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Displaying from Wednesday, August 15, 2012
 August 2012
Wednesday 15
12:00 - SEMINAR - Choosing science comes more from the heart than from the brain (or the pocket) : A retrospective study of why scientists chose to study science Website | More Information
The ‘science pipeline’ in Australia is under threat because not enough budding scientists are moving through from school to university to science-based jobs. The aim of this research was to retrospectively survey current Australian and New Zealand scientists to ascertain why they chose to study (...)
Friday 17
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Public seminar with Audiologist Glenn Johnson ***CANCELLED*** Website | More Information
Due to illness Glenn Johnson's talk will be moved to a later date

16:00 - Research - Research into Face Blindness Website | More Information
Do you have difficulty recognising faces? Interested in participating in research to find out more?

Register at: https://www.maccs.mq.edu.au/research/projects/prosopagnosia/register/ or email Romina.Palermo@uwa.edu.au for more information.

Around 2% of people find it (...)
Wednesday 29
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - **SOLD OUT** WA on the threshold...SKA and the new view of the Universe Website | More Information
UWA’s Institute of Advanced Studies, Research Services and the Centre for Software Practice present the inaugural Inquiring Minds public lecture by Peter Quinn, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UWA and Director, International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR).

Professor (...)
Thursday 30
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Climate Change: Will we cope? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Chris Rapley CBE, Professor of Climate Science, University College London.

In this public lecture Professor Chris Rapley CBE will present a brief overview of the Earth system, and the evidence that human activities, especially our use of fossil fuel energy (...)

 September 2012
Saturday 01
9:00 - EVENT - SPICE PD, Regional Visits and Travelling Scientist : The Travelling Scientist accompanies the SPICE team when they visit regional schools. The Travelling Scientist, a young PhD student, talks to students about their journey in science Website | More Information
SPICE Events are designed to expose high school science teachers to exciting new science by increasing interaction between teachers and researchers at UWA. They provide the opportunity for teachers to engage in current research and learn new ideas for the classroom, and usually contain a range of (...)
Tuesday 04
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Lecturesaurus: Why is a duck a dinosaur? : Live dinosaur dissection with Associate Professor Kate Trinajstic Website | More Information
Join us for a live dinosaur dissection with Curtin University’s Associate Professor Kate Trinajstic. Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops haven't walked the planet for 65 million years, but are dinosaurs all extinct? The 2010 Prime Minister’s prize winner will dissect a barbecue duck to show that (...)
Wednesday 05
19:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Expanding Universe : A public lecture with Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt about the discovery that won him and his team the prize. Website | More Information
In this one off very special event for Perth, Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt will describe the discovery that won him and his team the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, and explain how astronomers have used observations to trace the Universe's history back more than 13 billion years, leading (...)
Tuesday 11
16:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Communicating With Sugars Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Anne Dell CBE FRS FMedSci, Division of Molecular Biosciences, Imperial College, London.

Cells from all domains of life are shrouded in a sugar-rich layer called the glycocalyx. Acting as “identity tags”, polymers of sugars (called glycans) within the (...)
Thursday 13
12:30 - VISITING SPEAKER - Public Lecture : Raine Visiting Professor Lecture: The TwinsUK Cohort: an international biomedical resource Website | More Information
The TwinsUK Cohort is one of the most phenotyped and genotyped cohorts in the world. The cohort is a major international bioresource with much data openly. Professor Chris Hammond, who leads the eye studies at St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College London where the cohort is based, will illustrate the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - FULL**Discovery of the Higgs boson**FULL Website | More Information
An 'Inquiring Minds' lecture by Ian McArthur, Winthrop Professor and Head, School of Physics, The University of Western Australia.

This lecture is now at capacity and no more reservations can be taken.
Friday 14
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - On Reassembling Robotics: Prospects and Challenges : Public talk with S.Thiru Website | More Information
In this talk, S. Thiru, from Intelligent Systems for Medicine Laboratory (ISML), will discuss his research in reassembling robotics and the state of the art. His talk will address some key obstacles facing the realisation of such technology and its future implications. This open-ended talk will (...)
Wednesday 19
16:00 - EXPO - UWA Postgrad and Honours Expo : Discover how further studies can help you achieve your ultimate career or research goals. Website | More Information
UWA's Postgrad and Honours Expo provides an outstanding opportunity to explore the array of coursework and research programs we offer.

You will also have the chance to learn about admission requirements, scholarships and discuss your options with staff, honours and postgraduate students (...)
Friday 21
9:00 - EVENT - PICSE Industry Placement Scholarships : Scholarship applications close Website | More Information
The ‘Industry Placement Scholarship’ program consists of a free five-day Residential Camp at UWA from the 3rd-7th December and five days of ‘Industry Placement’ in January, followed by the Reporting back Session on Friday evening the Friday 1st of February 2013.

This science scholarship (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - WAMSI Kimberley Marine Science Seminar 2 : A series of 3 FREE seminars on past, current and planned research in the Kimberley Website | More Information
Prof Charitha Pattiaratchi (UWA) WAIMOS Infrastructure in the Kimberley

West Australian Integrated Marine Observation System (WAIMOS) is a node of the Integrated Marine Observation System (IMOS) and with recent co-investment from the WA State Government, extended its deployment of (...)

15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Public seminar with Audiologist Glenn Johnson : Ever wanted to explore what’s going on inside your own head, and be alive to enjoy the experience? Website | More Information
Glenn Johnson, is an audiologist (hearing specialist) with 20 years experience in clinical practice, consulting and teaching. He will share his fascination with ears, offering attendees a basic run down of ear anatomy with a focus on the amazing and largely unnoticed feats accomplished by the human (...)
Monday 24
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Lecturesaurus: Where did the dinosaurs go? : Public lecture with Dr Fred Jourdan Website | More Information
Dinosaurs ruled the planet for hundreds of millions of years. So what dramatic change occurred nearly 66 million years ago to cause their mass extinction? Perhaps the shower of dust from an asteroid impact blocked out the light from the sun. Perhaps volcano emissions resulted in a change in climate (...)
Friday 28
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Can science be successfully 'performed' or are we just kidding ourselves? : Public talk with Vivienne Glance Website | More Information
If theatre is conceit, can science really be performed or are playwrights and performance makers up to something else?

Vivienne Glance has recently returned from a writer's residency with The Arts Catalyst London and will share that experience with you as well as outline some of the (...)

 October 2012
Monday 01
9:00 - EVENT - PICSE Industry Placement Scholarship: Interviews Website | More Information
For those students who have been selected to progress to the interview stage, interviews will be held in the first half of October 2012.

The ‘Industry Placement Scholarship’ program consists of a free five-day Residential Camp at UWA from the 3rd-7th December and five days of ‘Industry (...)
Friday 05
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Evolutionary Biologist's Nightmare: Sex, Sperm and Society : Public talk with Boris Baer (CIBER) Website | More Information
The reproductive biology of social insects, being the social bees, ants, wasps and termites is truly spectacular, as a number of characteristics reported are either absent or very rare in other species. For example, social insect queens are the world’s record holder for long-term sperm storage and (...)


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