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 November 2017
Thursday 23
12:00 - SEMINAR - Not-for-profit Research Hub : An interdisciplinary hub for not-for-profit researchers to share ideas More Information
The not-for-profit sector constitutes a major part of society and the economy, both in Australia and internationally. And yet, as a sector, it remains under-researched.

With the recent arrival of Professor David Gilchrist at UWA, we hope to address this imbalance by creating an (...)
Tuesday 28
9:00 - EVENT - Global Waste Management 2017 Website | More Information
The inaugural Global Waste Management Conference 2017 in Kuala Lumpur is designed as a premier platform where the industry stakeholders could enhance knowledge, network and source for solutions. This conference is to facilitate the implementation of the waste management policies and encouraging (...)

17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Precision medicine, it’s promising but complex : 2017 Wesfarmers' Harry Perkins Oration Website | More Information
You are invited to the 2017 Wesfarmers’ Harry Perkins Oration. The 2017 Orator is Professor Christina Mitchell, Dean of Medicine at Monash University.

Professor Mitchell trained as a physician scientist specialising in clinical haematology. She received her medical training from (...)

 December 2017
Saturday 02
10:00 - EVENT - TEDxUWA 2017 : The Future Blueprint Website | More Information
Welcome to TEDxUWA 2017, a multidisciplinary, full-day celebration of ideas worth spreading. Our theme for this year is: The Future Blueprint ... BLUEPRINT - noun 1. a detailed program of action that describes how something might be achieved; 2. an early-stage design plan

This year, we (...)

 January 2018
Saturday 20
9:30 - COURSE - Read with Speed : Double your reading speed and improve your comprehension! Website | More Information
Students completing this course learn how the reading process works and understand how our brains process, store and retrieve information. They learn new techniques and practise these skills. The combination of knowledge, skills and practice enables students to develop into efficient readers.
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 March 2018
Friday 16
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
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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 (...)

 April 2018
Monday 09
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Rheology Fundamentals for Slurries and Pastes Workshop : The course will focus on identifying what information is required, how to interpret measured data and how to apply to new system design and existing operations. Website | More Information
An understanding of slurry and paste rheology or fluid flow, dewatering including thickening and filtration and surface chemistry/rheology interrelationships is fundamental to slurry system design, optimal operation and risk management. Investment into understanding slurry fundamentals is often (...)
Tuesday 10
8:00 - COURSE - Is the Future Filtered? Paste and Thickened Tailings Short Course : Drawing on experiences from a number of operational filtered tailings facilities, the short course will discuss available technologies, appropriate test programmes to determine relevant design parameters, operational challenges and cost comparisons. Website | More Information
Thickening of mine tailings is now going beyond the use of large, deep thickeners and addressing a new challenge – filtration of tailings to produce a low water content material that should pose much lower environmental and safety risks than most conventional TSFs. Tailings filtration provides many (...)
Thursday 26
9:30 - WORKSHOP - EMBARGOED - Living Longer Community Workshop : We want to hear ideas for future research to help people plan for living longer. Website | More Information
ARE YOU AGED 55-75 (or caring for this age group)? HAVE SAY! We would like to hear from people aged 55 – 75 (or people caring for this age group) about what is considered most important when making decisions about living longer that will inform future research at the University of WA.

Ple (...)

 May 2018
Wednesday 02
14:00 - WORKSHOP - Google Scholar for Researchers Website | More Information
Everyone Googles…but do you really know how to get the best out of Google for your research? Learn how to harness the power of Google to find scholarly material in this hands-on workshop targeted at HDR students and academic staff. Registration required, please follow the link to register.
Friday 04
9:00 - EVENT - Conference on Radicalisation and De-radicalisation: Post-ISIS More Information
Three years ago, ISIS claimed a cross-border caliphate stretching over vast swathes of north-western Iraq and eastern Syria. Fascinated by its rise, Muslim youths from all corners rapidly joined its cause. After three years of shocking violence, ISIS has faced major setbacks and has been in retreat (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Open Access for Researchers Website | More Information
What is Open Access, why should you make your research open and how can you do it at UWA? Find out why having an understanding of open access publishing is imperative for all researchers. This seminar is intended for UWA HDR students and academic staff. Registration required, please follow link to (...)
Monday 14
8:00 - COURSE - Practical Rock Mechanics in Mining Short Course : This course is designed to develop specific open pit and underground mining geomechanics competencies for mine geologists and engineers so their contribution to mine site geomechanics programmes is enhanced. Website | More Information
This course is designed to develop specific open pit and underground mining geomechanics competencies for mine geologists and engineers so their contribution to mine site geomechanics programmes is enhanced. The course could be of particular benefit to geomechanics personnel with limited practical (...)
Thursday 17
8:00 - COURSE - Managing Seismic Risks in Underground Mines Short Course : This course is designed to introduce mine geotechnical engineers to basic mine seismology concepts and their application in mining. Website | More Information
Hard rock mines in deep and high-stress environments often require the use of seismic systems to enable operators to manage seismic risk posed to the workforce, the mining investment and the environment. Seismic data is also used in assessing the rock mass response to mining activities where (...)
Monday 21
15:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Industry Mentoring in STEM (IMNIS) : A prestigious mentoring program that connects PhD students in their 2nd year with high level industry leaders Website | More Information
Monday 28
11:00 - SEMINAR - Developing a robust search strategy for a Systematic Review (STEM) Website | More Information
A systematic review requires a rigorous and systematic search of the literature and is a critical part of the systematic review process. In this introductory seminar, we will overview a comprehensive approach to systematic searching, key sources, and tools available to you. This workshop is (...)
Thursday 31
13:00 - SEMINAR - Keeping up to date : Tools and tips to help you keep up to date with research in your field Website | More Information
New information is created every second of every day, and it’s often overwhelming to keep track of the latest research developments and trends. In this workshop, you’ll learn about tools to help you keep abreast of new publications, news and developments in your field.

 June 2018
Friday 15
11:00 - WORKSHOP - Grey literature searching for Systematic Reviews Website | More Information
Searching the grey literature is an essential step in undertaking a systematic review - but what is grey literature, why is it so important and how do you find it? This seminar will provide you with some key tools and tips to assist you. Intended for researchers planning to undertake a systematic (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - China in Conversation: The World Order in Transition - China, the US and Australia Website | More Information
The 21st century has been dubbed the Asian century, as the growth of China’s economic and political influence puts increased pressure on the existing world order. For Australia, an ally of the United States situated in the Indo-Pacific region, these changes could not be more significant.

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