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 March 2017
Friday 03
8:30 - WORKSHOP - Consumer & Community Involvement in Research : Interested in involvement? The Consumer & Community Health Research Network can help you get started! Website | More Information
Developed in direct response to researcher enquiries about practical ways to involve consumers and community members in their research this workshop was designed to help researchers: • Increase awareness of the value of involvement • Develop understanding and skills on the ‘how and why’ of (...)
Thursday 09
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Price We Pay for Straight Line Thinking and the Battle for Beeliar Website | More Information
A public lecture by Carmen Lawrence, Director of the Centre for the Study of Social Change, School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia.

Too often planning decisions are made without reference to their human impact, except in the narrowest sense of projected economic (...)
Tuesday 14
13:00 - SEMINAR - The timing of stress: understanding adaptation in changing environments : School of Human Sciences (APHB) Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Given the prediction for the increase to both the frequency and intensity of natural disasters due to global climate change, it is becoming increasingly important that we understand the impact of past disasters so we may be able to better mitigate the effects of future ones. Using (...)
Friday 24
13:00 - SEMINAR - Putting the balance back in diet: the nutritional geometry of health and ageing : SBS seminar series - invited speaker More Information
What constitutes a nutritionally balanced diet and how does diet balance impact health, reproduction and longevity? These are fundamental questions in biology that are of considerable significance to public health. In the talk I will set out a framework for describing the multidimensional nature of (...)

 April 2017
Thursday 13
9:00 - EVENT - Pawsey Clinic at The University of Western Australia : Pawsey Clinics are events organised for researchers who need to use Pawsey services. Website | More Information
The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre would like to invite you to the Pawsey Clinic at The University of Western Australia. This is one of a series of clinics. The clinic will commence with a 30 minute presentation about the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre at 9.00am, followed by consultations through the (...)

 May 2017
Wednesday 10
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - Dance Dance Evolution: How humans found their groove Website | More Information
Humans are really good at moving in time. Our knack for rhythmic synchronisation sets us apart from much of the animal world, aside from a few notable exceptions (parrots, sea lions, dolphins and possibly some other primates). Evolution is a tough business, and specialised cognitive abilities (...)

 July 2017
Friday 28
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: How to convert teams of vultures into supportuve cultures (Dr. Simon Moss) More Information
Title: How to convert teams of vultures into supportive cultures

Abstract:

This presentation will revolve around a very specific topic: How can we solve every problem in the world today. Specifically, this presentation will explore three premises. First, whenever individuals (...)
Monday 31
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Improving Personality Assessment: Facets, Response Models, and Utility (Dr. Sasha Chernyshenko) More Information
Title: Improving Personality Assessment: Facets, Response Models, and Utility.

Abstract

Personality traits are among the most widely studied individual difference variables in psychological research. Numerous primary and meta-analytic studies have established their importance (...)

 August 2017
Tuesday 01
16:00 - TALK - Psychology Colloquium : Prof Andrew Neal (UQ) on Self-regulation and decision making in a dynamic and uncertain world. More Information
Abstract: Self-regulation is the process by which people interact with their environment to achieve what they desire, whilst also preventing or avoiding negative outcomes from occurring. To do this, people need to make decisions regarding what to do, when to do it, and how to do it. These decisions (...)
Thursday 03
16:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Telethon Kids Institute - Prospective Student Evening : An information evening for all students considering a postgraduate degree in medical research Website | More Information
Telethon Kids Institute (UWA's Centre for Child Health Research) invites all prospective Honours, M.D., and higher degree by research students to join us for the evening to learn more about becoming a student with us. Our supervisors will be speaking to students about their student projects (...)
Friday 18
14:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: What shapes work design and how work design shapes employee wellbeing (Dr. Daniela Andrei) More Information
Title: What shapes work design and how work design shapes employee wellbeing

Abstract

There is already considerable evidence around the positive effects good work design for a wide range of individual and organisational outcomes. But although we know a great deal about how (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium; A product of their environment: contextual challenges faced by modern teams (William kramer) More Information
Title: A Product of Their Environment: Contextual Challenges Faced by Modern Teams

Abstract:

As organizations expand across time and space, teams are faced with increasing task complexity ranging from completing creative tasks with dispersed team members to safely sending (...)
Monday 21
14:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Advice taking and advice resistance in groups (Dr. Thomas Schultz-Gerlach) More Information
Title:Advice taking and advice resistance in groups

Abstract

According to conventional wisdom, advice is a simple and effective means to improve the quality of judgments and decisions. Research on advice taking supports this notion, showing that decision-makers’ accuracy (...)
Tuesday 22
18:00 - EVENT - Shock Room: We do as we’re told. Or do we? : A film screening followed by Q+A panel session with Director Professor Kathryn Millard, Macquarie University; Professor Carmen Lawrence, UWA; and Dr Nin Kirkham, UWA. Website | More Information
A compelling new feature documentary, Shock Room breaks open Stanley Milgram’s dramatic ‘Obedience to Authority’ experiment and forces us to re evaluate its conclusions. In the wake of the Holocaust, Milgram wanted to understand why people inflict harm on others. In 1962, he staged his experiment (...)
Friday 25
11:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium; Leadership and Safety Performance in High Risk Industries: New Advances in Research (Dr. Mario Martinez Corcoles More Information
Title: Leadership and Safety Performance in High Risk Industries: New Advances in Research

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Leadership is of paramount importance to ensure employees’ safety performance in high risk industries. Over the last few years, significant research has been carried out in (...)

15:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Enhancing Diversity via Hiring Practices: Revisiting the use of Second-Stratum Cognitive Abilities (Dr. Serena Wee) More Information
Title: Enhancing Diversity via Hiring Practices: Revisiting the use of Second-Stratum Cognitive Abilities

Many organisations believe that hiring a diverse workforce is important for ethical, legal and business reasons. However, one of the most criterion-valid selection tools—the (...)

 September 2017
Wednesday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Transforming the Lives of Children, Parents and Communities through Positive Parenting: myth or reality? : The 2017 inaugural Robin Winkler Lecture Website | More Information
The 2017 inaugural Robin Winkler lecture by Professor Matthew Sanders, Director, Parenting and Family Support Centre and Professor of Clinical Psychology, The University of Queensland.

This presentation will focus on the critical role of evidence-based parenting programs in the (...)
Thursday 07
13:00 - PRESENTATION - Researching without the red-tape* : Join the Risk and Legal team for a discussion on clinical trials, complex research collaborations and data ownership. Website | More Information
Step beyond the tangle of red tape and start your research sooner.*

Meet the UWA team who are here to work with researchers and central experts to quickly navigate the formalities of agreements and approvals. The Risk & Legal unit welcome researchers and peers to an informal open (...)
Friday 08
10:00 - EVENT - Psychology in Society Research Week Event : The School of Psychological Science showcases some of its research and its real-world implications Website | More Information
The School of Psychological Science showcases some of its research and its real-world implications. With presentations on face recognition, misinformation and fake news, disaster preparedness, the challenges of automation, treatment of anxiety, and healthy ageing.
Monday 11
18:00 - EVENT - WA Department of Health Youth Health Policy Community Conversation #2 : If you are 13-24 we want to hear your thoughts on the new Youth Health Policy! Website | More Information
Are you aged 13 - 24? We want to hear from YOU! We want to find out what you think about health services for young people. The WA Department of Health wants to hear from people aged 13 – 24 about the WA Youth Health Policy. You are invited to come along and share your thoughts and ideas.

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