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 August 2011
Friday 12
8:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Great Southern, Great Science Symposium Website | More Information
The Western Australia Chief Scientist, Professor Lyn Beazley, and the University of Western Australia's Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management are hosting a symposium in Albany to showcase the excellent science taking place in the Great Southern region.

'Great Southern (...)
Monday 15
12:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of UWA Albany Sandwich Seminar : Working for the World Health Organisation. The State of Maternal and Child Health in China and the Philippines in the 1980s Website | More Information
Dr David Watson is a former lecturer at UWA and Curtin University. During the 1980s, he undertook three consultancies for the World Health Organisation, on maternal and child health in China, the Philippines and Fiji. He accepted an offer from the Chinese University in Hong Kong to set up a (...)
Tuesday 23
17:30 - EVENT - Skywest Public Lecture : Working Together: Taking Charge of Your Community Website | More Information
Can local government be a powerful force to build positive relationships within and between communities? Given the right encouragement and partnerships, communities can grow an innovative business culture, initiate strategically important projects and enhance the quality of life for all residents. M (...)
Friday 26
16:00 - OPEN DAY - UWA Albany Open Day Website | More Information
Everyone is invited to visit the UWA Albany Centre to find out about study opportunities available at UWA's Albany campus. UWA advisers will be on hand to provide advice on career pathways. Information on entry requirements, courses, study options and scholarships will be available. Visitors can (...)

 September 2011
Friday 09
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Education - Challenges for the Future Website | More Information
Growing up in rural Victoria in a family of farmers and teachers, it seems Professor Alan Robson was destined to become one of the countryís leading agricultural scientists and education figures. 
Now both Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Australia and the Hackett Professor of (...)
Thursday 29
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Humanitarian engineering - rebuilding lives Website | More Information
How do you start to rebuild a war-torn village? Challenge 1 - rebuild 1,000 homes in seven months before winter hits with -20C temperatures. Challenge 2 - install water and sanitation facilities in an internally displaced peoples' camp in rebel controlled districts in North Eastern Uganda. From war (...)

 October 2011
Wednesday 05
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Africa Blood and Guts: Western Hunting and Conservation Website | More Information
This lecture will analyse two historical documents - two extremely popular films. Both belong to the rare cinema-released documentary-reportage genre: the first, The path of the Wild Beasts belongs to the most confidant phase of Italian colonial expansion, the other, Africa Blood and Guts to the (...)
Sunday 16
14:00 - EVENT - Friends of UWA Albany Philosophy Cafe : Equality Website | More Information
Equality is often assumed to imply gender equality but is that necessarily the case? Does it infer in the workplace, in a relationship or in politics? Are the dynamics of equality different in different situations? If so, how can we differentiate the shades of grey? Has the metro-sexual male (...)

 November 2011
Thursday 10
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Generation Y - What did we expect? Website | More Information
Gen Y has become the most analysed - and most maligned - generation since the Baby Boomers. They are often labelled the 'Me Generation' by Boomer parents and employers who seem to have forgotten that this label was actually created for them. Hugh Mackay explores the social, cultural and (...)

 December 2011
Thursday 01
17:30 - EVENT - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Literature in Singapore - memory, community and imaginative frontiers Website | More Information
Award-winning poet and anthologist Alvin Pang will explore the history of Singaporean literature since the 19th Century, and the freedom it has created for this island nation to explore and shape its own ideas about who they are in the world and what they can be.

 February 2012
Wednesday 15
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Rainforests and Savannas: Understanding Ecological Processes in River Floodplains Website | More Information
For nearly three decades Robert Naiman and his colleagues have been examining ecological processes in rivers and floodplains of the North American coastal rainforests and the savannas of southern Africa. Despite strong contrasts in climate and water regimes, there are a number of surprising (...)

 March 2012
Thursday 22
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Crowded Out - can heritage survive the growth of our historic cities? Website | More Information
Projections of future growth such as 'Directions 2031' highlight the need to plan ahead and consider how we are going to accommodate increased population and the associated infrastructure. Hear how the mayors of Albany and Fremantle view the future of their historic port cities, and what role they (...)
Thursday 29
17:30 - EVENT - UWA Albany Skywest Lecture : Art3 - three galleries, three projects, three successes Website | More Information
Three art experts share their stories of three recent exhibitions close to their hearts. Visiting Albany to judge the 2012 City of Albany Art Prize, Jane Alexander, Jenepher Duncan and Chris Malcolm will give inspiring insights to three recent fascinating projects. The projects include a historical (...)

19:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Don't Peak at High School Website | More Information
We all know that school bullying is a major problem, but how many of us realise that many of Australian's most successful and interesting people were persecuted at school? One in four of Australian school children are bullied, but in the context of a lifetime our school years are fleeting (...)
Friday 30
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - The Needle and the Damage Done Website | More Information
Fiona Scott-Norman takes us on a romp through her youth via really bad music and vinyl LPs which features music from white supremacists, William Shatner, Australian radio jock John Laws, dodgy Christians, and misguided football players. She takes us back to a more "innocent" time, when it (...)

 May 2012
Wednesday 02
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Lecture : Taking a bite out of fiction: When sharks and humans interact Website | More Information
If you believe in the sensationalist portrayal of sharks in some media and Hollywood movies then you probably think that it is only a matter of time before sharks sprout limbs and leave the water to hunt us down on land. However, when you look at the facts the reality is that shark populations are (...)
Tuesday 22
12:30 - TALK - Friends of UWA Albany Sandwich Seminar : The Presidential Nomination Process: Is it a Rational System? Website | More Information
The process the US uses to select major party presidential candidates is long, difficult and exhausting for both candidates and voters. It can also hurt the eventual nominees, because of the attacks that their co-partisans make during the struggle to obtain the nomination. Why does the US have (...)
Thursday 24
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Albany Skywest Lecture : Saving Gilbert's potoroo: A challenge for science and the community Website | More Information
Late in 1994, to the great excitement of the Western Australian community, Gilbertís potoroo, believed extinct by 1906, was rediscovered near Albany. Fewer than 40 individuals survived, in dense scrub on the rugged Mount Gardner headland. A conservation program commenced immediately, aimed at (...)

 June 2012
Friday 01
17:30 - TALK - UWA Albany Skywest Lecture : The House of Fiction: Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley Website | More Information
Susan Swingler is the step-daughter of one of Australia's most revered writers Elizabeth Jolley. Abandoned by her father at the age of four, Susan had no contact with the Jolley family until they found and reclaimed her at the age of twenty-one. Why they were kept apart is the subject of her (...)

 July 2012
Saturday 07
10:00 - PUBLIC TALK - WINTERarts Wild & Woolly : Before the dots, before Papunya Website | More Information
In the mid-1940s, Ronald M Berndt collected 600 drawings in crayon on sheets of brown paper created by Aboriginal men living at Birrundudu, located in North-Central Norther Territory. This talk focuses on the origins of the images and the intentions of the artists - even at the time - to engage (...)


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