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Displaying from Wednesday, May 11, 2011
 May 2011
Wednesday 11
18:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - THE VALUE OF EDUCATION - Part 2 : This is the second seminar in a two-part seminar series Website | More Information
Intelligence is acquired knowledge of a particular subject or subjects. But being knowledgeable in no way renders your intellect clear to think, reason and decide on matters pertaining to life. A person could be highly intelligent, yet impractical in day to day living. For example, a scientist may (...)
Tuesday 17
11:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar: : "Sharing my experience as Editor in Chief of Plant and Soil - stories that could fill a book" Website | More Information
The WA branch of the Australian Society of Soil Science (ASSSI) has invited Winthrop Professor Hans Lambers to give a Soil&Water Seminar at 11am on Tues, May 17th. All welcome!

TITLE: “Sharing my experience as Editor in Chief of Plant and Soil - stories that could fill a book”
Wednesday 18
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Seminar: Simulation Used to Generate Alerts within a Wildfire Early Warning System. Website | More Information
Following the February 2009 bushfires in Victoria, a nation-wide alert system has been activated. The University of Western Australia, FESA and Landgate have initiated a project which will develop a novel Wildfire Early Warning System, created by integrating a state-of-the-art simulator with an (...)
Thursday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - CMCA Seminar Series: Topics in Computer Vision Website | More Information
Winthrop Professor Mohammed Bennamoun from Computer Science & Software Engineering, University of Western Australia will provide a brief introduction to the area of computer vision (with an emphasis on 3D). He will also talk about the related work in this field that has been done in the School (...)
Friday 20
10:00 - LECTURE - Editing techniques for academic writing : A systematic approach for editing and refining your writing will be outlined More Information
Dr Michael Azariadis will outline a systematic approach for editing and refining your academic writing.
Wednesday 25
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Seminar: Impact of historical land-cover change on cold fronts in SWWA Website | More Information
The south-west of Western Australia (SWWA) has been experiencing a warming and drying trend since the 1970s. This has led to a wide array of research on the likely causes of this decline which can be broadly classified into two major categories. The first is that the decline in rainfall is directly (...)

 June 2011
Wednesday 01
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Seminar: Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change and Variability in Dryland Agriculture in Southwest Western Australia Website | More Information
The agricultural region in southwest Western Australia has a Mediterranean-type climate, characterised by winter dominant rainfall and hot, dry summers. The majority of crops are sown in autumn and harvested in late spring. Agricultural production in much of the region contends with hostile soils (...)
Thursday 09
13:30 - EVENT - IOA Postgraduate Showcase 2011: Frontiers in Agriculture and Resource Management : Some of UWA’s best PhD students presenting their research in Agriculture and Resource Management Website | More Information
This event aims to draw attention to some of UWA’s best PhD students at an advanced stage of their studies, and highlighting relevant research and progress being made in the area of Agriculture and Resource Management at UWA.

The audience will include industry personnel, funding bodies (...)
Wednesday 15
16:00 - SEMINAR - An mRNA Blueprint for C4 Photosynthesis : 2-celled C4 photosynthetic cycle enhances radiation use efficiency More Information
We have studied nuclear and chloroplast transcriptomes in Cleome leaves and characterized the changes required for C4 photosynthesis by two comparative approaches. ABSTRACT AVAILABLE: [email protected]

 July 2011
Wednesday 13
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : Nasty males and choosy queens: Sexual reproduction in Social insects Website | More Information
The reproductive biology of social insects, being the social bees, ants, wasps and termites is truly spectacular, as a number of characteristics reported are either absent or very rare in other species. For example, social insect queens are the world’s record holder for long-term sperm storage and (...)
Friday 22
13:30 - EVENT - 2011 Industry Forum: deregulation of the wheat industry : Industry stakeholders discuss the challenges and opportunities since deregulation Website | More Information
This forum brings together stakeholders in the wheat industry to discuss the challenges and opportunities they have been facing since deregulation and to discuss the way forward for the industry. This is the fourth consecutive year that the UWA Institute of Agriculture is organizing such an (...)

14:00 - EVENT - Three Minute Thesis Finals : A competition to find the most engaging 3 minute presentation on a research topic Website | More Information
The 10 most engaging 3 Minute Thesis presenters selected at the UWA semi-finals on 21st July, will compete for prizes and the opportunity to represent UWA at the Australia-New Zealand 3MT competition in September. Please come along to support the presenters and vote for your "People's Choice&qu (...)

 August 2011
Friday 12
8:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Great Southern, Great Science Symposium Website | More Information
The Western Australia Chief Scientist, Professor Lyn Beazley, and the University of Western Australia's Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management are hosting a symposium in Albany to showcase the excellent science taking place in the Great Southern region.

'Great Southern (...)
Sunday 14
10:00 - EVENT - 2011 Open Day : Experience what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
UWA opens up the whole campus to the public.

Come and find out about the courses on offer, valuable research, community programs, and facilities...all mixed with a day full of lots of fun activities for everyone!
Tuesday 16
13:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, 1pmAug18: : "Tropical cyclones and the pulsed eco–hydrological dynamics of Australia’s arid zone" More Information
The first Soil&Water Seminar for 2nd semester will be at 1pm on Tues, Aug 16th. The speaker will be Gavan McGrath, from the Soil Physics group at School of Earth and Environment. All welcome!

TITLE: “Tropical cyclones and the pulsed eco–hydrological dynamics of Australia’s arid zone: (...)
Thursday 18
10:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of Chloroplast RNA Editing : RNA editing converts genetic information encoded in genome More Information
Dr Okuda is from Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, Japan and his research focuses around PPR proteins and plant organelle gene expression. RNA editing converts genetic information encoded in the genome at the RNA level and is thus a biological phenomenon that challenges the (...)
Tuesday 23
11:00 - EVENT - Science Union Careers Expo : Careers Centre & Science Union are holding a careers expo! All students welcome! More Information
Want to find out more about who employs Science students? Interested in work experience, graduate or vacation work?

Come along to the Science Union Careers Expo!

Employers attending include:

-Rio Tinto -Alcoa -ASIO -Teach for Australia -UWA Faculty of Education (Do (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, Aug23: : "Amazonian Indian Black Earths, black carbon and a little bulldust" More Information
The Soil&Water Seminar at 1pm on Tues, Aug 23rd will be given by Winthrop Professor Bob Gilkes. All welcome!

TITLE: “Amazonian Indian Black Earths, black carbon and a little bulldust”

ABSTRACT: Indian black earths(IBE) in the Amazon basin are small inliers of very (...)
Wednesday 24
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : History of the 21st century Website | More Information
What does the future hold for us? Current lifestyles are built on large amounts of cheap energy and abundant resources.

The challenge now is that climate change and resource depletion threaten food production and peace. I expect the retrospective view of the 21st century will show up (...)
Tuesday 30
13:00 - TALK - INTERNATIONAL WEEK: On the Couch - with the recruiters : Meet the recruiters and get tips for your resume, interviews and job etiquette. Recruiters from Rio Tinto, PwC and Department of Regional Development and Lands. More Information
‘On the couch with the recruiter session’ is targeted at international students, although all students are welcome.

Discover what you need to know about being competitive in the Australian market place. Be prepared to ask questions about resumes, pre interview, interview and post (...)


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