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Displaying from Thursday, July 05, 2012
 July 2012
Thursday 05
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - The Biological Portrait : Public talk with SymbioticA Director Oron Catts Website | More Information
Oron Catts, Director of SymbioticA, will present a lecture on biological portraits at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, during which attendees will find petri dishes into which a personal flora of bacteria will be collected from each interested participant and cultured for a week in the laboratory (...)

18:00 - SCREENING - The Quest of Jimmy Pike (1990, 51 Minutes, G) : Free Film Screening More Information
The Quest of Jimmy Pike demonstrates the extraordinary life of internationally renowned artist Jimmy Pike, a Walmajarri man who became an artist through the most unlikely of circumstances. The film depicts Jimmy Pike’s introduction to art and the story behind the man that became an Australian icon (...)
Friday 06
18:00 - EVENT - Portraits in Guitar Website | More Information
In celebration of the magnificent exhibition Beyond Likeness: contemporary portraiture on show at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, join Western Australia’s own guitar specialist John Casey and his guitar ensemble in an intimate conversation that explores the aural portraits created by composers (...)
Monday 09
9:00 - EVENT - Campus Challenge : An exciting experience for year 11 and 12 students to experience life at uni More Information
Campus Challenge aims to provide high school students with the opportunity to experience different aspects of university life through participation in academic, sporting, recreational and social activities on campus at The University of Western Australia.

The main objective of the event (...)

16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - "India’s Enigmatic Policy towards Iran" by Professor P.R. Kumaraswamy : For close to a decade Iran has emerged as the most controversial and contested dimension of India’s foreign policy. The bonhomie that was visible following the end of the Cold War gave way to disputes, tensions and above all excessive US intervention. More Information
Synopsis: While some of the problems were external and hence beyond the control of both these countries, Iran has not been an easy customer and India’s ability to pursue energy security relations with Tehran has been compounded by a host of bilateral disputes and tension. Until Iran resolves its (...)

17:30 - TALK - Biosecurity and Biosafety - The Balance Between New Knowledge and Dangerous Research More Information
Dr Harvey Rubin will present a seminar on bioterrorism (what is it and how do we recognize it?) and illustrate the ethical considerations for the modern scientist when conducting your own work. In his talk he will consider if changes to our current governance should be considered necessary for the (...)

17:30 - SCREENING - Scarlet Road (Director's Cut) Screening and Q&A : Sex Work, Sexual Citizenship, Disability, Urban Planning Website | More Information
Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specialises in a long-overlooked clientele – people with disability. This screening will feature the Director's Cut of Scarlet Road (...)
Tuesday 10
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Faces of Family: A Conversation with Julie Dowling Website | More Information
Join renowned Western Australian artist Julie Dowling and Lee Kinsella, curator of Julie Dowling: Family and Friends, as they talk about Julie's auto-ethnographic approach to portraiture and the stories that resonate behind the works in the exhibition. Free event.

19:30 - VISITING SPEAKER - Friends of the Library Speaker : Passions for Learning More Information
Passions for Learning and of the Unreasonably Learned in the Eighteenth Century

The Dutch physician and Latin poet, Gerard Nicolaas Heerkens (1728-1801), published in Groningen in 1790 an expanded edition of his Latin didactic poem on ‘the health of men of letters’ (‘De valetudine (...)
Wednesday 11
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : A multi-dimensional approach to unraveling nonlinear internal wave dynamics Website | More Information
Nonlinear internal waves (NLIWs) travel long distances from their deep water generation sites in lakes and oceans, ultimately breaking where they shoal upon sloping topography. NLIW breaking leads to localized turbulent mixing and sediment resuspension, which influence biogeochemical cycles, and (...)
Friday 13
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Taking the non-human Other seriously: exploring alterity through the aesthetics of care : Public talk with Biological Arts PhD candidateTarsh Bates Website | More Information
Tarsh Bates is a PhD candidate at SymbioticA. During this seminar she will present her proposal for her PhD research in which she will describe her intention to explore the complexities and contradictions of human relationships with two non-vertebrate organisms, bees and the single-celled yeast (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents: Brass Feast More Information
In collaboration with The University Club of Western Australia, The School of Music proudly presents Brass Royalty and World Artists Robert and David Childs. Joined on stage by Perth’s own Royal Agricultural Society Brass Band of WA, these world-renowned Euphonium players are both in high demand (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Role of the Ocean in Human Evolution, History and Future Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Carlos M. Duarte, Director, The UWA Oceans Institute.

In this lecture, Professor Duarte will develop a case for the existence of a long relationship, at the deepest possible level, between humans and the ocean and submit that the depth of this relationship (...)
Wednesday 18
12:30 - VISITING SPEAKER - UWA Extension - Lunch with Richard Ford : Sponsored by the the Faculty of Arts and the Chair of Australian Literature, UWA Website | More Information
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of the Sportswriter trilogy, Richard Ford over lunch as he discusses his latest work, Canada. In Canada, Ford has created a masterpiece. A visionary novel of vast landscapes, complex identities and fragile humanity. It questions the fine line between (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Environmental Engineering in the Oil and Gas Industry Website | More Information
The size and complexity of exploration, development and production of oil and gas lends itself to numerous opportunities for environmental engineers to influence engineering design in order to minimise the impact on the environment. This presentation will discuss the lifecycle of a typical oil and (...)
Thursday 19
13:30 - EVENT - The UWA Institute of Agriculture Industry Forum 2012 : Foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agri-business: challenges and opportunities Website | More Information
Join us in an afternoon of information and debate about one of agriculture's hottest current topics: Prominent industry leaders will discuss foreign ownership of Australian agricultural land and agri-business, its challenges, opportunities and its potential impacts on farming families and (...)

14:00 - GUIDED TOUR - UWA Crawley Campus Tour 19 July 2012 : An enjoyable and informative walking tour of UWA's Crawley Campus Website | More Information
The Prospective Students Office is providing a guided walking tour of UWA's Crawley Campus in the July School Holidays (19 July 2012).

These tours are for prospective students who would like to find out more about studying at UWA whilst taking in the beautiful gardens and buildings at (...)
Friday 20
11:00 - SEMINAR - New Insights Into Effective Social Programs Website | More Information
Abstract:

Professor Jeff French will review new insights emerging from behavioural economics and social psychology and the tactical implications for delivering more effective social programmes. The presentation will cover a number of approaches, including the use of framing, priming (...)

15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Donna Franklin: CREATURES OF THE FUTURE GARDEN : Public talk as part of SymbioticA's friday seminar series Website | More Information
This talk will present the theories and curatorial decisions behind a recent exhibition by Donna Franklin as a part of her PhD research at Edith Cowan University. The exhibition included works of local, national, and international interdisciplinary artists. The artworks selected for the exhibition (...)

17:30 - Friends of UWA Event - 2012 Annual Friends Mixer Event More Information
The cost of this event is $35 per person which includes drinks and canapes. To register please RSVP by Wednesday 11 July 2012 to [email protected]

Friends of the Earth Science Museum, Friends of the Festival, Friends of the Grounds, Friends of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, F (...)


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