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 August 2015
Wednesday 05
16:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Two Things We Can Do with Computers, or The Big Picture Website | More Information
A digital humanities lecture by Willard McCarty, Professor of Humanities Computing, King's College London.

In this talk Professor McCarty will begin with a brief discussion of modelling then sketch the history of simulation from its origins in the physical and social sciences to its (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How to win a fight about the budget: How economic modelling is used to circumvent democracy and shut down debate Website | More Information
An On the Edge public lecture by Richard Denniss, Executive Director, The Australia Institute.

The Federal Budget and much economic discussion is based on economic modelling. People who use economic models want you to think that modelling is boring. The last thing they want you to do is (...)
Thursday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations Annual Lecture, 2015 : Beyond established trade unions and enterprise bargaining: rethinking education and economic Website | More Information
Those interested in economic renewal must move beyond strict employment relations matters and reconsider the Australian approach to education and economic development. Drawing on a large-scale research project, this presentation will debate the link between education and economic renewal, in (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Photonic integrated circuits for the new information age: Faster, smaller and smarter : A 2015 International Year of Light Lecture Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Benjamin J. Eggleton, Director, ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS)

Photonic integrated circuits use light rather than electrons to perform a wide variety of optical functions. Recent developments in nanotechnology have (...)

19:30 - CONCERT - ANZAC Centenary : MORNING ALLELUIAS: A CONCERT FOR HIROSHIMA Website | More Information
Marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, a combined Wind Orchestra from the UWA School of Music and the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts will present works such as Nelson's haunting Morning Alleluias in a free concert opening the UWA ANZAC commemorations.

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Friday 07
18:00 - EVENT - 2015 Salek Minc Lecture: Space, Place and Migration in Modern Art Website | More Information
This year's Salek Minc Lecture is held in conjunction with the exhibition Elise Blumann: An Emigre Artist in Western Australia, 1938 - 1948 on show from 11 July until 19 September 2015, and presented by Dr. Jutta Vinzent, Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art and Visual Culture at the (...)
Sunday 09
9:00 - OPEN DAY - University Hall Open Day Breakfast : Experience first-hand the vibrant community present at the Hall and take a tour with our ambassadors! Website | More Information
Start the day fresh with an exclusive buffet-style breakfast at University Hall.

Take a tour with our ambassadors to hear their personal stories and to see the rooms and community lifestyle for yourself!

Family and friends are welcome to attend our free breakfast to coincide (...)

10:00 - EVENT - 2015 Open Day : Join us for our Open Day and experience all that UWA has to offer. Website | More Information
Come and find out about UWA's undergraduate and postgraduate courses, scholarship opportunities, student experience, excellent teaching and research and outstanding career options. Meet staff and current students and explore the facilities at our beautiful campus.

Join the festivities (...)
Monday 10
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Nanotechnology: Do We Live in Richard Feynman’s Science Fiction? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Axel Lorke, Chair, Faculty of Physics and CENIDE, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and 2015 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

In 1959, Richard Feynman, one of the most influential physicists of the 20th century, delivered a lecture, titled 'There's Plenty of Room at (...)
Tuesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Ageing and Wellbeing Website | More Information
A public lecture by Kaisu Pitkala, Professor of General Practice and Primary Health Care at the University of Helsinki and 2015 IAS Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

This lecture will deal with issues related to older peoples well-being, how it has developed over the last decades and how it (...)
Wednesday 12
7:30 - EVENT - Celebrating Women in Agriculture Breakfast : The UWA Students of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (SNAGS) group are pleased to invite you to attend the Annual Women in Agriculture breakfast Website | More Information
The UWA Students of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (SNAGS) group are pleased to invite you to attend the Annual Women in Agriculture networking breakfast to be held 7:30am on Wednesday 12th of August at the University Club at The University of Western Australia.

Join the UWA SNAGS (...)
Thursday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Pacific Solutions? Contexts, consequences, and legacies of Asian migration and deportation in the USA and Australia Website | More Information
In this international panel, three scholars will place the current Australian and American debates about immigration control, detention, and deportation in historical contexts, discussing the origins and consequences of policies in each country, and the conditions that drive migrants from their (...)
Saturday 15
19:00 - DINNER - Swing That War Away : A dinner to mark the seventieth anniversary of the end of WW2. Website | More Information
The UWA Cultural Precinct presents: UWAugust; Australians and War

Swing That War Away

Date: Saturday 15 August

Time: 7pm - late

Venue: The University Club Banquet Hall

Price: $99.00

Price includes a three-course meal, selected (...)
Monday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Hell Sounds, Birdsongs and Zeppelins: Emotions, Memory and the Soundscape of the Great War : The 2015 Fred Alexander Lecture Website | More Information
The 2015 Fred Alexander Lecture by Joy Damousi, Professor of History and ARC Laureate Fellow, University of Melbourne.

This lecture considers the ways in which the sounds of the battlefield and the home front during the Great War defined the memory of the war and elicited a range of (...)
Wednesday 19
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Uranium: Critical to a Clean Energy Future Website | More Information
In this public lecture Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Managing Director and CEO of Toro Energy Limited, will uncover the science and facts behind the mining and use of uranium globally, and bust a few of the myths that have circulated for a long time. Dr Guthrie is the 2015 ATSE Eminent Speaker.

Thi (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Uranium: Critical to a Clean Energy Future : 2015 ATSE Lecture Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Managing Director and CEO of Toro Energy Limited and 2015 ATSE Eminent Speaker.

In this talk, Dr Vanessa Guthrie will uncover the science and facts behind the mining and use of uranium globally, and bust a few of the myths that have circulated for (...)
Thursday 20
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Agricultural change in the Argentinean Pampas Website | More Information
In this public lecture Gustavo Striker, Assistant Professor at the University of Buenos Aires, will address the question of what we are doing to solve new problems. The increased area and yields of crops has benefited farm incomes. However, new challenging problems have emerged: (i) the appearance (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Agricultural changes in the Argentinean Pampas Website | More Information
A public lecture by Gustavo Striker, Assistant Professor, University of Buenos Aires.

For 100 to 120 years, agriculture in the Pampas traditionally consisted of a sequence of arable crops alternated with sown pastures for livestock production. However, during the last two-to-three (...)
Friday 21
19:30 - CONCERT - ANZAC Centenary - CHAMBER! Website | More Information
Composed whilst he was prisoner of war and premiered by his fellow prisoners at a Nazi prisoner of war camp in 1941. Messiaen's magnificent and moving Quartet for the End of Time will be performed in this special ANZAC concert by School of Music staff.

Xenakis: Peaux Varese: Ionisation M (...)
Sunday 23
10:30 - EVENT - Chinese Language and Culture Workshops for Future Engineers : Proudly coorganized by ACBC Education Committee and the Confucius Institute UWA More Information
Engineering and Language Workshop

Date 23 August 2015, Sunday 10.30 am to 3 pm Venue Confucius Institute, UWA This program is a one day workshop for senior school students, undergraduates, postgraduates and those interested in Engineering and the benefits of cultural and language (...)

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