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 April 2013
Thursday 18
16:00 - SEMINAR - The Metabolic Theory of Ecology: Prospects and Challenges for Plant Biology : Full Speaker CV is available from jennifer.gillett@uwa.edu.au More Information
The metabolic theory of ecology (MTE) as applied to the plant sciences, aims to provide a general synthesis for the structure and functioning of plants from organelles to ecosystems. MTE builds from simple assumptions of individual metabolism to make predictions about phenomena across a wide range (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Blue Forests for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Website | More Information
A public lecture by Núria Marbà, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Institut Mediterrani d’Estudis Avançats (UIB-CSIC).

Marine vegetated habitats (seagrasses, salt-marshes, macroalge and mangroves) occupy 0.2 % of the ocean surface but contribute 50% of carbon burial in marine (...)
Tuesday 23
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR PhD thesis presentations. : Influence of physical processes and wastewater effluent on phytoplankton dynamics in the Perth coastal margin, Western Australia Website | More Information
The availability of nutrients, light, and physical properties of the water, including small-scale fluid motion, influence phytoplankton dynamics. The Western Australia (WA) coast is characterized by low nutrient concentrations, nitrogen limitation, low primary production (oligotrophic) and lack of (...)
Wednesday 24
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Periodically driven circulation near the shore of a lake Website | More Information
Solutions are found for a linear model of the circulation near the shore of a lake that is subject to two diurnal forcing mechanisms. The first is the day/night heating/cooling induced horizontal pressure gradients. The second is an unsteady surface stress modelling a sea breeze/gully wind (...)

 May 2013
Wednesday 01
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : "Application of Fibre-Optic Sensing for Measurement of Antarctic Ice Shelf and Sub-Ice Shelf Ocean Dynamics" Website | More Information
Monitoring of the ice shelf and sub-ice shelf ocean temperatures represents an important component towards understanding ice sheet stability and the potential for rapid sea level rise.Continuous monitoring is challenging due to difficult surface access, the difficulties to penetrate through the ice (...)
Thursday 02
16:00 - SEMINAR - Social Justice and Higher Education: A good partnership or mutually exclusive? : SESE Seminar More Information
What is the relationship between Higher Education and Social Justice? Is there one? Does Higher Education promote social justice in society or, rather, does it create social injustice? These troubling questions are the ones we attempt to address in our recent publication ‘Social Justice and Higher (...)
Wednesday 08
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : “Public health – making a difference”. Website | More Information
“This presentation will outline some of the public health challenges facing Australia, discuss the role of advocacy, and describe campaigns that have helped to change policy, behaviour and public health in Australia”.

Brief bio.

Mike Daube is Professor of Health Policy at (...)
Wednesday 15
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Science for the Future Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist of Australia.

In this inaugural Rio Tinto-UWA Education Partnership lecture, Professor Ian Chubb will discuss the importance of science to Australia’s future and its place in the world.

Professor Ian Chubb was appointed to the (...)
Thursday 16
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : "IWRM and water resource modelling project experiences in Africa by our Aurecon Water Resources." Website | More Information
My Seminar deals with two Aurecon Projects on opposite ends of the African Continent that might appear widely divergent, but which are actually closely related within the domain of IWRM.   Nile Basin DSS:   Aurecon is the lead consultant on Pilot Studies on the development and establishment of the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Water and Society: How do We Achieve Social Transformation? Website | More Information
A cross-disciplinary forum.

The importance of water and its impact on society will continue to be one of the key challenges for future generations struggling with droughts, floods and the availability of clean drinking water. The need for cross-disciplinary strategies to deal with the (...)
Wednesday 22
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Effects of reservoir operations on the biogeochemistry of Deadwood Reservoir, USA Website | More Information
Deadwood Reservoir was created in 1931 by impoundment of the Deadwood River by Deadwood Dam. It is located in west-central Idaho, USA, at approximately 1600 m above sea level, in an extremely harsh environment where winter temperatures regularly reach 30 degrees below zero. The U.S. Bureau of (...)
Wednesday 29
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : External and Internal Casualties of War: A Psychological Perspective Website | More Information
The external casualties of war have an obvious presence to the interested observer and encompass human, environmental and political dimensions. The internal casualties of war are less obvious and more intimately experienced.

Working with the human aftermath of military conflict has (...)

 June 2013
Wednesday 12
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Image Analysis and Visualization Research in the Centre for Exploration Targeting. Website | More Information
Geologists and geophysicists have to deal with a wide range of data sets and image types acquired from a variety of sources. This talk will give an overview of the image analysis and visualization work being conducted in the Centre for Exploration Targeting.

Image processing topics will (...)
Wednesday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Madagascar and Great Barrier Reef corals reveal a multidecadal signature of rainfall and river runoff . Website | More Information
Pacific Ocean sea surface temperatures (SST) influence rainfall variability on multidecadal and interdecadal timescales in concert with the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) and Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO). Rainfall variations in locations such Australia and North America are therefore (...)
Wednesday 26
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Language attitudes and us Website | More Information
Language attitudes are inextricably linked to linguistic variation and deeply tied up to groups of people and what is believed about them. The study of people’s beliefs about language, including evaluations and discriminations of language variety, falls in the area of sociolinguistics known as folk (...)

 July 2013
Wednesday 03
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Lake Baikal: The Pearl of Siberia. Website | More Information
Lake Baikal has a unique natural heritage. There is no other water body similar to this huge fresh-water reservoir whose maximum depth exceeds 1 mile (1,600 m). The lake contains about 20% of the world’s unfrozen freshwater; more than that held in all of the Great Lakes of North America.

(...)
Wednesday 10
16:00 - EVENT - CWR Presents : Surface water convergence and divergence due to wind vorticity Website | More Information
Using a numerical model, FANTOM3D, horizontal circulation observed at the head of Tokyo Bay on the 10th of August 2001 was shown to appear in conjunction with surface water convergence.

The effect of negative wind vorticity and other components, such as river discharge and heating/coolin (...)
Wednesday 17
16:00 - EVENT - CWR Presents : Spectral detection of stress-related pigments in Samphires of Western Australia Website | More Information
Wetlands in north-western Australia have significant national and international value since they sustain a large number of endemic Samphire, species growing under saline, waterlogged, and dry conditions. We investigate the ecophysiological aspects of these succulent species using a combination of (...)
Thursday 18
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Reaching new heights: antioxidants in wheat : 10 years of research on how to enhance levels of antioxidant compounds in wheat Website | More Information
Cereals typically are not considered as dietary sources of antioxidants even though they can compare well with some berries known for their high antioxidant content. Wheat antioxidant levels vary substantially –even within a cultivar– across years and geographic location. Learning how to enhance (...)
Tuesday 23
18:00 - ALUMNI EVENT - The 2013 George Seddon Lecture : Is Central Perth Getting Better? – A View from Seddon Perspectives Website | More Information
The Annual George Seddon Lecture series will be presented this year by Peter Newman, John Curtin Distinguished Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University.

The lecture will present perspectives on the liveliness, greening, residential qualities, regeneration projects, foreshore and (...)


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