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Displaying from Wednesday, October 18, 2017
 October 2017
Wednesday 18
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dating Homo naledi: the story of the surprisingly young age for a new species of hominin that lived in Africa alongside early Homo sapiens Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Hannah Hilbert-Wolf, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, James Cook University.

Earlier this year an international team of scientists successfully dated the remains of Homo naledi, a new species of hominin (human ancestor), from the Rising Star Cave in South Africa. In (...)
Thursday 19
13:00 - STAFF EVENT - PRESENTATION: Behind the Lens: Engaging and Supporting Learning through Student-Created Video Website | More Information
Video has become a well-established tool within learning and teaching, supported by a growing body of evidence demonstrating its positive impact on both the achievement of learning outcomes and the student experience. More recently the potential of video has started to shift away from teaching ‘with (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Confucianism: Values and Democracy : A China in Conversation event exploring how Confucianism and democracy are shaping our understanding of China today. Website | More Information
Chinese political leaders and intellectuals continue to struggle with how ‘Chinese values’ fit with ‘universal values’ and by extension, global institutions.

Is there a single global modernity that perhaps China can shape? Or are there multiple modernities and multiple, perhaps (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Acoustic Reflections: advanced medical ultrasound imaging and parallels in the mining and construction industries Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Jeffrey Bamber, Head, Ultrasound and Optical Imaging Physics, The Institute of Cancer Research London and Institute of Advanced Studies Gledden Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

Compared with other medical imaging technologies, ultrasound is low cost (...)
Monday 23
15:30 - SEMINAR - Evolving Chinese Heritage Landscapes: Digital Visualisation and Tunpu ‘Cultures of Emotion’ : A CMEMS/Lund University Seminar More Information
Cultural heritage landscapes are value-laden concepts informed by a range of environmental, social, psychological, and emotional properties. This project examines the changing heritage landscapes of the unique Tunpu people, both within the context of recent digital conservation efforts in regional (...)
Tuesday 24
11:00 - WORKSHOP - English Language Bootcamp. Boost Your Grammar: Better English Now. : Interactive grammar practice for UWA students with English as a second or additional language Website | More Information
Participate in this lively, grammar-based workshop designed to boost your English language skills. This workshop will help you improve your accuracy, fine-tune your language and get some handy grammar tips.

This workshop is part of a series of weekly sessions that run from 11am-12noon on (...)

11:00 - STAFF EVENT - Teaching in 140 characters or less: A ‘How-To’ Approach to Micro-Learning with Social Media : PRESENTATION / WORKSHOP Website | More Information
This workshop will explore how micro-learning can change the way you educate your students. Micro-learning is an innovated method of teaching through ‘bite-size chunks’ of accessible content that actively engages students by encouraging them to use their mobile devices in support of their learning (...)

12:00 - WORKSHOP - English Language Bootcamp. Speak Up: Communicate with Confidence : Intensive speaking practice for UWA students with English as a second or additional language Website | More Information
Participate in this interactive speaking workshop to become more confident participating at university and conversing every day. In this workshop, you will improve your spoken communication skills and build a discussion and presentation toolkit in a relaxed and friendly environment.

This (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Delve into your Experience of Time Website | More Information
A public lecture by Alex Holcombe, Co-director of the Centre for Time, University of Sydney and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Time cannot be seen or touched, yet we do experience it. Do our brains contain an internal clock whose ticks mark the passing of seconds, minutes (...)
Wednesday 25
17:30 - EVENT - MBA Information Evening : Meet our MBA professors and current students Website | More Information
Meet our MBA professors and students, discover more about your study options and have all your questions answered. The evening will begin at 5.30pm with networking, followed by a presentation at 6.00pm and an opportunity for individual questions at 7.00pm.

The information evening will (...)

17:30 - STUDENT EVENT - The Big Idea UWA Final | Live Pitch Event : UWA final of the national social enterprise competition The Big Idea Website | More Information
The Big Idea is a social enterprise competition where university students around Australia work on their big idea for improving the lives of people experiencing disadvantage.

Students participating in The Big Idea develop a concept and business plan for a social enterprise or social (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - So Far, So Good? Social Farming and Wellbeing: insights from Ireland Website | More Information
A public lecture by Deirdre O’Connor, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Social Farming offers people who avail of a range of social/health services (including mental health, physical/intellectual (...)
Thursday 26
16:00 - MOVED READING - Titus Andronicus (the chopped version!), by William Shakespeare : Play 4, CMEMS Moved Readings Project Website | More Information
As part of the 'Moved Readings Project', the play will be read on the New Fortune stage with the help of willing students, staff, friends and family. No experience is required, as the readings will take place with script in hand! We hope to provide a dynamic learning space that creates a fun and (...)
Sunday 29
11:00 - EVENT - Spring Fair : Spring Fair at St George's College Website | More Information
Once again St George’s College will be holding the free community event Spring Fair on October 29th from 11am-4pm. The fair promises to be a lively day with packed activities and something for everyone to enjoy. Wine tastings, musical entertainment, kids' activities, market stalls. The Fair will be (...)
Tuesday 31
13:00 - WORKSHOP - Prepare for your maths/stats exam : Get some tips before the pre-exam study break Website | More Information
You have successfully sat maths exams before but it's nice to know how they work at UWA. This session provides some study suggestions for the lead up to exams and explains how maths study differs from other areas. Specific tips are provided for common Level 1 MATH and STAT units before we discuss (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Luther’s Reformation at 500: Myth, Memory, and the Making of History : This is an Institute of Advanced Studies and Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies series of lectures. Website | More Information
It’s not at all certain that Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to a church door in Wittenberg in October of 1517. Nevertheless, this moment continues to be commemorated as marking the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, an enormously complex series of religious, political, social, and (...)

 November 2017
Thursday 02
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Foundations Module 1: Effective Feedback Website | More Information
This is a Foundations module, linked to Staff Appraisals. The module outlines the importance of being able to receive and to provide feedback effectively. It provides participants with the tools to understand and manage emotional reactions to receiving feedback and provide thorough, effective (...)

12:00 - WORKSHOP - Prepare for your maths/stats exam : Get some tips before the pre-exam study break Website | More Information
You have successfully sat maths exams before but it's nice to know how they work at UWA. This session provides some study suggestions for the lead up to exams and explains how maths study differs from other areas. Specific tips are provided for common Level 1 MATH and STAT units before we discuss (...)
Monday 13
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Foundations Module 3: Social Influence at Work Website | More Information
This is a Foundations module. This module explores why people say ‘yes’ to things and how we can apply these principles to facilitate more productive working relationships.Please RSVP via the link below.
Monday 20
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Foundations Module 1: Effective Feedback Website | More Information
This is a Foundations module, linked to Staff Appraisals. The module outlines the importance of being able to receive and to provide feedback effectively. It provides participants with the tools to understand and manage emotional reactions to receiving feedback and provide thorough, effective (...)


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