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Displaying from Wednesday, November 16, 2011
 November 2011
Friday 18
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - The Museum of Human Disease; Know Your Enemy : Friday afternoon seminar at SymbioticA Website | More Information
This talk will be about the tension the Museum of Human Disease faces between acts of law and being interesting. And will link this to the types of ways art fits into trying to resolve these tensions.

Derek Williamson is currently manger of the Museum of Human Disease at the University (...)
Monday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Energy and Water for a Warm Crowded World : A free public lecture by Lord Ron Oxburgh Website | More Information
This lecture will discuss the challenges of population growth and meeting the growing needs for energy and water, while neither destroying the other ecosystems on which we depend, nor pushing the Earth’s climate yet further from the norm of the last ten thousand years, and moreover, to do this (...)
Friday 25
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - The Thrombolites of Lake Clifton in Western Australia : Friday Seminar with Jennifer Alexander Website | More Information
Lake Clifton is well known for the largest array of living Thrombolites (a type of Microbialites similar to Stromatolites) in the southern hemisphere. They were first described in 1980s when the lake ranged in salinity between 7 and 35 ppt. Within the last 25 years the salinity in the lake has (...)

 December 2011
Thursday 01
14:00 - EVENT - PICSE Student Scholarship More Information
Residential camp
Friday 02
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - The Coppelia Project : Free public talk with Geoffrey Drake-Brockman Website | More Information
The Coppelia Project is a programme of research, development, and artwork production aimed at the creation of a troupe of four robot ballerinas able to learn and perform dance movements and interact with an audience. The project is being undertaken by Geoffrey Drake-Brockman with assistance from (...)
Monday 05
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Privacy and Consent in a Post Individual World : Lecture by UWA Fulbright Senior Special 2011 Professor Mike Joyner More Information
Over the last 50 years ethical issues associated with medical research have focussed on how individuals are informed and give consent for participation in experimental studies. They have also focussed on how the participant's privacy is protected. Parellel efforts to address privacy and consent (...)
Thursday 08
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Stalking the 2-Hour Marathon : Public Lecture by Professor Mike Joyner, UWA Fulbright Senior Specialist 2011 More Information
World records in athletic events can serve as physiological experiments in nature. By considering how the marathon record has changed over time it is possible to integrate ideas about oxygen consumption, running economy, and the "lactate threshold" and tell a coherent story about the (...)
Friday 09
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Memories of a Dictatorship: Working Through Trauma in Chile’s Documentary Cinema since 1990 : Public talk with Antonio Traverso Website | More Information
In this presentation Antonio Traverso will discuss strategies of working through trauma deployed in political memory documentary cinema produced in Chile since 1990, the year that symbolises the end of General Pinochet’s dictatorship. Traverso will give this discussion a focus by means of an (...)
Saturday 10
9:00 - EVENT - Perth Puzzle Championship 2011 : Official WCA Puzzle Speedsolving Competition Website | More Information
If you want to solve and win prizes, or watch others solve a Rubik's Cube and many other puzzles, simply join us at our free event. There will also be a display of many interesting mechanical puzzles.

Date: Dec 10-11, 2011 Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday 15
8:45 - EVENT - Women in Science and Engineering Day 2011 : The Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics is celebrating the important role that women play in science and engineering with an educational and inspiring event. Website | More Information
The Women in Science and Engineering Day (WISE) is a free event designed to inspire, inform and attract girls to consider careers in the fields of science, engineering, computing and mathematics.

WISE is a great opportunity for female students to immerse themselves in the world of (...)

 January 2012
Monday 09
9:00 - FORUM - National Youth Science Forum : A two-week program in Canberra and Perth for students moving into year 12 Website | More Information
The National Youth Science Forum is a two weeks in January program of events for students about to enter Year 12 and who are considering going on to a tertiary education in the sciences. The Forum is run in three sessions: two in Canberra and one in Perth.

Selection of participants for (...)
Tuesday 17
9:00 - STUDENT EVENT - The Science Experience 2012 : A three-day program of science events for high school students Website | More Information
The UWA Science Experience is a three-day program of events held at The University of Western Australia campus for students about to enter Year 10 and Year 11. Around 160 students from schools across the metropolitan region and country Western Australia will attend.

The program is (...)

9:00 - EVENT - The UWA Science Experience 2012 - APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW : Three days of science activities for high school students about to enter year 10 and year 11. Website | More Information
The Science Experience is a three-day program of events aimed at high school students about to enter Year 10 and year 11, and will be held at UWA from the 17th to the 19th of January 2012.

It aims to showcase the courses and facilities available to future students, and the multitude of (...)
Friday 27
9:00 - AWARD CEREMONY - PICSE Industry Placements Reporting Back Session : Industry Placement Scholarship students report back to PICSE staff, industry partners and members of the university community Website | More Information
The Reporting Back Session is the culmination of the Industry Placement Scholarship program. Here parents, teachers and friends of the scholarship students as well as PICSE industry partners and members of the university community are able to hear about the students experiences with PICSE. On the (...)

 February 2012
Wednesday 01
9:00 - WORKSHOP - SPICE Learning Technology and Science Workshops : For high school science teachers Website | More Information
SPICE Events are designed to expose high school science teachers to exciting new science by increasing interaction between teachers and researchers at UWA. They provide the opportunity for teachers to engage in current research and learn new ideas for the classroom, and usually contain a range of (...)

12:00 - EVENT - SPICE PD, Regional Visits and Travelling Scientist : The Travelling Scientist accompanies the SPICE team when they visit regional schools. The Travelling Scientist, a young PhD student, talks to students about their journey in science Website | More Information
SPICE Events are designed to expose high school science teachers to exciting new science by increasing interaction between teachers and researchers at UWA. They provide the opportunity for teachers to engage in current research and learn new ideas for the classroom, and usually contain a range of (...)
Thursday 02
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Beyond Humans: Art and the future evolution of the human species : Public talk with Ingeborg Reichle Website | More Information
In my paper I will present the exhibition "jenseits des menschen, beyond humans" I curated in 2010 for the Berlin Medical History Museum of the Charité, putting new works by the Berlin based artist Reiner Maria Matysik as part of the Interventions series on show, which was initiated in (...)
Monday 06
12:55 - START DATE - PICSE Science Investigation Awards - for Year 8, 9 and 10 students Website | More Information
The PICSE Science Investigation Awards (SIA) are an opportunity for Year 8, 9 and 10 students to investigate a topic and hypothesis of their OWN CHOICE to find out answers with a hands-on and fun approach to science. Winning investigations receive cash prizes of up to $500.

Simply pick a (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - No more needles – Nanopatch technology for a healthier world More Information
The dynamic inventor of the vaccine Nanopatch, Prof. Mark Kendall, will talk about the development and enormous potential of this revolutionary technology for vaccine delivery. You can also explore the Incredible Inner Space exhibition, which includes an amazing microscope image of the Nanopatch.
Wednesday 22
16:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Where will the food come from in a hotter, more crowded world? Website | More Information
A Public Lecture by Dr Nina Fedoroff, Distinguished Professor, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology and Evan Pugh Professor, Penn State University.

The climate is warming. Water tables are falling around the world. Biodiversity is under ever-increasing pressure. The (...)


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