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 April 2013
Wednesday 10
13:30 - WORKSHOP - Developing your Teaching Portfolio Website | More Information
This workshop will focus on the criteria and evidence that can be included in a teaching portfolio and used for PDR and promotion. You will leave this session confident and eager to make a start on your own portfolio. This workshop is a good follow-up to the 'What counts as evidence of good (...)

19:30 - EVENT - From birth to 10 years: A longitudinal study of families created using gamete donation and surrogacy : Reproductive Technology Council Special Event More Information
Dr Jadva will present data from a longitudinal study of families created using assisted reproduction, specifically egg donation, sperm donation and surrogacy. The children were born around the turn of the new millennium and families were visited when their child was aged 1, 2, 3, 7 and 10 years (...)
Thursday 11
13:30 - WORKSHOP - What Counts as Evidence of Good Teaching? Website | More Information
This session is for all academic and sessional teaching staff at UWA, particularly those constructing teaching portfolios or teaching award submissions. This session will examine what constitutes robust evidence. This workshop is intended to provide the evidence basis for the workshop on Developing (...)
Friday 12
11:00 - EVENT - A Policy Framework for Managing Cumulative Environmental Impacts of Iron Ore Mining in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia : School of Agricultural and Resource Economics seminar series More Information
Abstract: New mining development in the central Pilbara region is expected to put considerable pressure on the environment, primarily through mine dewatering. While there are various options for managing the effects of dewatering, the challenge is to select options that are socially efficient and (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - Economics Research Seminar : Early Development and Current Performance: The Missing Channel More Information
Abstract: We study the role of institutional development as a causal mechanism of history affecting current economic performance. Several indicators capturing different dimensions of early development in 1500 AD are used to remove the endogenous component of the variations in institutions. These (...)

13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Campus Partner Talk: Light as a Medical Diagnostic Tool : Researchers discuss their current research related to the use of light as a medical diagnostic tool Website | More Information
Researchers from the Optical + Biomedical Engineering Laboratory (OBEL) share their research findings related to the use of light as a medical diagnostic tool at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 12 April 2013.

OBEL is based within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and (...)

15:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, On the number of matroids More Information
Abstract:

Matroids are combinatorial structures that generalize graphs as well as configurations of points in projective space. They consist of a finite ground set E and a set of subsets of E called B, such that B satisfies certain axioms. We consider the problem of bounding the number (...)
Saturday 13
9:45 - EVENT - Sessional Staff Professional Development Day Website | More Information
The purpose of this day is to recognise the important role sessional teachers play in the delivery of a quality student experience and to thank them for their contribution.

Tuesday 16
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - School of Music presents: Research Seminar Series - Kristin Bowtell Website | More Information
Kristin Bowtell (returning Court Music Fund award-holder)

The Embodied Score: Conductors' Interpretive Decision-Making

Conductors are expected to develop a personal interpretation of each piece in advance of the first rehearsal, yet the conducting and performing literature (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The History of Education and the Values of Cultural Heritage Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ian Reid, Adjunct Professor, English and Cultural Studies UWA.

A century ago, when The University of Western Australia first opened its doors to students, the general purposes of higher education seemed relatively clear in the public mind. But these days there is (...)
Wednesday 17
12:00 - EVENT - What matters to me and why : A conversation with Philippa Maddern More Information
Lunch time talk: What Matters to Me and Why (with W/Prof Philippa Maddern)

When: Wednesday 17th April 2013

Where: Reid Meeting Room (B139 in Reid Library)

'What Matters to me and why' is a series of lunch time talks and conversations with UWA Academics. The talks (...)

13:30 - WORKSHOP - Using SPOTs in your Promotions applications Website | More Information
This workshop will examine: Why it is important to set out a proper case with respect to teacher and unit evaluations. How you go about demonstrating a case. Key elements in showing the effectiveness of your teaching. What other evidence can be included to support your teaching.

16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Exceptional Properties by Design - NiTi-Nb nanowire in-situ Composites Extending the Boundaries. Website | More Information
It is challenging to develop bulk materials that exhibit large elastic strains, low Young's moduli and high strengths because of the intrinsic trade-off relationships among these properties. On the other hand, freestanding nanowires have exceptional properties, such as ultrahigh elastic strain (...)

17:00 - MEMORIAL LECTURE - Improving salt tolerance in wheat: : Discoveries from the search for genes which reduce the rate of sodium accumulation in leaves Website | More Information
In this lecture, internationally renowned and highly cited plant scientist, Prof Rana Munns, will show how the combination of fundamental plant biology and targeted plant breeding can produce significant outcomes for crop production in saline soils.

Saline soils restrict plant growth in (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Probation worker responses to turbulent conditions: Constructing identity in a tainted occupation Website | More Information
Public lecture by Anne Worrall, Professor of Criminology, Keele University, UK and Honorary Professorial Fellow, Law School, UWA.

Drawing on recent research on the occupational cultures of probation workers, Anne Worrall explores the motivations, values and job expectations of present (...)
Thursday 18
13:10 - EVENT - FREE Lunchtime Concert : UWA Guitar Ensemble Website | More Information
Free 50min Concert every Thursday

13:30 - WORKSHOP - Assessment: Learning's Destination or Journey? Website | More Information
When making assessments, questions such as the following are often not examined: What is the difference between an exceptionally good piece of assessment and a poor piece of assessment? Over and above testing, what have students learned and retained, and what should assessment offer the students? (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - The Metabolic Theory of Ecology: Prospects and Challenges for Plant Biology : Full Speaker CV is available from jennifer.gillett@uwa.edu.au More Information
The metabolic theory of ecology (MTE) as applied to the plant sciences, aims to provide a general synthesis for the structure and functioning of plants from organelles to ecosystems. MTE builds from simple assumptions of individual metabolism to make predictions about phenomena across a wide range (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Blue Forests for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Website | More Information
A public lecture by Núria Marbà, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Institut Mediterrani d’Estudis Avançats (UIB-CSIC).

Marine vegetated habitats (seagrasses, salt-marshes, macroalge and mangroves) occupy 0.2 % of the ocean surface but contribute 50% of carbon burial in marine (...)
Friday 19
15:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Arc-transitive graphs with large automorphism groups More Information
Abstract:

An arc in a graph is an unordered pair of adjacent vertices. A graph is called arc-transitive if its automorphism group acts transitively on its set of arcs. We consider the problem of bounding the size of the automorphism group of an arc-transitive graph in terms of its order (...)


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