28 September 2016 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Luncheon
Promoting AISEP | Australia- Israel Scientific Exchange Program
A historic partnership between Australian and Israeli Universities to advance joint ventures.
28 September 2016 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM
The Melbourne School of Engineering warmly invites engineering alumni who completed in 1966 or earlier and their friends to join us on Wednesday, 28 September 2016, at Queens College, College Crescent, The University of Melbourne to celebrate this special reunion...
50 Years & Over Lunch
29 September 2016 10:00 AM to 30 September 2016 5:00 PM
The European Renaissance witnessed a new significance accorded to the tasks of textual translation, and the printing and dissemination of the resultant works—whether religious tracts, literary or historical works, or popular manuals of instruction. As a consequence, the same period saw a dramatic increase in the importance, even prestige claimed by translators, both women and men, for their skills.
29 September 2016 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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4 October 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Derek Denton Lectures in Science and the Arts
The Inaugural Derek Denton Lecture in the Arts
The Neurobiology of Art
Professor Semir Zeki FRS
Professor of Neuroaesthetics at University College London
Chairman: Dr Robyn Williams AM
5 October 2016 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
What is global citizenship? What is the role of language learning for global citizenship? In this forum, scholars from the Asia Institute and the School of Languages and Linguistics will present their views on language learning and global citizenship. The talks will be followed by a panel discussion where questions from the floor are invited. This is a great opportunity to think about language learning and global citizenship and their relationship, and share your views with a wider community.
6 October 2016 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Contemporary Australian popular fiction is an under-acknowledged success story. Works of Australian popular fiction are international award winners and bestsellers, and popular fiction is one of the most significant growth areas in Australian trade publishing. This event pops the bonnet on the complex working machine of popular fiction to investigate how it is produced, consumed and understood in Australia today.
6 October 2016 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
A debate hosted by the University of Melbourne Publishing and Communications Program
7 October 2016 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
As a member of the 1986 class, we are delighted to invite you to join us for a reunion dinner in celebration of 30 Years since you completed your Engineering, Computing or Applied Science Degree.
11 October 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
This year, Burnley campus will be celebrating 125 years of horticultural education. As part of the celebrations we are holding four part research seminar series.
This seminar will look at how urban plantings can help us understand how plants may adapt to climate change and how we can use this information to make better choices for urban plantings. Researchers will present on how they have used difficult urban situations to understand how drought and elevated temperatures affect plant survival and how the urban forest can be used to look at climate effects on tree growth.
12 October 2016 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Professor Read Montague is the founding director of the Human Neuroimaging Laboratory and the Computational Psychiatry Unit of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Center at Virginia Tech. In Melbourne for the Melbourne Brain Symposium, Professor Montague, a world renowned decision neuroscientist, will deliver a free public lecture for the Faculty of Business and Economics.
13 October 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The University of Melbourne and the Instituto Cervantes, in commemoration of the 400 year anniversary of the deaths of Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare, present the Seminar:
On the Edge of Madness: Shakespeare and Cervantes
17 October 2016 6:00 PM to 7:15 PMpresented by Stuart Macintyre, the 2016 Ernest Scott Prize Winner
17 October 2016 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Why the United States Went to War in Iraq in March 2003
2016 Miegunyah Lecture presented by Professor Melvyn P. Leffler
19 October 2016 7:00 AM to 9:30 AMBusiness and Economics alumni
are invited to this exclusive breakfast event to meet some of Sydney's most outstanding business leaders.
19 October 2016 3:30 PM to 5:00 PMOriginally from Honduras, Leonel Alvarado has published several award-winning books of poetry, fiction and criticism in Latin America, New Zealand, and the USA.
20 October 2016 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Film Screening of 'Les Saveurs du palais' (Haute Cuisine), 2012 Directed by Christian Vincent
Presented by Jacqueline Dutton, Associate Professor in French Studies.
20 October 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMJoin Dr Gerard Vaughan AM, Director, National Gallery of Australia for the Melbourne launch of Baroque Naples and the Industry of Painting: The World in the Workbench by Dr Christopher R. Marshall.
27 October 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Did you graduate with Honours in Economics? Join us for the Economics Honours Reunion and enjoy the opportunity to catch up with fellow alumni, staff and current students from the Department of Economics.
28 October 2016 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Professor Paul Kofman, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, warmly welcomes all University of Melbourne alumni to his Dean's Event Reception in Shanghai on Friday 28 October 2016.