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Displaying from Wednesday, July 12, 2017
 July 2017
Wednesday 12
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Website | More Information
Mental illnesses often start in adolescence or early adulthood and it is important to detect problems early to ensure the young person is properly treated and supported.

This 14-hour YMHFA course teaches adults who have frequent contact with adolescents, such as parents, guardians (...)

14:00 - STAFF EVENT - Fostering Student Academic Self-Efficacy and Learning Design with Learning Analytics at UWA: Key Findings from the Zenith Pilot Project : Presentation followed by an afternoon tea Website | More Information
Interested in hearing about the key findings from the Zenith Pilot Project? Now is your opportunity.

The Centre for Education Futures recently initiated the Zenith Pilot Project, which adopted an innovative approach to enriching student success through learning analytics.

The (...)

14:00 - EVENT - Chinese Economy Conference 2017 : China’s “New Normal” Growth: Opportunities and Challenges, Perth, 12-15 July 2017 Website | More Information
The conference is jointly organised by UWA Business School, the University of Western Australia, and the Chinese Economics Society Australia (CESA). It is also the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society.

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Re-balancing and Sustaining China's Economic Growth : China in Conversation Website | More Information
China has enjoyed almost four decades of high economic growth. This growth has slowed in recent years due to rising domestic wages, a rapidly ageing population and falling demand for exports.

Further growth will rely on economic restructuring and deepening reforms. This China in (...)
Thursday 13
10:00 - EVENT - Somerville Forest KIN Village : A full day of arts and nature this school holiday Website | More Information
At KIN Village, children will have the chance to explore and play in nature under the pines in UWA’s beautiful Somerville Auditorium. With the guidance of the team at Educated by Nature, children will build a village of cubbies, make nature-inspired art, learn whittling, play wilderness adventure (...)
Saturday 15
10:00 - EVENT - WA Writers Professional Development Day : Gain insight into the publishing process. Website | More Information
Learn how to get your work published with tips and practical guidance from industry professionals.

Join UWA Publishing for a professional development day and gain insights into the entire publishing process – from writing a compelling book proposal, to marketing and publicity. Learn how (...)
Monday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The use of charismatic carnivores to promote aquatic conservation: River and spotted-necked otters as case studies : A public lecture by Professor Thomas Serfass, Frostburg State University. Website | More Information
To most North Americans and Europeans otters are highly esteemed for intelligence, playfulness, and attractiveness. These qualities have contributed to otters receiving considerable research and conservation attention in North America and Europe. Additionally, such favourable attitudes and otters’ (...)
Tuesday 18
7:30 - FESTIVAL - Social Impact Festival 2017 : Ten days of unique and inspiring participatory events based on social impact in Western Australia Website | More Information
The Social Impact Festival 2017 is a platform for cutting-edge knowledge and ideas, celebrating initiatives creating positive change, and generating insights that address complex social problems.

The festival will bring almost 200 contributors, who are leading experts and social (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Jane Austen and the Promotion of Virtue Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ned Curthoys, English and Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia.

In a famous and enduringly influential reading of Jane Austen’s novels, the moral philospher Alasdair MacIntyre argues in his germinal work of moral philosophy After Virtue (1981) that (...)
Thursday 20
18:00 - BOOK LAUNCH - Book Launch: Shaping the Fractured Self : Join us for the launch of an important new poetry anthology, edited by Heather Taylor Johnson Website | More Information
UWA Publishing warmly invites you to the launch of Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of chronic illness and pain, edited by Heather Taylor Johnson.

Shaping the Fractured Self showcases twenty-eight of Australia’s finest poets who happen to live with chronic illness and pain. The (...)
Friday 21
11:00 - CANCELLED - STAFF EVENT - Strategic Approaches to Blended Learning through Unit and Learning Design : Presentation Website | More Information
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

Due to our speaker, Ezrina Fewings being unwell we have decided to cancel the event ‘Strategic Approaches to Blended Learning through Unit and Learning Design’ that was scheduled to take place this Friday, 21 July 2017 from 11am to 12pm.
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15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Medicine, the Great Nest, and the Little Business of Being Human : Public talk with Peter Underwood Website | More Information
‘The whole universe is one single nest,’ from the Upanishads, adopted as a motto by Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). In this special talk, Peter Underwood will discuss two recent radio snippets broadcast on Radio National, both concerning medical research.

Peter Underwood is a doctor (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Living in a 'High Arctic Oasis': Inuit Subsistence Hunting and Settlement around the North Water, Greenland, in a Long Term Perspective More Information
Abstract: The impacts on Inuit life conditions of global warming - resulting in severe reduction of the Arctic sea ice and thus changing potentials for hunting marine mammals – in concert with external political developments are strong these years. The interdisciplinary NOW Project, where researcher (...)
Saturday 22
14:00 - WORKSHOP - TEDxUWASalon: ART // ACT (Part 2) : In partnership with Alumni for Social Impact - UWA & The Centre for Social Impact, we bring the second part of TEDxUWASalon: ART // ACT. Website | More Information
** Presenting the inaugural TEDxUWASalon Series, ART // ACT **

We invite you to explore the concept of "artistic activism". Join the global discussion on the power of spreading ideas through the visual and the verbal. Discover how local change-makers are taking a stand on (...)
Sunday 23
10:00 - WORKSHOP - Poetry masterclass : Writing poetry of and from the body with writer Heather Taylor Johnson Website | More Information
"It is always what is under pressure in us, especially under pressure of concealment – that explodes in poetry." Adrienne Rich

In this workshop writer and editor Heather Taylor Johnson will guide participants on how to nd language for the unspeakable.

Why is poetry (...)

14:00 - WORKSHOP - Prose masterclass : Writing about bodily trauma with writer Heather Taylor Johnson Website | More Information
Join writer Heather Taylor Johnson in giving your illness narrative meaning, not a label.

David Foster Wallace famously said "The role of literature is to disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed". In the case of an illness narrative, the author is both the one doing (...)
Wednesday 26
16:00 - CANCELLED - STAFF EVENT - Futures Enthusiasts Meet-Up (FEMU) for July 2017 : Futures Enthusiasts are people who are keen to be a part of the next wave of developments in higher education using technology and concepts to innovate learning and teaching practices. Website | More Information
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

Due to our speaker, Ezrina Fewings being unwell we have decided to cancel the Futures Enthusiasts Meet-Up (FEMU) event that was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 from 4pm to 5pm.

Thank you for your understanding (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Aspirin: how long can this old dog surprise us with new tricks? : Public Lecture with Dr John Eikelboom, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada Website | More Information
Aspirin has been used to relieve pain and discomfort for thousands of years and has been commercially available for more than 100 years. Today it is one of the most widely used drugs globally and can be obtained without prescription from most supermarket and corner stores.

Scientific (...)
Thursday 27
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Challenging justice – changing lives : The 2017 Limina Conference Public Lecture by Estelle Blackburn OAM Website | More Information
It is generally agreed that 1% of the prison population are innocent inmates who are the victims of injustice. This presentation will detail two wrongful convictions in 1961 and 1963 and how a Perth journalist with no legal training could succeed in gaining the innocent men’s exonerations 40 years (...)
Friday 28
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Life 2.0: CRISPR and the Age of Designer Babies : Public Talk with Dr. Ellen Jorgensen Website | More Information
Science fiction has explored the consequences of human genetic engineering for decades, and the results are universally dystopic. With the advent of the genome editing technology called CRISPR, we are closer than ever before. CRISPR has been called 'the word processor for genomes', allowing us for (...)


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