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 June 2017
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 (...)
Thursday 29
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Luminex Multiplexing Technology Workshop : Learn about this technology already available at your institute More Information
Do you run ELISAs? Save you samples, save time and money, run a Multiplex assay instead. This technology is well utilised in research areas of obesity, immunology and metabolism. Local multiplex studies conducted in Australia and New Zealand will be described in more detail.

 July 2017
Wednesday 12
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Website | More Information
Mental illnesses often start in adolescence or early adulthood and it is important to detect problems early to ensure the young person is properly treated and supported.

This 14-hour YMHFA course teaches adults who have frequent contact with adolescents, such as parents, guardians (...)
Thursday 13
12:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Vascularization dynamics in engineered tissues : A public lecture by Professor Shulamit Levenberg, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel Website | More Information
Vascularization continues to represent a major challenge in the successful implementation of regenerative strategies. Current approaches for inducing vascularization in vivo include pre-forming a vasculature ex vivo, and the use of a variety of strategies to stimulate vascularization in situ (...)
Friday 21
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Medicine, the Great Nest, and the Little Business of Being Human : Public talk with Peter Underwood Website | More Information
‘The whole universe is one single nest,’ from the Upanishads, adopted as a motto by Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). In this special talk, Peter Underwood will discuss two recent radio snippets broadcast on Radio National, both concerning medical research.

Peter Underwood is a doctor (...)
Tuesday 25
12:00 - WORKSHOP - Introducing the Characterisation Virtual Laboratory and Cytometry Workbench More Information
The Characterisation Virtual Laboratory (CVL) is a computer desktop in the cloud preconfigured with collections of software tools, called workbenches, for processing atom probe, neuroimaging, structural biology, X-ray, general imaging and cytometry data. The CVL is available free of charge to all (...)
Wednesday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Aspirin: how long can this old dog surprise us with new tricks? : Public Lecture with Dr John Eikelboom, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada Website | More Information
Aspirin has been used to relieve pain and discomfort for thousands of years and has been commercially available for more than 100 years. Today it is one of the most widely used drugs globally and can be obtained without prescription from most supermarket and corner stores.

Scientific (...)
Friday 28
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Life 2.0: CRISPR and the Age of Designer Babies : Public Talk with Dr. Ellen Jorgensen Website | More Information
Science fiction has explored the consequences of human genetic engineering for decades, and the results are universally dystopic. With the advent of the genome editing technology called CRISPR, we are closer than ever before. CRISPR has been called 'the word processor for genomes', allowing us for (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: How to convert teams of vultures into supportuve cultures (Dr. Simon Moss) More Information
Title: How to convert teams of vultures into supportive cultures

Abstract:

This presentation will revolve around a very specific topic: How can we solve every problem in the world today. Specifically, this presentation will explore three premises. First, whenever individuals (...)
Monday 31
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Improving Personality Assessment: Facets, Response Models, and Utility (Dr. Sasha Chernyshenko) More Information
Title: Improving Personality Assessment: Facets, Response Models, and Utility.

Abstract

Personality traits are among the most widely studied individual difference variables in psychological research. Numerous primary and meta-analytic studies have established their importance (...)

 August 2017
Thursday 03
16:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Telethon Kids Institute - Prospective Student Evening : An information evening for all students considering a postgraduate degree in medical research Website | More Information
Telethon Kids Institute (UWA's Centre for Child Health Research) invites all prospective Honours, M.D., and higher degree by research students to join us for the evening to learn more about becoming a student with us. Our supervisors will be speaking to students about their student projects (...)
Friday 04
11:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Laws, Sausages and the Question of Taste : Public Talk with Artist John O'Shea Website | More Information
Black Market Pudding is a twist on the traditional Irish blood sausage. It represents an ethically-conscious food product, combining congealed pig blood with fats, cereals and spices. Black Market Pudding is manufactured using blood taken from a living pig. It proposes a cyclical business model to (...)
Tuesday 15
13:00 - SEMINAR - Role of nervous system in sarcopenia: Age related molecular and morphological changes in murine peripheral nerves and spinal cords, and analysis of the effects of resistance exercise on old sciatic nerves : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Vidya’s PhD research investigated the “Role of the nervous system in sarcopenia: age related molecular and morphological changes in murine peripheral nerves and spinal cords, and analysis of the effects of resistance exercise on old sciatic nerves”. Sarcopenia, the age-related loss (...)
Monday 21
14:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Advice taking and advice resistance in groups (Dr. Thomas Schultz-Gerlach) More Information
Title:Advice taking and advice resistance in groups

Abstract

According to conventional wisdom, advice is a simple and effective means to improve the quality of judgments and decisions. Research on advice taking supports this notion, showing that decision-makers’ accuracy (...)
Tuesday 22
13:00 - SEMINAR - What is the role of unions in the 21st century university? : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
Australia has some of the strongest anti-union legislation in the OECD, to the extent that they clash with international law that sees the ability to take withdraw labour as a fundamental right. We have the first generation since the Great Depression to be looking at worse living and working (...)
Friday 25
11:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium; Leadership and Safety Performance in High Risk Industries: New Advances in Research (Dr. Mario Martinez Corcoles More Information
Title: Leadership and Safety Performance in High Risk Industries: New Advances in Research

Abstract:

Leadership is of paramount importance to ensure employees’ safety performance in high risk industries. Over the last few years, significant research has been carried out in (...)

15:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Enhancing Diversity via Hiring Practices: Revisiting the use of Second-Stratum Cognitive Abilities (Dr. Serena Wee) More Information
Title: Enhancing Diversity via Hiring Practices: Revisiting the use of Second-Stratum Cognitive Abilities

Many organisations believe that hiring a diverse workforce is important for ethical, legal and business reasons. However, one of the most criterion-valid selection tools—the (...)
Wednesday 30
11:00 - SEMINAR - CMCA Seminar: Super-resolution and correlative imaging of malaria parasites More Information
New microscopy techniques are providing amazing views of the cellular landscape. We have used 3D Structured Illumination Microscopy (SIM), direct Stochastic Optical Reconstruction Microscopy (dSTORM), 3D-Electron Tomography and Block-Face Scanning EM to explore the sub-cellular topography of the (...)
Thursday 31
12:30 - VISITING SPEAKER - Assessment of Future Risk in Asthma: Opportunities and New Technologies Website | More Information
Dr Blakey's interest is in improving the assessment and management of people with asthma by incorporating newer data streams and measurement of future risk into models of care. Note: 12.30pm lunch for 1.00pm - 2.00pm presentation

 September 2017
Tuesday 05
13:00 - SEMINAR - Viral adaptation to host immune responses: a story about evolution, frequent flyer points and country music : School of Human Sciences (APHB) Seminar Series Website | More Information
More than 35 million people worldwide are infected with HIV including >22,000 Australians. Anti-HIV therapy can reduce mortality associated with infection but treatment does not provide a cure, is life-long and remains a substantial financial burden in Australia and worldwide. Harnessing (...)


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