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Displaying from Tuesday, November 11, 2014
 November 2014
Tuesday 11
9:00 - COURSE - R Basics : A Statistics Short Course Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. The course will include: Introduction to R: How to install R on (...)

11:00 - FUNDRAISER - Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser More Information
Sausage Sizzle fundraiser to help support Tina Ly and Elyshia McNamara from Team Perkins raise money for the Weekend to End Women's Cancers

$3 Sausage in a roll $4 Sausage in a roll and a drink

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Was self-government for Western Australia based on a betrayal of Indigenous people? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ann Curthoys, Honorary Professor of History, University of Sydney and 2014 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

The years leading up to the passing of the Western Australian constitution in 1889 (effected in 1890) saw several interlocking public debates in WA itself and in (...)
Thursday 13
12:00 - CANCELLED - SEMINAR - Identifying the RNA targets of DBHS proteins to give insights into the internal organisation and function of a nuclear IncRNA:Protein complex Website | More Information
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

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Ellen Fortini is a PhD student at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research under the supervision of Dr Archa Fox. Here Ellen presents the work completed over the course of her (...)

16:00 - FREE LECTURE - Zone of Crisis: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq : A CMSS Book Launch for Prof Amin Saikal Website | More Information
The West Asian states of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran have over the last few decades represented an arc of crisis. Characterised by fractured and dysfunctional political elites, fraught economic policies, and ideological struggles between the forces of authoritarianism and democratisation (...)
Friday 14
15:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Antiflag-transitive generalized quadrangles More Information
Eric Swartz (UWA)

will speak on

Antiflag-transitive generalized quadrangles

at 3pm Friday 14 November in Mathematics Lecture Room 1.


A generalized quadrangle is a point-line incidence geometry Q such that (1) any two points lie on at (...)
Monday 17
18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Gallipoli and Lemnos : Addressing the Lemnos Heritage of Gallipoli and the Forgotten Foundations of Anzac More Information
Lemnos is the Greek island 100 km from the Gallipoli peninsula that was used as the base from which the attack on the Turkish positions was launched and managed, but it tends to be ignored in accounts which focus on the fighting.
Tuesday 18
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Emerging biosciences capacity in Africa: Case study of the Regional Cassava Viruses Disease Diagnostic Project Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Joseph Ndunguru, Molecular Plant Virologist, Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute (MARI), Tanzania.

Cassava is an important food staple in sub Saharan Africa, however it is under threat from deadly viral diseases, which are decreasing yield and leaving many (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Emerging biosciences capacity in Africa: Case study of the Regional Cassava Viruses Disease Diagnostic Project : A public lecture by Dr Joseph Ndunguru, Molecular Plant Virologist, Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute (MARI), Tanzania Website | More Information
In this lecture, Dr Joseph Ndunguru will outline his involvement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the subsequent investment in his viral diagnostic projects. He will also outline the increasing biosciences capacity in sub Saharan Africa that is leading the transformational change to (...)
Wednesday 19
16:00 - SEMINAR - Making Parks out of Making Wars: Transnational Nature Conservation and Conflict Resolution : An exploration of peace parks from the perspective of Paul Martin and Christine Szuter's notion of "war zones" and "game sinks". More Information
An unexpected outcome of the global environmental crisis is the emergence of conservation as an important aspect of conflict resolution. While there has always been a strong historical association between conflict and resources, with disagreements arising over their use and ownership, it is (...)

17:30 - AWARD CEREMONY - 2014 Western Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards Website | More Information
2014 Western Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards with our guest speaker, Professor Peter Klinken, Chief Scientist of Western Australia

Please R.S.V.P. to Meredith Eddington by the 12th November on [email protected]

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Shakespeare, Women and Tears : "Accompanied in our tears": Women, Shakespeare and sentiment in the eighteenth-century theatre Website | More Information
Abstract: This talk will examine the development of a sentimental response to theatre in the eighteenth century, particularly amongst women and particularly with regard to the staging of Shakespeare. Letter and diary accounts by female audience members frequently attest to them crying in the (...)
Friday 21
16:00 - ORATION - 2014 Wesfarmers' Harry Perkins Oration : Hearts, minds, health and research - please mind the gap Website | More Information
Professor Jennings is an internationally renowned cardiologist who will explore the latest medical research on the causes, prevention and treatment of heart disease

This Oration is a FREE event for the community but registration is essential as places are limited

Please RSVP (...)
Monday 24
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Supervisor Refresher Forum : Research Supervision Professional Development Program Website | More Information
This workshop is designed for experienced supervisors of research students at UWA want to update their current conceptions and practice of supervision at UWA, including updates on UWA policies and rules.

It provides an overview research training at UWA and is designed for supervisors of (...)

9:30 - SEMINAR - Integrated analysis of epigenomic and genomic changes by DNA methylation dependent mechanisms: potential novel biomarkers for prostate cancer AND Obesity is Associated with Risk of Progression for Low-risk Prostate Cancers Website | More Information
Neil Fleshner is currently a Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto, Head of the Division of Urology at the University Health Network and Princess Margaret Hospital, and was recently awarded the Love Chair in Prostate Cancer Prevention at the Princess Margaret Hospital (...)
Tuesday 25
8:45 - COURSE - An Introduction to statistics using SPSS - a 3 day course Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to (...)
Wednesday 26
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Research Students and Mental Health : Research Supervision Professional Development Program Website | More Information
This workshop is suitable for supervisors of all research students. In order to get the most from the workshop it is expected that participants will have a basic understanding of the most common types of mental health issues and be familiar with the Graduate Research School's Policies and Rules for (...)
Friday 28
15:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Tits' buildings as combinatorial objects More Information
Alice Devillers (UWA)

will speak on

Tits' buildings as combinatorial objects

at 3pm Friday 28 November in Mathematics Lecture Room 1.


Buildings were invented in the 1960s by the Belgian-French mathematician Jacques Tits. They are a (...)

 December 2014
Tuesday 02
9:30 - WORKSHOP - Introduction to LMS: LMS for new users Website | More Information
LMS for New Users will provide participants with an introductory overview of the Moodle powered LMS (Learning Management System) used as our online learning environment here at UWA. You will need to complete this workshop before being eligible to take part in any intermediate or advanced LMS (...)
Wednesday 03
10:30 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Public Seminar : Jewish Diaspora in old China: the history, culture and religion of the Jews of Kaifeng More Information
From the ninth century on, there was an indigenous Jewish community in the city of Kaifeng in north-eastern China. Largely cut off from contact with the main centres of Jewish life, the Kaifeng Jews developed a distinctive culture that was unquestionably Jewish, but progressively absorbed Chinese (...)

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