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 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)

Title: (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 26
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 (...)
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 (...)

 August 2017
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 (...)
Wednesday 16
9:00 - EVENT - Global Water Conference 2017 Website | More Information
The staging of the Global Water Conference 2017 in Yangon is meant to address the issues of water supply and resources management in the SEA region. This conference is designed to facilitate the implementation of the water management policies and encouraging collaboration between those working on (...)

 September 2017
Tuesday 26
9:00 - EVENT - Forecasting: Principles and Practice Website | More Information
Forecasting is required in many situations: deciding whether to build another power generation planting the next five years requires forecasts of future demand; scheduling staff in a call centre next week requires forecasts of call volume; stocking an inventory requires forecasts of stock (...)

 October 2017
Wednesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Genome research produces new anti-malarial drug targets : The 2017 Ian Constable lecture by Professor Simon Foote - Director of The John Curtin School of Medical Research at The Australian National University Website | More Information
In a malarial infection, there is a competition between the malaria parasite and the host. If the malarial parasite can reproduce sufficiently rapidly, it can reach a level of parasitaemia that is lethal to the host. However, if its rate of growth is slowed, the host’s adaptive immune response can (...)


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