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14 April, 2014 - 20 April, 2014 Sort by: TIME  |  TITLE  |  TYPE
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EXHIBITION
VCCAFS 2013
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - Saturday, 19 April 2014
ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Ellery Crescent, ANU
The Vice-Chancellor's College Visiting Artist Fellows Scheme (VCCAFS) is an exciting new initiative developed by The Australian National University in 2012 to encourage and celebrate interdisciplinary research.
EXHIBITION
Chat
Thursday, 3 April 2014 - Saturday, 3 May 2014
ANU School of Art Gallery
Chat is a continuation and celebration of the cross-cultural artist exchange between Chiang Mai University (CMU), Faculty of Fine Art and the Australian National University (ANU), School of Art.
SEMINAR
Should government be risk-neutral?
Monday, 14 April 2014 at 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Barton Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU
The idea that government should seek to maximise expected value has currency in many risky contexts: as an investor, as a regulator of risky innovations and in climate policy. In this talk, Allan Randall will report on work in progress examining the virtues of risk-neutral government.
OTHER
ANU Anime and Gaming Society Monday Gaming
Monday, 14 April 2014 at 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Manning Clarke Centre
The ANU Anime and Gaming Society welcomes all members of the ANU and ACT communities to attend our weekly Console Gaming Night from 6:00-11:00pm where we will be gaming on the big screen!

SEMINAR
Engaging effectively with Indigenous Australians: What does the research tell us?
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Hanna Neumann Building Room G058 (near the Union), The Australian National University.
Trends in public service reform, especially the 2010 Declaration of Open Government, encourage a 'culture of engagement' and collaboration with citizens. Since 2004-5 there have been a variety of approaches developed to improve such 'engagement' with Indigenous people by various jurisdictions, but Indigenous people frequently express frustration with how governments engage with them, and 'consultation fatigue' is a common outcome.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Aqua Incognita: why ice floats on water and Galileo 400 years on
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ANU Emeritus Faculty, Molony Room, Building 1c, 24 Balmain Crescent, ANU
In October 1611 Cosimo 2nd Medici sponsored a debate in Florence between Galileo and his opponents on "Why ice floats on water". In July 2013, 400 years later, Barry Ninham and a colleague ran a second international debate on water in Florence, resulting in a book and this talk.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Solar energy research: Past, present and future
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Leonard Huxley Lecture Theatre, Leonard Huxley Building [56], Mills Road, ANU
NREL Director Greg Wilson will cast a light into the history of solar PV as a source of zero-carbon energy, as well as explore its future prospects.
FILM
ANU Anime and Gaming Society Mid-Semester Wednesday Screenings
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Theatre 3, Manning Clark Centre, Union Court, ANU
The ANU Anime and Gaming Society cordially invites all ANU Students, ANU Staff and members of the wider ACT community to join us at our Mid-Semester Wednesday Screening event in the Manning Clark Centre from 6pm-8:15pm.
PUBLIC LECTURE
Evidence of increased biomass burning after the extinction of Australian megafauna
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hayden-Allen Lecture Theatre (the Tank), Copland Courtyard, ANU
There has been a long and heated debate in Australia about the timing and cause of the extinction of the Australian megafauna, which includes a variety of large marsupials, including the carnivorous marsupial lion (Thylacoleo) and the giant flightless bird (Genyornis).
OTHER
Food and environmental security - Australia's contribution
Thursday, 17 April 2014 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Molongolo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU
Climate variability is increasing and leading to crop failures, while growing demand on agriculture is adding pressure for further expansion. Food security depends on a stable environment, while environmental security is threatened by food insecurity. This event brings together experts to discuss solutions for to these issues and how they can be applied in Australia as a model for other regions.
FILM
ANU Anime and Gaming Society Mid-Semester Friday Screenings
Friday, 18 April 2014 at 5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Theatre 3, Manning Clark Centre, Union Court, ANU
The ANU Anime and Gaming Society cordially invites all ANU Students, ANU Staff and members of the wider ACT community to join us at our Mid-Semester Friday screening event in the Manning Clark Centre from 5pm-7:45pm.


MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Food and environmental security - Australia's contribution
Thursday, 17 April 2014 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  more»
ANU/Canberra Times literary event: Australian Notebooks, Betty Churcher
Thursday, 24 April 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Has journalism a future?
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Inventing the Joint Strike Fighter
Thursday, 1 May 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
Diary of a Foreign Minister with Bob Carr
Wednesday, 7 May 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
The ANU Medical School Canberra Hospital Campus Open Day
Saturday, 17 May 2014 at 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM  more»
The Big Bang: Was it the origin of everything?
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM  more»
ANU/Canberra Times literary event: Camilla Läckberg
Thursday, 22 May 2014 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  more»
 
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