Past Lecture Series

Sunday, 7 February 2017

Smallpox across the Pacific: Tourism, Trade & Quarantine - Peter Hobbins

A lonely death: Institutional cemeteries across Sydney - Lisa Murray

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Sunday, 20 November 2016

Trends in cancer in Australia over the last 30 years - Freddy Sitas

What's causing cancer and why are we confused about this? - Bernard Stewart

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Sunday, 9 October 2016

History & survival of the rum hospital - Paul Brunton

The importance of illness and medicine in history: An early example from Sydney in the so-called epidemic of smallpox in 1789 - John Carmody

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Sunday, 4 September 2016

New light on Hericus Martellus' World Map at Yale (c. 1491): Multispectral Imaging & early Renaissance cartography - Chet van Duzer.

The scurvy enigma - Robert Clancy AM FRSN

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Sunday, 7 August 2016

Preventing infectious diseases acquired from animals - Robert Booy

Reading emotion in the images of the First World War: Sister McMillan's kitten & other animals - Clare Ashton

Battling infections: Sydney women doctors in the Great War - Paul Lancaster

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Sunday, 5 June 2016

Preventing infectious diseases by vaccination - Robert Booy

Why do some people not vaccinate and what can be done? - Julie Leask

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Out of Quarantine Exhibition - Katherine Roberts, Julie Regalado, Mandy Pryse-Jones

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Sunday, 3 April 2016


Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): A long history of gut infection - Robert Clancy 

Chronic Symphonic: Breaking the stigma of IBD through music and comedy - Luke Escombe

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Sunday, 6 March 2016

Plague: Still a significant global threat - John Whitehall

Zika Virus: A timely reminder of the risks posed by mosquito-borne disease - Cameron Webb

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Sunday, 7 February 2016

Epidemics and pandemics in Australia: Signposts, lessons and challenges - Peter Curson

Ebola in West Africa: Lessons for the future - Lyn Gilbert

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Sunday, 22 November 2015

Quarantine Stories - University of Sydney's Dr Peter Hobbins & history students

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Sunday, 20 September 2015

Saving the Tasmanian Devil from extinction - Kathy Belov

Humans, animals and the bugs between us - Siobhan Mor

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