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Displaying from Wednesday, October 18, 2017
 October 2017
Wednesday 18
12:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Of what use is archaeology in the investigation of war crimes? More Information
Knowing that you will be cross-examined in a court concentrates the mind on rigorous archaeological methodology and the discarding of fanciful interpretations of what is in the ground. I shall present case studies of the archaeology of mass graves in Ukraine, Croatia and Bosnia.


18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dating Homo naledi: the story of the surprisingly young age for a new species of hominin that lived in Africa alongside early Homo sapiens Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Hannah Hilbert-Wolf, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, James Cook University.

Earlier this year an international team of scientists successfully dated the remains of Homo naledi, a new species of hominin (human ancestor), from the Rising Star Cave in South Africa. In (...)
Thursday 19
11:00 - STAFF EVENT - Behind the Lens: Engaging and Supporting Learning through Student-Created Video : PRESENTATION Website | More Information
Video has become a well-established tool within learning and teaching, supported by a growing body of evidence demonstrating its positive impact on both the achievement of learning outcomes and the student experience. More recently the potential of video has started to shift away from teaching ‘with (...)

13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Discussions on New Discoveries in Gravitational Wave Search : This lecture will discuss the progress of gravitational wave discoveries. More Information
The first detection of gravitational waves from binary black holes was made in September 2015. This not only confirmed Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity, but also marked the beginning of a new era of gravitational wave astronomy. In recognition of the promising revolutionary effect of (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Documenting the Holocene transition in Aboriginal stone tool production, north-eastern Kimberley, Western Australia More Information
This PhD research proposes to tackle the definition of changes seen in lithic artefact production in the North East Kimberley during the Holocene. Previous archaeological studies have shown modifications in the manufacture of stone tools in the Kimberley and the adjacent Arnhem Land region during (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Confucianism: Values and Democracy : A China in Conversation event exploring how Confucianism and democracy are shaping our understanding of China today. Website | More Information
Chinese political leaders and intellectuals continue to struggle with how ‘Chinese values’ fit with ‘universal values’ and by extension, global institutions.

Is there a single global modernity that perhaps China can shape? Or are there multiple modernities and multiple, perhaps (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Acoustic Reflections: advanced medical ultrasound imaging and parallels in the mining and construction industries Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Jeffrey Bamber, Head, Ultrasound and Optical Imaging Physics, The Institute of Cancer Research London and Institute of Advanced Studies Gledden Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

Compared with other medical imaging technologies, ultrasound is low cost (...)
Friday 20
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series, Seminar 1 2017 : The Religious Profile of the Chinese Community in Australia: Findings from the 2016 Census Data More Information
The emergence of religious pluralism has been seen by many as one of the defining characteristics of the cultural diversity in contemporary Australia, where multiculturalism is widely regarded as a pillar of the country’s national identity. The Chinese community has been an important part of the (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents a Free Lunchtime Concert : UWA Vocal Consort Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School.

This week, the Vocal Consort present an entirely a cappella program featuring works by Gesualdo (startling harmonies), Antonio Lotti (450t (...)

17:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents Fridays@Five(Thirty) : Student Takeover: The MSS in Recital Website | More Information
Now in its third season, Fridays@Five is the ideal way to kick-start your weekend! Each session offers a unique musical experience to delight all music lovers, from young artist led concerts to informal musical drinks on the famous grassy knoll, behind the scenes workshops to lectures and (...)

18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Bali Art Studio - Art Exhibition : Opening Reception: 6 to 8.30pm Friday, 20 October | Cullity Gallery, UWA. Website | More Information
The University of Western Australia is delighted to present a community art exhibition in collaboration with the John Fawcett Foundation.

Bali Eye IV (Kamadpalla) aims to raise funds to support the 'Adopt a Village' program run by the John Fawcett Foundation to fund eye clinics in (...)
Sunday 22
10:00 - EXHIBITION - Special Exhibition on the Life of Bahá’u’lláh More Information
Special Exhibition on the Life of Bahá’u’lláh at the Undercroft, Winthrop Hall

“The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens”

On the 200th year of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith, this special exhibition presents the life of Bahá’u’ (...)
Monday 23
9:00 - EXHIBITION - Exhibition on Life of Baha'u'llah : Special Exhibition on the Life of Bahá’u’lláh at the Undercroft, Winthrop Hall More Information
“The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens”

On the 200th year of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith, this special exhibition presents the life of Bahá’u’lláh, the history of the Bahá’í faith and provides an introduction to community building (...)
Tuesday 24
9:00 - EVENT - Exhibition on the Life of Baha'u'llah : Special Exhibition on the Life of Bahá’u’lláh at the Undercroft, Winthrop Hall More Information
“The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens”

On the 200th year of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the Prophet-Founder of the Baha'i Faith, this special exhibition presents the life of Bahá’u’lláh, the history of the Bahá’í faith and provides an introduction to community building (...)

11:00 - STAFF EVENT - Teaching in 140 characters or less: A ‘How-To’ Approach to Micro-Learning with Social Media : PRESENTATION / WORKSHOP Website | More Information
This workshop will explore how micro-learning can change the way you educate your students. Micro-learning is an innovated method of teaching through ‘bite-size chunks’ of accessible content that actively engages students by encouraging them to use their mobile devices in support of their learning (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations Seminar Series 2017 : Can China Democratize? More Information
These are dark days for advocates of democracy in China. Crackdowns against freedoms of speech, assembly, and thought have intensified under President Xi Jinping, while Western governments are increasingly muted in their response. President Xi’s speech to the 19th Party Congress last week has only (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Delve into your Experience of Time Website | More Information
A public lecture by Alex Holcombe, Co-director of the Centre for Time, University of Sydney and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Time cannot be seen or touched, yet we do experience it. Do our brains contain an internal clock whose ticks mark the passing of seconds, minutes (...)
Wednesday 25
17:30 - STUDENT EVENT - The Big Idea UWA Final | Live Pitch Event : UWA final of the national social enterprise competition The Big Idea Website | More Information
The Big Idea is a social enterprise competition where university students around Australia work on their big idea for improving the lives of people experiencing disadvantage.

Students participating in The Big Idea develop a concept and business plan for a social enterprise or social (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - So Far, So Good? Social Farming and Wellbeing: insights from Ireland Website | More Information
A public lecture by Deirdre O’Connor, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Social Farming offers people who avail of a range of social/health services (including mental health, physical/intellectual (...)
Thursday 26
12:00 - ALUMNI EVENT - The Friends of Grounds of UWA Plant Sale : Thursday 26th October, 12 midday until 2pm in the Taxonomic Garden. Website | More Information
The Friends of Grounds of UWA Plant Sale is on Thursday 26th October, from 12 midday until 2pm in the Taxonomic Garden. Any remaining plants will be sold on Friday 27th October from 12-2pm. We have a large selection of succulents as well as exotics, natives and herbs. Most plants will be $3-$5 (...)


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