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Displaying from Sunday, August 14, 2011
 August 2011
Sunday 14
10:00 - EVENT - 2011 Open Day : Experience what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
UWA opens up the whole campus to the public.

Come and find out about the courses on offer, valuable research, community programs, and facilities...all mixed with a day full of lots of fun activities for everyone!
Monday 15
16:00 - EVENT - Lecture : A Phenomenology of St.Paul’s Encounter with the Risen Christ More Information
This is one of a series of six lectures on various aspects of religious studies and theology being offered jointly by the UWA Religion and Globalisation Initiative, Murdoch University (Theology) and the University of Notre Dame Australia (Philosophy and Theology).

Synopsis: Our focus is (...)
Tuesday 16
13:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, 1pmAug18: : "Tropical cyclones and the pulsed eco–hydrological dynamics of Australia’s arid zone" More Information
The first Soil&Water Seminar for 2nd semester will be at 1pm on Tues, Aug 16th. The speaker will be Gavan McGrath, from the Soil Physics group at School of Earth and Environment. All welcome!

TITLE: “Tropical cyclones and the pulsed eco–hydrological dynamics of Australia’s arid zone: (...)

17:00 - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Factors affecting the performance wellness of jazz pianists in practice and performance Website | More Information
Graham Wood, Head of Music, WAAPA, ECU presents an a significant performing arts medicine investigation entitled 'Factors affecting the performance wellness of jazz pianists in practice and performance.'
Wednesday 17
16:00 - STUDENT EVENT - TICHR Prospective Postgraduate Student Evening : Postgraduate research and scholarship opportunities at TICHR, SPACH and PMH Website | More Information
Each year the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research hosts a Prospective Postgraduate Student Evening to inform potential students about the postgraduate opportunities available at the Institute, the School of Paediatrics and Child Health and Princess Margaret Hospital.

If you are (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - “Biophysical insights into orexin receptor-B-arrestin complexes and their role in cellular signalling." Website | More Information
Werner Jaeger is a PhD student in the Laboratory for Molecular Endocrinology – GPCRs at WAIMR. In 2007, he was awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award to support him through his studies investigating the orexin neuroendocrine system involved in the regulation of sleep and wake states, and energy (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - ASKAP - the Australian SKA Pathfinder and the bid to host the SKA Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Philip Diamond, Chief, CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science (CASS).

Join us for a special talk for National Science Week as we welcome the Chief of CSIRO’s Astronomy and Space Science Division, Professor Phil Diamond to tell us all about the Australian Square (...)
Thursday 18
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Evaluation of Teaching: SPOT Strategies and Core Items Website | More Information
Intended Audience: Teaching staff who want to explore ways to improve their teaching utilising their SPOT data

Workshop Description: Effective teaching involves the engagement with student feedback data. This workshop will discuss the theoretical underpinnings of the different items in (...)

10:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of Chloroplast RNA Editing : RNA editing converts genetic information encoded in genome More Information
Dr Okuda is from Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, Japan and his research focuses around PPR proteins and plant organelle gene expression. RNA editing converts genetic information encoded in the genome at the RNA level and is thus a biological phenomenon that challenges the (...)

13:10 - PERFORMANCE - Free Lunchtime Concert: Senior Vocal Students Website | More Information
This free lunchtime concert will showcase senior vocal students from the School of Music.

16:00 - SEMINAR - Resonant excitation of diurnal internal tides in the Adriatic : SESE and Oceans Institute Seminar Website | More Information
Oceanographic data collected during 2006 have offered new information on diurnal internal tides in the Adriatic. The most pronounced diurnal temperature variations were detected at the island of Lastovo and they were driven by sea/land breezes. However, three tide-dominated episodes were (...)

16:00 - EVENT - SEMINAR SERIES SEMESTER 2, 2011 : Fuelling ancient Mediterranean cities: a framework for research, and a case study from Pompeii More Information
This paper provides a framework for examining ancient cities’ fuel supplies. Island, continental and peninsular examples are visited; the historic sources are overviewed; and a detailed case study of Pompeii’s fuel economy ca. third c. BC to AD 79 is presented, including a model which estimates the (...)

18:00 - FREE LECTURE - UWA Business School - "Measuring People's Willingness to Pay (WTP): 30 Years of Research" with Professor Vithala Rao : Public Lecture Website | More Information
In this lecture Professor Rao will discuss some of his research on behavioral aspects of pricing. The lecture will focus on three concepts -

1) The usual measurement of WTP using a conjoint utility model may be biased due to the presence of informational effect of price

2) (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The 2011 Marshall Warren Lecture : The Next Convergence. The future of economic growth in a multi-speed world Website | More Information
The 2011 Marshall-Warren lecture will be delivered by Michael Spence, Winner of the Nobel 2001 Prize in Economic Sciences with Joseph E. Stiglitz and George A. Akerlof.

In this lecture, Professor Spence will explore the main arguments of his book 'The Next Convergence'. This will appeal (...)
Friday 19
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Curator's Talk: Working across the spectrum : With John Barrett-Lennard, Gallery Director and Curator of 'Recent Past'. More Information
'Recent Past' represents a spectrum of Australian art, of the UWA art collection, and of ideas about painting. With this in mind, the Director and exhibition curator, John Barrett-Lennard, will trace the winding path from pinnacles of high abstraction of the late 60s to the torrid expressionist (...)

15:00 - Colloquium - An evaluation of the cognitive-behavioural theory of bulimia nervosa More Information
Cognitive-behavioural therapy is the treatment of choice for bulimia nervosa, yet only 30 to 50% of patients experience remission of binge eating and purging following treatment. Understanding the processes that maintain this disorder may prove a useful step forward in developing more effective (...)
Tuesday 23
13:00 - SEMINAR - Soil&Water Seminar, Aug23: : "Amazonian Indian Black Earths, black carbon and a little bulldust" More Information
The Soil&Water Seminar at 1pm on Tues, Aug 23rd will be given by Winthrop Professor Bob Gilkes. All welcome!

TITLE: “Amazonian Indian Black Earths, black carbon and a little bulldust”

ABSTRACT: Indian black earths(IBE) in the Amazon basin are small inliers of very (...)

17:00 - CANCELLED - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Student Research Seminar Presentations Website | More Information
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.


Co-ordinated by Associate Professor Victoria Rogers, School of Music, UWA, these training seminars are presented by the School's honours-level students.
Wednesday 24
13:00 - SEMINAR - Sustaining the Knowledge "Industry" Featuring NTEU President Jeannie Rea : NTEU - ERA, Intellectual Freedom & the Base Funding Review More Information
Jeannie Rea commenced as the National President of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) on 1 October 2010. She came to the position from being the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Human Development at Victoria University in Melbourne. Prior to this she was the Head of (...)

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Peer Review of Teaching Website | More Information
Intended Audience: All staff engaged in teaching at any level of experience

Workshop Description: The value of peer review/observation/reflection as a powerful tool for the enhancement of teaching has long been recognised. Teaching is, by its very nature, an activity which is not (...)

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