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 April 2014
Wednesday 16
16:00 - SEMINAR - Animal-like learning in plants : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. Website | More Information
Scientists have wondered for some time whether plants, like animals, can truly learn from the past and adjust their future behavior appropriately. We adopted the same approach used in studies of animal learning and memory and put the sensitive plant Mimosa to the test.

We found that (...)
Sunday 20
18:00 - COURSE - Chinese Language and Culture Classes OPEN for registration: : New classes start soon More Information
Registration is now open for UWA Confucius Institute Intake 2 Chinese Culture and Language Classes! Chinese language classes include adult and children's classes, from beginners to advanced, to suit different study needs. Chinese culture classes include Chinese Medicine and Well-being; Chinese (...)
Tuesday 22
19:30 - CONCERT - Keyed Up! Recital Series - Anna Goldsworthy : The School of Music is once again proud to host four internationally distinguished artists in 2014. The year opens, in collaboration with the Seventh Western Australian Piano Pedagogy Convention, in Winthrop Hall, before returning to stir the senses in the more intimate acoustic of the Callaway Music Auditorium. Make this part of your diary and give your Sunday afternoons a new dimension! More Information
Described by The Australian as a 'musical ambassador', Anna Goldsworthy is an award-winning pianist who has performed extensively throughout Australia and internationally, with highlights including solo appearances at the Teatro Colon for the Buenos Aires International Music Festival for the (...)
Wednesday 23
16:00 - SEMINAR - Water Related Spatial Information. : this seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. Website | More Information
The Department of Water has an extensive State-wide network of monitoring bores and gauging stations that has records going back to the early 1900’s. The types of projects that Department’s water information was used for in 2013 was wide ranging including: infrastructure proposals, foreshore (...)
Saturday 26
16:00 - PERFORMANCE - The Science of Doctor Who : The science behind the fiction Website | More Information
From the Royal Institution of Australia and BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand

Join us on this amazing journey through space and time as comedian Rob Lloyd, and his crew of scientists, explore the scientific mysteries of Doctor Who.

Featuring original scenes from the (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - The Science of Doctor Who : The science behind the fiction Website | More Information
From the Royal Institution of Australia and BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand

Join us on this amazing journey through space and time as comedian Rob Lloyd, and his crew of scientists, explore the scientific mysteries of Doctor Who.

Featuring original scenes from the (...)
Monday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Quantum Technologies Website | More Information
A public lecture by Jeremy O’Brien, Director of the Centre for Quantum Photonics, University of Bristol.

The impact of quantum technology will be profound and far-reaching: secure communication networks for consumers, corporations and government; precision sensors for biomedical (...)
Tuesday 29
16:30 - SEMINAR - School of Music Presents: Research Seminar Series - Iain Grandage Website | More Information
Honorary Research Fellow Iain Grandage presents a seminar entitled 'Music in Drama, Drama in Music - A talk in the midst of writing an opera'

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Hannah Arendt and the Banality of Evil: the story of the twentieth century's most controversial philosophical idea Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds lecture by Ned Curthoys, Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies, UWA.

In this talk Ned Curthoys will discuss Hannah Arendt’s fascinating life and work with a particular focus on how she arrived at some of the more starting conclusions in 'Eichmann in (...)
Wednesday 30
16:00 - SEMINAR - Restoration in a Changing Environment: The Ridgefield Multiple Ecosystem Service Experiment : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. Website | More Information
Multiple environmental changes challenge traditional notions of ecological restoration. One option for the future may be to plant mixtures of native species to achieve desired ecosystem functions such as tightly cycling nutrients, carbon sequestration, resistance against weed invasion and (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - 'School of Social Sciences Event Series - Professor David Trigger : Indigeneity, identity and representation in north Australia’s Gulf Country (co authors: Richard Martin, Philip Mead) More Information
The Aboriginal author Alexis Wright’s novels Plains of Promise (1997), Carpentaria (2006) and The Swan Book (2013) have prompted scholars and critics towards enthusiastic comparisons with the ground breaking work of a range of international writers. With her novels all set partly in the remote Gulf (...)

 May 2014
Thursday 01
13:10 - CONCERT - School of Music Presents FREE Lunchtime Concerts : Kathy Corecig (viola) / Adam Pinto (piano) Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday every Thursday in our free lunchtime concert series.

FREE 50min Concert every Thursday during Semester at 1:10pm. No booking required, just turn up!

18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done For Science? : Taking a leaf out of "Life of Brian", this WXED talk will present the key players and principles of faith which pioneered modern science. More Information
Science and Faith seem to be arguing a lot lately, so is their long term marriage over? The accusations are not pretty, not even true. Can we afford for them to split? Taking a leaf out of "Life of Brian", this talk will present the key players and principles of faith which pioneered (...)
Sunday 04
19:00 - CONCERT - 'Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto' : The festival coincides with Chinese Youth Day and is a celebration of Chinese music. Website | More Information
The festival coincides with Chinese Youth Day and is a celebration of Chinese music and Chinese influenced music including works for chamber orchestra, string quartet, piano trio, solo violin and cello. The concert will feature conductor Raymond Yong and soloists Alexandra Isted (violin) and (...)
Monday 05
16:30 - Group Treatment Program - Does your child live in fear of needles or blood? : Blood Injection-Injury Phobia Group for Children. More Information
Does your child live in fear of needles or blood? If so, read on...

Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia is a fear that is triggered by seeing blood or an injury, or by receiving an injection or other invasive medical procedure. People vary in the way they react to situations involving blood or (...)
Wednesday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Australia's National Curriculum: A jump to the left and a jump to the right? Website | More Information
The Institute of Advanced Studies is pleased to announce a new series for 2014. ‘On the Edge’ will provide lectures, forums and debates on a variety of topics. This inaugural ‘On the Edge’ lecture will be given by Emeritus Professor Bill Louden.

The review of the national curriculum (...)
Thursday 08
18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done for Healthcare : Taking a leaf from "Life of Brian" this WXED talk uses multi-media to find the pioneers and principles that Christianity has contributed to healthcare. More Information
It's a torrid space, between healthcare budgets and complex ethical questions of end-beginning of life. Much of our talk takes place in a vacuum. So, taking a leaf from "Life of Brian" this WXED talk uses multi-media to find the pioneers and principles that Christianity has contributed to (...)
Monday 12
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Coral reefs in a stressed world: synergies, resilience and refugia Website | More Information
A public lecture by Emily Darling, the David H Smith Conservation Research Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina.

Coral reefs are increasingly threatened by local and global stressors and there is mounting evidence that reefs are shifting into new species and communities (...)
Tuesday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Stigma of Mental Illness Website | More Information
A lecture by Professor Norman Sartorius, President, Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes & former director of the World Health Organization’s Division of Mental Health.

Stigma attached to mental illness is the main obstacle to progress in the field of mental (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Do you live in fear of needles or blood? : Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia Group More Information
Do you live in fear of needles or blood? If so, read on...

Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia is a fear that is triggered by seeing blood or an injury, or by receiving an injection or other invasive medical procedure. People vary in the way they react to situations involving blood or (...)


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