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 October 2014
Wednesday 01
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Disaster preparedness and response in remote, disaster-prone, ethnic minority-based communities in China Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Emily Chan, Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response.

China is a natural disaster-prone country and its rural population faces the highest natural disaster risk. Like Australia, China faces (...)
Thursday 02
12:00 - SEMINAR - ‘Neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies in systemic vasculitis: friend or foe?’ Website | More Information
Prof Johannes (“Hans”) Nossent has been appointed as the Winthrop Professor of Rheumatology at The University of Western Australia from 1.6.2014. Prof Nossent was born in the Netherlands where he completed his medical and specialist training before moving to Norway where he was Consultant and (...)

13:30 - WORKSHOP - Beyond the Basics: Managing grades in the LMS Website | More Information
Participants will explore the functionality of the Grades area (from both a staff and student perspective) and learn how to use it effectively for grade administration.

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents - Percussion and Piano Spectacular Website | More Information
This October musicians from across Australia and New Zealand will come together for a piano and percussion spectacular featuring Steve Reich’s mesmerising Sextet for marimbas, vibraphones and keyboards.

Players from The University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Academy (...)
Friday 03
12:00 - SEMINAR - ‘Thrombopoietin and the control of hematopoietic stem cells and platelet production’ Website | More Information
Professor Warren Alexander received his Ph.D. in medical biology from the University of Melbourne, and his post-doctoral studies were completed at the Research Institute for Molecular Pathology in Vienna, Austria and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Melbourne. Since 1994, he has been a (...)

13:00 - PRESENTATION - 3MT UWA Final : An inspiring insight into PhD/Masters research at UWA Website | More Information
Ten dynamic speakers will each have 3 minutes in which to explain the significance of their research using language that everyone can understand.

15:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Simple group factorisations and applications More Information
There will be refreshments before the seminar, at 2:40pm in the common room.

Cheryl Praeger (UWA)

will speak on

Simple group factorisations and applications

at 3pm Friday 3 October in Weatherburn Lecture Theatre.


Factori (...)

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents - Assembled! Chamber Music Prize Winners Website | More Information
Join the staff and students of the School of Music to hear the finalists of the Chamber Music Prize Week.

UWA students will be joined by special guest performers from the WA Young Artists Chamber Music Program (WAYACHAMP).

A fantastic way to start your weekend!

Tic (...)
Monday 06
12:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Breast cancer, from early detection to surviving and thriving Website | More Information
Christobel Saunders is Winthrop Professor of Surgical Oncology, academic surgeon, cancer researcher and teacher of surgery at the School of Surgery, The University of Western Australia.

W/Professor Saunders has been closely involved in strategic planning and management of health cancer (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Some public policy challenges of change in our region : The 2014 Reid Oration Website | More Information
The 2014 Reid Oration will be given by Stephen Smith Winthrop Professor of International Law at The University of Western Australia, and former Australian Defence and Foreign Affairs Minister.

Great change in our region - the rise of China, the rise of the ASEAN Economies combined and (...)
Tuesday 07
16:30 - Masterclass - School of Music and MusicaViva presents - Masterclass with the Borodin Quartet More Information
The School of Music and MusicaViva are delighted to be welcoming members of the legendary Borodin String Quartet to UWA for a Masterclass with UWA School of Music Students.

Masterclasses are an invaluable experience for our young musicians who are honing their craft, but are also an (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Conservation and Restoration in the Anthropocene Website | More Information
A public lecture by Tim Seastedt, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado.

Conservationists are faced with managing for environmental changes they cannot control. Ecosystems now experience longer growing (...)
Wednesday 08
9:00 - EVENT - Wine Survey : Seeking regular wine consumers to complete an online survey on wine purchasing behaviour. Website | More Information
We are seeking regular wine consumers to complete an online survey on wine purchasing behaviour. Survey will take approx. 10 minutes to complete. https://bits-ticket.biz.uwa.edu.au/limesurvey/index.php?sid=66938&lang=en

13:00 - EVENT - Normalisation of RNA-Seq Data: Are the ERCC Spike-In Controls Reliable? Website | More Information
Professor Terry Speed is a Senior Principal Research Scientist and lab head in the Bioinformatics Division of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. He is recognised as one of the world's leaders in the relatively new field of bioinformatics. He has more than 40 years of (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Development of a spatiotemporal assessment of the Wheatbelt's water vulnerability: a building block for examining the food-water-energy nexus : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. More Information
Water availability encompasses the physical reserves of water as well as the accessibility, use and sharing of water. Water, being the central node of the water, food, climate, and energy nexus, the resource plays a critical role in the sustainable development and livelihoods of a region.

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Antipodes in Literature: European Geographies - Australian Appropriations Website | More Information
A public lecture by Klaus Stierstorfer, Professor of English and Chair, British Studies, University of Münster, Germany and 2014 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

The Antipodes are a concept which originated in European Antiquity and then travelled with expanding and changing geographies (...)
Thursday 09
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Activating learning in large classes Website | More Information
The workshop will introduce you to the theory behind Active Learning, model a range of Active Learning strategies, and give you some practical tips and techniques to help you develop appropriate Active Learning activities for your lectures. The workshop focus is on face-to-face teaching and will (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - The many paths to therapy resistance in melanoma Website | More Information
Dr Meenhard Herlyn is a Caspar Wistar Professor of Melanoma Research and the Director of the Melanoma Research Center at The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, and Founding President of the Society for Melanoma Research. He has been a cancer researcher since arriving at Wistar in 1976 and has worked (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A New Frontier: understanding epigenetics through mathematics Website | More Information
A public lecture by Terry Speed, Professor of Bioinformatics, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.

Scientists have now mapped the human genome - the next frontier is understanding human epigenomes; the ‘instructions’ which tell the DNA whether to make skin cells or (...)
Friday 10
9:00 - CONFERENCE - 2nd National SKMRC Melanoma Conference : Register now for SKMRC’s 2nd National Melanoma Conference in Perth Website | More Information
If you are a clinician, researcher or industry representative interested in cutting edge melanoma research and the very latest treatment developments, please register now for SKMRC’s 2nd national melanoma conference in Perth, WA this October at skmrc.org.au This is a rare opportunity for Perth (...)

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