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Displaying from Sunday, October 20, 2013
 October 2013
Monday 21
17:45 - LECTURE - The Warren Centre Innovation Lecture 2013 : Dr Alex Zelinsky Chief Defence Scientist, DSTO presents: Think Big and Make It Happen! Website | More Information
The Warren Centre’s annual Innovation Lecture Series puts successful Australian innovators in the public spotlight.

Dr Alex Zelinsky, Chief Defence Scientist and head of The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), presents The Warren Centre’s 2013 Innovation Lecture Series. < (...)
Tuesday 22
12:00 - EVENT - What matters to me and why? : A conversation with Peter Quinn, Director of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) More Information
Lunch time talk: What Matters to me and Why (with Peter Quinn, Director of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)

'What Matters to me and why' is a series of lunch time talks and conversations with UWA Academics. The talks explore personal stories of family, place (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Anthropology Seminar : Atikamekw postcolonial territoriality: A complex co--existence and entanglement between Indigenous and non-Indigenous regimes of values More Information
The Atikamekw are an Algonquian group, now living in three communities in the Upper St- Maurice region (Québec, Canada) and number around 6,000 people. While they have been “invited”, all through the colonial period, to gradually exclude themselves from Nitaskinan, their ancestral lands, they mainta (...)

13:00 - Colloquium - What is Stereo Vision good for? : Our knowledge about the location and shape of real objects More Information
The natural world provides a rich and varied array of depth information – numerous cues that are commonly divided into monocular and binocular categories. Our experience with two-dimensional representations of depth in paintings, 2D movies and computer simulations is so vivid that the additional (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Balancing the Role of Government and the Market - the Challenge of Formulating Public Policy 'In Public' : 2013 Reid Oration Website | More Information
The 2013 Reid Oration will be presented by Paul McLeod, Associate Professor of Economics, UWA and Adjunct Professor with the Australian and New Zealand School of Government.

This lecture will discuss how policy formulation is potentially fragmented and losing its ability to distinguish (...)
Wednesday 23
16:00 - SEMINAR - ‘Stem Cells and Melanoma’ Website | More Information
Dr. Frank's laboratory research, conducted in the Transplantation Research Center of Children's Hospital Boston and the Department of Dermatology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, focuses on the physiological and pathological roles of the human P-glycoprotein family of ATP-binding cassette (ABC) (...)

18:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Western Desert Art: Another Story Website | More Information
Join us for a special talk by visiting speaker Dr Diana Young on October 23, 6pm at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Ernabella Arts, situated on Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in the Western Desert, is the oldest continuously running Indigenous art centre in Australia (...)
Thursday 24
11:00 - EVENT - Master Class: Steven Isserlis : Internationally renowned cello soloist Website | More Information
Acclaimed worldwide for his technique and musicianship, British cellist Steven Isserlis enjoys a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator and author. As a concerto soloist he appears regularly with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors, including in recent seasons with (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Summary of Results of the 2013 Field School at Fremantle Prison More Information
This year’s archaeological field school (ARCY3002) took place at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fremantle Prison. Field work began on September 23rd and continued until Oct 4th. In this presentation we will discuss the background history of the site, the areas chosen for investigation, an (...)

18:00 - LECTURE - 27th Dr George Hondros Memorial Lecture : Unique designs — the power of multidisciplinary collaboration. Delivered by Tristram Carfrae Award-Winning Structural Engineer, Director and Arup Fellow. More Information
Tristram Carfrae is responsible for the design of an impressive array of award-winning buildings and is regarded internationally as a leading designer of light weight long-span structures.

In collaborating with some of the world’s best architects, he has a reputation for challenging the (...)
Friday 25
10:00 - SEMINAR - The Methodology behind the Nurses’ Health Study Website | More Information
The Nurses’ Health Studies are among the largest and longest running investigations of factors that influence women’s health. Started in 1976 and expanded in 1989, the information provided by the 238,000 dedicated nurse-participants has led to many new insights on health and disease. While the (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - Economics Seminar : Heterogeneous Effects of Preschool on Child Health Outcomes: Evidence from India More Information
ABSTRACT: The positive impact of early intervention on children’s cognitive and behavioural outcomes is now well-recognized in the developed world. However, little is known about whether these programs confer similar benefits in developing countries. This paper focuses on the effect of preschool (...)

13:00 - TALK - Documenting and Presenting Performance : Cultural Knowledge and Experience Embodied in Musical Recordings, Objects and Images More Information
Jennifer Post, an ethnomusicologist, is currently an Honorary Senior Research Fellow working with the John Blacking Collection at the Callaway Centre, UWA.

In this talk, Jennifer will explore the way saved sounds, objects and images hold stories and conjure memories of music-making (...)

13:30 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Moving out of the Kitchen” More Information
In this seminar, I will give an overview of the background of the project, and introduce some of the aims of my research. What I am going to present is a study of migration as practiced by an Indonesian ethnic group, the Bugis. The Bugis homeland is the low-land central-western part of Sulawesi (...)

15:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Coprime actions of finite linear groups More Information
Abstract:

Let H be a finite linear group acting completely reducibly on a finite vector space V. Gabriel Navarro asked: if the H-orbits containing vectors a and b have coprime lengths m and n, is there an H-orbit of length mn? We answered, by showing that the H-orbit containing a + b (...)
Tuesday 29
13:00 - Colloquium - The emotional face : Colloquium More Information
I came to Australia in 1990 to work with Professor D. Siddle in the School of Psychology, University of Queensland on a postdoctoral research scholarship from the German Research Council. In 1994, I joined the academic staff in the School of Psychology, teaching in the areas of Human Associative (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - “Why Comparative Physiology is relevant to clinicians: does it matter that our mice live at 22°C?” : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series More Information
The Seminar: In this seminar we discuss the relevance of comparative physiology to aspects of temperature regulation, and the problems of extrapolating from animal models to humans. Students of comparative physiology learn detail of size scaling laws in animal energetics, including laws that (...)

17:00 - CANCELLED - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Tess Tsokos: Gesture and response in the primary children's choir - CANCELLED Website | More Information
This event has been cancelled. Tess Tsokos: Gesture and response in the primary children's choir
Wednesday 30
16:00 - SEMINAR - How to prevent depression in later life. : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. Website | More Information
Depression is a common and disabling disorder that affects people of all ages. The causes of depression are not well understood, but consistent information about risk factors is available.

These include familial predisposition, certain lifestyle choices, clinical morbidities and (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - “Studying the airway wall in health and disease” Website | More Information
Dr. Peter B. Noble is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow in the School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology. Research focus is on the structural and mechanical determinants of airway disease including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His general experimental approach utilises a (...)


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