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Displaying from Monday, February 06, 2012
 February 2012
Monday 06
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.
Thursday 09
13:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Scientific & Business Potentials in Exploring Marine Microbial Life : ABSTRACT AVAILABLE More Information
Professor Duarte is Director of the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia and Research Professor with the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) at the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA) in Mallorca, Spain. His research focuses on understanding the effects of (...)

17:00 - EVENT - STATISTICS SEMINAR : Title: Building statistical capacity in developing nations More Information
Abstract:

Statistics and information systems provide a basic foundation in international aid work, as staff struggle to understand the extent and the cause of the challenges facing developing nations, as those delivering intervention programs strive to evaluate the success of their (...)
Monday 13
9:00 - EVENT - Foundations of University Teaching and Learning (FUTL) Website | More Information
The Foundations of University Teaching and Learning programme is offered every semester to support staff relatively new to the University as well as staff with teaching experience who wish to refine, test out, validate or develop their present conceptions of good teaching and their current teaching (...)

13:30 - PRESENTATION - Funding Opportunities in the European Research Council: Bringing Great Ideas to Life : information on the mission, operation and Funding Opportunities for Australian-based researchers under the European Research Council More Information
This presentation will provide information on the mission, operation and Funding Opportunities for Australian-based researchers under the European Research Council. Founded in 2007, the ERC's mission is to encourage the highest quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support (...)
Tuesday 14
8:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Blooming Minds at Work SYMPOSIUM : Identifying and Preventing Psychological Injury Website | More Information
This one day event will help you to understand and limit the impact of mental health issues in the workplace, provide sound strategies to minimise your workplace psychological injury risk and generate ideas for how you can shift your organisations mental health culture. The topics to be explored by (...)
Thursday 16
16:00 - SEMINAR - “The Human Epigenome in Health and Disease” Website | More Information
Professor Jones received his Ph.D. from the University of London. Joining the University of Southern California, he went on to be the Director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1993-2011. He is a past President of the American Association for Cancer Research. He has published more than (...)
Monday 20
9:00 - COURSE - Introductory Statistics : A short course Website | More Information
The course is designed for people with little or no knowledge of statistics. It will be spread over three days covering material ranging from means and standard deviations to simple linear regression, and basic ANOVA. Some basic categorical data analysis will be included with the emphasis (...)

9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Neonatal Nutrition Symposium : Symposium for neonatal specialists on current topics of infant nutrition Website | More Information
The inaugural Neonatal Nutrition Symposium of the Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, this event will feature presentations by distinguished international and local experts. Subjects will include physiology of infant feeding, allergy prevention, and use of probiotics.

14:00 - EVENT - STATISTICS SEMINAR : First Passage Times for Random Walks and Levy Processes More Information
Title: First Passage Times for Random Walks and Levy Processes

Abstract: The behaviour of the tail of the distribution of the first passage time over a fixed level has been known for many years, but until recently little was known about the behaviour of the probability mass function or (...)
Wednesday 22
11:00 - EVENT - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: A census of cubic vertex-transitive graphs More Information
Groups and Combinatorics Seminar

Gabriel Verret (University of Primorska, Slovenia)

will speak on

A census of cubic vertex-transitive graphs

at 11am Wednesday 22nd of February in MLR2

Abstract: We explain how some of our recent results have (...)

12:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Processing of miRNA precursors More Information
Nina V. Fedoroff received her PhD in Molecular Biology from the Rockefeller University, and has served on the faculties of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, the Johns Hopkins University and the Pennsylvania State University, where she was the Director of the Biotechnology Institute and the (...)

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 (...)
Thursday 23
12:00 - TALK - Evidence for Selection in the Evolution of Human Communication Systems : Human communication systems evolve and socio-­cultural processes play an important role in this process More Information
Human communication systems evolve and socio-­cultural processes play an important role in this process. The cultural mechanisms that guide this evolution are not well understood. Using a laboratory study that is extended by computer simulations, we test three mechanisms through which human (...)
Monday 27
16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Molecular Basis of the Antifungal Activity of a Plant Defensin : JOINT PRESENTATION: ARC CoE PEB / UWA School of Plant Biology More Information
Professor Anderson's current work is focussed on defence molecules produced by plants for protection against insect pests and pathogens.. More Info Available
Tuesday 28
15:45 - SEMINAR - Physics Seminar : Broadband and tunable optical nanoantennas for optical communications, sensing and quantum applications More Information
Conventional antennas, which are widely used to transmit radio and TV signals, can be used at optical frequencies as long as they are shrunk to nanometer-size dimensions. Optical nanoantennas possess plasmonic modes – collective oscillations of the metal's conduction electrons – that strongly (...)
Wednesday 29
11:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Neighbour transitive codes and connections with power line communication More Information
Groups and Combinatorics Seminar

Neil Gillespie (UWA)

will speak on

Neighbour transitive codes and connections with power line communication

at 11am in MLR2 on Wednesday 29th of February

Abstract: Power line communication has been proposed as (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - A World of Opportunities: Social innovation in the international and Australian cultural sector Website | More Information
A Public Lecture by Vanessa Kredler, UNESCO.

This presentation will introduce the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Cairo, which is being developed under the auspices of UNESCO. The NMEC is an ambitious new museum project that will look at Egyptian civilization from (...)

 March 2012
Thursday 01
12:00 - TALK - Attentional capacity limitations in face perception - processing face sets : Person Perception Seminars - Talk by Dr Markus F. Neumann, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena More Information
Distracter faces are difficult to ignore. Faces that are entirely irrelevant to an ongoing task are being processed even in ‘high load’ conditions that promote distracter inhibition for non-face stimulus categories. Distracter face processing can, however, be reduced by adding a second face to a (...)
Friday 02
16:00 - SEMINAR - Science Communication Seminar Series : Sony ExploraScience – an interactive science museum More Information
Behind the scenes at Tokyo's Sony ExploraScience interactive science museum - a summer of science performances, blogging, media releases and workshop planning


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