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 February 2017
Friday 10
11:00 - SEMINAR - An Atlas of Human Long Non-Coding RNAs with Accurate 5’ Ends Website | More Information
Dr Hon is currently one of the key members of the international FANTOM consortium. FANTOM, which was established in RIKEN over a decade ago, aims to functionally annotate mammalian genomes in large scale, with a focus on transcriptomics. Prior to joining RIKEN, Dr Hon was trained at the Pasteur (...)
Saturday 11
10:00 - OPEN DAY - Lions Eye Institute Open Day : LEI's New $5M hi-tech clinic - The gift of sight More Information
Have a chat with LEI's Managing Director Professor David Mackey. Meet the staff and clinicians at the new $5M Hi-tech clinic. Take a tour of our state-of-the-art Outback Vision Van. Try the simulator glasses that mimic eye diseases. Everyone welcome to learn about the special gift of sight.

 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 16
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Inside or outside, what’s best for your eyes?" Website | More Information
Excessive UV exposure can be damaging for your skin and your eyes. However, lack of time spent outdoors increases the risk of myopia. Data from the Raine, Busselton, Kidskin, Australian Twin Registry, WA liked data and the WA Eye Protection Study are helping to identify the optimal time outdoors (...)
Thursday 30
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Come to the ALLY training workshop : Any staff member or student who wishes to better understand the issues and needs of LGBTI staff and students, and is willing to consider becoming an ALLY. Website | More Information
This workshop aims to raise participant awareness of the life experience, issues and needs of LGBTI staff and students with a particular focus on campus and work or study experiences. Participants who complete the workshop can elect to become part of the ALLY Network.

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12:00 - SEMINAR - "Jak/STAT Mediated Regulation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis" Website | More Information
Dr Prêle is a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, the University of Western Australia and the Institute for Respiratory Health. She is also the Administrative Director for the Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative (...)

 April 2017
Thursday 06
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Mechanisms of immune evasion by microbial pathogens" Website | More Information
Ana Traven obtained her PhD in 2002 from the University of Zagreb Croatia, followed by postdoctoral training at the St. Vincent’s Institute in Melbourne (2003-2008). In 2009, she was recruited to Monash University, where she is currently an Associate Professor and Head of the Laboratory for fungal (...)
Thursday 20
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Mitochondrial biogenesis: dynamic complexes for a dynamic organelle" Website | More Information
Mike joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Monash University in 2014. Before this, he was at La Trobe University (2000-2014) including as head of the Department of Biochemistry (2010-2013). Mike has always had an interest in mitochondrial biology, starting as a PhD student (...)

 May 2017
Tuesday 09
9:00 - EVENT - Statistics Short Course: Spatial Point Patterns : Analysis of spatial data using R and spatstat Website | More Information
Spatial point pattern datasets are becoming common across many fields of research. However, statistical methodology for analysing these data has not been easily accessible. This course is a practical introduction to the analysis of spatial point patterns with a strong focus on hands-on exercises (...)

13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Talking Allowed: Seeing Allowed? : Professor Jane Lydon (Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History) will speak to a number of issues that surround images of suffering. While it would seem that in 2017 photographs and images are becoming central to socio-political and ideological tensions, Professor Lydon will explore whether or not real change can be wrought by harrowing images of suffering. Website | More Information
Over the last two years and with the rise of the citizen photographer, there have been radical changes in how we respond to photographs and images, particularly those that reveal unimaginable suffering. Whether it is a photograph of the lifeless body of Aylan Kurdi washed ashore near the Turkish (...)
Friday 12
11:00 - SEMINAR - Quantifying the public-health benefits of exposure to the natural environment More Information
A growing body of literature suggests that exposure to the natural environment may provide a range of public-health benefits. However, methodological limitations means that claims about the health benefits of nature have been treated with caution by public-health researchers and practitioners. In (...)
Tuesday 23
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Colloquium: The Role of Neurocognitive Functions in Using the Internet for Health and Household Activities; Prof Steven Woods (U Houston) More Information
Psychology Colloquium

Tuesday 23rd May 4:00-5:00pm in Bayliss MCS G.33, followed by post-talk drinks in the Psychology Courtyard (or, in bad weather, the Psychology Common Room, 2nd floor of main psychology building)

Presenter: Prof Steven P. Woods (U Houston)

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Friday 26
11:00 - SEMINAR - Connecting with Nature in the City: nonmaterial benefits from urban green space in Perth More Information
What’s your favourite green space in Perth? What makes it special? Do you connect with nature in the city, how does it happen and does it even matter? These are the sorts of questions that Dawn has been exploring for her PhD and this talk will present some of the findings from her work so far (...)

 June 2017
Saturday 03
11:30 - GUIDED TOUR - Art and Alzheimers Tour : For visitors living with Alzheimers Website | More Information
Join us for an engaging tour of the new photography exhibitions, Kevin Ballantine: Photographs 1986 – 2001 and HERE&NOW17: New Photography, designed to connect participants living with dementia in a shared exploration of art through personal insights, emerging interpretations and memories. Refre (...)
Tuesday 27
9:00 - EVENT - Introductory Statistics Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to (...)
Wednesday 28
9:30 - CONFERENCE - AHHA Mental Health Network Website | More Information
The Mental Health Network has been established to provide opportunities to share information and expertise around mental health initiatives with a focus on primary health care.

We have some great speakers lined up including: • Senator Rachel Siewert, Australian Greens Senator for Western (...)

 July 2017
Tuesday 04
9:00 - EVENT - R Basics Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this experience are encouraged to attend the (...)
Tuesday 11
9:00 - EVENT - ANOVA, Linear regression and Logistic regression Website | More Information
This course covers techniques that can be used to analyse data with continuous and categorical variables. The course will begin with simple linear regression and then proceed with approaches that can be used with more than two variables such as multiple regression. ANOVA with interactions and (...)
Thursday 13
12:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Vascularization dynamics in engineered tissues : A public lecture by Professor Shulamit Levenberg, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel Website | More Information
Vascularization continues to represent a major challenge in the successful implementation of regenerative strategies. Current approaches for inducing vascularization in vivo include pre-forming a vasculature ex vivo, and the use of a variety of strategies to stimulate vascularization in situ (...)
Tuesday 18
9:00 - COURSE - Data Visualisation : Understanding how to display data Website | More Information
This course will cover topics such as:

-Presenting data for a single variable: Including an introduction to histograms, box plots, and bar graphs

-Visualisation of two or more variables: Including an introduction to scatterplots, pairs plots, parallel coordinate plot and (...)


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