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Displaying from Wednesday, April 11, 2012
 April 2012
Wednesday 11
9:00 - COURSE - Introduction to Statistics using MS Excel : A Short Course Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to give the participants an introduction to the facilities available in MS Excel from a statistical point of view. As well as an introduction to Excel, spreadsheet functions and graphics, we concentrate on performing basic statistical methods, producing charts and tables (...)

9:00 - CAMPUS VISIT - National Youth Science Forum : Next Step visits to University partners by NYSF 2012 participants Website | More Information
The National Youth Science Forum is a two weeks in January program of events for students about to enter Year 12 and who are considering going on to a tertiary education in the sciences. The Forum is run in three sessions: two in Canberra and one in Perth.

Selection of participants for (...)
Tuesday 17
13:00 - SEMINAR - A Bird's Eye View of Sleep : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: In mammals, including humans, there are two types of sleep. The function of the brain activity underlying these states, called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and non-REM sleep, is an unresolved question in biology. Natural interspecific variation in sleep can constitute a powerful (...)
Wednesday 18
13:20 - Forum - Bioenergy Forum : The Energy and Minerals Institute along with the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry are pleased to invite you to The University of Western Australia’s Bioenergy Forum Website | More Information


Microalgae Energy Farms for Low Cost Biodiesel Production Presented by Dr Peer Schenk

ABSTRACT: From start to finish, biodiesel production from microalgae requires optimisation of all steps towards cost effectiveness and energy efficiency, as current limitations exist mainly (...)
Thursday 19
16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - A universal code for RNA-protein recognition : PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE !!! Previously 1pm, now 4pm. More Information
RNA-protein complexes play essential roles in the regulation of gene expression, by orchestrating the basic growth and maintenance of the cell as well as the complex developmental programs of multicellular eukaryotes. The modes by which proteins bind RNA are diverse and often difficult to predict (...)
Thursday 26
16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - High affinity phosphate transporters in Arabidopsis: a complex story! : PHT1 high affinity Pi transporters belong to a highly multigenic family of genes. More Information
The PHT1 high affinity Pi transporters belong to a highly multigenic family of genes. They are tightly regulated spatially and temporally by Pi supply at transcriptional and post-translational level. Combinations of genetic, cell biology and molecular biology experiment will be presented to (...)
Friday 27
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How Crude Was Life at Gdansk? : Public Talk at SymbioticA with Catts & Zurr Website | More Information
Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr will discuss the Tissue Culture and Art Project(TC&A) retrospective in Lazina Centre for Contemporary Arts, Gdansk; they will use the opportunity to reflect on some of TC&A’s earlier works, and attempt to create a kind of a narrative to culminate with TC&A’s (...)

 May 2012
Tuesday 01
0:00 - APPLICATIONS OPEN - The UWA Science Experience 2013 : A three-day program of science events Website | More Information
Applications open for the Science Experience 2013. Current year 9 and 10 students apply on-line at the Science Experience website.

The Science Experience is a three day program of events for students about to enter Year 10 and Year 11. The program is designed to excite students about (...)

0:00 - STUDENT EVENT - ASMR Secondary Schools Quiz : Twenty question, multiple choice quiz for Year 7-12 students Website | More Information
Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) WA, is the peak professional society representing Australian health and medical research.

Open date to be confirmed.

9:00 - EVENT - SPICE PD, Regional Visits and Travelling Scientist : The Travelling Scientist accompanies the SPICE team when they visit regional schools. The Travelling Scientist, a young PhD student, talks to students about their journey in science Website | More Information
SPICE Events are designed to expose high school science teachers to exciting new science by increasing interaction between teachers and researchers at UWA. They provide the opportunity for teachers to engage in current research and learn new ideas for the classroom, and usually contain a range of (...)
Wednesday 02
12:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, May2: : "Application of next-generation DNA sequencing to the analysis of long and short PCR products " More Information
The Soil&Water seminar at 12pm on Weds, May 2nd, will be given by Richard Allcock, with an introduction by Tony O'Donnell, Dean of Science. All welcome!

TITLE: "Application of next-generation DNA sequencing to the analysis of long and short PCR products"

Richard (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Muscle Mechanics and Energetics in Locomotion: From Basic Research to Human Health : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Dr Rubenson will discuss his work aimed at understanding the relationships between in vivo muscle function, locomotor mechanics and it associated metabolic energy cost. Dr Rubenson will discuss projects adopting experimental and modeling approaches in both humans and animal systems (...)
Tuesday 15
13:00 - SEMINAR - Nucleic acid sequencing technologies: Wows and Woes : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series More Information
The Speaker: Dr Watson trained as a molecular biologist in the United Kingdom and conducted his first post doc with Prof Steven Holgate, Prof Newton Morten and Prof. Patricia Jacobs in Southampton , UK performing genetic linkage analysis to Atopy and allergic disease. In 1994 he took up a position (...)
Thursday 17
16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Post-transcriptional chloroplast gene regulation: Analysis of key ribonucleases responsible for RNA maturation : Regulation of chloroplast gene expression has levels of complexity not found in prokaryotes. More Information
Dr Sharwood’s research focuses on the molecular engineering of higher plant chloroplasts to improve many facets of plant productivity. Chloroplasts harbour the key biochemical reactions of photosynthesis, a process that underpins all life on earth.
Tuesday 22
13:00 - SEMINAR - Integrating the fields of neuroscience and ecology to understand animal behaviour : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series More Information
The Seminar: By investigating the neural basis of behaviour in marine organisms, it is possible to identify the signals that govern a range of behaviours crucial for survival. In this presentation, the fields of neuroscience and ecology are integrated to explore animal behaviour and the processing (...)
Tuesday 29
13:00 - SEMINAR - The regulation of brain temperature in mammals and factors affecting the daily rhythm of body temperature. : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: The seminar will focus on the two main areas of research conducted in the comparative and thermal physiology lab; the mechanism and use of selective brain cooling in some animals, and the variation in the circadian rhythm of core body temperature (and what it might mean). When it was (...)
Wednesday 30
13:00 - SEMINAR - Tumor-specific Regulation of MnSOD: Towards targeted "oxidation therapy" in estrogen negative breast cancer : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Compelling evidence suggests that cancer cells are generally under reactive oxygen species (ROS) stress. As mitochondria respiration is the main source of ROS generation in the cells, MnSOD is of prime importance in maintaining the tumor cellular ROS balance. It has recently been (...)
Thursday 31
0:00 - CLOSING DATE - UWA Campus Challenge : Closing date for applications for current year 10-12 students Website | More Information
A event run in the July school holidays for prospective UWA students. Dates and program yet to be confirmed.

Campus Challenge aims to provide high school students with the opportunity to experience different aspects of university life through participation in academic, sporting (...)

0:00 - CLOSING DATE - National Youth Science Forum : A two-week program of science events for students about to enter year 12 Website | More Information
Applications to Rotary Clubs close on 31 May for 2013 program for current year 11 students. Go to the NYSF website for details.

The National Youth Science Forum is a two weeks in January program of events for students about to enter Year 12 and who are considering going on to a tertiary (...)

 June 2012
Friday 01
9:00 - EVENT - SPICE PD, Regional Visits and Travelling Scientist : The Travelling Scientist accompanies the SPICE team when they visit regional schools. The Travelling Scientist, a young PhD student, talks to students about their journey in science Website | More Information
SPICE Events are designed to expose high school science teachers to exciting new science by increasing interaction between teachers and researchers at UWA. They provide the opportunity for teachers to engage in current research and learn new ideas for the classroom, and usually contain a range of (...)


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