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Displaying from Tuesday, August 06, 2013
 August 2013
Tuesday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Randolph Stow Memorial Lecture : John Kinsella will speak on Randolph Stow's Unselected Poetry More Information
The Westerly Centre (UWA) and St George's College present the second Randolph Stow Memorial Lecture. Acclaimed poet, critic, novelist, essayist and editor of the recent volume of Randolph Stow's Selected Poetry, 'The Land's Meaning', John Kinsella will present this free public lecture. Wine and (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Australian agriculture and global food security : 2050 Food - Lecture Series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Winthrop Professor Kadambot H.M Siddique, AM FTSE, Director, The UWA Institute of Agriculture.

Cost: Free, Register: https://2050food.eventbrite.com.au/#

Australia is currently a net food exporting country and about 70% of the food produced is exported. The (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Randolph Stow Memorial Lecture : Professor John Kinsella will deliver a lecture on the uncollected poems of Randolph Stow Website | More Information
The Westerly Centre and St Georges College will present the second annual Randolph Stow memorial lecture on Tuesday the 6th of August.

Wine and cheese will be served after the lecture.

18:00 - MEMORIAL LECTURE - The Randoph Stow Memorial Lecture : Guest speaker UWA Professor John Kinsella will present the Randolph Stow Memorial Lecture. Website | More Information
Guest speaker Professor John Kinsella, in association with the Westerly Centre for Australian Literature, will present the Randolph Stow Memorial Lecture and will talk about Randolph Stow’s Unselected Poetry. All are welcome to attend.
Wednesday 07
9:00 - EXHIBITION - Student Guild Museum : See how things have changed in 100 years Website | More Information
The UWA Student Guild has its 100th birthday this year. Prosh Days past, political militancy, protest marches, the campaign for female equality... it’s been quite a ride.

Among many other centenary events, we invite you to an exhibition called The Guild Museum; curated by 2011 Guild (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Lucretius the Physicist and Modern Science Website | More Information
A public lecture by David Konstan, Professor of Classics at New York University

Lucretius’ poem On Nature presents a detailed overview of ancient atomic physics, as developed within the school founded by Epicurus. It has some remarkable features: not just atoms, but tiny, non-detachable (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Blush of the World: Bonnard's Nudes and the Disembodied Look Website | More Information
The Blush of the World: Bonnard’s Nudes and the Disembodied Look

This lecture sets out to provide a framework within which one might begin to look at Bonnard’s canvasses depicting his wife, Marthe, in the rituals of washing and bathing. It suggests that the most common way of (...)
Thursday 08
12:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Raine Lecture Website | More Information
Professor Ronald E Bontrop is an immunologist and editor-in-chief of the scientific journal Immunogenetics. He leads the Biomedical Primate Research Centre (BPRC) in Rijswijk, The Netherlands and is an expert in the field of comparative Immunogenetics.

Professor Bontrop’s current (...)

13:10 - PERFORMANCE - FREE Lunchtime Concert : Students: Naomi Smout (piano) & Marco Lombardi (piano) Website | More Information
Free 50min Concert every Thursday during Semester at 1:10pm
Friday 09
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Creators or Destroyers : The burning questions of human impact in ancient Aboriginal Australia Website | More Information
The Australian Academy of the Humanities Annual Lecture 2013, delivered by Professor Peter Hiscock FAHA, the Tom Austen Brown Professor of Australian Archaeology, The University of Sydney

Did Aboriginal people create an Eden-like estate or did they destroy the delicately balanced natural (...)
Sunday 11
10:00 - OPEN DAY - 2013 Open Day : Join us for our Centenary Open Day and experience all that UWA has to offer Website | More Information
Come and find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate courses, career options, scholarship opportunities, our valuable research, community programs and facilities.

There's also residential college tours, hands-on activities, live music, entertainment, and plenty of fun activities (...)

10:00 - OPEN DAY - Centenary Celebrations at Open Day : Join us in Winthrop Hall to help us celebrate our 100th birthday Website | More Information
We invite you to visit the Winthrop Hall Undercroft to help us celebrate our 100th birthday!

There will be something for everyone, including displays, memorabilia, historical photos, fun activities and LUMINOUSnight screenings in our special mini-theatrette.

Specialised (...)

10:15 - GUIDED TOUR - UWA Friends of the Grounds Tour : Discover the UWA campus on a tour hosted by the Friends of the Grounds Website | More Information
This Open Day, discover the UWA campus on a guided stroll around the buildings and gardens of the Crawley campus. Hosted by the dedicated members of the UWA Friends of the Grounds, you will visit the Sunken Garden, Geology, Tropical Grove, Reid Library, James Oval, the Japanese Garden and Winthrop (...)

10:15 - SCREENING - LUMINOUSnight screenings at Open Day : Relive the magic with the cinema version of this amazing projection Website | More Information
On Friday 8 February 2013, 35,000 people celebrated UWA's Centenary at a once-in-a-century evening of art and culture. The centrepiece of this spectacular event was LUMINOUShall.

Experience the magic of the UWA story as projected on to the façade of Winthrop Hall during this amazing (...)

11:00 - SCREENING - SCINEMA : SCINEMA Film Festival - A National Science Week Event Website | More Information
UWA Science Library presents SCINEMA - A National Science Week event. This film festival is screening in the Science Library foyer throughout National Science Week.

Each day will feature short films on a different scientific topic: Sunday 11th August 11am -1pm - Critters. Monday 12th (...)

11:15 - PUBLIC TALK - Three Exciting Journeys as a UWA Doctor : Western Australian of the Year, Professor Bruce Robinson, talks about three of the amazing journeys he has travelled as a UWA doctor. Website | More Information
As part of our special Open Day Centenary program of talks for the community, Professor Bruce Robinson, Western Australian of the Year 2013 and Director of 'The Fathering Project', will talk about three of the amazing journeys he has travelled as a doctor and UWA Professor of Medicine. The journey (...)

11:15 - GUIDED TOUR - Behind the History: UWA's heritage, scandals and heroes : Take Terry Larder's amazing behind-the-scenes tour of the Crawley campus Website | More Information
This Open Day, take a 45 minute tour of the Crawley campus and explore the historic Winthrop Hall, the Chancellor's Room and the campus grounds as you hear about some of the scandals and forgotten heroes of the University. The tour will conclude with an optional climb up the Winthrop Hall tower (...)

12:15 - PUBLIC TALK - The Transformative Power of Education : UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Johnson, will talk about the life changing power of education. Website | More Information
As part of our special Open Day Centenary program of talks for the community, UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Johnson, will talk about the life changing power of education, including being the first in his family to study at university and the opportunities it has provided. Professor Johnson (...)

12:15 - EVENT - UWA In the Virtual World More Information
Considered world leaders in the areas of 3D art and film, UWA has been recreated in the virtual world of "Second Life". Join the founder, Jay Jay Jegathesan, on a magical journey to discover this world. For more information on UWA's virtual presence, visit www.uwainsl.blogspot.com

13:15 - PUBLIC TALK - A Unique Student Experience: From UWA Student to Young Australian of the Year 2013 : UWA Student, Akram Azimi, tells the sory of his unique student experience. Website | More Information
As part of our special Open Day Centenary program of talks for the community, UWA student Akram Azimi will talk about how grateful he is for the opportunities that have come along throughout his studies in Australia. When he started at UWA, Akram immersed himself in many of the extra-curricular (...)


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