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Displaying from Friday, May 03, 2013
 May 2013
Friday 03
13:00 - EVENT - Confession & the Popular Media: Guest Seminar with A/Prof Tom Scirghi SJ : St Thomas More College Chair of Jesuit Studies More Information
A/Prof Tom Scirghi, the 2013 St Thomas More College Visiting Chair of Jesuit Studies, presents the second of three seminars, focusing this week on confession and the popular media.

Why was Lance Armstrong's confession to Oprah Winfrey so criticised by the media? And is forcing priests (...)

15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Amplifying Ambiguity, Contesting Futures : Public talk with SymbioticA resident Art historian Nora Vaage Website | More Information
In our contemporary Knowledge society, ideas for and about science are often shaped by the visions, scenarios and predictions offered by more or less clear-sighted actors within different societal spheres.

Entering into the contested terrain of which futures to prepare for, some of these (...)
Monday 06
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Scott Stephens CS Lewis Anniversary Lecture : Fifty years on, CS Lewis still inspires intelligent Christian commentator on society More Information
Scott Stephens of ABC Religion and Ethics will speak on "The Missing Middle: How we lost our sense of the Good (and our sense of God along with it)." This is one of several events commemorating C.S.Lewis and his impact. One of 2013 UWA CHaplain's International Lecture series.
Tuesday 07
10:00 - COURSE - Policy, program and project evaluation in the 21st century in theory and practice : The life sciences and beyond Website | More Information
An Institute of Advanced Studies Short Course Professor Peter W.B. Phillips,Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan.

In a time of fiscal restraint and economic slowdown, governments around the world are looking to technological innovation as one (...)
Thursday 09
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Western Australia as an old landscape transformed, altered, but not lost Website | More Information
from the wheatbelt to the Murchison in the path of Surveyor Robert Austin’s 1854 expedition.

An Inquiring Minds Lecture by Stephen Hopper, Winthrop Professor of Biodiversity,The University of Western Australia.

In this talk, Professor Hopper will present a modern journey taken (...)
Wednesday 15
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Science for the Future Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist of Australia.

In this inaugural Rio Tinto-UWA Education Partnership lecture, Professor Ian Chubb will discuss the importance of science to Australia’s future and its place in the world.

Professor Ian Chubb was appointed to the (...)
Thursday 16
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Water and Society: How do We Achieve Social Transformation? Website | More Information
A cross-disciplinary forum.

The importance of water and its impact on society will continue to be one of the key challenges for future generations struggling with droughts, floods and the availability of clean drinking water. The need for cross-disciplinary strategies to deal with the (...)
Friday 17
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Implications of the way we live : Public talk with Professor Jorg Imberger Website | More Information
By way of introduction I will review the legacy of the last 100 years of "progress. Anthropogenic emissions have triggering new carbon emission loops. destruction of habitats is leading to species instabilities with potential impacts on food production, globalization & increasing wealth (...)
Wednesday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Stalemate in American Politics: Sorting Out the Culprits Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Burdett Loomis, Fulbright Flinders University Distinguished Chair in American Political Science.

The American political system was not designed to produce speedy or highly responsive policy-making. Given the US’s separation-of-powers structure, a grossly (...)
Monday 27
16:00 - SEMINAR - The experiences of migrant workers after a work-related injury: A qualitative study from Toronto, Canada Website | More Information
Agnieszka Kosny has a PhD in Public Health (University of Toronto) and has worked as a Scientist at the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto, Canada. She is a qualitative researcher and her research has primarily focused on examining the experiences of new migrants after a work-related injury (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Shark in Art: creature vs culture : A lecture by Vivienne Westbrook, National Taiwan University Website | More Information
Sharks have excited the imagination of literary and visual artists for centuries. There are literally thousands of references to sharks in poetry, drama, novels, painting and sculpture. Since the twentieth century they have been appropriated for film, TV and advertising campaigns, but often in ways (...)
Tuesday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Australian Science and Engineering: Reaching for the Stars Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Lyn Beazley AO FTSE, Chief Scientist of Western Australia.

Australia has a reputation for scientific discoveries and engineering innovations that are amongst the best in the world. In this lecture, Professor Beazley will discuss two of them. One is Australia’ (...)
Wednesday 29
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Black Pope and the White Pope: The Jesuits and the Papacy Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Thomas Scirghi, SJ, 2013 St Thomas More College Chair of Jesuit Studies.

Francis I is the first Jesuit pope in the history of the Catholic Church. Sometimes called the “Pope’s marines,” the Jesuits – formally known as the Society of Jesus – take a special vow of (...)
Thursday 30
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Puzzle of Neolifism, the Strange Materiality of Regenerative and Synthetically Biological Things Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds lecture by Oron Catts, Director, SymbioticA, Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, UWA.

In 1906 Jacques Loeb suggested making a living system from dead matter as a way to debunk the vitalists’ ideas and claimed to have (...)
Friday 31
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - SymbioticA double feature w/ Adelaide Cohalan and Devon Ward : SymbioticA presents two talks from the current roster of Master Biological Arts students Website | More Information
Talk#1 Sensory Trap: Communication and collaboration with honeybees in the ultraviolet

During this talk Adelaide Cohalan will present ideas that she has been working on as part of her proposal for her final year Masters project, Sensory Trap. Sensory Trap intends to explore the (...)

 June 2013
Wednesday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Terror, Catastrophe, and the Role of Theory Website | More Information
A public lecture by David Simpson, Distinguished Professor of English, UC Davis.

Terror and catastrophe are commonly distinguished as (respectively) man-made and natural phenomena, but there is increasing evidence for seeing them as historically related. There is also a strong case for (...)
Thursday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Witness to Disaster: Journalists and Journalism in Hurricane Katrina Website | More Information
A public lecture by James O’Byrne, NOLA.com.

Katrina brought into high relief the role of journalists as first responders, as integral to disaster response as police, fire and rescue personnel. The unprecedented nature of the collapse of the Federal seawalls protecting New Orleans, and (...)
Wednesday 12
17:30 - EVENT - MBA Information Evening : Discover the UWA MBA Website | More Information
The Business School is hosting an information evening for its Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programs.

We invite you to attend the upcoming information evening which will give you the opportunity to learn about the programs (...)
Friday 21
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Agency in Movement Symposium : Free one day Symposium presented by SymbioticA Website | More Information
The Agency in Movement symposium employs a variety of disciplines to explore the complex relations between movement and vitality. Motion is observed by attaching a frame of reference to a “body” and measuring its change in position relative to another reference frame. Therefore, movement is (...)
Monday 24
9:00 - CONFERENCE - Call for Paper: ROGE-2013 (London-UK): International Conference of Restructuring of the Global Economy : ROGE-2013 Website | More Information
CALL FOR PAPERS The Academy of Business & Retail Management is proud to have an established record to organising and managing international academic conferences. Please join us for one of our annual conferences in location given below. All our Conference seek to elucidate a wealth of issues (...)


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