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 September 2016
Thursday 01
17:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Nitrogen crises in agriculture and potential solutions : In this public lecture, Dr Udvardi will discuss basic and applied research and development approaches that aim to reduce the use and environmental impact of industrial N-fertlizers, while maintaining or even increasing plant productivity. Website | More Information
Low concentrations of mineral- and organic-nitrogen compounds in many soils limit plant growth and productivity. Industrial production and use of N-fertilizers relieved this constraint in many agricultural systems and fuelled the Green Revolution of the 20th century. Without N-fertilizers there (...)
Thursday 15
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Importance of Marine Protected Areas for Our Oceans : A public lecture - part of the 2016 Our Ocean conference Website | More Information
This satellite event is part of the 2016 Our Ocean Conference. Held in Washington, D.C. on September 15-16 and hosted by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the conference focuses on the key ocean issues of our time – marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-relat (...)
Friday 16
11:00 - EVENT - Engel’s Law, Diet Diversity and the Quality of Food Consumption Website | More Information
Increasing income brings about a decline in the relative importance of food consumption, a wider spread of spending patterns and a demand for higher-quality goods. Using an index-number approach, this paper analyses these three closely related tendencies. Stripping out the impact of prices from (...)
Saturday 17
16:30 - EVENT - Pingelly Astrofest : An Astronomically Awesome Free Event Website | More Information
UWA Farm Ridgefield and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are hosting a community based festival event to celebrate astronomy and Australian science on Saturday, 17 September 2016. The event will feature fun and engaging activities in a beautiful rural setting, at UWA (...)
Monday 19
15:00 - SEMINAR - Bayliss Seminar Series : The biochemist stripped bare: fundamental issues around data analysis and presentation that have taken about 20 years of doing science to sink in More Information
As practising scientists, we all know that every measurement we make is subject to uncertainty - and we also all know that there are a whole set of protocols that have been developed to help you quantify that uncertainty and help you make decisions about and present your data. These tools are (...)
Wednesday 21
8:00 - STAFF EVENT - mLEARNING SUMMIT : Explore the use of mobile and in-context learning in Higher Education Website | More Information
Join us for the mLEARNING SUMMIT, the main event for the mLearning Month (September 2016) hosted by the Centre for Education Futures.

The mLearning Summit will be featuring our own Professor Gilly Salmon addressing the role of mobile learning in blended education.

Also (...)

 October 2016
Monday 10
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Assessment and Feedback Futures: Tools for Good Practice Website | More Information
UWA Staff are invited to join Mark Bailye (Blackboard) and Centre for Education Futures staff for this active workshop to explore how technological tools can support the UWA Policy on Assessment, and enhance good assessment and feedback practice. This session will help you get the most out of (...)
Tuesday 25
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Data Carpentry Workshop : Learn basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data Website | More Information
This workshop is open to UWA graduate students and UWA researchers. There is a maximum of 30 places. The cost is $22 (incl. GST). Topics covered: data organization in spreadsheets and OpenRefine, data analysis and visualization in Python, and SQL for data management.

13:00 - SEMINAR - Induction of fertile ovulation and puberty advancement by a new kisspeptin analog : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: The neuropeptide kisspeptin and its receptor, KiSS1R, govern the reproductive timeline of mammals. Previous studies pointed to their central role to maintain fertility by triggering puberty onset and promoting ovulation by stimulating gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) secretion (...)
Wednesday 26
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - UN World Food Day and SDG2 free event : Wed26 October 5:30pm @ Rio Tinto Theatrette, Perth, WA:https://www.facebook.com/events/627188600785729/ Website | More Information
Next Wed26 October at 5:30pm we will be having a free wonderful event focused on promoting UN World Food Day and UN Sustainable Development Goal 2 to ' End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition plus promoting sustainable agriculture' from a WA perspective.

Here is the (...)
Friday 28
13:00 - EVENT - Video Feedback: Engage students & enhance their learning experience : Helping provide a higher quality of feedback in the same amount of time. Website | More Information
Research indicates the provision of video feedback on student assessments results in an overwhelmingly positive impact on engagement, performance and overall perception of the unit and its coordinator. Join Learning Technologists Liberty Cramer and Michelle Bunting from the Centre for Education (...)

 November 2016
Friday 04
11:00 - SEMINAR - PostgradOne: Designing an app for PhD supervision Website | More Information
Successful PhD supervision requires the management of numerous milestones together with ongoing documentation of meetings, research outputs and supervisor feedback. Regular communication among the student, individual supervisors and other relevant bodies is critical to the process. This (...)

13:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - AB SEMINAR SERIES : Stem Cells and Genome editing; exploring novel ways to engineer large animals for biotech and biomed outcomes More Information
Pluripotent (embryonic) stem cells have long been an elusive target for livestock as they were seen as the exclusive route for effecting precise genome editing. The first generation of cattle and reprogrammed sheep induced Pluripotent Stem Cells from our lab raised exciting possibilities to realise (...)
Sunday 13
12:00 - CONFERENCE - Australian Society for Medical Research national Scientific Conference Nov 2016 on the Gold Coast : ASMR is pleased to announce that we have opened the National Scientific Conference for late-breaking abstracts. Website | More Information
55th Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) National Scientific Conference

“NEXT-GENERATION HEALTHCARE: MERGING BIOLOGY & TECHNOLOGY”

November 13-15, 2016 – Bond University, Gold Coast

Look beyond disciplinary boundaries and join us at NSC 2016 for a (...)
Tuesday 15
8:30 - Course - Introductory Statistics : The course is open to anyone and is designed for people with little or no knowledge of statistics who want to develop understanding of basic statistics. Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Joint Physics and Mathematics Colloquium More Information
Everyone is warmly invited to the Joint Physics and Mathematics Colloquium.

Title: "Dualities in Mathematics and Physics"

Abstract: In this talk I will review some geometric analogues of the Fourier transform, which arise in String Theory under the name of ‘duali (...)
Tuesday 29
8:30 - Short Course - R Basics : This practical course introduces you to R, one of the most powerful tools for statistical computing. Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this experience are encouraged to attend the (...)

 December 2016
Thursday 01
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Nitrogen crises in agriculture and potential solutions : All are welcome to attend a public lecture by one of the most highly cited scientists in the world, Dr Michael Udvardi Website | More Information
Without Nitrogen fertilizers there would be approximately two billion fewer people alive today, yet massive use of such fertilizers in many areas is compromising human health and natural ecosystems, and challenging the sustainability of modern agriculture.

Register online at www.ioa.uwa.e (...)
Tuesday 06
16:00 - SEMINAR - CMCA Seminar Series: Integrated Super Resolution and Correlative Light Electron Microscopy : Seminar on Advances of Insitu Analysis More Information
Learn more about the novel approach to correlative microscopy, in which a fluorescence microscope and a scanning electron microscope illuminate the same area of a sample at the same time enabling an understanding of cellular structure-function relations. Fluorescence microscopy is well known for (...)

 January 2017
Tuesday 17
9:00 - EVENT - UWA ConocoPhillips Science Experience’ : UWA's 3 day Science Experience for current year 9 & 10 students More Information
The UWA three-day ConocoPhillips Science Experience is a wonderful opportunity for current year 9 and 10 students to participate in hands-on workshops, meet knowledgeable and enthusiastic scientists and current students, get to know others with an interest in STEM fields, experience what it’s like (...)


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