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 May 2016
Tuesday 03
13:00 - SEMINAR - The Detection of Gravitational Waves : The Detection of Gravitational Waves More Information
The quest for gravitational waves began with Einstein’s prediction exactly 100 years ago. The first experimental search began in 1960. From 1970 onwards the gravitational wave spectrum was mapped out theoretically. Misunderstandings and false claims of detection have created scepticism and hampered (...)
Wednesday 04
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Marine Renewable Energy: Technology, Opportunities and Challenges Website | More Information
A public lecture by Guy Houlsby, Professor of Civil Engineering, Oxford University.

Wind, wave and tide are all potential sources of renewable energy, and the industries to exploit them are at different stages of maturity. Offshore wind is already well developed, with the UK for instance (...)
Thursday 05
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Homo cantans; Reverse-engineering the evolution of the human singing voice More Information
Developments in several disciplines over the last few decades have initiated a re-examination of Darwin’s conjecture, arising from both his theories of natural and sexual selection, that a capacity for vocal music evolved in humans prior to language and, indeed, presented the articulatory and aural (...)
Friday 06
13:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music presents - Free Lunchtime Concert: UWA Winds & Brass Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School.

Featuring the UWA Brass Ensemble directed by Liam O'Malley (WASO) and the UWA Wind Orchestra directed by Head of School Dr Alan Lourens.

13:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : The (Re)Construction of Western Conceptions of Outdoor Leisure in Post-Mao Urban China More Information
Drawing on three months of fieldwork in the cities of Guangzhou, Chengdu and Xuchang, this presentation explores a Chinese version of outdoor leisure called huwai xiuxian. Outdoor leisure has been booming over the last three decades, not only as a new form of holiday making among the urban middle-cl (...)
Saturday 07
12:00 - EVENT - 2016 Chinese Bridge_Chinese Speaking Competition : The “Hanyu Qiao” (Chinese Bridge) Chinese Proficiency Competition is an annual world-wide Chinese speaking and performance competition. Website | More Information
The “Hanyu Qiao” (Chinese Bridge) Chinese Proficiency Competition is an annual world-wide Chinese speaking and performance competition. The competition is organised by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban). The theme for this year’s competition is “Dreams Enlighten the Future”. The regional (...)
Tuesday 10
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : The battle of Gallipoli 1416 and its consequences for Venetians and Ottomans More Information
On May 29, 1416, a Venetian fleet that was escorting an ambassador to the Ottoman Sultan was attacked by a larger number of Turkish vessels off the harbour of Gallipoli, on the eastern side of the Gallipoli peninsula. The Venetians destroyed the Turkish fleet, and killed so many of its sailors and (...)
Thursday 12
9:00 - EXPO - Perth Careers Expo : Meet the UWA Future Students team at Perth's largest Careers Expo Website | More Information
Come and check out the UWA stand at the Perth Careers Expo and discover how we can help you to achieve your study and career goals.

DATES: Thursday 12 - Sunday 15 May 2016

TIMES: Thursday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday 10:00am - 4:00p (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Motivation in Learning, Work and Wellbeing: research and practice from the perspective of self-determination theory Website | More Information
Public lecture by Professor Richard M. Ryan, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, Australian Catholic University and 2016 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

Dr Ryan will present research based on self-determination theory (SDT) concerning how managers, teachers, coaches (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Hearing the Unheard, Seeing the Unseen. A Man’s Journey to Better Understanding the Challenges Facing Australia in the 21st Century. : The 2016 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration by Lieutenant General David Lindsay Morrison AO (Retd). Website | More Information
David Morrison will ask the question 'are we the best we can be?' If we are not the best we can be, what do we have to do to make us so?

As Chief of Army, David was forced to ask these questions of the Australian Army and it has set him on a course to urge reform not only for the (...)
Thursday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - From 'Subject' to 'Partner': the changing role of patients and the public in health research Website | More Information
Public lecture by Simon Denegri, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) National Director for Patients and the Public in Research and Chair, INVOLVE

The role of patients, carers and the public in medical and health research is changing fast. What are the challenges and (...)
Friday 27
15:00 - FREE LECTURE - Children are not rockets : Growth, patterns and processes in the language development of preschool and early primary school children Website | More Information
Australian children have been the focus of pioneering studies of early language development. These contemporary Australian population studies of language growth and patterns over time are producing a vastly different picture from the boutique studies of the early 1970’s that positioned language (...)
Saturday 28
9:30 - TUTORIAL - The insider's guide to the Dutch Golden Age Website | More Information
Spices, silks, gold, silver, tulips and porcelain arrived in Dutch society in the seventeenth century via the Dutch East India Company and were celebrated in vibrant artistic styles that captured the spirit of the Golden Age.

Join historian Professor Susan Broomhall for this absorbing (...)

 June 2016
Monday 06
10:00 - GUIDED TOUR - UWA Crawley Campus Tour : Prospective students and their families are welcome to join us for an informative tour around campus. Website | More Information
The Future Students Office invites prospective students and their families to join us on a guided tour of UWA's stunning Crawley campus.

You will have the opportunity to explore our beautiful grounds and heritage buildings while learning more about the University, our courses and (...)
Tuesday 07
18:00 - PRESENTATION - Year 12 Information Session 7 June 2016 : Learn how to make the most of your WACE results and achieve your study and career goals. Website | More Information
If you are a Year 12 student (or a parent of a Year 12 student), this session will provide information about UWA's courses, admission requirements and how to achieve your study and career goals.

UWA Future Students Office staff will be on hand to answer your queries following the (...)
Wednesday 08
11:30 - EVENT - Fulbright Scholarships WA Information Day : Discover a world of opportunities for educational exchange to the U.S. Website | More Information
The Australian-American Fulbright Commission promotes education and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States in order to enhance mutual understanding and strengthen relations between the two countries. The Commission facilitates this through the implementation of the Fulbright (...)

13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Postgraduate Showcase: Frontiers in Agriculture : Listen to some of UWA's top postgraduate students present the exciting highlights of their research in agriculture and related areas Website | More Information
All are welcome to attend the annual Postgraduate Showcase: Frontiers in Agriculture.

The Postgraduate Showcase brings together some of UWA’s best PhD students at an advanced stage of their research. It highlights relevant research and progress being made in the area of Agriculture and (...)

18:00 - PRESENTATION - Year 10/11 Information Session 8 June 2016 : Find out how to keep your future study options open even if you're not sure if university is the right path for you. Website | More Information
Deciding what subjects to study in Year 11 and 12 can be a daunting process, particularly if you are not yet sure if university is the right pathway for your future goals.

Our information sessions will provide advice on UWA's courses, entry requirements and other helpful subject (...)

18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Fulbright Distinguished Chair Public Lecture from Professor Carol Weissert : "What the heck is going on in the US presidential election?" Website | More Information
The University of Western Australia is proud to host this public lecture from Professor Carol Weissert, 2015 Fulbright-Flinders Distinguished Chair in American Political Science.

Professor Weissert will discuss the tumultuous and bombastic 2016 American Presidential Race, analysing (...)
Tuesday 28
8:30 - Course - Introductory Statistics : The course is open to anyone and is designed for people with little or no knowledge of statistics who want to develop understanding of basic statistics. Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to (...)


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