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 October 2014
Monday 27
18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - A Future Made Together: New directions in the ethics of autism research Website | More Information
A public lecture by Liz Pellicano, Director of the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE), Institute of Education, University of London.

In this talk, Dr Pellicano will suggest that we not only need greater investment in currently under-researched areas in autism and under-ser (...)

18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - A Future Made Together : New directions in the ethics of autism research More Information
Autism affects millions of people’s lives. There have been many legislative, policy and service initiatives in recent years aiming to improve the life chances and opportunities of autistic people. There has also been an explosion of autism research. But the focus of research is largely on the (...)
Tuesday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A decade of developments in tsunami science and warning systems since the 2004 Sumatra event Website | More Information
A public lecture by Charitha Pattiaratchi, Winthrop Professor of Coastal Oceanography, The University of Western Australia.

In this lecture, Professor Pattiaratchi will discuss advances in the tsunami science in terms of deep water propagation and inundation with respect to Western (...)

19:30 - CONCERT - UWA School of Music in Saint Mary's Cathedral Website | More Information
Following on from successful collaborations in 2013, the School of Music proudly presents a concert for the serious music lover in Saint Mary’s Cathedral featuring the UWA Symphonic Chorus and Wind Orchestra with Saint Mary’s Cathedral Choir.

Bruckner Mass in e minor for choir and wind Be (...)
Wednesday 29
14:30 - EVENT - Free Public Panel Discussion : Rare Earth and Geopolitics: Security implications of, and strategies for, rare earth elements More Information
Please join us for the panel discussion on rare earth elements which are used in magnets, hybrid cars, lasers, mobile phones, and computers. Growing demand for rare earths has strained their supply, and global supply chains are prone to instability with significant economic and security (...)

18:00 - Information evening - MBA and Graduate Certificate Information Evening (Perth) : Learn about our courses and meet professors and current students Website | More Information
Come along to the UWA Business School's information evening for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Graduate Certificates, where you can learn about our MBA Full Time, MBA Flexible, Graduate Certificate in Business, Graduate Certificate in Social Impact, and Graduate Certificate in (...)
Thursday 30
12:00 - EVENT - Friends of Grounds Plant Sale : The Friends of the Grounds of UWA Plant sale Thursday 30th and Friday 31st October More Information
The Friends of the Grounds of UWA Plant sale will be on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st October between 12 and 2pm in the Taxonomic Garden ,near the Botany glasshouses. There are exotic and native plants as well as succulents and herbs. Sales are cash only and prices are around $5 with many costing (...)

13:10 - CONCERT - School of Music Presents FREE Lunchtime Concerts Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday every Thursday in our free lunchtime concert series.

Our last concert of the semester will feature students of the highest calibre - including some of our 2014 prize winners and graduating students!

FREE 50min Concert every Thursday during (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Defining Humanity: Photography, humanitarianism and empire Website | More Information
Wesfarmers and The University of Western Australia proudly present the inaugural Wesfarmers Chair in Australian History Oration by Winthrop Professor Jane Lydon.

In 1905 HG Wells wrote that photographs ‘send out a ray of special resemblance and remind one more strongly of this friend or (...)
Friday 31
19:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music presents: Assembled! Broadening Unit - Show Choir & Jazz Ensemble Website | More Information
The School of Music offers a number of stimulating and enjoyable broadening units for all undergraduates studying at UWA. Come and hear part of the wealth of musical talent on campus!

The Show Choir (now in it's 6th season) led by UWA graduate Dr Aaron Hales will be joined on stage by (...)

 November 2014
Monday 03
8:45 - EVENT - UWA Showcase of Modern Mathematics : For school students Website | More Information
Bright Year 9 and Year 10 students are invited to immerse themselves in the world of modern mathematics at The University of Western Australia and discover what exciting opportunities exist if they simply apply their mathematical skills!

Teachers must register their students - we allow (...)
Tuesday 04
16:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - RESEARCH WEEK EVENT: Teacher wellbeing and its impact on student learning : This presentation will discuss the relationship between school staff’s and students’ wellbeing and achievement Website | More Information
Given the development of young people’s academic, social and emotional competencies in school settings is highly dependent on the presence of skilled and competent school staff, this presentation will discuss the relationship between school staff’s and students’ wellbeing and achievement.

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - WA on the threshold - new understanding, new discoveries and new opportunities with the SKA Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds lecture by Professor Peter Quinn, Director of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR).

Mankind’s understanding of Nature is now at a point of crisis. More than 95% of the Universe we live in is composed of mysterious stuff - matter that is hidden (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Postgraduate Law Mini Expo Website | More Information
Missed out on the Postgrad & Honours Expo? Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to learn more about both our exciting new Postgraduate courses, or our longstanding Postgraduate courses. The Law Postgraduate Admissions team and the Dean of the Law School will be on hand to answer any questions (...)
Wednesday 05
13:00 - Colloquium - A network perspective on psychopathology More Information
Psychotic symptoms indicate risk for mental illness. Despite much effort, our current ability to predict the course and outcome of early psychotic symptoms is limited, hampering timely intervention and treatment. Research in this area to date relies heavily on diagnostic categories, group-level (...)

13:30 - EVENT - Organisational Behaviour Research - A discussion as part of UWA Research Week : Featuring researchers from the UWA Business School and School of Psychology Website | More Information
This panel discussion will showcase research on organisations, featuring a variety of speakers on topics including organisational change and structures, diversity and culture, and human behaviour and effectiveness in the organisational setting.

Speakers include Sharon Parker, Alex (...)
Thursday 06
9:30 - EVENT - Understanding Human Values - A UWA Research Week event : Featuring UWA Business School researchers Website | More Information
This event, featuring Julie Lee and Geoff Soutar, will showcase research into universal human values. The lecture focuses on the structure of values within individuals (children and adults) and explores patterns and their implications across societies.

The event is suitable for (...)

11:30 - EVENT - Research for a Better Society - A UWA Research Week event : Presented by the Centre for Social Impact More Information
This event, featuring Paul Flatau, will showcase research into programs and activities that create beneficial social impact. Social impact refers to all forms of significant change experienced by individuals and communities.

This includes income and labour market impacts, education (...)

13:30 - EVENT - WA and the Global Economy - A UWA Research Week event : Featuring UWA Business School researchers Website | More Information
This session will provide an overview of contemporary economic issues of local, national and global importance. Ken Clements will discuss the Australian Dollar. Rod Tyers will discuss the Global Economy. Michael McLure will discuss the GST and issues for Western Australia.

This event (...)
Tuesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Was self-government for Western Australia based on a betrayal of Indigenous people? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ann Curthoys, Honorary Professor of History, University of Sydney and 2014 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

The years leading up to the passing of the Western Australian constitution in 1889 (effected in 1890) saw several interlocking public debates in WA itself and in (...)

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