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Displaying from Sunday, August 14, 2011
 August 2011
Sunday 14
0:00 - EXHIBITION - Recent Past: Australian painting of the 70s and 80s : Recent Past is a vibrant selection from the University's Art Collection. Website | More Information
Recent Past: Australian painting of the 70s and 80s, is an engaging exhibition of art from a period of profound change in Australian painting and culture. The exhibition traces a modern history of painting through the work of 36 artists, over half of whom worked in Western Australia. Abstraction (...)

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!
Monday 15
8:00 - EVENT - Art Under the Microscope : A showcase of the surprising physical beauty of world class pathology diagnostics and research in WA More Information
"Art Under the Microscope" will showcase the surprising physical beauty of world class pathology testing and research in WA and is an opportunity to see the majesty and wonder of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Tuesday 16
17:00 - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Factors affecting the performance wellness of jazz pianists in practice and performance Website | More Information
Graham Wood, Head of Music, WAAPA, ECU presents an a significant performing arts medicine investigation entitled 'Factors affecting the performance wellness of jazz pianists in practice and performance.'

17:30 - FREE LECTURE - Probing the warped side of the Universe: A future Astronomy for Western Australia Website | More Information
Over the next decade or so, extremely large, ground-based telescopes will be built to probe the furthest reaches of the universe - back to the earliest times in its evolution, and through its most energetic events. These instruments will span the optical and radio bands of the electromagnetic (...)

17:30 - FREE LECTURE - The Warped Side of the Universe: a future astronomy for Western Australia : ANU & UWA Collaborative National Science Week Lecture: How a gravitational wave telescope works and illuminate the exciting physics, astrophysics and cosmology that can be done with a global array of such telescopes. More Information
Over the next decade or so, extremely large, ground-based telescopes will be built to probe the furthest reaches of the universe - back to the earliest times in its evolution, and through its most energetic events. These instruments will span the optical and radio bands of the electromagnetic (...)
Wednesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - ASKAP - the Australian SKA Pathfinder and the bid to host the SKA Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Philip Diamond, Chief, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science (CASS).

Join us for a special talk for National Science Week as we welcome the Chief of CSIRO’s Astronomy and Space Science Division, Professor Phil Diamond to tell us all about the Australian Square (...)
Thursday 18
13:10 - PERFORMANCE - Free Lunchtime Concert: Senior Vocal Students Website | More Information
This free lunchtime concert will showcase senior vocal students from the School of Music.

18:00 - FREE LECTURE - UWA Business School - "Measuring People's Willingness to Pay (WTP): 30 Years of Research" with Professor Vithala Rao : Public Lecture Website | More Information
In this lecture Professor Rao will discuss some of his research on behavioral aspects of pricing. The lecture will focus on three concepts -

1) The usual measurement of WTP using a conjoint utility model may be biased due to the presence of informational effect of price

2) (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The 2011 Marshall Warren Lecture : The Next Convergence. The future of economic growth in a multi-speed world Website | More Information
The 2011 Marshall-Warren lecture will be delivered by Michael Spence, Winner of the Nobel 2001 Prize in Economic Sciences with Joseph E. Stiglitz and George A. Akerlof.

In this lecture, Professor Spence will explore the main arguments of his book 'The Next Convergence'. This will appeal (...)
Friday 19
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Curator's Talk: Working across the spectrum : With John Barrett-Lennard, Gallery Director and Curator of 'Recent Past'. More Information
'Recent Past' represents a spectrum of Australian art, of the UWA art collection, and of ideas about painting. With this in mind, the Director and exhibition curator, John Barrett-Lennard, will trace the winding path from pinnacles of high abstraction of the late 60s to the torrid expressionist (...)

17:00 - Book Sale: - Save the Children Fund Book Sale : The annual mega book sale More Information
The University Branch of Save the Children Australia will hold the annual Book Sale in the Undercroft of Winthrop Hall.

The sale this year will be held from Friday 19 August – Wednesday 24 August.

Opening times:

Friday: 5.00pm - 9.30pm

Saturday: 6.00am - (...)
Tuesday 23
17:00 - CANCELLED - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Student Research Seminar Presentations Website | More Information
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.



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Co-ordinated by Associate Professor Victoria Rogers, School of Music, UWA, these training seminars are presented by the School's honours-level students.

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Sustainable Wellbeing — An Economic Future for Australia : UWA Business School - Shann Memorial Lecture with Dr Martin Parkinson PSM Website | More Information
Dr Parkinson was appointed Secretary to the Treasury in March 2011. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Australian Office of Financial Management, and member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Board of Taxation, the Board of Infrastructure Australia and the Council of Financial (...)
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 (...)
Thursday 25
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Talk and poetry reading: As is Painting, so is Poetry : Discussion on the perceived relationship between painting and poetry by leading WA poets. Website | More Information
Assoc. Prof. Glen Phillips (ECU) and John Ryan, PhD candidate (ECU) examine the relationship between painting and poetry through a discussion of two works from the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery's current exhibition, Recent Past: Sydney Nolan's 'The Snake' and 'Flower panels [Paradise Garden series]' (...)

13:10 - PERFORMANCE - Free Lunchtime Concert: Tzvi Friedl (viola) Website | More Information
Tzvi Friedl presents a program including works by Brahms and more recent compositions for viola in this free lunchtime concert.

19:30 - CONCERT - Festival Baroque Australia - Hits of the Baroque Website | More Information
A concert of Baroque favourites by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and others. You will hear some of the best loved works of classical music, which just happen to date from the era, played on period instruments in authentic Baroque style.

Ticket available from: https://uwa.interticket.com/search.php (...)
Friday 26
9:30 - SYMPOSIUM - School of Music presents: Festival Baroque Australia 2011 Symposium More Information
The Grit in the Oyster: Reflections on the Baroque in Music Symposium Chair: Emeritus Professor David Tunley

Speakers include: Margaret Sears, Jonathan Paget, Stewart Smith, Sandra Bowdler, Nicholas Bannan and Paul Wright

For further information and to register your interest (...)

15:00 - SEMINAR - The role of youth, families and schools in community disaster preparedness and prevention More Information
Until recently, the predominant focus of research in relation to children and disasters has been on children’s vulnerability and reactions to disasters during the Response and Recovery phases. Research focused on children’s preparation for hazardous events has a much shorter history. This (...)


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