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 October 2015
Monday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Wonders of Creation and the Singularities of Painting : An illustrated Arabic manuscript from the early 14th century Website | More Information
A public lecture by Stefano Carboni, Director, Art Gallery of Western Australia and Adjunct Professor of Islamic Art, The University of Western Australia.

The subject of this lecture is the so-called London Qazvini, an early 14th-century illustrated Arabic copy of an encyclopaedia of (...)

18:00 - COURSE - Smoking Cessation Group : Quit Smoking successfully with new group therapy programme from Robin Winkler Clinic Website | More Information
Quit Smoking Successfully!

The Robin Winkler Clinic at The University of Western Australia will be conducting a SMOKING CESSATION treatment program commencing in the first half of OCTOBER 2015.

The Smoking Cessation treatment program combines nicotine replacement therapy with (...)
Tuesday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Venus, Earth's sister planet: Clues about Earth's early evolution Website | More Information
A public lecture by Vicki Hansen, McKnight Presidential Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, University of Minnesota, Duluth and 2015 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

Earth's so-called Archean Era, which ended 2.5 billion years ago, marks a time during which the Earth was a completely (...)
Wednesday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How to define time without presupposing time? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Paul Baird, Professeur Classe Exceptionnelle, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Laboratoire de Mathematiques de Bretagne Atlantique

This question is the last of J. A. Wheeler's four puzzles that challenge our conception of the world. We have a profound sense that (...)
Thursday 08
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Rise of the Machines Website | More Information
A public lecture by Hugh Durrant-Whyte, ARC Federation Fellow, the University of Sydney.

Digital disruption - data analytics, computing, automation and robotics - is transforming the world we live in, challenging and destroying conventional business models, but in the digital wake (...)

18:30 - FREE LECTURE - UWA School of Music presents the 2015 Callaway Lecture Website | More Information
The Callaway Lecture is one of the most prestigious events on the School of Music calendar. Over the last two decades, a host of distinguished speakers have taken to the podium to deliver their thoughts on subjects as broad ranging as the effects of music on the mind, and the place of music in the (...)
Friday 09
16:00 - FUNDRAISER - Light the Night at UWA : Raising funds for the Leukaemia Foundation Website | More Information
You can create a brighter future for people with blood cancer by signing up for the Leukaemia Foundation's Light the night walk on Friday, 9th October. Gather family and friends to light a beautiful lantern; gold to remember someone, white for your own journey or blue to show you care. The money (...)
Saturday 10
10:00 - Public Event - Demystifying Mental Illness : The School of Psychology will host a series of engaging presentations aimed at reducing stigma around mental health problems and allowing students/staff to share their research. More Information
Join the UWA psychology students and staff on a journey of reducing stigma and demystifying mental illness for Mental Health Week 2015.

Presentations focus on understanding and acting on mental health issues, including: What does depression and anxiety look like? What does getting help (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Collective Future Speaking Tour : Oaktree's forum on the impact of climate change Website | More Information
We can't end poverty without strong action on climate change. And nobody understands this better than the frontline communities already experiencing the devastating impacts of increasing droughts, floods, hunger and disease.

That's why we're bringing together activists from across the (...)
Monday 12
19:30 - CONCERT - Artistry! Culmination : Three young artists from the School of Music perform a movement of their chosen concerto Website | More Information
Every year, the outstanding ability and youthful passion of the emerging artists and their mentors combine to celebrate the culmination of a yearlong collaboration. Three young artists from the School of Music perform a movement of their chosen concerto on stage at the Perth Concert Hall in the (...)
Wednesday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How Do You Restore Seagrass Meadows? : A Guide to Seagrass Restoration Website | More Information
A public lecture by John Statton and Gary Kendrick, UWA Oceans Institute.

At The University of Western Australia's Oceans Institute, and in collaboration with industry partners and international experts, we are developing large scale restoration techniques that can be used to both (...)
Friday 16
9:30 - SYMPOSIUM - 2015 Day of Ideas - Reviving the Flaneur Website | More Information
Flaneur: A literary and theoretical urban figure who walks and experiences the city.

The idea of flanerie, or what Balzac once described as 'the gastronomy of the eye', is experiencing a revival. The idea of strolling, no longer by a lone male of a certain class, but by one observing (...)
Monday 19
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Applying Computer Vision Methods to Ecological Problems Website | More Information
A public lecture by Robert Fisher, Dean of Research, Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh and 2015 IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellow.

This talk will present an overview of the data acquisition and analysis from the ChiRoPing and Fish4Knowledge EU funded research projects (...)
Tuesday 20
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Rapid Access Ice Drill : A new tool for exploration of the deep Antarctic ice sheets and subglacial geology Website | More Information
A public lecture by John Goodge, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota-Duluth.

In this lecture, Professor Goodge will discuss the Rapid Access Ice Drill (RAID), currently in development, which will be able to will penetrate the Antarctic ice sheets in (...)
Wednesday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - View from the Shore : the cultural impact of globalization on Indonesia during the Age of Spices Website | More Information
A public lecture by James Bennett, Curator of Asian Art, Art Gallery of South Australia and co-curator of 'Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices' Exhibition.

In this lecture, James Bennett will explore the Indonesian pesisir art featured in 'Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices' (...)
Thursday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Light Events : A 2015 International Year of Light Lecture Website | More Information
A public lecture by Rebecca Baumann, artist.

Light is capable of transforming spatial environments - an intangible material which can be manipulated and sculpted. It has the power to affect us psychologically, as well as alter our perception of the world around us. In this presentation (...)
Sunday 25
15:00 - CONCERT - Keyed Up! Duo : Geoffrey Lancaster and Graeme Gilling featuring artist Gosia Wlodarczak Website | More Information
UWA Head of Keyboard Studies and West Australian Symphony Orchestra pianist Graeme Gilling will join Australian fortepiano and harpsichord virtuoso Geoffrey Lancaster for a concert showcasing the works of Mozart and CP Bach. In this very special performance, artist Gosia Wlodarczak works alongside (...)

15:30 - EVENT - Mozart Mayhem Concert : Join us for an afternoon of Mozart concerti! Website | More Information
Join us for an afternoon of all Mozart concerti performed by local champion soloists Paul Wright, Robert Gladstones and Raymond Yong accompanied by a chamber orchestra of brilliant young musicians.

The program will include Piano Concerto No.12, Horn Concerto No.2 and Violin Concerto No.5 (...)
Monday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Archaeology Public Lecture on Human Origins in late Victorian scientific romances Website | More Information
Free public lecture organised by the archaeology department at UWA by John McNabb and entitled

Men amongst the Morlocks. Human origins and anthropology in late Victorian scientific romances and the public perception of human evolution

For the full abstract for this talk please (...)
Tuesday 27
16:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Archaeology Department Lecture on new research in Java Website | More Information
Free public lecture organised by the archaeology department of UWA by Christine Hertler whose talk is entitled

A trip to the islands. Early migrations to the Sunda Shelf and the palaeoenvironment of Homo erectus in Java

For the full abstract and flyer for this talk please (...)

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