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Displaying from Thursday, March 03, 2011
 March 2011
Thursday 03
10:00 - EVENT - Writing a successful grant application : This workshop is structured to help postgraduates develop their grant writing skills More Information
Grantsmanship can make a difference! Come along and further develop your grant writing skills. This workshop, prepared in consultation with UWA researchers who have been successful in obtaining peer-reviewed funding and who have served on national reviewing bodies, will be structured to assist (...)
Tuesday 08
11:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, 11am Tues8th March: : “The effect of tree belowground C allocation on the seasonal course of microbial N cycling in an European beech forest soil” More Information
All welcome!

“The effect of tree belowground C allocation on the seasonal course of microbial N cycling in an European beech forest soil”

ABSTRACT: Soil microbes in temperate forest ecosystems are able to cycle several hundreds of kg of nitrogen (N) ha-1 yr-1 and are (...)
Thursday 10
13:00 - TALK - UWA Careers Centre - Credit-Suisse Recruitment Talk : Are you interested in working for Credit Suisse in full time and summer intern analyst roles? These roles are for students from ALL DISCIPLINES. Website | More Information
Credit Suisse offers intellectual challenges, exceptional rewards and global development potential for people who want to make a difference in the world. It's not about filling jobs. We are looking for people with the energy, ambition and passion to help Credit Suisse become the world's premier (...)
Tuesday 15
11:00 - BARBEQUE - Zoology Welcome back BBQ Tuesday 15th : Come have fun with the Zoologists at an awesome bbq with a waterslide, paddling pool and fun games with awesome prizes! More Information
Zoology club is welcoming back the new semester with a BBQ! Come down to Matilda Bay, opposite the Zoology building (look for the Zoology Banner) and have some fun with a sausage sizzle, waterslide, paddling pool and games with AWESOME PRIZES! 11am til 2pm Tuesday the 15th. Gold Coin Entry. All (...)
Friday 18
13:00 - CANCELLED - VISITING SPEAKER - **CANCELLED** Molecular evolution of fertility restorer genes reveal a conflict between nucleus and mitochondria throughout angiosperm evolution : ABSTRACT AVAILABLE More Information
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

Due to unforseen circumstances this event has been cancelled. Our apologies.

Tuesday 22
11:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar(SEE), Mar22: : “Bring back the mouldboard plough for renovation cropping?” More Information
The Soil&Water Seminar at 11am on Tues, March 22nd, will be given by Dr Bill Bowden. All welcome!

TITLE: “Bring back the mouldboard plough for renovation cropping?”

ABSTRACT: The effects of deep cultivation following years of no-till farming is being investigated in a (...)
Friday 25
12:00 - SEMINAR - Geographic Resources at UWA More Information
The University of Western Australia provides a range of geographic resources from analog paper maps to state-of-the-art digital Geographic Information System (GIS) data. Recently the Science library has provided a new home for the University's map collection and has been instrumental in negotiating (...)
Wednesday 30
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Seminar : Urban Monitor – a fine-scale monitoring opportunity Website | More Information
This talk describes the development of a fine-scale monitoring system for urban and peri-urban environments using Greater Perth as a case study. The method is similar to that used in the Land Monitor Project which monitored changes in land and vegetation condition throughout south-western Australia (...)

 April 2011
Friday 01
13:00 - SEMINAR - Community-Based Development and its Application to Marine Turtle Conservation in Drake Bay, Peninsula de Osa, Costa Rica : a talk by Dr Robert James, Project Director at The Corcovado Foundation More Information
A special seminar to be held on Friday 1st April, 1 – 2pm in the Jennifer Arnold Lecture Theatre, Ground floor, Zoology Building (South).

Dr Robert James will speak on “Community-Based Development and its Application to Marine Turtle Conservation in Drake Bay, Peninsula de Osa, Costa (...)
Friday 15
13:00 - Forum - UWA Future Farm : The 'ideal farm' - an $8m project More Information
Agriculture is highly significant to the WA economy and landscape. UWA's Future Farm is an 'ideal' farm for 2050 - when the world population is expected to exceed 9 billion, providing the double challenge of feeding 50% more people without destroying the planet. There is no greater issue facing (...)
Tuesday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - Flood Recovery in the UK : NCCARF Flood Recovery Seminar More Information
In June 2007, the English city of Hull was devastated by flooding which displaced over 8000 families from their homes. A real-time longitudinal study was undertaken to document the long term experiences of flood recovery. The study used an action research model to document and understand the (...)

 May 2011
Tuesday 10
18:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - THE VALUE OF EDUCATION - Part 1 : is to build and strengthen one’s inner personality Website | More Information
The word educate is derived from educare (Latin), meaning to draw out, to bring out potential. Educational systems, the world over, are based on thrusting knowledge onto students, instead of drawing it out of them. As a result, students become well informed on one or more subjects. Such education (...)
Wednesday 11
18:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - THE VALUE OF EDUCATION - Part 2 : This is the second seminar in a two-part seminar series Website | More Information
Intelligence is acquired knowledge of a particular subject or subjects. But being knowledgeable in no way renders your intellect clear to think, reason and decide on matters pertaining to life. A person could be highly intelligent, yet impractical in day to day living. For example, a scientist may (...)
Tuesday 17
11:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar: : "Sharing my experience as Editor in Chief of Plant and Soil - stories that could fill a book" Website | More Information
The WA branch of the Australian Society of Soil Science (ASSSI) has invited Winthrop Professor Hans Lambers to give a Soil&Water Seminar at 11am on Tues, May 17th. All welcome!

TITLE: “Sharing my experience as Editor in Chief of Plant and Soil - stories that could fill a book”
Wednesday 18
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Seminar: Simulation Used to Generate Alerts within a Wildfire Early Warning System. Website | More Information
Following the February 2009 bushfires in Victoria, a nation-wide alert system has been activated. The University of Western Australia, FESA and Landgate have initiated a project which will develop a novel Wildfire Early Warning System, created by integrating a state-of-the-art simulator with an (...)
Thursday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - CMCA Seminar Series: Topics in Computer Vision Website | More Information
Winthrop Professor Mohammed Bennamoun from Computer Science & Software Engineering, University of Western Australia will provide a brief introduction to the area of computer vision (with an emphasis on 3D). He will also talk about the related work in this field that has been done in the School (...)
Friday 20
10:00 - LECTURE - Editing techniques for academic writing : A systematic approach for editing and refining your writing will be outlined More Information
Dr Michael Azariadis will outline a systematic approach for editing and refining your academic writing.
Wednesday 25
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Seminar: Impact of historical land-cover change on cold fronts in SWWA Website | More Information
The south-west of Western Australia (SWWA) has been experiencing a warming and drying trend since the 1970s. This has led to a wide array of research on the likely causes of this decline which can be broadly classified into two major categories. The first is that the decline in rainfall is directly (...)

 June 2011
Wednesday 01
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Seminar: Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change and Variability in Dryland Agriculture in Southwest Western Australia Website | More Information
The agricultural region in southwest Western Australia has a Mediterranean-type climate, characterised by winter dominant rainfall and hot, dry summers. The majority of crops are sown in autumn and harvested in late spring. Agricultural production in much of the region contends with hostile soils (...)
Thursday 09
13:30 - EVENT - IOA Postgraduate Showcase 2011: Frontiers in Agriculture and Resource Management : Some of UWA’s best PhD students presenting their research in Agriculture and Resource Management Website | More Information
This event aims to draw attention to some of UWA’s best PhD students at an advanced stage of their studies, and highlighting relevant research and progress being made in the area of Agriculture and Resource Management at UWA.

The audience will include industry personnel, funding bodies (...)

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