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 April 2017
Saturday 29
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Grammar Therapy : Linguist, Daniel Midgley will teach you how to improve your English grammar. Website | More Information
With a few tweaks you could improve your writing, whether it’s for work, a blog or personal correspondence. Linguist Daniel Midgley presents a fun and easy crash course in English grammar. Along the way, he’ll show you how language really works. Some well-placed commas will make you feel better.

 May 2017
Monday 01
13:30 - Webinar - Transhumanism: What It's Like Being a Microchipped Human : Webinar Website | More Information
Futurist Shanti Korporaal is a self-proclaimed practical and tactical implementer of emerging technologies... and she is also a super-human. Shanti has voluntarily inserted microchips under her skin and has setup a distribution service called 'Chip My Life' alongside her husband, Skeeve Stevens. As (...)

18:00 - COURSE - R Basics Evening Course : This practical course introduces you to R More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. This course is designed for those who have little to no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this knowledge are encouraged to attend (...)
Tuesday 02
8:00 - CONFERENCE - Science on The Swan 2017: One Health : Science on the Swan, WA’s annual premier health and medical research conference Website | More Information
One Health seeks root cause understanding and effective solutions to emergent infectious and acquired diseases through, fundamental stem cell and regenerative medical science, public health and environmental remedies, working synergistically to advance the health of all species and the varied (...)

14:00 - PRESENTATION - Robotics in Industry & Community: RAC Intellibus (A Driverless Vehicle) : Presentation Website | More Information
Australia’s very first Automated Vehicle Trial is happening right here in WA. With the support of the State Government, RAC is trialling a fully driverless, fully electric shuttle bus in South Perth. Join us with RAC’s own Anna Sawyer, Road Safety Manager for an inquisitive look into RAC’s (...)
Wednesday 03
16:00 - EVENT - UWA's Driverless Car, Robotics in Teaching and Learning at UWA (Scholarship) and Networking Event : Mini presentation & networking event Website | More Information
Join us for an afternoon of food and drinks amongst colleagues and UWA community as we hear from our colleagues in Robotics.

• UWA’s Robotics department on their advances in robotics including UWA’s own driverless car. The REV Autonomous SAE car is the largest robot at UWA Robotics - (...)
Friday 05
11:00 - Panel discussion - WA Universities Panel: Using Robotics in Teaching and Learning : Panel discussion Website | More Information
As part of Robotics week, the Futures Observatory will host a panel discussion on how academics and teachers can utilise robotics in Higher Education, the ethics, benefits and obstacles around these concepts. We have representatives from the four public West Australian Universities to discuss this (...)
Tuesday 09
9:00 - EVENT - Statistics Short Course: Spatial Point Patterns : Analysis of spatial data using R and spatstat Website | More Information
Spatial point pattern datasets are becoming common across many fields of research. However, statistical methodology for analysing these data has not been easily accessible. This course is a practical introduction to the analysis of spatial point patterns with a strong focus on hands-on exercises (...)
Tuesday 23
14:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - How does environmental education influence sense of place : A study of primary students from two Bedouin settlements as they engage in reclaiming a nearby contaminated waterway. More Information
This study focuses on the residents of two Bedouin settlements (Um Betin and Alsaid), located on the banks of Hebron Stream. Hebron Stream is constantly contaminated with sewage runoff, and mounds of additional waste are dumped along its banks. Reclaiming Hebron Stream will require the cooperation (...)

 June 2017
Wednesday 07
16:00 - STAFF EVENT - Easy, Effective, Exciting: Virtual Reality in Teaching and Learning : Presentation followed by a demonstration and networking Website | More Information
The release of a series of new consumer-grade virtual reality devices in 2016 opened up exciting new worlds of experiential and multimedia learning and teaching. Using these devices, students are free to move beyond the confines of the two-dimensional page and screen by walking through digital (...)
Monday 19
14:00 - EVENT - Articulating the relationship between “graduate attributes” and employability : An interactive workshop for UWA staff Website | More Information
This interactive workshop is based on the argument that to separate employability from the academic aims of university programmes is a false dichotomy. Both are vitally concerned with the development of a critically empowered learner. The workshop will encourage participants to consider the (...)
Tuesday 27
9:00 - EVENT - Introductory 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 (...)

 July 2017
Tuesday 04
9:00 - EVENT - R Basics Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this experience are encouraged to attend the (...)
Tuesday 11
9:00 - EVENT - ANOVA, Linear regression and Logistic regression Website | More Information
This course covers techniques that can be used to analyse data with continuous and categorical variables. The course will begin with simple linear regression and then proceed with approaches that can be used with more than two variables such as multiple regression. ANOVA with interactions and (...)

 September 2017
Tuesday 26
9:00 - EVENT - Forecasting: Principles and Practice Website | More Information
Forecasting is required in many situations: deciding whether to build another power generation planting the next five years requires forecasts of future demand; scheduling staff in a call centre next week requires forecasts of call volume; stocking an inventory requires forecasts of stock (...)

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