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Displaying from Wednesday, March 14, 2018
 March 2018
Wednesday 14
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A van Gogh, a toilet, and the trumping of Trump : A Talking Allowed event Website | More Information
A Talking Allowed event with Associate Professor Clarissa Ball, Discipline Chair, History of Art, UWA School of Design and Director, UWA Institute of Advanced Studies.

In late 2017, Donald and Melania Trump asked the Guggenheim Museum if they could borrow a van Gogh painting for their (...)

17:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Converge | Miquel Bernat (marimba) Website | More Information
Join us each week for a delightful musical surprise!

From young artist-led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind-the scenes workshops, lectures and masterclasses, these free weekly musical experiences will delight all music lovers.

This week (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Women, Art and Violence in Seventeenth-Century Italian Art Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Susanne Meurer, School of Design, The University of Western Australia.

Virtuous women encountered a great deal of violence in early modern art – at times they were the victims of physical brutality or emotional cruelty, at times they were its righteous perpetrators (...)
Thursday 15
5:30 - FUNDRAISER - Team Perkins Designer Clothing Sale More Information
It’s on again, the 2018 Designer Clothing Sale, starting with the launch cocktail party on Thursday night from 5.30pm which will be the first opportunity to purchase a bargain.

Thursday night only works for some, so for those on campus we will be open all day Friday from 10am – 6pm.

16:00 - SEMINAR - Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium : Prof. Alistair Mees: Quantitative Trading More Information
There's a widespread belief that people who are good at maths can go into finance and become obscenely rich. This talk tries to put that in perspective by describing a common approach to algorithmic trading, and exploring some of the reasons why it's harder than it sounds.

17:15 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Alan Sevier Memorial Lecture: Beefing up the West with genetics : Dr David Johnston will deliver the inaugural Alan Sevier Memorial Lecture during which he will discuss how genetic selection can be used across the beef supply chain to increase productivity and profitability Website | More Information
Recent advances in beef cattle genetics have the potential to change beef breeding. They can enable seedstock breeders to significantly increase rates of genetic progress and importantly at the commercial sector, allow producers to better match genetics to their production systems and markets. The (...)

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Piñata Percussion | Loops and Rebounds Website | More Information
Join us for a celebration of Australian music featuring works by David Pye

Piñata Percussion is the resident percussion ensemble at UWA. Each year, Piñata’s concert season is opened with a program of new and existing works for percussion ensemble by Australian composers, allowing (...)
Friday 16
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar : Asia’s dramatically changing demography: some implications More Information
The Asian region has moved rapidly through the demographic transition since the 1970s, but demographic prospects are very different for East Asia (facing shrinking populations), South Asia (facing substantial further increases) and Southeast Asia (in between). Individual country situations vary (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Everything you need to know about Intellectual Property and Commercialisation at UWA - in 45 mins or less! Website | More Information
The seminar will give you an overview of:

. Intellectual Property - what it is and why it’s important

. Patenting - what you need to get a patent

. Developing your idea - including sources of funding

. Commercialisation - how to put your ideas to use

11:00 - SEMINAR - Linguistics Seminar : Developments in the grammatical analysis of Central Australian languages 1890-1910 More Information
A number of grammatical descriptions of Arandic varieties from Central Australia appeared between 1890 and 1910. These reflect a variety of theoretical approaches to grammar which were emerging from German philology and linguistics in the early twentieth century. Far from being ahistorical (...)

12:30 - PUBLIC TALK - University planning and architecture: The search for perfection : A public lecture by Paul Roberts Website | More Information
Paul Roberts, a UK-based strategic development adviser and director of Turnberry Consulting, will explore what constitutes a successful campus and how to apply these conclusions to real-life, modern-day contexts.

Roberts will take the audience through the rich history of campus design (...)

13:00 - TALK - Friday Talk : Flowers in a research world: genetics and honey bees Website | More Information
Flowers carry a multitude of iconic meanings – including love, honour and death – and have many uses, from traditional medicine to decoration. But what is their significance in a research world?

Join Monika Murcha and Julia Grassi, two leading investigators from the Plant Energy Biology (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert | UWA Woodwinds Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the best musical talent from within the UWA Conservatorium of Music and around the country.

Week 3 - UWA Woodwinds

This week hear talented students from the UWA Woodwind program performing a huge (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology and Sociology Seminar : Peopling Antarctica: Towards an anthropology of the southern continent More Information
Anthropologists have long demonstrated how the concepts and practices of kinship are fundamental to social life. However, the way in which these concepts are expressed, and practices enacted, varies greatly from context to context. This paper begins from the question: if kinship really is (...)

15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - What is Creativity and How do We Develop it in an Educational Setting? : Public talk with Alana Lewis Website | More Information
In 2008, the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians, states that successful learners are ‘’creative, innovative and resourceful and are able to solve problems in ways that draw upon a range of learning areas and disciplines’’. Through polymathic principles, is it possible (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar 16:00 Fri 16/03/2018: Wei Jin More Information
Speaker: Wei Jin (Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics and University of Western Australia)

Title: Finite two-distance-transitive circulants

Time and place: 16:00 Friday 16/03/2018 in Weatherburn LT

Abstract: In this talk, we give a complete classification of (...)
Saturday 17
11:30 - EVENT - Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon : LWAG x Paper Mountain Website | More Information
Join us for Art+Feminism, a global movement to improve coverage of women artists online.

A 2011 survey of Wikipedia contributors found that less than 10% identify as female? Wikipedia is one of the most wide-reaching sources of public knowledge accessible, and this gender disparity (...)

14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - In Light of Shadows: Curator’s talk and tour Website | More Information
Explore the meanings that light and shadow embody in various cultures through the diverse array of objects in In Light of Shadows with exhibition curator Sarah Ridhuan. Consider the broad themes of mortality, memory, power and knowledge in this selection of objects from the Berndt Museum collection (...)
Tuesday 20
13:00 - TALK - Autism from people not just textbooks More Information
Robyn Steward is a researcher, author, educator and campaigner on the autism spectrum and passionate about including the perspectives of people on the autism spectrum in research, especially on topics which are important to them. She endeavours to ensure these perspectives are heard by the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Knowing Autism Website | More Information
A public lecture by Liz Pellicano, Professor of Educational Studies, Macquarie University.

In this presentation, Liz will argue that truly understanding autism – knowing autism – requires both objective and subjective understandings, experiences and expertise, that is, listening (...)

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