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Displaying from Thursday, July 01, 2010
 July 2010
Wednesday 21
13:00 - SEMINAR - Research Ethics in the Era of Personalized Medicine: Updating Science’s Contract with Society More Information
It has become a familiar refrain that completing the sequence of the human genome promises increased capacity to diagnose and treat disease and in so doing substantially improve the quality of life for millions (if not billions) of people. The vision includes the development of high quality tests (...)

 August 2010
Friday 06
8:30 - SYMPOSIUM - SymbioticA Symposium> Body/Art Bioethics : A symposium exploring the culture and ethics of the use and ownership of living material Website | More Information
A symposium exploring the culture and ethics of the use and ownership of living material, from the cell to the whole body, in art, science, law and philosophy.

The body is increasingly being transformed into commodity and media, put on display, fragmented, manipulated, preserved and (...)
Tuesday 31
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - Global Health Short Course 2010 : Free lecture series on Global Health Issues Website | More Information
Global Health Short Course 2010 A free 7 week lecture series at UWA with fourteen speakers from around Australia including Dr Norman Swan, Dr Carmen Lawrence and Professor Mike Daube, among others. Topics include Global Health and the Media; Refugee Health in Australia; Conflict, War and Displaced P (...)

 September 2010
Tuesday 07
13:00 - TALK - UWA Careers Centre - On the Couch with the recruiters : Meet the recruiters and get tips for your resume, interviews and job etiquette. Website | More Information
‘On the couch with the recruiter session’ is targeted at postgraduate students, although all students are welcome.

Discover what you need to know about being competitive in the Australian market place - academia, government and industry. Be prepared to ask questions about resumes, pre (...)
Saturday 18
17:00 - REUNION - 40 Year Medical Reunion : 40 Year Medical Reunion for graduating MBBS class 1970 More Information
The graduating MBBS class 1970 will meet for a yeargroup reunion. You have the opportunity to tour CTEC and get to know how anatomy and surgical skills are taught today. Thereafter you are invited to join for the cocktail type function at the UniClub. RSVP required. $90 / person To contribute to (...)
Monday 27
9:00 - COURSE - Epidemiology & Control of Communicable Diseases : Spring School unit Website | More Information
Our Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases course is designed to allow students to understand the principles of infectious disease emergence and transmission using current cases and examples.

The course reviews the traditional tools of outbreak and epidemic investigation (...)

 October 2010
Monday 11
12:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Chest Medicine in China : 12 noon for light lunch, Presentation 12.30 - 1.30pm Website | More Information
Prof Chen Shengwen will give a brief introduction to the Nanshan Hospital and its department of respiratory medicine. He will present a range of challenging cases his department has dealt with and discuss respiratory medicine practice in China today. There will be the opportunity for questions (...)
Tuesday 12
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - W/Prof Shaun Collin Public Lecture - The evolution of light detection: eco-physiological impacts on Australia's biodiversity : Focus on fish vision in year of biodiversity Website | More Information
Join WA Premier’s Research Fellow, Winthrop Professor Shaun Collin, as he focuses on the vision of species of fish which inhabit the diverse Australian marine ecosystems. Shaun talks about the vital importance of light detection to the survival of any living organism. Highlighting 2010 as the (...)
Monday 25
12:00 - SEMINAR - The Pitfalls of Gene Therapy : 12 noon for light lunch. Presentation 12.30 - 1.30pm. Register at [email protected] Website | More Information
Prof Constable is recognised as one of the world’s leading ophthalmic surgeons and is founder of the Lions Eye Institute. He is a consultant retinal surgeon at Royal Perth, Sir Charles Gairdner and Princess Margaret Hospitals.

Prof Constable was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal from UWA (...)
Wednesday 27
16:30 - SEMINAR - Honours & Graduate Diploma of Science Seminar More Information
Michael Grzelak

"Evaluation of nano-particle based delivery of curcumin into skeletal muscle cells" Supervisors: Dr Tony Bakker, Dr Gavin Pinniger, Prof Colin Raston

Shresta Lobind

"Rubidium86 turnover as a method to measure field metabolic rate; is (...)
Thursday 28
17:30 - SEMINAR - Cancer & Lifestyle Seminar : Expert panel presenting on healthy lifestyle during & after treatment More Information
Expert panel of guest presenters from various health disciplines discussing healthy lifestyle and cancer. Topics including exercise, complementary therapies, nutrition and patient support services. Take home information available from various support groups, and information provided on current (...)

 November 2010
Monday 01
13:00 - SEMINAR - DVCR Lunchtime Seminar Series : Commercialisation and ARC Linkage More Information
Gain useful insight into the ARC Linkage Projects scheme and Commercialistation.

The speakers will discuss: 1) Support available at UWA when applying for Linkage; 2) IP Commercialisation via different routes such as licensing, spin-outs, and research contracts; 3) Their personal (...)
Tuesday 09
17:30 - SEMINAR - Preventing the next Dr Death More Information
Presented by the Statistical Society of Australia, W.A. Branch, this talk will provide some examples of how this accountability works in identifying hospitals, departments and individual doctors who are not performing as expected. The media have provided extensive coverage of the problems for (...)
Saturday 13
20:00 - ALUMNI EVENT - 20 Year Medical Reunion : 20th Reunion of UWA Medical School Graduating Class of 1990/ People who started UWA medical school in 1985 More Information
Medical School Graduating Class of 1990/ People who started UWA medical school in 1985. Keep This Date Free!

Want to relive the carefree 1980s for a night? Want to find out what's happened to your medical school mates for the last 20 years? When: Sat 13th November 2010 Venue: UWA (...)
Tuesday 16
18:00 - ORATION - Warren Jones 2010 Oration: Living with complexity : Oration followed by cocktail reception from 7:00pm More Information
Following the enormous advances in the understanding of health and disease that marked the closing decades of the 20th century and continue unabated today, our capacity to deal with scientific (and social) complexity may determine the future of the medical sciences and, perhaps, our species through (...)
Monday 22
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Clinical Epidemiology : Summer School unit, 5 day intensive Website | More Information
This 5-day fulltime, 6 point unit focuses on the application of epidemiologic research principles to questions relating to clinical diagnosis, prognosis and the efficacy of therapeutic interventions.

Unit outline This five-day unit considers: * design, conduct and analysis of (...)
Thursday 25
8:10 - WORKSHOP - Information Governance and Data Linkage : Workshop Website | More Information
School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with Health Information Research Unit, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Wales is proud to present this "Information Governance and Data Linkage" workshop.

This is an intensive two-day (...)
Monday 29
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data : Summer School unit, 5 day intensive Website | More Information
This is an intensive five-day six-point unit on the theory and practice of analysis of large sets of linked administrative health data at an introductory to intermediate level.

Rapid growth in data linkage projects has led to a shortfall in analyst skills.

Some researchers (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - Health within the West Australian prison system. Findings of the 2010 Department of Corrective Services Report. : Light lunch from 12noon with a 12.30pm start. Website | More Information
In 2009, Dr Stevens was seconded to the Department of Corrective Services by the Director General of Health to undertake a review of the Prison Health Service. This Service sits within the DCS and provides clinical care to a population of around 5,000 prisoners located in 15 adult prisons and two (...)

 December 2010
Wednesday 01
17:30 - EVENT - Raine Visiting Professor Lecture Series : "In Sickness and in Health: The Future of Medicine" by Professor Marc Noppen, Belgium More Information
Professor Noppen’s leadership and strategic vision for the University Hospital in Brussels and his interest in the provision of quality public healthcare will bring a European perspective on these aspects for Australian healthcare providers and underpins his lecture.

This lecture is (...)

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