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 March 2016
Thursday 31
16:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Pastoral livestock systems in France: managing productivity, landscapes and communities : The Art and Science of Shepherding. Dr Michel Meuret taps into the wisdom of French Herders Website | More Information
In this public lecture, editor of 2014 book The Art and Science of Shepherding: Tapping the Wisdom of French Herders, Dr Michel Meuret shares experience and scientific knowlegde about herding animals and optimising rangeland resources. He describes the essence of the engagement he has had with (...)

 April 2016
Monday 04
17:00 - PUBLIC TALK - International Development - Ways Forward : An open forum about International Development with speakers from industry and academia. Website | More Information
Join our lively discussion on International Development with Dr Michael Woolcock from The World Bank and Mrs Dibya Gurung from DeKMIS, as well as Dr Petra Tschakert (UWA), Dr Amin Mugera (UWA), and Dr Graham Brown (UWA).
Friday 08
11:00 - SEMINAR - Modelling Body Mass Index Distribution using Maximum Entropy Density Website | More Information
The objective of this paper is to model the conditional distribution of Body Mass Index (BMI) by examining the relations between a set of covariates and the moments of the BMI distribution. While BMI is often seen as a leading indicators of health, most studies on the distribution of BMI did not (...)
Friday 15
11:00 - SEMINAR - Hot or Not? Chances of Success for the new Pakistani red chilli contract Website | More Information
Last year the Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) launched a red chilli futures contract as a way for farmers and other market participants to manage their risks in this volatile commodity which is of such significance for the rural economy of parts of Pakistan. Why did it do so, what will its (...)
Monday 18
12:00 - EVENT - "Plan on a Page" Workshops : Learn about this new tool to help you draft a compelling and comprehensive case to research funders. Website | More Information
UWA encourages its researchers to be proactive and plan early for applications to competitive grant schemes. With the move to continuous rounds of the ARC Linkage program from the 1st July, it is more important than ever to plan ahead! To help you in this regard, the UWA Research Development team (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - Designing Biosecurity Inspection Protocols Accounting for Stakeholder Incentives: Theoretical and Experimental Insights Website | More Information
Government regulators face significant trade-offs in conducting their roles. In Australia, Commonwealth, state and territory governments have been challenging their regulatory agencies to decrease the regulatory burden they impose on compliant stakeholders. However, poorly designed approaches to (...)
Tuesday 19
8:30 - Short course - Introduction to statistics using Microsoft Excel : The course is open to anyone and is designed for those who have little or no experience with statistics or Microsoft Excel but who would like to learn more. Website | More Information
This course aims to provide you with an introduction to the facilities available in MS Excel from a statistical point of view. As well as an introduction to Excel, spreadsheet functions and graphics, it concentrates on performing basic statistical methods, producing charts and tables, and discusses (...)
Friday 29
11:00 - SEMINAR - A Choice for ‘Me’ or for ‘Us’? Using We-Reasoning to Predict Cooperation and Coordination in Games Website | More Information
Cooperation is the foundation of human social life, but it sometimes requires individuals to choose against their individual self-interest. How then is cooperation sustained? How do we decide when instead to follow our own goals? I develop a model that builds on Bacharach’s (2006) ‘circumspect we-re (...)

 May 2016
Friday 13
11:00 - SEMINAR - “Protecting the environment: privately” Website | More Information
Much of the economics literature takes the environment to be a public good and hence writes out a role for the private sector as a source of supply. Yet there is ample evidence of the private sector being involved, driven both by profit and altruism. In this talk, Jeff will try to convince you of (...)
Friday 20
11:00 - SEMINAR - Using Conservation Auctions: The Auctioneers Experience Website | More Information
Conservation auctions have been in use in natural resource management for a little more than 10 years and Australia has been a pioneer in their design and implementation. Conservation auctions seek to efficiently distribute incentives for natural resource management to overcome market failures in (...)

 June 2016
Friday 03
11:00 - SEMINAR - Impact of different water allocation strategies to manage groundwater resources in Western Australia: equity and efficiency considerations Website | More Information
In many parts of the world groundwater is depleting at an alarming rate. Water regulation authorities are facing the challenge of reducing groundwater extraction by existing users. However, to take appropriate adaptation measures it is necessary to understand the distributional consequences of (...)
Wednesday 08
13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Postgraduate Showcase: Frontiers in Agriculture : Listen to some of UWA's top postgraduate students present the exciting highlights of their research in agriculture and related areas Website | More Information
All are welcome to attend the annual Postgraduate Showcase: Frontiers in Agriculture.

The Postgraduate Showcase brings together some of UWA’s best PhD students at an advanced stage of their research. It highlights relevant research and progress being made in the area of Agriculture and (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Fresh Science Pub Night : Drinks, food, fireworks and science. Come and watch as WA's fresh, young scientists present their work at a pub event with a difference. Website | More Information
Drinks, food, fireworks and science. Come and watch as our fresh, young scientists present their work at a pub event with a difference.

The ten young scientists will describe their scientific discoveries in the time it takes a party sparkler to burn out.

One hundred early-caree (...)
Thursday 30
18:00 - LECTURE - Bateman Lecture with Prof Jerry Hausman, MIT (Economics) : Future Productivity: Pessimistic and Optimistic Viewpoints Website | More Information
Productivity is among the most important determinants of wages and economic welfare. Measured productivity growth in most large economies has decreased to very low levels in the last decade. Some analysts have pointed to this development and the slowdown in Moore’s Law to reach pessimistic (...)

 July 2016
Friday 08
10:00 - WORKSHOP - How can CERI help researchers develop an entrepreneurial mindset? : Discover what the Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation has to offer UWA researchers Website | More Information
This workshop will outline how CERI can help researchers develop entrepreneurial skills and assist them through the innovation process. CERI is a not-for-profit organisation based in Nedlands.
Tuesday 12
14:00 - Short course - ANOVA, Linear regression and Logistic Regression : The course is designed for people with knowledge of basic statistics who want to learn more about regression and analysis of variance (ANOVA). 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 (...)

 August 2016
Friday 05
11:00 - SEMINAR - Importance of accounting for private benefits and increasing opportunity costs in planning ecological restoration. Website | More Information
Conservation projects implemented on private land often generate both public and private benefits. Private benefits are important determinants of cost-effectiveness, success, and adoption of such projects. However, they have not been adequately considered in ecological restoration planning and (...)
Friday 12
11:00 - SEMINAR - Category Errors in Natural Resource Management Planning – Issues and Solutions Website | More Information
Documenting the contribution of nature to human wellbeing, e.g., as human values or ecosystem services, is critical to the effective management of natural resources. However, problems with classifying desirable end states, including the mixing of means and ends, undermine research, planning and (...)
Sunday 14
9:00 - OPEN DAY - University Hall Open Day Breakfast : YOU can meet our UniHallers and join us for breakfast and a tour before heading over to UWA Open Day. Website | More Information
YOU can meet our UniHallers and join us for a free exclusive breakfast and a tour before heading over to UWA Open Day.

This is a great opportunity for you to discover what it’s like to live on campus at UWA. On the day you will meet our UniHall ambassadors who will take you on a tour and (...)
Tuesday 16
7:30 - PUBLIC TALK - 2016 Women in Agriculture Breakfast : Each year UWA SNAGS host a women in agriculture breakfast to introduce readily involved and influential women of the industry to those studying in the natural and agricultural sciences Website | More Information
Each year UWA SNAGS host a women in agriculture breakfast to introduce readily involved and influential women of the industry to those studying in the natural and agricultural sciences.

This year the event will be on the 16th August at 7:30am. This event has been a great success in (...)


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