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 September 2014
Tuesday 16
12:00 - EXPO - MBA and Postgrad Studies Expo (Melbourne) : Meet UWA Business School staff and explore further study options Website | More Information
The MBA & Postgrad Studies Expo enables you to compare courses from local and interstate universities, discussing in person details of postgraduate certificates, diplomas, masters and doctorates in all disciplines.

Meet UWA Business School staff and find out all about our (...)

13:00 - Colloquium - A Human Factors perspective on the loss of HMAS Sydney More Information
Kim Kirsner’s education included a BComm (Melb), a BSc (London), and a PhD (London) under the supervision of Fergus Craik. He subsequently completed a PDF under Ben Murdoch at the University of Toronto, and accepted an appointment to the School of Psychology at UWA in 1972. In the succeeding years (...)

14:00 - WORKSHOP - School of Music Presents - World Musician in Residence Program: Open Rehearsal Website | More Information
The School of Music is delighted to welcome I Made Indra Sadguna from the Indonesian Institute of Arts (ISI) Denpasar as part of the World Musician in Residence Program*. One of the leading Balinese drummers of his generation Indra returns to UWA to undertake Gamelan workshops and masterclasses to (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Confucius Forum : The UWA Confucius Institute is delighted to host the second Confucius Forum More Information
The UWA Confucius Institute is delighted to host the second Confucius Forum in the Theatre Auditorium at The University Club of Western Australia from 6pm-8.30pm on Tuesday 16 September 2014. We proudly have the following speakers on the night and they are: 1. Mr Kong Xianlin, the 75th Generation (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Molecules in Crystals Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds Lecture by Mark Spackman, Winthrop Professor and Head, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia.

We all know what crystals are, but how much do we know about what lies within? And how do we know it? This year celebrates the centenary of (...)
Wednesday 17
14:00 - WORKSHOP - School of Music Presents - World Musician in Residence Program: Open Workshops Website | More Information
The School of Music is delighted to welcome I Made Indra Sadguna from the Indonesian Institute of Arts (ISI) Denpasar as part of the World Musician in Residence Program*. One of the leading Balinese drummers of his generation Indra returns to UWA to undertake Gamelan workshops and masterclasses to (...)
Thursday 18
18:00 - EVENT - Shark Science Forum: exploring the neurobiological basis of behaviour Website | More Information
In this special 'On the Edge' forum, three marine experts from the UWA Oceans Institute will discuss the ‘science of sharks’.

Panellists

Winthrop Professor Shaun P. Collin, UWA Oceans Institute, the School of Animal Biology and IAS Distinguished Fellow;

Research (...)
Friday 19
17:00 - LAUNCH - Artlink Magazine launch - Biotech Art Edition Website | More Information
SymbioticA presents the launch of the latest issue of the internationally distributed Australian Magazine Artlink. This issue focuses on the broad topic of Bio-art and features several WA-based artists and researchers.

Bio-art inhabits a realm within the art/science/medicine/technology (...)
Monday 22
18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Val McDermid - The Skeleton Road : Val McDermid introduces us to her latest book, The Skeleton Road. Website | More Information
Val McDermid is one of the biggest names in crime writing. Her novels have been translated into 30 languages, sold over 10 million copies worldwide and well over 300,000 copies in Australia, making her one of our most popular crime writers. Journalist, occasional broadcaster, and superb Tartan Noir (...)
Tuesday 23
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Over diagnosis and over treatment of mental illnesses Website | More Information
An On the Edge Lecture by Jon Jureidini, child psychiatrist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide.

Over diagnosis and overtreatment are dangerous, not just because of the possible adverse effects of unnecessary interventions, but because they detract from autonomous citizenship.
Wednesday 24
16:00 - EXPO - UWA Postgrad & Honours Expo : Expo and information sessions for prospective postgraduate students Website | More Information
Make an informed decision about your future and how postgraduate study can help achieve your goals by visiting the UWA Postgrad & Honours Expo.

16:00 - SEMINAR - Reorganising the brain with electromagnetic stimulation. : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. More Information
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) uses electromagnetic pulses to change brain activity, and is a promising new treatment for many neurological and psychiatric disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, tinnitus, and epilepsy.

However, what rTMS does to the brain (...)
Thursday 25
12:00 - EVENT - Raine Lecture : "How ethnicity matters for medical genomics" Website | More Information
In the past decade, the first human reference genome was generated. Within the last several months, a steep decline in sequencing costs has enabled the analysis of entire populations. However, initial efforts almost entirely concentrated on the sequencing of individuals of European descent and (...)
Friday 26
17:30 - EVENT - Twilight in the City with Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi: "Perth - City of Energy" Website | More Information
Join us for a special Twilight Drinks event with Lord Mayor of Perth, Lisa Scaffidi, who will provide us with some fascinating insights into the variety of challenges and opportunities currently facing Perth.

West Australian born Lisa proudly calls Perth home and as Lord Mayor speaks (...)

 October 2014
Wednesday 01
13:00 - Colloquium - Are individual health emergency risk perceptions, experiences with previous disaster events, and anxiety level associated with household based health emergency preparedness in Hong Kong? More Information
Professor Chan is the Director of Centre of Global health at SPHPC and the Director of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), which was established in 2011 and aims to conduct research, teaching and engage in knowledge (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Disaster preparedness and response in remote, disaster-prone, ethnic minority-based communities in China Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Emily Chan, Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response.

China is a natural disaster-prone country and its rural population faces the highest natural disaster risk. Like Australia, China faces (...)
Friday 03
13:00 - PRESENTATION - 3MT UWA Final : An inspiring insight into PhD/Masters research at UWA Website | More Information
Ten dynamic speakers will each have 3 minutes in which to explain the significance of their research using language that everyone can understand.
Tuesday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Conservation and Restoration in the Anthropocene Website | More Information
A public lecture by Tim Seastedt, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado.

Conservationists are faced with managing for environmental changes they cannot control. Ecosystems now experience longer growing (...)
Thursday 09
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A New Frontier: understanding epigenetics through mathematics Website | More Information
A public lecture by Terry Speed, Professor of Bioinformatics, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.

Scientists have now mapped the human genome - the next frontier is understanding human epigenomes; the ‘instructions’ which tell the DNA whether to make skin cells or (...)
Monday 13
18:00 - EVENT - Smoking Cessation Group More Information
The Robin Winkler Clinic at The University of Western Australia will be conducting a smoking cessation treatment program commencing in October. The group will meet for two hours each week for ten sessions, with an initial assessment session before the group commences and a follow-up session one (...)


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