Calendar of community events

November 2017


1 - 24 November
Windows into Wartime Exhibition


Windows into Wartime is a travelling exhibition produced by State Records NSW for the Centenary of Anzac and to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the First World War.

Find out more about the Windows into Wartime Exhibition.


20 November
Public Lecture: Global Migration


The Faculty of Business and the Centre for Human and Social Capital Research will be hosting a Public Lecture titled Global Migration Challenges, featuring Professor Klaus Zimmerman

Find out more and register.


20 November
SMART IoT Hub Tech Session


Have an idea for the Internet of Things but need some advice? Access some of the brightest minds in this rapidly developing field. Not only is it free, but the pizza is free too.

To book visit SMART IoT Hub Tech Session.


21 November
A Conversation with Prof Christopher Dobson


Global Challenges invites you to join a conversation with Professor Christopher Dobson from the University of Cambridge. Professor Dobson, one of the pioneers of studies into the ability of normal proteins to misfold into toxic forms that can cause disease, will discuss the future of his research and the potential to develop cures for neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons.

Find out more and register.


24 November
Emerging Issues in Science & Society


This public event will bring together scientists with researchers from the humanities and social sciences to discuss some of the great challenges of this century

Find out more and register.

December 2017


13 December
Australian Academy of Science Selby Lecture



Join Professor Xi-Cheng Zhang, recipient of the 2017 Selby Travelling Fellowship, as he experimentally demonstrate the generation of broadband Terahertz waves from liquid water excited by femtosecond laser pulses and postulates the physical model responsible for this generation.

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UniMovies presents state-of-the-art screenings of popular mainstream and limited release films every Wednesday night.

Market alley

Check out the stalls surrounding the UOW Library. Market alley happens every second week throughout UOW sessions. Stalls sell yummy foods, vintage clothing and bric a brac as well as arts and crafts. Stop by between 9am and 2pm.

Guest Library Membership

Visit the UOW Library Short Loans desk to recieve an application form for guest access to the library.

Global Challenges Events

Join the UOW Global Challenges team for various events that aim to transform the way we live.

iAccelerate Events

Join iAccelerate for a variety of events around entrepreneurialism and business mentoring.


Last reviewed: 14 November, 2017