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 August 2016
Tuesday 02
13:00 - SEMINAR - Contemporary Measurements of Lung Mechanics – What are they? What do they tell us? : Raine Visiting Professor Lecture Series Website | More Information
Speaker: Professor Raffaele Dellacà was awarded a Masters degree in Information Technology Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 1997. He obtained a PhD degree in Bioengineering in 2001 on the assessment of respiratory mechanics by opto-electronic plethysmography and forced oscillations (...)
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 (...)
Monday 08
15:00 - SEMINAR - CMCA Seminar: Why NMR matters in Metabolomics : In principle, NMR is an ideal technique for metabolomics. More Information
In principle, NMR is an ideal technique for metabolomics. It is non-destructive, non-biased, highly quantitative, requires no prior separation, permits the identification of novel compounds and needs no chemical derivatization. However, relative to other analytical techniques NMR is slow and (...)
Tuesday 09
13:00 - SEMINAR - Novel therapy by selective degradation of abnormal extracellular matrix : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
Dr. Juliana Hamzah is a NHMRC-National Heart Foundation R.D. Wright research fellow with expertise on targeted delivery for imaging and therapy. Previously she was an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Nanomedicine, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Friday 19
11:00 - SEMINAR - Think long term: the costs and benefits of prescribed burning in the south-west of Western Australia Website | More Information
This study aims provide a framework through which the trade-offs between prescribed burning, wildfire suppression and wildfire damages can be brought to light and evaluated. It uses an economic model in conjunction with a wildfire simulator to test different prescribed-burning strategies and (...)
Saturday 20
9:00 - EVENT - 24 Hours of Biology Website | More Information
Join us for a jam-packed weekend of FREE biology-based talks, hands-on workshops and two ticketed science-themed theatre shows! Meet and talk to scientists about their studies and what it is like to be a researcher. Explore the expanse that is biology; learn about the complex lives of sharks, how (...)
Thursday 25
11:00 - EVENT - To tweet or not to tweet? Social media for Scientists (Thursday August 25th 11am-1pm) Website | More Information
UWA scientists are invited to meet with Dr Melanie Bagg from the Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC). Melanie will share tips and advice on the best use of social media to communicate your research with the media and the communities you want to reach.

Melanie has a PhD in Medicine (...)
Friday 26
11:00 - SEMINAR - Think long term: the costs and benefits of prescribed burning in the south-west of Western Australia Website | More Information
This study aims provide a framework through which the trade-offs between prescribed burning, wildfire suppression and wildfire damages can be brought to light and evaluated. It uses an economic model in conjunction with a wildfire simulator to test different prescribed-burning strategies and (...)

15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - An Anthropological Journey Through Cellular Life : Public talk with SymbioticA resident researcher Christine Beaudoin Website | More Information
Christine Beudoin will discuss her year-long research project which looks into the relationship between humans and lab-grown cells, as maintained by scientific methodology and harnessed by both biohacking and artistic practices. Her hands-on explorations have included mammalian tissue culture (...)
Monday 29
18:15 - PUBLIC LECTURE - 'Shooting an Elephant: Why I am Writing a History of Human-Animal Emotions in the Age of the African Safari' : Hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Website | More Information
In this paper, Professor Iain McCalman will outline why and how a small episode of elephant killing during Theodore Roosevelt’s eleven-month African Safari of 1909–1910 led to his current book-in-progress on hunting and human-animal emotions. This book will tell the story of an eminent circle of (...)

 September 2016
Tuesday 06
13:00 - SEMINAR - Novel mechanistic insights into energy dysfunction in cardiomyopathies : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Following completion of her PhD in cellular electrophysiology at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Livia Hool undertook 2 years’ postdoctoral research as recipient of an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship in the School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University (...)
Thursday 15
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Importance of Marine Protected Areas for Our Oceans : A public lecture - part of the 2016 Our Ocean conference Website | More Information
This satellite event is part of the 2016 Our Ocean Conference. Held in Washington, D.C. on September 15-16 and hosted by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the conference focuses on the key ocean issues of our time – marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-relat (...)
Friday 16
11:00 - EVENT - Engel’s Law, Diet Diversity and the Quality of Food Consumption Website | More Information
Increasing income brings about a decline in the relative importance of food consumption, a wider spread of spending patterns and a demand for higher-quality goods. Using an index-number approach, this paper analyses these three closely related tendencies. Stripping out the impact of prices from (...)
Saturday 17
16:30 - EVENT - Pingelly Astrofest : An Astronomically Awesome Free Event Website | More Information
UWA Farm Ridgefield and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are hosting a community based festival event to celebrate astronomy and Australian science on Saturday, 17 September 2016. The event will feature fun and engaging activities in a beautiful rural setting, at UWA (...)
Wednesday 21
8:00 - STAFF EVENT - mLEARNING SUMMIT : Explore the use of mobile and in-context learning in Higher Education Website | More Information
Join us for the mLEARNING SUMMIT, the main event for the mLearning Month (September 2016) hosted by the Centre for Education Futures.

The mLearning Summit will be featuring our own Professor Gilly Salmon addressing the role of mobile learning in blended education.

Also (...)

 October 2016
Monday 10
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Assessment and Feedback Futures: Tools for Good Practice Website | More Information
UWA Staff are invited to join Mark Bailye (Blackboard) and Centre for Education Futures staff for this active workshop to explore how technological tools can support the UWA Policy on Assessment, and enhance good assessment and feedback practice. This session will help you get the most out of (...)
Tuesday 25
13:00 - SEMINAR - Induction of fertile ovulation and puberty advancement by a new kisspeptin analog : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: The neuropeptide kisspeptin and its receptor, KiSS1R, govern the reproductive timeline of mammals. Previous studies pointed to their central role to maintain fertility by triggering puberty onset and promoting ovulation by stimulating gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) secretion (...)
Wednesday 26
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - UN World Food Day and SDG2 free event : Wed26 October 5:30pm @ Rio Tinto Theatrette, Perth, WA:https://www.facebook.com/events/627188600785729/ Website | More Information
Next Wed26 October at 5:30pm we will be having a free wonderful event focused on promoting UN World Food Day and UN Sustainable Development Goal 2 to ' End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition plus promoting sustainable agriculture' from a WA perspective.

Here is the (...)


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