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Displaying from Wednesday, August 13, 2014
 August 2014
Wednesday 13
8:00 - EVENT - Women in Agriculture Breakfast Website | More Information
Students of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (SNAGS) and The UWA Institute of Agriculture would like to invite you to a breakfast to commemorate the role of women in agriculture.
Friday 15
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Anthropology of Life : Classical and New Approaches : Public talk with Perig Pitrou, CNRS, Laboratoire d'anthropologie sociale, Paris Website | More Information
In contrast to Western philosophy, which, at least since Aristotle, has considered the distinction between life and the living to be fundamental, anthropology seems not to have given much thought to the difference between the two. However, the existence of an entity called ‘The One Who Makes Live’ (...)
Saturday 16
15:00 - EVENT - More Than Honey - The Movie - Free Event : Fifty years ago, Einstein had already insisted on the symbiotic relationship binding these pollen gatherers to mankind: “If bees were to disappear from the globe,” he predicted, “mankind would only have four years left to live.” Website | More Information
More Than Honey is a film on the relationship between mankind and honeybees, about nature and about our future.

This documentary by the Swiss filmmaker Marcus Imhoof and narrated by John Hurt is looking into the fascinating world of bees, showing small family beekeepers (including the (...)
Monday 18
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Tim Jarvis - Antarctic explorer who recreated British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s survival journey! : Relive Tim’s remarkable journey to retrace the steps of legendary leader Sir Ernest Shackleton. More Information
Come to a free talk and book signing by Tim Jarvis, one of the world’s leading explorers, as he describes his modern-day journey to retrace, for the first time ever, the legendary 1914 expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

In early 1914, British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his team (...)
Friday 22
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Creativity: Art + Science : Public talk with Janice Lally PhD Website | More Information
A fascination with modes of thinking, the nature of creativity as well as the neuro-physiological basis of these have led me to pursue work within the domains of art and science throughout my adult life. My conviction, through my own experience, that the practices of art and science are varied (...)

 September 2014
Monday 08
17:45 - EVENT - Beyond Earth: TWC Innovation Lecture : The Warren Centre's 2014 Innovation Lecture Series, Beyond Earth, will highlight the significant role that Australia and Australians play in global space industries. Website | More Information
The Warren Centre’s Beyond Earth Innovation lecture on Monday 8 September will focus on the exciting new area of space tourism, and the opportunities it can provide for engineers and scientists in Australia and worldwide. The lecture will be presented by Enrico Palermo, a University of Western (...)
Friday 12
16:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Public Seminar With Honor Harger Website | More Information
In this talk, Honor Harger will discuss her curatorial approaches including those in her role as Executive Director ArtScience Museum Singapore. Additionally she will share details of her recent project involving the sounds of the sky, using art to connect her audience to the universe via radio (...)
Monday 15
17:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Steps to Sustainable Livestock and the Global Farm Platform : A public lecture by Prof Mark Eisler, Chair in Global Farm Animal Health at the University of Bristol, United Kingdom Website | More Information
Prof Mark Eisler, Chair in Global Farm Animal Health at the University of Bristol will be giving a public lecture entitled Steps to Sustainable Livestock and the Global Farm Platform. In this lecture, Mark Eisler will describe his work towards establishing a ‘Global Farm Platform’, an international (...)
Wednesday 24
18:30 - SEMINAR - SPAMH presents Q&A: Out of Sight, Out of Mind : An expert panel, including Tim Marney, will be exploring the issue of stigma and discrimination against mental illness in a question and answer session with audience involvement. Website | More Information
“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.” Bill Clinton

In Australia, it is estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.

This prevalent condition should be at the forefront of social (...)

 October 2014
Friday 03
13:00 - PRESENTATION - 3MT UWA Final : An inspiring insight into PhD/Masters research at UWA Website | More Information
Ten dynamic speakers will each have 3 minutes in which to explain the significance of their research using language that everyone can understand.
Friday 10
9:00 - CONFERENCE - 2nd National SKMRC Melanoma Conference : Register now for SKMRC’s 2nd National Melanoma Conference in Perth Website | More Information
If you are a clinician, researcher or industry representative interested in cutting edge melanoma research and the very latest treatment developments, please register now for SKMRC’s 2nd national melanoma conference in Perth, WA this October at skmrc.org.au This is a rare opportunity for Perth (...)
Tuesday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Impacts of enhanced UV-B radiation on the ocean ecosystems Website | More Information
A public lecture by Susana Agusti, Professorial Fellow at the UWA Oceans Institute, and Research Professor, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA).

In this lecture Professor Agusti will describe the current state of the (...)
Saturday 25
14:00 - EVENT - Oceans Community 2014 Website | More Information
Oceans Community is a once a year event created for the broader community who want to better understand marine issues in WA and contribute in some way to the marine environment. This year's event has been organised by The Oceans Community and the UWA Oceans Institute with the objective to (...)

 November 2014
Tuesday 04
16:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - RESEARCH WEEK EVENT: Teacher wellbeing and its impact on student learning : This presentation will discuss the relationship between school staff’s and students’ wellbeing and achievement Website | More Information
Given the development of young people’s academic, social and emotional competencies in school settings is highly dependent on the presence of skilled and competent school staff, this presentation will discuss the relationship between school staff’s and students’ wellbeing and achievement.

Friday 14
9:00 - EVENT - Reduce Food Waste Forum : The theme of the Forum is “Waste in Food Value Chains: Opportunities for Technological, Policy and R&D Innovations for waste minimization and utilization”. Website | More Information
We invite you to register and attend a “Reduce Food Waste Forum” on 14 November 2014 at the Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre at Murdoch University.

Murdoch University, Curtin University and The University of Western Australia are sponsors of this Forum.

The theme of the Forum is “ (...)
Wednesday 26
17:00 - EVENT - INFORMATION SESSION: POSTGRADUATE COURSES IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION : Course Information Session Website | More Information
Postgraduate Courses in Health Professions Education

Do you have a background in health or science?

Do you teach or supervise students or peers and are you interested in improving your skills as an educator?

Do you have an interest in educational research and (...)

 March 2015
Wednesday 04
10:00 - EXPO - Careers Fair : Great Court 10am-2.00 pm Website | More Information
The University of Western Australia's Careers Fair provides excellent opportunities for students to engage, network and meet prospective employers looking to recruit students for graduate programs, vacation work, internships and voluntary positions. From first year to final year, Undergraduate to (...)
Tuesday 10
19:00 - LECTURE - 2015 Bayliss Youth Lecture -Chemistry in the Bush:Unlocking Nature’s Mysteries More Information
Dr Gavin Flematti ARC Future Fellow, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia.

Join Gavin as he discusses his ground-breaking research on the identification of key compounds in bush-fire smoke that are responsible for promoting the growth of native (...)
Tuesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Symmetries - Building Blocks of the Laws of Nature? Website | More Information
In this public lecture, Professor Hermann Nicolai, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, will review some recent ideas and approaches towards a more complete theory of quantum gravity unifying the fundamental interactions of general relativity and quantum mechanics.
Saturday 28
17:30 - EVENT - Astrofest 2015 : The largest astronomy festival in Australia is back again in 2015 Website | More Information
The largest annual astronomy festival in Australia is returning in 2015. Astrofest, a vibrant celebration of astronomy and Western Australian science, will be held at Curtin Stadium on the Curtin University campus in Bentley on Saturday 28th March.

Preregister to go in the draw to win a (...)


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