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Displaying from Friday, October 25, 2013
 October 2013
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 - 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 (...)

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 (...)

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 - “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 (...)

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 (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Quest for Unification Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Stefan Theisen, Max-Planck-Institute for Gravitational Physics and 2013 IAS Short Stay Visitor.

Register: https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/theisen Experimental physics explores natural phenomena from the smallest to the largest length scales, covering (...)
Thursday 31
13:10 - EVENT - FREE Lunchtime Concert : UWA School of Music Prize Winner's Concert Website | More Information
Free 50min Concert every Thursday during Semester at 1:10pm

16:00 - EVENT - Archaeology Seminar Series : Steam, Trains, Soldiers and Guns More Information
Steam, Trains, Soldiers and Guns Rock art and Resistance in Northern South Africa 4-5pm Thursday, 31st October Social Sciences, Lecture Room 1 Archaeology School of Social Sciences Seminar Series 2013

16:00 - SEMINAR - School of Animal Biology Seminar : A/Prof Dustin Marshall, Monash University More Information
We will be hosting our next Animal Biology Seminar next Thursday, 31 October, from 4-5pm in the Jennifer Arnold Lecture Theatre. We're very fortunate to have an invited guest coming to UWA from Monash University, A/Prof. Dustin Marshall.

We will also be serving wine and cheese, which (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Carbonate Deposits in Roman Aqueducts : a Data Source for Archaeology, Palaeoclimate and Archaeoseismology Website | More Information
A public lecture by Cees Passchier, Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany.

Carbonate deposits in aqueducts are a new high-resolution data source for palaeoclimate, spring hydrology and earthquake occurrence.

Ancient aqueducts are also a promising archive for archaeoseismic (...)

19:00 - EVENT - Winthrop Singers present Handel's Messiah : UWA School of Music and Saint Mary’s Cathedral proudly present Handel’s Messiah Website | More Information
Written in 1742, Handel's Messiah was almost banned by Jonathan Swift, Dean of the Cathedral in Dublin, the city in which it received its first performance. But the piece more than survived the challenge, going on in its composer's own lifetime to be seen as his greatest work. In a year of (...)

 November 2013
Friday 01
11:00 - EXHIBITION - Music Dance Landscape Image Website | More Information
Experience the sights and sounds of Africa through the lens of world-renowned ethnomusicologist John Blacking. Music Dance Landscape Image uses the John Blacking Collection, housed at The University of Western Australia’s Callaway Centre, to provide snapshots of performances that Blacking (...)

12:00 - EVENT - Data Clinics @ iVEC Website | More Information
To mark the availability of Data Stores @ iVEC the eResearch Programme is offering a variety of increased outreach services to assist researchers maximise the value of the increased storage capacity being offered at iVEC.

Part of the programme of work is a series of ‘drop-in’ Data (...)

13:30 - EVENT - Asian Studies Seminar Series : ‘Becoming Asian’: Processes of westernization and cosmopolitanization at an international school in Indonesia More Information
Young people at international schools (who are often referred to as Third Culture Kids) are expected to be “international” and open to difference by virtue of their education and transnational upbringing. However, the processes involved in becoming “international” are fraught with tensions because (...)

14:00 - SYMPOSIUM - The Longevity Dividend Symposium : Health, ageing, creative expression and cultural engagement in later life. Website | More Information
The Longevity Dividend is a symposium on a variety of issues related to health and ageing, including the potential for and benefits of creative expression and cultural engagement in later life.

Presented by the Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA) and the UWA (...)


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