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Displaying from Wednesday, November 21, 2012
 November 2012
Wednesday 21
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : The role of inland aquatic ecosystems on green house gas fluxes. Website | More Information
Inland aquatic ecosystems, including rivers, lakes, ponds and reservoirs, occupy a small part of the landscape, but play a key role as a conduit for gas exchange with the atmosphere.

This is dependent on a much larger active surface that previously recognised, intense metabolism in (...)
Thursday 22
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Re-Reading Christina Stead Website | More Information
A Public Lecture by Louise Adler, CEO and Publisher-in-Chief, Melbourne University Publishing.

In 2010, Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) acquired the rights to a collection of titles by one of Australia’s most outstanding novelists, Christina Stead, including her masterpiece, 'The (...)

18:30 - EVENT - Barbara Arrowsmith-Young: The woman who changed her brain : Hear her story and learn examples and practical applications of neuroplasticity Website | More Information
Barbara Arrowsmith-Young began life severely learning-disabled. She built herself a better brain and developed a brain training program that has helped thousands of others do the same. Hear her incredible story and learn an example of the extensive and practical application of neuroplasticity.
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Friday 23
9:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Christina Stead and literary ownership - a research symposium Website | More Information
The Institute of Advanced Studies at UWA and the Chair of Australian Literature are pleased to present this research symposium.

Starting out from Sydney, Christina Stead lived and worked across Europe, England and the United States, only returning to Australia at the end of her long life (...)
Monday 26
12:00 - SEMINAR - LIWA Medical Research Seminar Series: : W/Prof John Newnham presents "Improving lung health by preventing prematurity" Website | More Information
LIWA invites you to a free seminar on: "Improving lung health by preventing prematurity" by W/Prof John Newnham, Head of School, School of Women's and Infants' Health, University of Western Australia. A light lunch will be served from 12.00pm with a 12.30pm – 1.30pm presentation.
Tuesday 27
18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - 'Defining good outcomes for autistic people: What are "we" striving for?' : Free public lecture by Dr Liz Pellicano on defining what is a "good" intervention or outcome for individuals with autism More Information
At present, there is little consensus between policymakers, scientists, and advocacy groups as to what defines a "good" intervention or a "good" outcome for individuals with autism.

Scientists often concentrate on narrowly-defined outcomes such as changes in IQ scores (...)
Wednesday 28
12:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Oxygen for non-hypoxemic patients: too much, too soon : Visiting speaker Prof Steve Iscoe from Physiology and Medicine, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Queen’s University, Ontario More Information
Most guidelines concerning the use of O2 for cardiopulmonary disorders recommend the rapid administration of 100% O2 regardless of the patient’s arterial O2 saturation. This reflects the view that 100% O2 is considered safe. However, recent randomised control studies indicate increased mortality in (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Agricultural land management strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in the Gippsland Lakes, Australia. Website | More Information
A target to reduce phosphorus flows into the Gippsland Lakes in south-eastern Australia by 40% in order to improve water quality has previously been established by stakeholders. This target, like many others worldwide, has been set mostly on the basis of environmental concerns, with limited (...)

18:00 - PRESENTATION - 'Becoming an Engineer with UWA' info evening : Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend one of our info sessions to learn more about how to achieve an engineering career with UWA. Website | More Information
Prospective students are invited to attend one of our info sessions to learn more about how to achieve an engineering career with UWA. These sessions will explain course details, career opportunities, prerequisite subjects and how to apply, as well as providing the opportunity for attendees to ask (...)

 December 2012
Monday 03
8:45 - CONFERENCE - CONFERENCE: 2012 Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference : Indigenous business leaders, corporate representatives, leading academics and policy makers talk about the new opportunities for Indigenous people and communities being created by the rapidly expanding Indigenous business, enterprise and corporations sector. Website | More Information
The UWA Business School Centre for Social Impact is delighted to announce the 2nd annual Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations (IBEC) Conference to be held at UWA Business School on 3 –4 December 2012.

The theme of the 2nd IBEC Conference is Growth and New Opportunities for (...)

14:00 - SEMINAR - Sleep Disorders - an Indian Perspective : RAINE LECTURE More Information
Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by repeated collapse of the upper airway during sleep. It affects 4 - 9% of the adult population. Obesity is a major risk factor for OSA. Research and awareness of OSA is slowly but steadily on the rise and so are the co-morbid conditions (...)
Tuesday 04
7:00 - EVENT - Breakfast by the Bay : Building the Indigenous economy: The vital role of business and enterprise Website | More Information
Recent years have witnessed significant growth of Indigenous businesses and community enterprises around Australia. Native Title agreements are providing new opportunities to transform economic and social outcomes for Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities.

This breakfast brings (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Wade Davis public lecture Website | More Information
Presented by: The State Library of WA

Dr Wade Davis (Canada) is a best-selling author, intellectual, photographer, Explorer-in-Residence for the National Geographic as well as a noted two-time TED Talk speaker.

Described as “A rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and (...)
Thursday 13
18:00 - PRESENTATION - UWA Year 12 TISC Information Session (December) : Learn how to make the most of your ATAR and gain entry to your preferred course at UWA. Website | More Information
Learn how to how to make the most of your WACE results and achieve your study and career goals.

For Year 12 students and their parents, applying for university can be a daunting process.

This session will provide you with information on UWA courses, admission requirements and (...)

19:00 - EVENT - Carols at St. George's College Chapel : with the UWA Winthrop Singers More Information
St George's College at UWA invites you to a service of readings and carols with the UWA Winthrop Singers. The same service will be on two nights at 7pm Thursday 13th and Friday 14th December. Free event but we invite you to make a donation which will be shared between the choir development fund and (...)
Saturday 15
9:00 - Book Sale - UWA Publishing's Big Book Sale : Great range of books at bargain prices under $20! More Information
UWA Publishing's Big Book Sale. Saturday 15th December, 9am-12pm. UWAP carpark, UWA Claremont campus, cnr Goldsworthy & Princess Rd, Claremont. Fantastic books from UWA's publishing house, at warehouse clearance prices! Nothing over $20, don't miss out!

 February 2013
Tuesday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations 2013 Annual Lecture: Social Movements in the Era of Neoliberalism Website | More Information
Professor Michael Burawoy who is the 2013 UWA Business School Visiting Professor will present a public lecture as part of the Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations Series.

Abstract: The world is currently living through multiple crises including the ongoing global financial crisis (...)
Thursday 07
19:00 - TALK - STEPHEN SCOURFIELD'S KIMBERLEY ADVENTURE - AS THE RIVER RUNS : Meet the Author of 'As the River Runs' set in the Kimberley Website | More Information
Join Stephen Scourfield as he takes you on a pictorial journey through his new novel As the River Runs, a powerful ode to one of Australia’s most stunning regions. In the Kimberley water is plentiful, but in Perth it’s precious, and political. When ex-greenie Dylan Ward takes a group of city (...)
Friday 08
9:30 - SEMINAR - Illuminating Thoughts - 1913, 2013, 2113 : Manning Clark House Day of Ideas Website | More Information
The celebration of The University of Western Australia’s centenary in 2013 gives pause to think about the luminous ideas that shaped the contemporary world and the possibilities for tomorrow. The focus of this symposium will be on moving from ideas of modernism to post-modernism to an increasingly (...)

18:30 - ALUMNI EVENT - Alumni Weekend Celebrations 2013 : UWA's Inaugural Alumni Weekend Website | More Information
The Alumni Weekend presents a unique opportunity to celebrate the University's centenary. It offers a diverse program of activities, events and reunions, including a Welcome Cocktail Party, seminars, lectures, panel discussions, tours and the launch of the Shaun Tan Sundial, Centenary plant, music (...)


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