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Displaying from Friday, May 12, 2017
 May 2017
Friday 12
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Square Kilometre Array and How it Will Work : Public Talk with Kevin Vincen Website | More Information
Kevin Vinsen is helping solve the extraordinary computational challenges facing the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). A Senior Research Fellow with the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Vincen is a computational astronomy polymath - expert in numerous coding languages (...)
Friday 26
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - John Public As We See Him: Returning Authoritative Perspectives on “Midgets”, Science and Depression-era Show Audiences : Public Talk with Guy Kirkwood Website | More Information
Buddie Thompson, a self-described ‘midget’ with a penchant for studying his fellow human beings (both ‘little’ and ‘big’), navigated complex and competing conceptualisations of what being short-statured signified in the Depression-era United States. In these years the American ‘Freak Show’ no (...)

 July 2017
Friday 21
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Medicine, the Great Nest, and the Little Business of Being Human : Public talk with Peter Underwood Website | More Information
‘The whole universe is one single nest,’ from the Upanishads, adopted as a motto by Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). In this special talk, Peter Underwood will discuss two recent radio snippets broadcast on Radio National, both concerning medical research.

Peter Underwood is a doctor (...)
Friday 28
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Life 2.0: CRISPR and the Age of Designer Babies : Public Talk with Dr. Ellen Jorgensen Website | More Information
Science fiction has explored the consequences of human genetic engineering for decades, and the results are universally dystopic. With the advent of the genome editing technology called CRISPR, we are closer than ever before. CRISPR has been called 'the word processor for genomes', allowing us for (...)

 August 2017
Friday 04
11:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Laws, Sausages and the Question of Taste : Public Talk with Artist John O'Shea Website | More Information
Black Market Pudding is a twist on the traditional Irish blood sausage. It represents an ethically-conscious food product, combining congealed pig blood with fats, cereals and spices. Black Market Pudding is manufactured using blood taken from a living pig. It proposes a cyclical business model to (...)

 September 2017
Tuesday 05
13:00 - SEMINAR - Viral adaptation to host immune responses: a story about evolution, frequent flyer points and country music : School of Human Sciences (APHB) Seminar Series Website | More Information
More than 35 million people worldwide are infected with HIV including >22,000 Australians. Anti-HIV therapy can reduce mortality associated with infection but treatment does not provide a cure, is life-long and remains a substantial financial burden in Australia and worldwide. Harnessing (...)

 October 2017
Monday 16
14:00 - SYMPOSIUM - The Clever Country: The importance of investing in regional and remote students Website | More Information
This symposium brings together a panel of experts from across Australia to discuss ways to support regional and remote students to succeed in higher education. The purpose is to explore the value of investing in higher education from the perspective of the individual, community and the university (...)

 March 2018
Friday 02
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Preparing for Beyond the Cradle : Public talk with Dr Sarah Jane Pell Website | More Information
Pell presents her artistic role in Performing Astronautics across the three phases of spaceflight as: the Architect (building new forms of Absolute Space), the Astronaut (embodying all of Representational Space), and the Avatar (live(d) art of Spaces of Representation). By framing her experimental (...)
Friday 16
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - What is Creativity and How do We Develop it in an Educational Setting? : Public talk with Alana Lewis Website | More Information
In 2008, the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians, states that successful learners are ‘’creative, innovative and resourceful and are able to solve problems in ways that draw upon a range of learning areas and disciplines’’. Through polymathic principles, is it possible (...)

 June 2018
Thursday 14
9:00 - CONFERENCE - The Future of Emotions: Conversations Without Borders : Third International CHE Conference Website | More Information
Scholarship on the history of emotions is now rich and varied, and informed by multiple disciplinary perspectives from the humanities. This conference celebrates the many achievements of humanities emotions research and looks to new horizons in which it can be applied.

Registration (...)
Friday 15
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - China in Conversation: The World Order in Transition - China, the US and Australia Website | More Information
The 21st century has been dubbed the Asian century, as the growth of China’s economic and political influence puts increased pressure on the existing world order. For Australia, an ally of the United States situated in the Indo-Pacific region, these changes could not be more significant.

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 July 2018
Monday 16
13:00 - SEMINAR - Seminar : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series - 16 July (Professor Des Richardson) More Information
The iron-regulated metastasis suppressor N-myc downstream-regulated gene 1 (NDRG1) has been shown to inhibit numerous oncogenic signaling pathways in cancer cells. Recent findings have demonstrated that NDRG1 inhibits the ErbB family of receptors, which function as key inducers of carcinogenesis (...)
Tuesday 17
13:00 - SEMINAR - Seminar : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series - 17 July More Information
Associate Professor Stine Brandt Bering is a researcher within Comparative Pediatrics and Nutrition at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She graduated as a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology) from The Technical University of Denmark in 2001, and subsequently pursued her PhD (...)
Thursday 26
13:00 - SEMINAR - Bioengineered skeletal muscle tissues to study regeneration and drug response : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
Abstract:

Engineering three-dimensional skeletal muscle tissues is motivated by the need for improved physiological systems that would serve for modelling and studying of muscle diseases, pre-clinical drug development, and potential muscle regenerative therapies. In this talk, I will (...)

 August 2018
Tuesday 28
13:00 - SEMINAR - A Comparative Sports Culture Study between Europeans, North Americans and a Modern Muslim Nation : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series - 28 August More Information
Abstract: This study compared cultural attitudes and beliefs in American, Italian, German, Turkish and Swiss/French samples. A total of 800 (between 18-70 years old) mostly from American, Italian, German, Turkish and Swiss/French universities responded to an online survey. Europeans, including (...)

 September 2018
Wednesday 12
13:00 - PRESENTATION - Ventana Discovery Ultra - Fully automated research : Presentation by Roche Diagnostics More Information
Roche Diagnostics invites you to join us for a presentation of the:

VENTANA DISCOVERY ULTRA For fully automated research IHC/ISH

Refreshments provided

 March 2019
Tuesday 26
13:00 - SEMINAR - Improving Immunity to Melanoma : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
Abstract: Melanoma is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia, resulting in ~1500 deaths each year. While extensive public health campaigns have increased community awareness of the importance of sun-safety and skin monitoring, a substantial number of melanomas remain undetected (...)
Thursday 28
13:00 - SEMINAR - The Search for a function of the melanoma tumour antigen melanotransferrin: Iron binding molecule turned pro-tumourigenic signalling protein : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
Melanotransferrin (MTf) is a membrane-bound transferrin homologue that is found in melanoma cells and was one of the first melanoma tumour antigens to be characterized. It possesses an iron-binding site like the iron-binding protein in the blood, transferrin, but does not play a role in normal (...)

 April 2019
Friday 05
13:00 - SEMINAR - Measuring physical activity patterns using objective devices: Past, present, and future : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
There is emerging evidence that how individuals accumulate their physical activity and sedentary behaviour (e.g. bouts, breaks) each day may be important for health. It is possible to assess activity patterns using different objective monitors (e.g. ActiGraph, activPAL, etc), yet there is little (...)
Tuesday 23
13:00 - SEMINAR - Surgical wound complications: improving prevention and outcomes : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series Website | More Information
Surgical wound complications such as dehiscence (SWD) are a significant issue that affect large numbers of patients and is almost certainly under-reported. The impact of SWD can be considerable: increased mortality, delayed hospital discharge, readmission, further surgery, delayed adjuvant (...)


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