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Displaying from Thursday, September 01, 2016
 September 2016
Thursday 01
12:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : Cd-free One-dimensional Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals More Information
Quasi-one-dimensional (1D) colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals manifest linearly polarized emission, reduced lasing threshold, and improved charge transport compared with spherical quantum dots, and find diverse applications ranging from optics, electronics, photocatalysis, sensors to biology. In (...)

17:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Nitrogen crises in agriculture and potential solutions : In this public lecture, Dr Udvardi will discuss basic and applied research and development approaches that aim to reduce the use and environmental impact of industrial N-fertlizers, while maintaining or even increasing plant productivity. Website | More Information
Low concentrations of mineral- and organic-nitrogen compounds in many soils limit plant growth and productivity. Industrial production and use of N-fertilizers relieved this constraint in many agricultural systems and fuelled the Green Revolution of the 20th century. Without N-fertilizers there (...)
Friday 02
12:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : Surface coatings for tailoring the physicochemical properties of biointerfaces More Information
My research group is interested in developing new materials and coatings for understanding the interface between biology and surfaces. In this talk, I will discuss some of our core capabilities in applying surface coatings as well-defined interfacial modifiers. Nature provides many examples of key (...)
Monday 05
17:00 - EVENT - Psychology Colloquium: Prof David Burr (U Florence) More Information
Psychology Colloquium Monday 5th September 5-6pm in Bayliss MCS G.33, followed by post-talk drinks in the Psychology Courtyard (or in bad weather, the Psychology Common Room, 2nd floor of main psychology building.)

Title: A generalized visual sense of number


Tuesday 06
17:00 - EVENT - Lions Eye Institute New Student Info Night : Harry Perkins Institute, QE II Medical Centre, 5pm Website | More Information
Learn about exciting Lions Eye Institute research projects available for new Honours and PhD students starting in 2017. Take a tour, enjoy some light refreshments. See you there!
Wednesday 07
13:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : Building the polymeric platform technologies More Information
Conventional polymers are normally produced in a linear form. With the development of controlled chain polymerization methods, synthesis of polymers with different architectures becomes possible. New architectures can be made as block, star, multi-star, branched, tree-like or brush polymer forms (...)

17:00 - EVENT - School of Psychology: Postgraduate Programs 2017 Information Session More Information
An Opportunity will be provided for informal conversation with staff after the presentation.

The application closing date for postgraduate programs and scholarships is 31st October 2016.

Please RSVP for this event at:[email protected]
Thursday 08
12:00 - EVENT - Bayliss Seminar Series : Establishing the relationship between DNA methylation and G-quadruplex DNA secondary structures More Information

14:00 - EVENT - Today's Global Emergencies and Their Impact on Communities Website | More Information
The incidence of armed conflict, forced displacement and natural disasters is increasing, with tremendous impacts for local communities.

There are concerning consequences of trauma for mental and physical health, community cohesion and economic stability, yet growing evidence suggests (...)
Wednesday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Water for Western Australia's Future : 2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker Series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Sue Murphy, CEO, Water Corporation of Western Australia and the 2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker.

Southwest WA has been hit by climate change harder and faster than nearly anywhere else on the planet.

Since the 1970's, Perth's rainfall has reduced such that last (...)
Thursday 15
12:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : Big genomes, big data, big progress? Reference sequences for wheat and barley and their future impact More Information
Barley and wheat both represent crop species of global importance; wheat and barley are two of the three most important crops of Europe. Despite their economic importance, both species are lagging behind many other plant / crop species in respect to access to their genomes and gene complements – (...)

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 (...)
Monday 19
11:00 - WORKSHOP - Google for researchers Website | More Information
Learn to make more effective use of Google, Google Scholar and Google Books to find scholarly information.

15:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : The biochemist stripped bare: fundamental issues around data analysis and presentation that have taken about 20 years of doing science to sink in More Information
As practising scientists, we all know that every measurement we make is subject to uncertainty - and we also all know that there are a whole set of protocols that have been developed to help you quantify that uncertainty and help you make decisions about and present your data. These tools are (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Social Performance in the Extractive Sector Website | More Information
The 2016 Rio Tinto Lecture by Adjunct Professor Bruce Harvey BSc(Hons), MBA, MAusIMM, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, and Director of 'resolution88’.

Social Performance considerations in the extractive sector include securing social consent to access natural (...)
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 (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : From the discovery of a novel isoprenoid biosynthesis pathway to the design of new antimicrobials More Information
Today, almost all important microbial infections throughout the world, such as tuberculosis, malaria, nosocomial diseases, are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Antimicrobial multi-drug resistance has been called one of the world's most pressing public health problems. It is therefore urgent to (...)

16:00 - EXPO - Postgrad and Honours Expo : Find out how postgraduate studies can enhance your career prospects Website | More Information
If you would like to know how a postgrad qualification can shape your future career, visit our Postgrad & Honours Expo in September.

Chat to current staff and students about the courses on offer, scholarships and the application process, and attend one of the information sessions (...)

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