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5.00 PM
29
Jul

Book launch: The economics of just about everything, by Andrew Leigh

Did you know that another 10cm of height boosts your income by thousands of dollars per year? Or that a boy born in January is nearly twice as likely to play first grade rugby league as a boy born in December? Or that natural disasters attract more foreign aid if they happen on a slow news day? And that a perfectly clean desk can be as inefficient as a messy one? Drawing on examples and data from across Australia, Andrew Leigh shows how economics can be used to illuminate what happens on the sporting field, in the stockmarket, and at work.

6.00 PM
29
Jul

Blow up the lecture?

What if the traditional lecture became a thing of the past? Are there some forms of learning that are better suited to computers than the classroom? Do students want to be talked at or talked to? Technology is opening up new ways to teach and learn and we want your opinion on what the classrooms of the future might look like.

9.30 AM
1
Aug

What will you do when your doctorate is done?

If you listen to the stories in the media, the fate awaiting you as a PhD graduate is chronic under-employment or sporadic post-doc opportunities.

6.00 PM
7
Aug

ANU/Canberra Times meet the author series with Greg Combet

ANU/Canberra Times meet the author series 2014 Greg Combet, The fights of my life Greg Combet has been central to some of the biggest public struggles of our time—on the waterfront, the collapse of an airline, compensation for asbestos victims, the campaign against unfair workplace laws and then climate change.

10.30 AM
29
Jul

Step into the Limelight

until 9 August 2014

2.00 PM
29
Jul
6.00 PM
29
Jul
4.00 PM
30
Jul

ANU in New Zealand July 2014

until 31 July 2014

6.00 PM
30
Jul

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