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 February 2020
Thursday 27
16:00 - PUBLIC TALK - From satellite imagery to electron microscopy: lessons learned about wildfire management in California : Part of the UWA Environment Seminar series More Information
In combination with recent drought, elevated temperatures, and extended fire seasons, the high fuel loads in fire suppressed forests are contributing to larger and more severe wildfires in the Western United States. Many of these fires occur in the forested montane watersheds that provide 60-90% of (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Public Lecture: Digging in the Desert: Unearthing the Prehistory of Arabia Website | More Information
For the past two years, a team from the University of Western Australia’s Classics and Ancient History Discipline Group has been undertaking archaeological fieldwork in the hinterland of the desert oasis town of AlUla, Saudi Arabia. Most of the 20,000 km2 hinterland is relatively inaccessible but (...)

 March 2020
Wednesday 04
17:30 - EVENT - Close to Home: Discovering Female Indonesian Writers : This event will highlight the work of female Indonesian writers who have challenged dominant narratives. Website | More Information
Indonesia is our nearest international neighbour consisting of 17,000 islands. Home to multiple ethnic groups, languages and religions, Indonesia has a rich body of literature. Its complexity reflects the depth and breadth of diversity of its people.

This event, jointly hosted by the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Trends and dangers in US philanthropy — are there implications for Australia? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Mark Sidel, Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

In this lecture, Mark Sidel will discuss some important recent themes in US philanthropy – the role of philanthropy in an era of increasing wealth disparities; adaptations (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Reframing Human Rights: health, ‘dirt’ and ecologies of right-making Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Rosemary J. Jolly, Weiss Chair, Humanities in Literature and Human Rights, Pennsylvania State University and 2020 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

A central problem of the UNHR is its dependence on the state and citizenship as the (...)
Thursday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Legal Humanism and the Automation of Everyday Life Website | More Information
A public lecture by Christophe Lazaro, Associate Professor of Law & Society, Centre for Philosophy of Law, University of Louvain and 2020 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

An entirely new fauna composed of entities, which are said to be smart and autonomous (...)
Tuesday 10
7:30 - EVENT - Friends of the Library : "Why politics?" by Diana Warnock Website | More Information
Diana Warnock, a former newspaper and radio journalist, went into politics at the age of 52 when she was elected as the State member of Parliament for Perth in 1993. Before entering politics, Diana was an activist for about 30 years for women’s rights and for minorities, and always belonged to many (...)

18:45 - FREE LECTURE - RACI Bayliss Youth Lecture 2020 : Shining a light on crime: Applications of spectroscopy to forensic science Website | More Information
Paint, cosmetics, ink. All of these can be forms of forensic evidence that can help detectives to make links between individuals, objects and locations – a critically important part of a criminal investigation. But how to get the most useful information from these types of evidence? This is where (...)
Tuesday 17
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Static Liquefaction Workshop : This two-day workshop aims to provide a demonstration of static liquefaction triggering as it relates to tailings Website | More Information
This two-day workshop aims to provide a demonstration of static liquefaction triggering as it related to tailings, and outline the various tools available to assess the potential for this behaviour.

This will be achieved through explanation on the interpretation of the cone penetration (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - What Does Intelligent Mobility Add to Sustainability? Some Top Agenda Issues to Consider Website | More Information
The Inaugural John Taplin Memorial Lecture in Transport, by Professor David A. Hensher, PhD FASSA

A move towards transport centred on a range of convenient coordinated services, rather than personally-owned modes, known as Mobility as a Service (MaaS), contributes to an intelligent and (...)
Thursday 19
8:00 - SEMINAR - Tailings Management: Responding to Emerging Challenges Seminar : This two-day seminar will address the emerging challenges in the day-to-day management of tailings storage facilities Website | More Information
This two-day seminar will address the emerging challenges in the day-to-day management of tailings storage facilities and the obligation to comply with the relevant operating standards and closure requirements. It will explore the conditions and obstacles encountered in everyday mining, and (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - White Australia has a Black History Website | More Information
The 2020 Tom Stannage Memorial Lecture by Professor John Maynard, Chair of Aboriginal History, University of Newcastle and Director, Purai Global Indigenous History Centre.

White Australia has a Black History - a powerful slogan first brought to national attention by the late great (...)
Sunday 22
10:00 - EVENT - Perth Upmarket : Perth's best design market Website | More Information
Perth Upmarket is Perth’s original and best design market, featuring more than 200 of Perth's most talented artists, designers, craftsmen and foodies all at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall.

There is something for everyone, including a Junior Upmarket section in (...)
Tuesday 24
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Introduction to the Application of Risk-Based Methods in Underground Mining Geomechanics Workshop : A forum for underground mine workers to discuss: the methods used to design for geotechnical risk Website | More Information
Within the mining community, geotechnical risk is often underappreciated, sometimes ignored and seldom properly quantified. In all areas of geomechanics, the uncertainty and variability that engineers need to deal with necessitate a rigorous process of quantification or, in the very least, robustly (...)

 May 2020
Saturday 02
10:00 - EVENT - Wedding Upmarket : Perth's best boutique wedding fair Website | More Information
WEDDING UPMARKET

Calling all engaged couples! If you are getting married in Perth, put Wedding Upmarket in your diary now as we will be showcasing more than 50 handpicked local designers to help you create a bespoke celebration. Draw inspiration from our beautifully styled areas around (...)
Tuesday 12
8:00 - EVENT - 2020 International Symposium on Slope Stability in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering : A forum for open pit mining and civil engineering practitioners Website | More Information


Slope Stability 2020 will provide a forum for open pit mining and civil engineering practitioners, consultants, researchers and suppliers worldwide to exchange views on best practice and state-of-the-art slope technologies. Best practice with respect to pit slope investigations, design (...)

 June 2020
Monday 15
8:30 - COURSE - Data Visualisation Short Course : Short Course - UWA Centre for Applied Statistics Website | More Information
A one day course offering an introduction to presenting data. All welcome as there is no presumed knowledge.
Tuesday 16
8:30 - COURSE - Introduction to R Short Course : Short Course - UWA Centre for Applied Statistics Website | More Information
A one day course offering an introduction to R using the tidyverse, for those with no or little experience using this free and popular statistical software.
Wednesday 17
8:30 - COURSE - Statistics In R Short Course : Short Course - UWA Centre for Applied Statistics Website | More Information
A one day course offering an introduction to using R for basic statistical analysis. Assumes a little knowledge of R (An Introduction to R or equivalent) and basic statistical knowledge.
Sunday 21
10:00 - EVENT - Perth Upmarket : Perth's best design market Website | More Information
Perth Upmarket is Perth’s original and best design market, featuring more than 200 of Perth's most talented artists, designers, craftsmen and foodies all at The University of Western Australia's Winthrop Hall.

There is something for everyone, including a Junior Upmarket section in (...)


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