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 August 2013
Monday 12
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Lifting Africans out of poverty : an overview of the strategy and activities of the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Website | More Information
The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) sets clear targets: by 2020 its research efforts will have contributed to lifting 11 million Africans out of poverty and to restoring 7.5 million hectares of land into sustainable use. IITA's Deputy Director General for Research, Prof Ylva (...)
Tuesday 13
9:00 - COURSE - Clinical Pilates Special for UWA Staff & Affiliates : Individual clinical Pilates assessment plus 2 bonus studio sessions $100 Website | More Information
Specical offer for UWA staff and affiliates! Individual clinical Pilates assessment plus 2 studio sessions for only $100.

All sessions conducted by an accredited Exercise Physiologist and can be tailored to suits any individual.

Session bookings are subject to appointment (...)
Thursday 29
16:00 - SEMINAR - Water Sensitive Cities Seminar Series - August 2013 : The inaugural seminar of the Water Sensitive Cities Seminar Series for the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (Western Region). More Information
Scope: How do you creatively plan for a population of 62 million by 2100? Australia’s current major city planning frameworks only account for an extra 5.5 million people. Whether we want a ‘Big Australia’ or not, Australia’s 21st century is likely to see rapid and continual growth – if we want (...)
Saturday 31
18:30 - SCREENING - I Am Breathing - Motor Neurone Diease Documentary Screening Charity Event : I Am Breathing follows a MND sufferers last few months coming to terms with his terminal illness and gaining a new perspective on life. Website | More Information
I AM BREATHING reminds us what it is to be alive - a tale of fun and laughs with a smattering of upset and devastation.

Within a year, Neil Platt goes from being a healthy 30 something British bloke, with a great sense of humour, to becoming completely paralyzed from the neck down (...)

 September 2013
Monday 02
9:00 - CONFERENCE - InterDrought-IV Conference : on key issues and strategies relevant for increasing the yield and stability of crops under drought conditions by genetic and crop management approaches Website | More Information
This conference explores the possibilities of scientific and technological applications to crop improvement and crop management under drought-prone farming, by linking progress made at the molecular level to that at the whole plant and crop levels in the field. The conference will also provide (...)

13:00 - EVENT - Blood Service mobile to visit to UWA 2 - 5 September : Call 13 95 96 to book an appointment to donate blood. More Information
The Blood Service mobile unit will be located at the UWA Crawley campus 2 - 5 September and has many appointments available. To make an appointment call 13 95 96 or visit donateblood.com.au Every blood donation can save three lives and only takes one hour of your time.
Tuesday 03
9:00 - SEMINAR - Soil: Natural Capital Delivering Valuable Ecosystem Services : Seminar and Masterclass Website | More Information
The natural-capital concept integrates economic thinking with ecological principles by considering nature’s stocks of materials and energy as capital. Nature comprises an assemblage of natural capital stocks, and they, in connected sum, form our ecological infrastructure. Soil is a key component (...)
Wednesday 04
15:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Molecular Functions as Targets to Control Plant Sap Feeding Insect Pests : Plant sap - extreme diet, utilized through lifecycle of hemipteran insects only More Information
We are investigating insect adaptations for plant sap utilization from the perspective of molecular physiology, with the goal to identify molecular targets to control pest species.

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Is 'more efficient' food production in conflict with animal welfare? : 2050 Food - Lecture Series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Marion Stamp Dawkins, Professor of Animal Behaviour, University of Oxford.

Cost: Free, but RSVP required. Register online: http://2050food2-eorg.eventbrite.com.au/#

Greater efficiency may for some people be an obvious goal for providing food security for an (...)
Friday 06
12:00 - OPEN DAY - Future Farm 2050 Field Day 2013 : The UWA Institute of Agriculture, Future Farm 2050 invites you to attend the 2013 Field Day on 6 September 2013 Website | More Information
The UWA Institute of Agriculture, Future Farm 2050 invites you to attend the 2013 Field Day on 6 September 2013.

PROGRAM

12.00pm: Registration with tea and coffee provided at Avery’s shed

12.30 - 12.40pm: Welcome and program overview, W/Prof Graeme Martin, The (...)

 October 2013
Monday 07
18:00 - EVENT - GM technology - the Future in Agriculture : Find out how future GM technology is set to revolutionize grain growing Website | More Information
Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA will host a free forum on genetically modified technology and its future in agriculture.

The public forum is an opportunity for city-based consumers and decision-makers to further their understanding of GM technology.

It will be (...)
Wednesday 09
18:00 - COURSE - Quit Smoking Successfully! : Smoking cessation treatment program More Information
The Robin Winkler Clinic at The University of Western Australia will be conducting a SMOKING CESSATION treatment program commencing on Wednesday 9th October 2013. The group will meet for two hours each week for ten sessions, with an initial assessment session before the group commences and a follow- (...)
Thursday 10
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Do genetic effects threaten the sustainability of marine fisheries? : 2050 Food - Lecture Series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Fred Allendorf, Regents Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences, University of Montana and 2013 US Fulbright Senior Specialist UWA.

Cost: Free, but RSVP essential. Register: http://2050food3-eorg.eventbrite.com.au/#

Wild marine fisheries comprise (...)

 November 2013
Wednesday 27
17:00 - SEMINAR - genomic prediction in plant breeding programs: : estimating heritability and predictive accuracy of genomic prediction in plant breeding programs Website | More Information
Heritability is often used by plant breeders and geneticists as a measure of a trial’s precision, or the precision of a series of trials. For computing its main use is the response to selection.

Most formulas proposed for calculating heritability implicitly assume balanced data and (...)

 December 2013
Thursday 05
10:00 - SEMINAR - Analysing Biodiversity via Organelle Genomes : CHANGE OF DATE !!!!!!! Pls note: was Fri 6, now Thu 5 Dec! More Information
A Joint Seminar with speakers from ARC CoE Plant Energy Biology (UWA) and Kings Park Botanic Gardens & Parks Authority labs.

16:30 - SEMINAR - Special Seminar: 2013 Ag Institute Australia Fellows Website | More Information
Ag Institute Australia Fellows, Professor Bob Belford (Curtin University) and Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique (The UWA Institute of Agriculture) will give talks about 'Soils, roots and technology - a journey'; and about 'Grain legumes: a missing link in dryland farming systems' respectively. Re (...)

 January 2014
Tuesday 28
16:00 - SEMINAR - Glutathione: From the chloroplast to the nucleus and back : Seminar on the functions of glutathione in cellular redox homeostasis Website | More Information
The low molecular weight thiol antioxidant, reduced glutathione (GSH) is a multifunctional metabolite in plants. GSH is an important redox gatekeeper that maintains redox homeostasis. It also participates in oxidative signalling pathways that regulate gene expression and determine the outcome of (...)

 February 2014
Tuesday 04
13:30 - WORKSHOP - Workshop: Setting Academic Standards for Agriculture : What should a graduate in agriculture know, understand and be able to do? Website | More Information
The AgLTAS project aims to develop a National Academic Standards Statement for agriculture – representing what a student in Agriculture and related disciplines should know, understand and be able to do on graduation.

You are invited to attend an upcoming workshop, led by Dr Tina Acuna (...)
Thursday 20
18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Valuing ecosystem services - how can economics help? More Information
Professor Ian Bateman, University of East Anglia, will deliver a public lecture examining the application of economic analysis to ecosystem service assessments. Prof. Bateman will discuss methods for valuing changes in the services provided by the natural environment, and how to identify (...)

 March 2014
Wednesday 26
9:45 - PRESENTATION - Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum : 6 presentations and announcement of winners Website | More Information
Six recent honours graduates (-5 from UWA-) in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management will present their research (15 min each) at the 'Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum', hosted by the Ag Institute Australia (WA Division)and DAFWA. Following the presentations, the Forum winners will be (...)


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