga Wagga] Exploration Series

Explorations: Do Talk to Strangers

Tuesday 11 Aug 2015 ~ In our busy world of social media, three second grabs and speed networking, are we losing the ability to relate and connect to our fellow human beings?As part of Charles Sturt University's (CSU) Explorations Series, Ms Kerrie Phipps will deliver a free, public lecture based on her book, Do Talk ...

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Theo Barker Memorial Lecture: Life on Australia's first frontier

Friday 14 Aug 2015 ~ What was it like to make a life in the early farming districts of Australia's first frontier? How did people learn about the new country, how did they make new families and communities and how did they remake old cultures? And what happened to them?The Theo Barker Memorial Lecture, Men, ...

+ tags: [Bathurst; Orange] Exploration Series

Explorations: Psychology of ageing

Friday 1 May 2015 ~ The number of Australians aged over 65 is expected to double within the next 30 years, with increased life expectancy and falling fertility rates contributing to Australia's ageing population.In free public lecture, Charles Sturt University lecturer in psychology, Dr Judith Gullifer will discuss results from a research into the perceptions ...

+ tags: [Orange] Arts and Culture; Charles Sturt University; CSU research; Exploration Series

Explorations Series: Radicalism and Terror

Friday 20 Mar 2015 ~ Charles Sturt University (CSU) Islamic chaplain Dr Recep Dogan will deliver a free public lecture on Basics of Islam and Common Misunderstandings about Jihad and Terrorism. Dr Dogan is a lecturer in Traditional Islamic Studies at CSU's Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation.He is prominent Muslim scholar, a prolific author ...

+ tags: [Orange] Religion and Ethics; Exploration Series

Explorations Series: Beyond the Boom

Thursday 26 Mar 2015 ~ After decades of prosperity, Australians are now worried about their jobs, their incomes and their future. The mining boom, said to explain Australia's past success, is declared to be over. In a free public lecture, economist Mr John Edwards will deliver a striking analysis that challenges the prevailing pessimism. He ...

+ tags: [Dubbo] Business and Commerce; Exploration Series

Explorations Series: Australian technology fights global counterfeiters

Wednesday 18 Mar 2015 ~ DataDot Technology was established in 2000 as a start-up to counter professional car theft with a microdot product called 'DataDot'. DataDots have become synonymous with best practice theft prevention in the motor industry and are fitted as standard inclusion by 48 car manufacturers worldwide.In 2005, a joint venture with CSIRO ...

+ tags: [Bathurst] Charles Sturt University; Science; Society; Exploration Series

Explorations: Getting on the Rails

Wednesday 17 Sep 2014 ~ A public lecture at Charles Sturt University (CSU) to explore the revival of regional rail freight.Speakers include: Adjunct Associate Professor with CSU's Institute for Land, Water and Society, Ian Gray, Executive Officer of the Victorian Alliance of Councils for Rail Freight Reid Mather and Nick Montague, currently working in public ...

+ tags: [Albury-Wodonga; Wagga Wagga] Charles Sturt University; ILWS; Exploration Series

Explorations: Elasticity, cell interactions and tissue repair

Thursday 22 May 2014 ~ A world leader in elastin and elastic tissue repair, Professor Anthony Weiss from The University of Sydney present a seminar, "Elasticity, cell interactions and tissue repair" at CSU in Wagga Wagga on Thursday 22 May.A Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Sydney and the new Sydney-based multi-disciplinary Charles Perkins ...

+ tags: [Wagga Wagga] Agricultural Science; Animal and veterinary science; Health; Allied health; Science; Exploration Series

Explorations: A new geological epoch

Wednesday 14 May 2014 ~ Professor Clive Hamilton AO is Chair of Public Ethics at CSU in Canberra. He was the founder and Executive Director of the Australia Institute prior to his appointment at CSU. His most recent book is Earthmasters: Playing God with the climate'. His other books include: The Freedom Paradox: Towards a ...

+ tags: [Port Macquarie] Charles Sturt University; Exploration Series

Explorations: National Early Learning Framework: seminar

Wednesday 27 Aug 2014 ~ Professor of Education Jennifer Sumsion is from the School of Teacher Education at Charles Sturt University (CSU). Her free public lecture is part of Charles Sturt University's (CSU) 2014 Explorations Series. Read more in CSU News here.Professor Sumsion is Co-Director of the National Collaborative Research Network for Research in Early ...

+ tags: [Port Macquarie] Education; RIPPLE; Exploration Series

Explorations: Recent developments in the psychology of ageing

Wednesday 22 Oct 2014 ~ Dr Judith Gullifer is a lecturer in Charles Sturt University's (CSU) School of Psychology. Her free lecture about recent developments in the psychology of ageing is part of CSU's 2014 Explorations Series.Read more in CSU News here. ...

+ tags: [Port Macquarie] Arts and Culture; Charles Sturt University; Health; Allied health; Exploration Series

Explorations: Reading the unreadable, information beyond the written word

Tuesday 28 Oct 2014 ~ Executive Dean of Charles Sturt University's (CSU) Faculty of Science Professor Tim Wess presents this free Explorations lecture which explores the science of cultural heritage.Read more in CSU News here. Keeping our history: CSU public lecture in Bathurst | Bathurst | Local News | CSU News ...

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Explorations: Reading the unreadable: Dubbo seminar

Tuesday 19 Aug 2014 ~ Professor Tim Wess, Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, Charles Sturt University (CSU).Professor Wess joined CSU in 2013 from Cardiff University. With a background in biophysics, he has an international research profile with a main theme of understanding the molecular structure of biopolymers such as collagen, DNA, keratin, chitin and cellulose ...

+ tags: [Dubbo] Charles Sturt University; Exploration Series

Explorations: Health and ageing in rural communities

Thursday 29 May 2014 ~ Guest opening speakers: Professor Tim Wess (Executive Dean, Faculty of Science, CSU), Ms Christine Howard (Executive Director, Population Health and Programs, Murrumbidgee Medicare Local).Facilitators: Dr Maree Bernoth (CSU) and Associate Prof Gayle Smythe (CSU). Read more in CSU News here. This workshop will bring together key stakeholders including academics, senior ...

+ tags: [Wagga Wagga] Charles Sturt University; Health; Exploration Series

Explorations: The Good Life. What makes a life worth living?: Bathurst & Wagga Wagga

Wednesday 25 Jun 2014 ~ Dr Hugh MackayIn this Explorations Series lecture, Dr Hugh Mackay suggests we are in the grip of a 'Utopia Complex' in which we expect too much out of life, and pursue personal happiness as if it's our birthright. He suggests that a 'good life', by contrast, is characterised by our ...

+ tags: [Bathurst; Wagga Wagga] Charles Sturt University; Exploration Series

Explorations: The Good Life. What makes a life worth living?: Dubbo

Tuesday 24 Jun 2014 ~ Dr Hugh MackayIn this Explorations Series lecture, Dr Hugh Mackay suggests we are in the grip of a 'Utopia Complex' in which we expect too much out of life, and pursue personal happiness as if it's our birthright. He suggests that a 'good life', by contrast, is characterised by our ...

+ tags: [Dubbo] Charles Sturt University; Exploration Series

Explorations: Taking the temperature of the global ocean: Orange

Tuesday 6 May 2014 ~ Professor Tony Haymet, Director and Vice-Chancellor Emeritus, Scripps Institution, UC San Diego.Every 10 days, a network of 3 500 autonomous robots takes the temperature of the world's ocean down to a depth of two kilometres. Each robot also measures ocean salinity. Every 10 days, each robot surfaces briefly to beam ...

+ tags: [Orange] Charles Sturt University; Exploration Series

Explorations: Taking the temperature of the global ocean: Wagga Wagga

Friday 2 May 2014 ~ Professor Tony Haymet, Director and Vice-Chancellor Emeritus, Scripps Institution, UC San Diego.Every 10 days, a network of 3 500 autonomous robots takes the temperature of the world's ocean down to a depth of two kilometres. Each robot also measures ocean salinity. Every 10 days, each robot surfaces briefly to beam ...

+ tags: [Wagga Wagga] Charles Sturt University; Exploration Series

Explorations: The accelerating universe

Friday 4 Apr 2014 ~ Professor Brian P. Schmidt ACIn 1998 two teams traced back the expansion of the universe over billions of years and discovered that it was accelerating, a startling discovery that suggests that more than 70 per cent of the cosmos is contained in a previously unknown form of matter, called Dark ...

+ tags: [Orange] Charles Sturt University; Exploration Series

Explorations: Contemporary Issues in Business Ethics

Wednesday 26 Mar 2014 ~ Professor Seumas MillerProfessor of Philosophy in CSU's Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics and a Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Ethics and Technology at the Delft University of Technology. His books include Institutional Corruption; Investigative Ethics; Moral Foundations of Social Institutions; Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal ...

+ tags: [Port Macquarie] Exploration Series