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Displaying from Tuesday, May 04, 2010
 May 2010
Tuesday 04
9:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - Peer Review of Teaching More Information
GSE staff and postgraduate students are invited to attend this workshop as part of the Faculty's teaching and learning month activities. The session will include a presentation on UWA's policy, support document and perspectives on peer review of teaching, followed by a workshop on developing GSE's (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - Lectures on Growth in Groups and Graphs More Information
Nick Gill (University of Bristol) will be giving a series of three talks on the topic of Growth in Groups and Graphs as follows:

* Tuesday 4 May, 12 noon, MLR2, I: Sum-Product

* Friday 7 May, 11am, MLR3, II: Growth in Groups of Lie Type

* Friday 14th May (...)

13:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - Staff vs Student Debate Website | More Information
Good teaching never changes!

Could a good teacher of 50 years ago survive in the today's classroom environment? Are there constants that determine what good teaching is or must teachers adapt to a changing demographic and societal pressures and demands?

In what promises to be (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Muscles, Medicine and the Beginnings of Human Biology: Short stories from a long life" : School of Anatomy & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Published research papers deal with facts. Yet behind them are often untold human stories. This School is full of them, waiting to be told. Here I tell stories about three of my interests.1) Beginnings of research into muscle regeneration; 2) teaching the 'new' anatomy of modern (...)

17:00 - FREE LECTURE - SPECIAL EVENT! : ‘The role of the subscriber in eighteenth-century musical publications’ More Information
Emeritus Professor Margaret Seares, will give special lecture entitled ‘The role of the subscriber in eighteenth-century musical publications’. This lecture is given to honour UWA’s outstanding musicologist and composer Emeritus Professor David Tunley, as part of the celebration of his Eightieth (...)
Wednesday 05
14:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - Teaching Information Literacy Online at the UWA Library Website | More Information
The Library employs a range of different approaches to user education and teaching information literacy (IL) – including face to face and online. In recent years the Library has significantly developed online teaching and learning initiatives. This session will cover these new online initiatives (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Towards More Rational, Scientific Policy-making: How trauma obstructs solutions to the planetary crisis, and what we can do about it : CWR Seminar Website | More Information
Our civilization is facing simultaneous crises of war, environmental destruction, resource depletion, climate change, poverty, and social breakdown. Why do we seem unable to solve these crises? Why don't we more often adopt rational policies to tackle them based on good science? Why has denial of (...)

17:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - University Teaching Awards Ceremony Website | More Information
This ceremony represents an opportunity for UWA to recognise excellent teachers from across the University. 2009 Faculty Teaching Award winners will be acknowledged; and the University Excellence in Teaching award winners announced, along with winners and nominees for the national teaching awards.
Thursday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Eunuchs Still? A Conversation Commemorating Forty Years since the Publication of The Female Eunuch Website | More Information
Germaine Greer seems to have been a trigger for outbursts of acrimony ever since the publication of The Female Eunuch forty years ago, but what was the book actually about, and why has it entrenched such violent reactions in Australia since 1970? What made it so radical, and does it have anything (...)
Friday 07
12:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - Hypothetical: “Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose: Teaching in times of change” Website | More Information
“Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose: Teaching in times of change”

Established now as a favourite event in the UWA Teaching and Learning Month calendar, the Hypothetical returns in 2010.

Changes are happening all around us. The rate and breadth of change is dizzying (...)
Tuesday 11
9:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - Launch of the new English Language & Communication Units Website | More Information
Staff and students interested in learning more about UWA's new initiative for international students are invited to attend a launch of two accredited units in English Language and Academic Communication.

These units - offered by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and (...)

11:00 - EVENT - Psychological Processes and Health Habits: Aerobic Exercise More Information
Dual-process models of behaviour recognise the importance of both “reasoned” and “unreasoned” influences. However, systematic analysis of the less reasoned influences has lagged behind that of the more reasoned influences because of inadequate conceptualisation and measurement of the habit (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Three Hamilton Decomposition Problems More Information
Groups and Combinatorics Seminar

Brian Alspach (University of Newcastle)

will speak on

Three Hamilton Decomposition Problems

at 12 noon Tuesday 11 May in MLR2

Abstract: This talk deals with three middle-aged problems on decomposing graphs into (...)

12:00 - T&L MONTH - Faculty of Law Teaching Forum Website | More Information
An opportunity for Law School teachers (and others) to talk about current teaching and learning issues.

13:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - Distinguished Visiting Teacher Workshop: Professor Tom Angelo : Feedback for Learning: How Less Can Sometimes Be More Website | More Information
All university teachers realise that getting feedback from and giving feedback to students is critical to their learning and success. But most of us also realise how time-consuming, difficult, and frustrating the feedback process can be - particularly when students fail to make use of (or even read) (...)

13:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - ALTC Project: Creating a Community of Leaders in Emerging Technology Website | More Information
The ALTC have funded a new project that will explore the ways professional staff learn about, apply and spread knowledge of emerging technologies. This Leadership Project is led by Dr. Lisa Cluett with Dr. Judy Skene (Student Services) and Dr. Mark Pegrum (Education) and is seeking professional/gene (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Physics Colloquium : NEUTRINOS: PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE More Information
I will review the overwhelming evidence for neutrino flavour oscillations and hence for nonzero neutrino masses and mixing angles. The current status of our understanding of neutrino properties will be presented, and the remaining mysteries stated. The rich international program of future (...)

17:00 - FREE LECTURE - School of Music International Research Seminar Series : ‘Capturing Sound’ More Information
Stephen Vitiello is an internationally celebrated American sound and media artist. Focusing on the physical aspect of sound he uses atmospheric noise or transforms energies such as light and wind to create new environments and experiences. Vitiello’s visit to North-Western Australia in early 2010 (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Terrorism: the biggest fear is fear itself Website | More Information
An IAS public lecture by Professor Herbert Huppert, FRS, Director of the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics at the University of Cambridge and 2010 IAS Professor-at-Large.

Terrorism is not new. The Zealots of Judea in the first century carried out underground assassination campaigns (...)
Wednesday 12
9:00 - TEACHING & LEARNING MONTH - Teaching & Learning Research Colloquium Website | More Information
As part of Teaching and Learning Month 2010, the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL) and the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Support Office are pleased to host the second Teaching and Learning Research Colloquium to provide an opportunity for UWA staff to (...)

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