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Displaying from Wednesday, August 17, 2016
 August 2016
Wednesday 17
17:30 - FREE LECTURE - Seeing Eye to Eye : National Science Week Website | More Information
Lions Eye Institute (LEI) is giving you an opportunity to speak to and hear from some of the best eye doctors and researchers at an event organised during the National Science Week. This event will be divided into two sessions. In the first session you will be able to have a round-table discussion (...)
Thursday 18
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - SELF MADE CITY: New Urban Development Strategies and Housing Typologies Website | More Information
The Annual Dean’s Lecture, (Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts) by Kristien Ring, architect, curator and author.

With more and more people moving to urban centres worldwide, new solutions for growth are needed: strategies for densification that actually improve and bring (...)
Monday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Sleep Deprivation and its Health Consequences Website | More Information
In this public lecture, sleep physician and researcher Matthew Naughton will highlight the importance of quality sleep and the health consequences of sleep deprivation.

Sleep is a crucial ingredient for a healthy life, in addition to a sensible diet and regular activity. In this current (...)
Tuesday 23
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Use of the Term "Freedom" in Diplomatic Discourse of the Renaissance Dubrovnik : Part of the 'What's new in the Medieval?' lecture series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Valentina Zovko, Australian Government Endeavour Fellow, based at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA.

This lecture analyses the appearance and usage of the term "freedom" in speeches given by the Dubrovnik's Renaissance ambassadors (...)

 September 2016
Monday 05
9:00 - EVENT - Research Week : 5 - 9 September 2016 Website | More Information
Visit UWA from 5 – 9 September for UWA Research Week and imagine what is possible when we showcase UWA research and its impact on local and global communities.

With over 50 events it is a great opportunity for people to come and see the sorts of problems we are working on, the (...)
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 (...)
Monday 19
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 (...)

 October 2016
Tuesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Histories of Gender, Families and Children: what do we still want to know? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Stephanie Tarbin, School of Humanities and ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA.

The lives of medieval people are far in the past and were often unrecorded. Nonetheless, in recent decades, gender and social historians have made enormous (...)
Wednesday 19
17:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dante at Auschwitz: the role of poetry in our world Website | More Information
A public lecture by Lino Pertile, the Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literature, Harvard University.

Is there a degree of suffering and degradation beyond which a man or a woman ceases to be a human being? A point beyond which our spirit dies and only pure (...)

18:15 - FREE LECTURE - School of Music presents - The 2016 Callaway Lecture: Martyn Evans : Music, embodiment and the imagination – for good or ill Website | More Information
The Callaway Lecture is one of the most prestigious events on the School of Music calendar. Over the last two decades, a host of distinguished speakers have taken to the podium to deliver their thoughts on subjects as broad ranging as the effects of music on the mind, and the place of music in the (...)
Monday 24
9:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Framing the West : The 2016 Manning Clark House Day of Ideas Website | More Information
The 2016 Manning Clark House Day of Ideas will focus on the theme ‘Framing the West’.

Hosted by the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies, ‘Framing the West’ will address the ways in which understandings, ideas and imaginings about Western Australia have been shaped and framed by its (...)
Wednesday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The How and the Why of Live Cells Imaging in the Retina : current trends in the clinical and basic research Website | More Information
A public lecture by Robert J. Zawadzki, Assistant Research Professor, Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis.

Routine imaging of live cells in the human eye is one of the great achievements of modern Optical Engineering that has been just recently accomplished in both clinical (...)

 November 2016
Wednesday 09
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Theories of Art/Theories of Terror. Avant-garde, Totalitarianism, and Post-Structuralist Epilogue. Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Anatoly Rykov, St Petersburg State University and 2016 Institute of Advanced Studies Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

In this public lecture Professor Anatoly Rykov will address the convergence between totalitarian (proto-fascist) discourses and early avant-garde (...)
Wednesday 16
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Lights, Camera, Action: optics for life Website | More Information
A public lecture by Kishan Dholakia, Professor of Physics, University of St Andrews and 2016 Institute of Advanced Studies Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

Light is incredible. It has formed the basis of so many advances in the world around us, including revolutionising the way we communicate (...)
Wednesday 23
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Australian Cities in the World City Network, 2000-2016 Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ben Derudder, Professor of Human Geography, Ghent University and 2016 Institute of Advanced Studies Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

In this public lecture, Dr Ben Derudder will use the Globalization and World Cities (GaWC) research network’s state-of the-art methodology (...)
Thursday 24
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A More Liveable Perth: how do we create more pedestrian-friendly, less car dependent and more socially inclusive cities? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Jasper Schipperijn, Research Unit for Active Living, University of Southern Denmark and 2016 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

In this public lecture, international expert Dr Jasper Schipperijn will discuss how neighbourhoods provide opportunities (or (...)
Friday 25
8:45 - CONFERENCE - CHINA IN AUSTRALIA: Australia-China Transcultural Studies Symposium : Researchers from across disciplines and countries examine how Australia and China manage their complex, multifaceted relationship from economic, political, cultural, anthropological and pedagogical perspectives More Information
The Australian-China Centre for Transcultural Studies (ACTS), Beijing Foreign Studies University and The University of Western Australia invite you to engage in the critical issues and perspectives in a Globalised World at the China in Australia Symposium on the 25 November.

Scholars (...)

 December 2016
Thursday 01
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Central Role of RNA in Human Evolution and Development : The 2016 Ian Constable Lecture Website | More Information
The 2016 Ian Constable Lecture by Professor John Mattick, Executive Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney.

The genomic programming of human development has been misunderstood because of the initially reasonable, but ultimately incorrect, assumption that most genetic (...)

 February 2017
Wednesday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - One Hundred Prisoners and a Lightbulb Website | More Information
A public lecture by Hans van Ditmarsch, Senior Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France.

Consider this riddle: "A group of 100 prisoners, all together in the prison dining area, are told that they will be all put in isolation cells and then will be (...)

 March 2017
Wednesday 01
18:00 - TALK - An Evening of Death Website | More Information
Death and grieving are essential aspects of human experience and imagining. And yet, discussion of both remains heavily circumscribed.

In this public forum we will lift the veil and peer into the unknown with special guests Dr Brooke Davis, Dr Fiona Jenkins and Dr Jennifer Rodger. We (...)

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