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Displaying from Monday, February 25, 2019
 February 2019
Monday 25
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Joëlle Gergis, Lecturer, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes, University of Melbourne.

What was Australia’s climate like before official weather records began? How do scientists use tree-rings, ice cores and tropical corals to retrace the past? What do (...)
Tuesday 26
13:00 - AWARD - Applications for the 2019 AMWA Early-Career Award close on Sunday, 31st of March. : Further information is available here: www.medicalwriters.org/amwa-early-career-award More Information
Applications for the 2019 AMWA Early-Career Award close on Sunday, 31st of March.

The Australasian Medical Writer’s Association (AMWA) supports medical writers and editors in Australia and New Zealand. We are currently seeking early-career medical writers who are eligible for our 2019 (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Seminar : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
Jennifer Young (Dual gradient hydrogel systems for mechanobiology applications): The spatial presentation of mechanical information is a key parameter for cell behavior. We have previously developed a method for creating tunable stiffness gradient polyacrylamide hydrogels with values spanning the (...)

17:00 - SEMINAR - UWA Music presents: Callaway Centre Seminar Series - Pedro Alvarez : Notation as transcription, composition as translation More Information
A free weekly seminar series, with presenters from within UWA and from the wider community.

This week: Pedro Alvarez | Notation as transcription, composition as translation

Abstract: Music composition will be discussed in its dialectical situation between transcriptive and (...)
Thursday 28
12:00 - WORKSHOP - Tips for studying maths/stats at uni : Get set for a successful semester of maths/stats study Website | More Information
Get the most out of lectures and tutes and prepare for your first assignments with these tips and strategies. We will also talk about the way learning maths differs from other subjects to set you up for a successful semester. Recommended for anyone studying maths or stats units

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14:00 - WORKSHOP - Get your research rolling : Tips for successfully managing your research project Website | More Information
This workshop will show you how to employ effective project management strategies for your research. We will discuss planning and goal setting, managing your relationship with your supervisor, and developing good writing habits.

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA (...)

15:00 - WORKSHOP - Write your research proposal : Tips to help you find, organise, and use the information you need for your research project Website | More Information
This workshop will clarify your thoughts regarding your research proposal. It will help you to consider the key components of an effective research proposal and will emphasise the importance of writing one.

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA students. Registration is (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Islands of History : Recent discoveries on Yaburara country (Dampier Archipelago) - historical inscriptions from pre-colonial visitors More Information
Research undertaken as part of the Murujuga: Dynamics of the Dreaming project across the Dampier Archipelago has discovered rock art that provides significant new evidence about historical visits before white settlement in 1861. These assist a better understanding of Yaburara life in the islands (...)

17:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents Centre Stage: Royal Over-Seas League Travel Award Finals More Information
A jam-packed program of stimulating performances and events in 2019 showcases the immense talent of our young emerging artists and their mentors, our celebrated alumni, and nationally and internationally recognised guest artists.

From masterclasses and workshops to intimate chamber (...)

 March 2019
Friday 01
11:00 - SEMINAR - 'You gotta have a purpose' : Complex motivations for reinstating the intergenerational transmission of Australian Aboriginal Languages More Information
If, as argued by Joshua Fishman (1991), intergenerational language transmission within the family is the ‘unexpendable bulwark’ of language revitalization efforts, then what are the perspectives of learners and semi-speakers of Australian Aboriginal languages regarding the reinstatement of language (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Negotiating difference through everyday encounter and its implications for life and relationship: Narratives of Thai-farang American interracial relationship. More Information
As the number of people involved in interracial relationships around the world has risen, scholars have increasingly paid attention to various aspects of interracial relationships, including identity development and challenges faced by these individuals. Despite this growing trend, little is known (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents: Free Lunchtime Concert | Conservatorium of Music Staff More Information
Be transported from the everyday by our free lunchtime concert series, this week featuring staff from the Conservatorium.

Free entry - no bookings required
Tuesday 05
10:00 - WORKSHOP - PeopleSoft (9.1): Accounts Payable and Receivable Enquiries Website | More Information
This workshop is an introduction on how to use PeopleSoft to:

• Search for vendors by name and ABN

• Create a new or amend a vendor and what is required

• Search for an invoice and identify if it has been paid

• Search for customers

• Identify (...)

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Speak Up: Communicate with Confidence : Intensive speaking practice for UWA students with English as a second or additional language Website | More Information
Improve your spoken English with this practical, friendly workshop. Get easy-to-apply tips and helpful feedback, with making new friends around campus.

This workshop is part of a series of weekly sessions that runs from weeks 1-8. Speaking topics change every week. Come to one session or (...)

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Avoiding common algebra mistakes : Don't let little slips ruin your work! Website | More Information
This session presents common algebraic mistakes and misconceptions and shows you how to detect and avoid them. Become mathematically independent by better understanding how rules work. Recommended for MATH1721, MATH1722, MATH1001, ECON1111, STAT1520 and anyone using algebra

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13:00 - WORKSHOP - Reading and notetaking : Improve reading and note-making skills for uni Website | More Information
This workshop provides strategies for avoiding information overload by enhancing your reading and note-making skills.

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA students. Registration is free, required and available through eventbrite.

Check out www.studysmarter.uwa (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - The effect of drone strikes in Pakistan on terrorism and anti-US sentiment More Information
This paper analyzes the consequences of the 425 drone strikes the US has conducted in Pakistan from 2006 – 2016. The existing literature provides arguments both in favor of and against the use of drones in combatting terrorism: On the one hand, drones are lauded for being a low-risk, affordable (...)

14:00 - WORKSHOP - PeopleSoft (9.1): Journals Website | More Information
This workshop is an introduction on understanding what a journal is, UWA's processes and how to use PeopleSoft to:

• Create a journal

• Search and retrieve an existing journal

• Copy and reverse a journal

• View the immediate impact of a journal

14:00 - WORKSHOP - Referencing and paraphrasing : Cite right at UWA Website | More Information
Using sources effectively is the key to academic writing. In this workshop you will learn how to cite and reference your sources as well as how to paraphrase and synthesise, developing your own academic writing style.

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA students (...)

15:00 - WORKSHOP - Memory skills : Learn how to study effectively Website | More Information
Some of the most common study techniques used by students are not actually the most effective. This workshops draws on the science of learning to help students improve the study techniques they use to remember information for tests or exams.

Please note: this workshop is open only to (...)

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