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 August 2014
Sunday 03
16:00 - CONFERENCE - IsoEcol 2014 : International Conference on the Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies Website | More Information
This will be the 9th International Conference on the Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies (IsoEcol 9). The conference will be held 3-8 August 2014 at The University Club, on the campus of The University of Western Australia, adjacent to the beautiful Swan River.

Monday 04
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Drishti Workshops : Introduction to Drishti and Voluminous Website | More Information
Research staff and students are invited to a workshop on volume visualisation using the Drishti and Voluminous software. Presentations will be conducted by Ajay Limaye, the main developer of Drishti from the NCI Vizlab at the Australian National University. A general introduction to Drishti and (...)
Sunday 10
10:00 - OPEN DAY - 2014 Open Day : Join us for our Open Day and experience all that UWA has to offer Website | More Information
Come and find out about UWA’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses, scholarship opportunities, outstanding career options and explore our community programs and facilities.

This year there will be campus tram tours, hands-on activities, live music and entertainment, as well as plenty (...)
Wednesday 13
8:00 - EVENT - Women in Agriculture Breakfast Website | More Information
Students of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (SNAGS) and The UWA Institute of Agriculture would like to invite you to a breakfast to commemorate the role of women in agriculture.
Thursday 14
16:00 - TALK - The new X-ray Surface Analysis Facility at Curtin More Information
Surface science underpins all modern technology from Gore-Tex to the iPhone. We need to think about surfaces for catalysis, corrosion, coatings, growth of thin films, chemical/biological functionalization and nanotechnology just to name a few. Over the last few months Curtin has established a (...)
Saturday 16
15:00 - EVENT - More Than Honey - The Movie - Free Event : Fifty years ago, Einstein had already insisted on the symbiotic relationship binding these pollen gatherers to mankind: “If bees were to disappear from the globe,” he predicted, “mankind would only have four years left to live.” Website | More Information
More Than Honey is a film on the relationship between mankind and honeybees, about nature and about our future.

This documentary by the Swiss filmmaker Marcus Imhoof and narrated by John Hurt is looking into the fascinating world of bees, showing small family beekeepers (including the (...)
Monday 18
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Tim Jarvis - Antarctic explorer who recreated British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s survival journey! : Relive Tim’s remarkable journey to retrace the steps of legendary leader Sir Ernest Shackleton. More Information
Come to a free talk and book signing by Tim Jarvis, one of the world’s leading explorers, as he describes his modern-day journey to retrace, for the first time ever, the legendary 1914 expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

In early 1914, British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his team (...)
Thursday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - When Antarctica was Green: fossil plants reveal Antarctica's climate history : The 2014 Joseph Gentilli Memorial Lecture by Jane Francis, Director, British Antarctic Survey Website | More Information
Although the polar regions are currently covered in ice and snow, life was very different at high latitudes under past warm climates millions of years ago – the polar regions were green. Fossil plants (leaves, wood, pollen, seeds and flowers) preserved in rocks from Antarctica show that the (...)
Thursday 28
13:00 - SEMINAR - Repelling sharks to save them...and us! : Animal Biology Seminar Series More Information
Shark repellents have traditionally been used to reduce the risk of ‘attack’, but they also play a role in reducing bycatch and, ultimately, protecting these ecologically and economically important species. Ryan Kempster, a shark biologist at UWA, will reveal the history of shark repellent (...)
Friday 29
8:00 - EVENT - Combined Biological Sciences Meeting : 24th Annual CBSM @ UWA University Club Website | More Information
CBSM aims to promote biological science in Western Australia by encouraging the interaction of scientists, students and industry representatives from all aspects of life science. The meeting is designed to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and expertise to keep the life sciences in WA (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - A Fourfold Sutra for Environmental Monitoring and Compliance : Dr Rohan Sadler, Astron Environmental Services Website | More Information
A Fourfold Sutra for Environmental Monitoring and Compliance: Regulation, Remote Sensing, Information Management and Product Development

R&D (research and development; including process improvement and leaning up) is really the only means a small- to mid- tier company can compete (i.e (...)

 September 2014
Monday 01
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - IAVS 2014 : 57th Annual Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science Website | More Information
The International Association for Vegetation Science (IAVS) is a worldwide union of scientists and others interested in theoretical and practical studies of vegetation: its composition and structure, history, classification, distribution, ecology, dynamics, management and uses in the landscape. The (...)
Tuesday 02
17:00 - TALK - WA Flow Meeting : Presentation of applications, protocols, information and general discussion of current flow cytometry. More Information
Tracey Lee-Pullen from SJOG will provide an overview of the process of designing and optomising polychromatic immunophenotyping panels for clinical cancer research, followed by Dr Scott Fisher from UWA/HPI who will show us how targeting regulatory immune cell subsets can improve cancer therapy.
Wednesday 03
16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Shovelomics - variation of architectural and anatomical root traits : Guest Seminar on Wednesday 3 September @ 4pm, Botany Seminar Room 2.14 More Information
There is an increasing need for higher crop yields and subsequently quantitatively analyses of phenotypic traits such as roots traits and their dynamic responses to the environment is an essential requirement for genetic and physiological research and plant breeding. We characterized variation in (...)
Monday 15
17:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Steps to Sustainable Livestock and the Global Farm Platform : A public lecture by Prof Mark Eisler, Chair in Global Farm Animal Health at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom Website | More Information
Prof Mark Eisler, Chair in Global Farm Animal Health at the University of Bristol will be giving a public lecture entitled Steps to Sustainable Livestock and the Global Farm Platform. In this lecture, Mark Eisler will describe his work towards establishing a ‘Global Farm Platform’, an international (...)
Tuesday 16
9:00 - SEMINAR - The 7 Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students : The key habits underlying success and enjoyment of a research degree will be covered. Website | More Information
This workshop is for research students who would like to be more effective in their studies.

19:00 - FREE LECTURE - CMSS Presents: Preventive Medicine, Muslim Children and Our Community: World’s First Halal Vaccines – Globalvacc ‘Al Shifa’ : A public lecture by Mr VT Ragupathy Website | More Information
We have certainly come a long way in preventive medicine. Viruses are becoming more resistant and toxins continue to be the scourge of modern living. Although health and wellness may be on everyone’s minds these days, attention to wellbeing is by no means a new concept. People have been searching (...)
Thursday 18
13:00 - SEMINAR - In silico reconstruction of ancestral adeno-associated viruses for retinal gene therapy : Animal Biology Seminar Series More Information
Adeno-associated virus vectors (AAV) are a safe and effective tool for gene therapy, particularly for the treatment of inherited blindness. However AAVs are endemic in the human population and its efficiency is subjected to circulating neutralizing antibodies which significantly limit broader (...)
Friday 19
17:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Annual Boodja Soil Science Lecture : Soil Science Australia (WA Branch) invites you to the annual WA Boodja Soil Science Lecture. The lecture is free and open to all. Boodja is a Noongar word for "land" and the lecture series acknowledges the important role of aboriginal understanding in the responsible management of our soil and land. Website | More Information
This year the society is honoured to have Emeritus Professor Alan Robson (AO) present the second lecture in this series.

Alan Robson has made a huge contribution to research on soil-plant-microbe interactions and to the wider university sector.

He is the author of four books (...)
Tuesday 23
8:45 - COURSE - Forecasting: Principles and Practice - a 3 day course Website | More Information
In this workshop, we will explore methods and models for forecasting time series. Topics to be covered include seasonality and trends, exponential smoothing, ARIMA modelling, dynamic regression and state space models, as well as forecast accuracy methods and forecast evaluation techniques such as (...)


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