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 March 2017
Tuesday 14
12:30 - STAFF EVENT - Explore the possibilities with HP Sprout (demonstration) Website | More Information
Tuesday 14 March 2017; 12:30pm – 1:00pm

Thursday 16 March 2017; 1:00pm – 1:30pm

Friday 17 March 2017; 10:00am – 10:30am

Limit of 2 people per session

Futures Observatory partner Hewlett-Packard (HP), have loaned a Sprout Pro to the Futures Observatory (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - The timing of stress: understanding adaptation in changing environments : School of Human Sciences (APHB) Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Given the prediction for the increase to both the frequency and intensity of natural disasters due to global climate change, it is becoming increasingly important that we understand the impact of past disasters so we may be able to better mitigate the effects of future ones. Using (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - ‘Hardly any women at all’? Literary landscapes at the time of Jane Austen : A Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies/Institute of Advanced Studies Public Lecture Website | More Information
In a famous scene in Northanger Abbey, Catherine Morland confesses to Henry Tilney that she rarely reads history, finding it ‘tiresome’. ‘I read it a little as a duty’, she admits, ‘but it tells me nothing that does not either vex or weary me. The quarrels of popes and kings, with wars or (...)
Wednesday 15
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Families Still Seeking Asylum: Political Impacts and Community Responses in Australia : The 2017 Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture Website | More Information
By Dr Caroline Fleay, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Human Rights Education, Curtin University.

The responses of most political leaders to people seeking asylum lie in contrast to growing numbers of others in Australia who are disturbed by the impacts of policies on asylum seekers and their (...)
Thursday 16
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Inside or outside, what’s best for your eyes?" Website | More Information
Excessive UV exposure can be damaging for your skin and your eyes. However, lack of time spent outdoors increases the risk of myopia. Data from the Raine, Busselton, Kidskin, Australian Twin Registry, WA liked data and the WA Eye Protection Study are helping to identify the optimal time outdoors (...)

16:00 - FREE LECTURE - Archaeology Seminar - "Horse of another colour?" Heritage studies and the critical turn - Dr. Kynan Gentry : UWA Archaeology Seminar Series More Information
In 2012 the newly established Association of Critical Heritage Studies appealed for a critical turn in heritage scholarship, calling on its members to ‘critically engage with the proposition that heritage studies needs to be rebuilt from the ground up’, and that this required the ‘ruthless (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium: Snowflakes, viruses and algorithms Website | More Information
Everyone is warmly invited to the Mathematics & Statistics Colloquium.

Talk title: Snowflakes, viruses and algorithms

Talk abstract: In this talk we will look at different objects that have one thing in common: they exhibit symmetry. Why is this relevant? How can we (...)
Friday 17
12:30 - FREE LECTURE - SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES: ANTHROPOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES, SEMESTER 1, 2017 : Grammar revolutions: Transformative Knowledge in Solomon Islands More Information
After decades neglecting grammar in schools, some Western educators are calling for a grammar revolution. The revolution may be happening in some unexpected places. In this paper, I discuss building interest in grammar on the island of Ranongga in the Western Province of Solomon Islands (...)

13:00 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music Presents: Free Lunchtime Concert : Largely Smalley Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday in our free lunchtime concert series, featuring the finest musical talent locally, nationally and within the School.

This week features Chris Tonkin and Adam Pinto performing works for Piano & Electronics by late UWA lecturer Roger Smalley.

13:30 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series, Seminar 1 2017 : What Does an Australian Look Like? Asia-Australian Perceptions of ‘Australian Appearance’ in Multicultural Australia More Information
This talk draws on a small scale pilot study which focused on identifying some key themes relating to appearance, attractiveness and belonging, and which were considered important for young Asian Australian men and women. Some existing literature on appearance and belonging in Australia and other (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, 16:00 17/03/2017 Weatherburn LT: Hui Zhou More Information
Speaker: Hui Zhou (University of Western Australia)

Time and place: 16:00 Friday 17/03/2017 in Weatherburn LT

Title: On top locally-s-distance-transitive graphs

Abstract: A graph with some graph symmetry property is called "top", if it cannot be viewed as (...)
Saturday 18
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - UWA Music presents The Winthrop Singers : Pipe Organ Plus: Anniversary Website | More Information
Celebrating the tenth anniversary of The Winthrop Singers, join us for a spectacular concert of favourite choral and organ works presented in association with Pipe Organ Plus.

Tickets: Standard $40 | Concessions $35 | Under 18's $20
Tuesday 21
13:00 - SEMINAR - Lifestyle Diseases in Primates in Human Care: Type-2 Diabetes management in several primate species. : School of Human Sciences (APHB) Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: ‘Lifestyle diseases’ related to reduced exercise and increase in calorie intake, have become a significant medical problem for primates in long-term human care. In humans, excess of all macronutrients are metabolised into fat deposits (visceral and subcutaneous) and cause significant (...)
Thursday 23
11:00 - STAFF EVENT - Artificial Intelligence - Here to Help with Learning Now Website | More Information
Artificial intelligence is a complex area of computer science that is expected to have a impact in all areas of life. Come along to this one hour introductory session to gain some insight into how artificial intelligence is already being used, both in education and other fields.

You will (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Sediments Control Coastal Resources for Humans: The Post-Glacial NW Shelf More Information
Work in Australia aimed at finding prehistoric submerged archaeology is just beginning. For the NW Shelf, knowledge is increasing rapidly on its preserved drowned palaeoshorelines and palaeotidal simulations. Using the modern shelf as a reference, we rate past changes in shelf dynamics over the (...)
Friday 24
14:00 - WORKSHOP - Emotions and Law : A Cross-Disciplinary CHE/LAW Workshop Website | More Information
In the last two decades there has been an ever-increasing volume of academic work by legal and social historians, literary scholars, philosophers, social scientists, criminologists and legal practitioners that investigates the relation between law and the emotions, both in historical and (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - ANTHROPOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES, SEMESTER 1, 2017 : Violence against women: A global phenomenon More Information
Violence and discrimination against women is a global phenomenon. Throughout the world women and girls face pervasive violence and discrimination due to their gender which is commonly accepted under the banner of ‘culture’. Through my work with my foundation Project Monma I have travelled to (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar:Symmetric designs and their automorphism groups More Information
Speaker: Seyed Hassan Alavi (Bu-Ali Sina University)

Time and place: 16:00 Friday 24/03/2017 in Weatherburn LT

Title: Symmetric designs and their automorphism groups

Abstract: A symmetric design (v,k,λ) is an incidence structure consisting of a set of v (...)

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - offBEAT: Piñata Percussion : Interior Echo Website | More Information
Presented by Fremantle Arts Centre & UWA Music as part of offBEAT, FAC’s annual celebration of rhythm.

Interior Echo is a journey of music and spaces. Listeners are treated to a series of intimate percussion works presented in FAC’s historic cell room, galleries and studios. This (...)

19:00 - FREE LECTURE - UWA Music & West Australian Opera present : Stuart Maunder AM: The enduring attraction of the classics Website | More Information
West Australian Opera | Distinguished Artist Series

For the last thirty years Stuart Maunder (General Director, New Zealand Opera) has been directing musical theatre and opera in Australia.

Having directed The Merry Widow, Patience, Pearl Fishers, Tosca and Rigoletto for West (...)

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