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 January 2016
Wednesday 27
12:00 - SEMINAR - Statistical Guidelines for Public Health : This seminar will use examples from the medical literature to bridge the statistical literacy gap and will indicate when it is time to consult the statisticians. More Information
In the absence of large, randomised, well-controlled clinical trials (with independent replication) to address every research question we all need to increase our statistical literacy. We are often faced with the need to critically assess grant applications, manuscripts or reports without a (...)

 March 2016
Tuesday 01
15:00 - SEMINAR - Raine Medical Research Foundation Seminar : New procedure for Raine Programs – Open to all medical researchers in Western Australia Website | More Information
Please join us to hear about the 2016/2017 Raine Medical Research Foundation funding programmes including Grants, Fellowships, Research Collaboration Awards, Visiting Professor Awards and Publication Prizes.

The Raine Foundation has allocated in excess of $36m for medical research since (...)
Tuesday 08
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Colloquium: A/Prof Paul Dux (UQ) : Tuesday 8th March 4-5pm in Bayliss MCS, with post-talk drinks in the Bayliss Foyer. More Information
Presenter: A/Prof Paul Dux (UQ)

A/Prof Paul E. Dux is a psychologist and neuroscientist who received his PhD from Macquarie University and then undertook a postdoctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University. He is a faculty member in the School of Psychology at The University of Queensland (...)
Saturday 12
18:30 - EVENT - Purple Hearts Ball 2016 Website | More Information
Team Purple Hearts was established in 2015, a group of Perth women with a passion to make a positive difference against women’s cancers. We took part in the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers™, a 2-day, 60km walk to raise vital funds for the Centre for Women’s Cancer Research.

The inaugural (...)
Thursday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Critically Engaged Medical Humanities: the model of 'Life of Breath' Website | More Information
A public lecture by Jane Macnaughton, Professor of Medical Humanities, Durham University, UK and Co-Director of the Durham University Centre for Medical Humanities.

Can the arts and humanities make a real difference to clinical practice and research? This lecture takes up that challenge (...)
Monday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Where Do We Find Hope When Facing A Terminal Illness? : **FULLY BOOKED** Website | More Information
A public lecture by Paivi Hietanen, oncologist and psychotherapist, Helsinki.

As an oncologist and psychotherapist Paivi Hietanen has met many cancer patients and their family members who struggle with anxiety and depression when facing a life threatening illness. Her lecture will deal (...)
Tuesday 22
11:00 - EVENT - UWA Student Exchange Fair : Study overseas as part of your UWA degree. More Information
Find out about exchange opportunities to study overseas as part of your UWA degree including semester long and short term programs. Meet international students from UWA partner universities from all over the world and get advice on how an overseas experience can add to your UWA degree.
Thursday 31
18:00 - EVENT - China in Conversation : Seeking Harmony: Common Diseases in Chinese and Western Medicine Website | More Information
China in Conversation is a high-level public forum series presented by Confucius Institute at UWA on hot topics in various aspects of contemporary China, inviting experts from China and Australia to dialogue in order to exchange their views and thus to enhance mutual understanding of different (...)

 April 2016
Monday 04
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Australasian Cytometry Society 2016 Roadshow in Polychromatic Flow Cytometry More Information
[email protected] will be hosting this workshop. For bookings please email: cytometry.org.au/content/UpcomingMeetings. A one hour seminar will also be held on Tuesday 5 April. Dr Pratip Chattopadhyay is from the ImmunoTechnology Section, Vaccine Research Centre, NIH, and Thomas Ashhurst from the (...)
Tuesday 12
13:00 - SEMINAR - Tone reinforces airway smooth muscle: A walk across the spectrum of biological scales : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: The contractile capacity of airway smooth muscle (ASM) is labile and an abundant literature reports that a great diversity of inflammatory mediators increases its contractile capacity. This acquired hypercontractility is allegedly implicated in the variable component of airway (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Colloquium: Prof Brett Hayes (UNSW), with post-talk drinks in the Psychology Courtyard More Information
Presenter: Prof Brett Hayes

Brett Hayes is Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of New South Wales. He is a former Head of the School of Psychology at UNSW, and has held previous appointments at the University of Sydney, University of Newcastle, and honourary appointments (...)
Friday 15
12:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : Using a Novel Multi-Modal Spectroscopic Imaging “Platform” to Increase Our Understanding of the Biochemical Mechanisms of Brain Disease More Information
Neurodegenerative diseases and disorders are a huge health and economic concern, for both developed and developing countries. Unfortunately, despite large research efforts, few successful therapies have been developed. In part, this is attributed to incomplete understanding of the chemical (...)
Monday 18
8:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Symposium of WA Neuroscience Website | More Information
On behalf of the organising committee of the Symposium of WA Neuroscience (SWAN), in association with the Neurotrauma Research Program of WA and supported by the WA Neuroscience Research Institute, the Australasian Neuroscience Society and Murdoch University, it is my pleasure to announce that (...)

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 (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 27
12:00 - SEMINAR - Young Minds Matter : This event is now sold out. Website | More Information
Professor David Lawrence from the Telethon Kids Institute and the Faculty of Education will present key results from Young Minds Matter, and will also draw on findings from Student Attendance and Educational Outcomes: Every Day Counts and the Western Australian Aboriginal Child Health Survey to (...)

 May 2016
Monday 02
8:30 - WORKSHOP - Consumer & Community Involvement in Research - Workshop : One-day interactive workshop on practical ways to involve consumers and community members in your research. Website | More Information
A training workshop for researchers and students who are looking to involve consumers and community members in health and medical research. This workshop is designed to help: • Increase awareness of the value of involvement • Develop understanding and skills on the ‘how and why’ of implementing (...)
Tuesday 10
13:00 - SEMINAR - "Gut, Immunity and Brain Development in Early Life, Translational Aspects and Clinical Relevance” : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Birth is the most dramatic change in physiological and environmental conditions throughout mammalian life. Different organ systems develop at different rates in relation to this critical time across different species and not all organs are mature at birth. Lung maturation is closely (...)
Thursday 12
12:00 - SEMINAR - Functional characteriation of de novo FOXP1 variants in intellectual disability with speech and language impairment Website | More Information
Elliot Sollis studied Genetics and Human Biology at the University of Western Australia and completed his Honours degree in 2010 with Prof. Nigel Laing and Dr. Gina Ravenscroft at the WAIMR. Presently, he is a PhD student with Prof. Simon Fisher and Dr. Pelagia Derizioti at the Max Planck Institute (...)
Tuesday 17
13:00 - SEMINAR - The Most Profitable Obsolete Technology in History: How the 25-billion dollar a year academic publishing industry is thriving in the digital era : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: On December 18 1995, Forbes predicted academic publisher Elsevier’s relevancy and life in the digital age to be short lived. 20-years later, the academic publishing oligopoly that Elsevier leads is thriving with an annual revenue of $25.2 billion at profit margins higher than Apple (...)


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