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Displaying from Wednesday, March 04, 2015
 March 2015
Wednesday 04
10:00 - EXPO - Careers Fair : Great Court 10am-2.00 pm Website | More Information
The University of Western Australia's Careers Fair provides excellent opportunities for students to engage, network and meet prospective employers looking to recruit students for graduate programs, vacation work, internships and voluntary positions. From first year to final year, Undergraduate to (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - The Amazing Cavitation Bubble- from Ship Propellors to Medical Supertools : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. Website | More Information
We generally think of bubbles as benign and harmless and yet they can manifest the most remarkable range of physical effects. Some of those effects are the stuff of our every day experience as in the tinkling of a brook or the sounds of breaking waves at the beach. But even these mundane effects (...)
Thursday 05
12:00 - LECTURE - Raine Lecture: Direct to brain treatments for psychiatric illness: the new wave or a new fad? Website | More Information
After graduating from The University of Western Australia, Professor Anthony Levitt undertook his specialty training in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, which he completed in 1989. From 1992-2002 he was Head of the Mood Disorders Programs, initially at the Centre for Addictions and Mental (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - Long term studies of mammal life history, sexual selection and conservation: insectivorous marsupials and Melanesian flying foxes. : Animal Biology Seminar Series. More Information
This talk will address two current research topics: evolutionary ecology of dasyurid marsupials, and conservation ecology of tropical mammals. In some genera of small insect-eating marsupials but in no other mammals, escalating stress hormones during the breeding season cause immune system collapse (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - CMCA Seminar Series: Highly Multiparametric Analysis with Mass Cytometry More Information
Mass cytometry marries the resolution, specificity and sensitivity of atomic stable isotope mass spectrometry to the high-throughput, single-cell analytical advantages of flow cytometry. By substituting molecular probes conjugated with stable isotope tags for fluorescence, a large increase is (...)
Thursday 19
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Soils and the ends of the Earth, and a few places in between : Hector and Andrew Stewart Memorial Lecture, by Professor David Hopkins, Dean of Agriculture, The Royal Agricultural University, England, UK Website | More Information
2015 is the International Year of Soils. So what? It has frequently been said that soils are the thin skin on the land surface upon which terrestrial life depends and which acts as a buffer between the atmosphere, the hydrosphere and the biosphere, as well as representing a significant reservoir of (...)
Thursday 26
14:00 - EVENT - Info Session: Funding Opportunities with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation : Learn about the Foundation's latest round of research grant opportunities from a previous winner. Website | More Information
The Gates Foundation and its Grand Challenges partners are now accepting applications for a number of programs, including its Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, which encourages innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions.

To learn more about the (...)

 April 2015
Wednesday 01
12:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Infectious Diseases Community Conversation - Registration essential : A chance for community members to have a say about vaccines, antibiotic use and infections in pregnancy research Website | More Information
The Telethon Kids Institute Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines & Infectious Diseases invite consumers and community members to have a say on a wide range of research into childhood infectious diseases including: - Ear Health - Vaccines - Antibiotic use - Infections in pregnancy. If you have an (...)
Wednesday 08
17:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Symposium of WA Neuroscience Website | More Information
The Symposium of WA Neuroscience (SWAN) will begin with a plenary presentation from Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld, at 17:30 on Wednesday 8 April, at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. The meeting will continue on 9 April at the same venue, featuring four themed sessions on: (i) (...)
Thursday 09
12:00 - EVENT - Raine Lecture : Professor Dr Heiko Lickert Website | More Information
Heiko Lickert is a Full Professor and Chair of Beta-cell Biology in the Medical Faculty of the Technical University Munich (TUM). Professor Lickert is also Director of the Institute of Diabetes and Regeneration Research and Adjunct Professor in the Institute of Stem Cell Research at the (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - "The ups and downs of buoyancy control in sharks and rays; a view from ecology and evolution." : Animal Biology Seminar. More Information
Mid-water environments represent the largest habitable space on our planet, yet early vertebrate life evolved near the seabed of shallow seas. In order for early fishes to efficiently swim off the seabed and exploit pelagic environments, mechanisms to reduce submerged weight had to evolve. In (...)
Tuesday 14
14:00 - WORKSHOP - Magnus Supercomputer Merit Allocation Workshops Website | More Information
Dear Researcher,

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre (formerly known as iVEC) is calling for applications from researchers to access time on the Petascale supercomputer - Magnus. If you are interested in using supercomputing resources for your research in 2015 - 2016, please consider (...)
Thursday 16
11:00 - EVENT - Study Abroad Fair : Come along to the annual Study Abroad Fair to see where you or your students can study overseas! More Information
Representatives from UWA's Exchange Partner institutions, returned students and faculty representatives will be there to tell you all about the fantastic opportunities they have available. Make sure your students come along to the Oak Lawn to check it out!

 May 2015
Monday 18
13:00 - SEMINAR - To Sponge or Not to Sponge: Tool use among wild bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series More Information
The Seminar: For 28 years, Mann has been studying the dolphins of Shark Bay, including tool use with marine sponges. This is one of the best-studied cases of tool-use in cetaceans. About 4% of the population regularly uses tools. This talk explains why some dolphins use tools while others do not (...)

19:00 - FUNDRAISER - Fundraising Auction for Nepal Earthquake Apeeal : Let's join hands in providing help to the people of Nepal who have suffered an earthquake of 8 magnitude. More Information
The 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April has already claimed the lives of more than 7,000 people with an estimated eight million people affected. The Red Cross is at the forefront of the international response, sending shelter and water and sanitation specialists, setting up (...)
Tuesday 19
13:00 - SEMINAR - Postgraduate Update Seminar More Information
We have three postgraduate update talks The presenters and the topics:

Elizabeth Wiley: Group size benefits and population demographics in a cooperatively breeding passerine

Rowan Lymbery: Sexual selection on gametes: sperm-egg interactions in the marine broadcast spawner (...)

 June 2015
Monday 08
9:30 - Training - Supercomputing Training Website | More Information
In June, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is offering a range of FREE short courses on supercomputing topics. On 8 - 9 June, the sessions are aimed at those new to supercomputing (8th), and those wanting to understand more about using our systems (9th). Later that week, we offer two days targeting (...)
Tuesday 09
13:00 - SEMINAR - Postgraduate Completion Seminar : Submarine topography as a predictor of mobile predator hotspots: Relevance and application to conservation planning in the pelagic ocean More Information
Tea, coffee, and biscuits will be provided.

13:00 - SEMINAR - Into the deep - understanding small airway dysfunction in lung disease : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Small airways in the distal lung were long considered a "silent zone", accounting for less than 10% of total airway resistance and contributing little to standard lung function measures. However, increasing evidence suggests that they are an important but relatively neglected (...)
Thursday 11
14:00 - FREE LECTURE - Postgraduate Showcase 2015: Frontiers in Agriculture : Come listen to some of UWA's best PhD students present the major highlights and outcomes of their research in agriculture and related areas Website | More Information
Each year The UWA Institute of Agriculture hosts a postgraduate showcase where some of UWA's best PhD students present the major highlights and outcomes of their research in agriculture and related areas. Professor Paul Johnson, UWA Vice Chancellor will give the opening address.

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