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Displaying from Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 April 2015
Tuesday 14
19:00 - TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Dampier Archipelago More Information
About the talk

From a scientific perspective, Aboriginal people entered the landmass of Sahul (greater Australia) more than 50,000 years ago and were in the Pilbara region of Western Australia by 42,000 BP. These first settlers left their mark in these artefacts and in abundant rock art (...)

 May 2015
Tuesday 12
16:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Soul Friendship : From the ancient Celtic way of Soul Friendship, Ray Simpson will help us find the inner resources for sustainable leadership in work, pilgrimage, poetry, healing the land and relationship with Indigenous people. More Information
This is the first of this year's Chaplain's International Lectures, where religious perspectives attempt to advance contemporary issues and is sponsored by the chaplains of the University of Western Australia. Ray Simpson is the Guardian of the International Community of Aidan and Hilda based on (...)

19:00 - TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Hidden Treasures of Special Collections More Information
The UWA Special Collections is a treasure trove of wonderful rare books and manuscripts that are available to students, researchers and members of the community. Leather-bound antiquarian books, handwritten documents on vellum, rare facsimiles of illuminated manuscripts and early hand-painted maps (...)

 June 2015
Tuesday 09
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : WA Politics and Premiers More Information
About the talk

Peter Kennedy met and interviewed the past 11 WA premiers after starting in journalism at The West Australian in 1970. In his talk he will touch on the background of each of the premiers, including aspects of which even he was unaware, despite dealing with them in a (...)

 July 2015
Tuesday 14
19:00 - EVENT - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Return to tradition - the Dobag Project and the future of village carpet weaving in Turkey More Information
Presentation synopsis

In Turkey, works of art cover the floors. The region has long been known for its carpet-weaving traditions. From nomadic tribal flatweaves and knotted pile carpets to the luxurious silk textiles of the Ottoman court, rich colours and bold geometric designs have (...)

 August 2015
Tuesday 11
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : What have the Romans done for us? More Information
In a famous scene in Monty Python's Life of Brian, the rhetorical question is asked "What have the Romans ever done for us?" and the answer turns out to be quite a lot.

This talk asks the same question in contemporary Australia and, unsurprisingly, will suggest a similar answer (...)

 September 2015
Tuesday 08
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Supply water forever whatever the weather More Information
Achieving security in a new era of water supply. In response to the dramatically drying climate in South West Western Australia, the Water Corporation has embarked on a process of reform to drought proof Perth by 2022 so that sufficient water supplies are maintained, whatever the weather.

Thursday 10
9:00 - EVENT - 3MT competition : Competitors are challenged to explain their research in an engaging way in 3 minutes. Website | More Information
Semi-finals from 9.15 - 12.00. Finals from 3-5pm.

 October 2015
Tuesday 13
19:00 - EVENT - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Look up Perth More Information
In his talk, 'Look Up Perth', Richard Offen will touch on the history of some of Perth's superb wealth of heritage buildings, telling the story of their birth and people behind their creation. From the city's oldest standing building, the Old Court House to treasures such as His Majesty's Theatre (...)

 November 2015
Tuesday 10
19:00 - TALK - Talk : The Celluloid Piano: at the movies with Eileen Joyce More Information
The final 2015 meeting of the Friends of the UWA Library will be held on Tuesday 10 November at 7.30pm in the Tunley Lecture Theatre in the School of Music. Dr Victoria Rogers will present a talk entitled The Celluloid Piano: at the movies with Eileen Joyce. Born in Zeehan, Tasmania and raised in (...)

 February 2016
Tuesday 02
9:00 - LECTURE - Live GAMSAT Science Review Course : This Section 3 (science) GAMSAT course is taught by Dr. Ferdinand who is the author of the Gold Standard GAMSAT textbook; has five years of experience teaching GAMSAT courses; and he produced more than 100 GAMSAT YouTube videos with step-by-step worked solutions for the official GAMSAT practice materials (published by ACER). Join us for problem-based learning with an experienced GAMSAT expert. Website | More Information
The Gold Standard GAMSAT will host a GAMSAT Science Review (Section 3) seminar on Feb 2 - 3, 2016 at University Hall, University of Western Australia. The course will start at 9 am and ends at 6 pm daily.

The tutor of this course is Dr. Brett Ferdinand, author of the Gold Standard (...)
Thursday 04
9:00 - SEMINAR - Live GAMSAT Practice Test & Review Course : This GAMSAT Practice Test & Review Course is taught by Dr. Ferdinand who is the author of the Gold Standard GAMSAT textbook; has five years of experience teaching GAMSAT courses; and he produced more than 100 GAMSAT YouTube videos with step-by-step worked solutions for the official GAMSAT practice materials (published by ACER). Join us for problem-based learning with an experienced GAMSAT expert. Website | More Information
The Gold Standard GAMSAT will host a GAMSAT Practice Test & Review seminar on Feb 4 - 5, 2016 at University Hall, University of Western Australia. The course will start at 9 am and ends at 6 pm daily.

The tutor of this course is Dr. Brett Ferdinand, author of the Gold Standard (...)

 March 2016
Tuesday 08
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Perth Theatres & Cinemas - discover the fascinating history of performance spaces in Perth More Information
In the early days of the Swan River colony most theatrical and musical entertainment took place either in private residences or in the Court House (now the Old Courthouse Law Museum in Stirling Gardens). Gradually as the population increased and more public buildings were constructed, further (...)

 April 2016
Tuesday 12
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : The Future of Libraries: Disruption, Reinvention, Innovation More Information
Never have there been more immense challenges or greater opportunities for libraries. Technology has caused significant disruption to the model where print information once defined the library and the library’s worth was measured by the total number of books on shelves. As a result, significant (...)
Monday 18
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 (...)

 May 2016
Tuesday 10
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : The battle of Gallipoli 1416 and its consequences for Venetians and Ottomans More Information
On May 29, 1416, a Venetian fleet that was escorting an ambassador to the Ottoman Sultan was attacked by a larger number of Turkish vessels off the harbour of Gallipoli, on the eastern side of the Gallipoli peninsula. The Venetians destroyed the Turkish fleet, and killed so many of its sailors and (...)

 June 2016
Tuesday 14
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Kings Park – Some myths, legends and a little history - Dr Dorothy Erickson More Information
About the talk

‘Kings Park, myths, legends and a little history” is an illustrated talk originally written for the staff and guides of Kings Park to coincide with the launch of my book A Joy Forever: The Story of Kings Park commissioned by the Parks and Garden Authority primarily to (...)

 July 2016
Thursday 07
8:30 - CONFERENCE - 7th Wave Conference Series : he '7th Wave' reflects the ever changing landscape in Higher Education Website | More Information
The '7th Wave' reflects the ever changing landscape in Higher Education - every 7th wave is larger than the rest and will bring the biggest learning innovation changes.

The first of the 7th Wave Conference Series is a two-day event exploring opportunities to build on the momentum of (...)

 August 2016
Tuesday 09
19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : Racist furniture and White Australia: “The Factories Act of 1904” More Information
About the talk

Did you know that every piece of furniture once had to declare if it had been touched by ‘Asiatic’ hands? Or that Boans used to proudly advertise that all its furniture from its factory in East Perth was made with 100% White Labour? Starting with a small kitchen table in (...)
Sunday 14
9:00 - OPEN DAY - University Hall Open Day Breakfast : YOU can meet our UniHallers and join us for breakfast and a tour before heading over to UWA Open Day. Website | More Information
YOU can meet our UniHallers and join us for a free exclusive breakfast and a tour before heading over to UWA Open Day.

This is a great opportunity for you to discover what it’s like to live on campus at UWA. On the day you will meet our UniHall ambassadors who will take you on a tour and (...)


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