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Displaying from Monday, October 22, 2018
 October 2018
Monday 22
13:00 - SEMINAR - Busting myths about how mammals cope with heat – insights from free-living mammals : School of Human Sciences Special Seminar More Information
Speaker: Andrea Fuller is a Professor in the School of Physiology and Director of the Brain Function Research Group at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Her primary research focus is in the areas of thermal and conservation physiology, with an emphasis on understanding the (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Apocalyptic Skies and the Decay of Public Symbolism : A CMEMS/PMRG/CHE Public Lecture Website | More Information
Do representations of clouds in Western art and architecture bear out Foucault’s claim of a split in the stable relations of words and images after the seventeenth century with drastic consequences to shared public meanings? This talk offers an answer to this question through an environmentalist (...)
Tuesday 23
8:00 - COURSE - Geotechnical Engineering for Open Pit Mines : This ACG training course is to be presented by industry personnel involved in the geomechanical and hydrogeological aspects of open pit analysis. Website | More Information
This ACG training course is to be presented by industry personnel involved in the geomechanical and hydrogeological aspects of open pit analysis. They bring together a wealth of experience to share with course participants. The course is designed for practical operational personnel, mine planners (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations : ‘The invisible man': H. G. Wells and the interwar push for human rights More Information
H.G. Wells is best known as ‘the father of science fiction’. However, the bulk of his writing is both non-fiction, and concerned with social justice. While it is widely held that his The Rights of Man (1940) helped shape the drafting of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this article (...)
Wednesday 24
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dante, an iconoclast in his age, a model for our own Website | More Information
A public lecture by Rodney Lokaj, Chair of Italian Philology, University of Enna “Kore”, Sicily.

The lecture will seek to promote understanding of Dante’s Comedy (ca.1307-1321) as an attempt at reconciliation. A poetic text largely conceived and written in exile, reconciliation was a (...)
Thursday 25
9:30 - STAFF EVENT - Unit Design Workshop (25/10/2018) Website | More Information
Facilitated by experienced Learning Designers, this one-day workshop is a great practical opportunity for new and current teaching staff at UWA to experience the unit design process.

You and your colleagues can participate in a number of sequential collaborative tasks which will allow (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Creeping Concepts: our expanding ideas of harm and pathology Website | More Information
A public lecture by Nick Haslam, Professor of Psychology, University of Melbourne and 2018 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Concept meanings refuse to stand still. They move around over time reflecting changes in culture and society. In this talk, Professor Haslam will (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Blue Energy: South West WA’s future as a marine renewables hub Website | More Information
An 'All at Sea' public lecture by Professor Christophe Gaudin, Head of Oceans Graduate School and Director Wave Energy Research Centre.

Energy security is a critical issue in the 21st century and marine renewable energy resources are an important component of the blue economy agenda in (...)
Friday 26
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Instrumentation and Slope Monitoring Workshop : This workshop will focus on new developments relating to conventional terrestrial monitoring systems such as open pit radars, prisms, laser scanning, photogrammetry, as well as the integration of the different types of these monitoring systems and their interpretation. Website | More Information
This workshop will focus on new developments relating to conventional terrestrial monitoring systems such as open pit radars, prisms, laser scanning, photogrammetry, as well as the integration of the different types of these monitoring systems and their interpretation. Application examples of many (...)

14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology & Sociology Seminar Series : “I take it with a pinch of salt”: Discursive Responses to News Representations of Asylum Seekers among Western Australian Media Audiences. More Information
The media is a critical source of information on people seeking asylum and therefore, plays an important role in shaping and reinforcing how members of the public understand the issue. In Australia, few studies have investigated how media audiences respond to news discourses about asylum seekers (...)
Monday 29
9:30 - STAFF EVENT - Unit Design Workshop (29/10/2018) Website | More Information
Facilitated by experienced Learning Designers, this one-day workshop is a great practical opportunity for new and current teaching staff at UWA to experience the unit design process.

You and your colleagues can participate in a number of sequential collaborative tasks which will allow (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Mobile Museum: botanical exchanges between the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and Australia Website | More Information
A public lecture by Mark Nesbitt, Curator and Senior Research Leader in economic botany at Kew Gardens.

The Museum of Economic Botany opened at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 1847. As a display of useful plants and their products, it met two very Victorian aims: to be a bridge between (...)
Tuesday 30
9:30 - STAFF EVENT - Unit Design Workshop (30/10/2018) Website | More Information
Facilitated by experienced Learning Designers, this one-day workshop is a great practical opportunity for new and current teaching staff at UWA to experience the unit design process.

You and your colleagues can participate in a number of sequential collaborative tasks which will allow (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Political Science and International Relations Seminar Series : Is He Still Like the Great Helmsman? Xi Jinping compared to Mao Zedong, a year after the 19th Party Congress More Information
Xi Jinping’s first term as the leader of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has witnessed a centralisation of power unprecedented in the post-Mao political life. His constitutional amendments, persecution of political rivals and growing personality cult are just some features of Xi’s highly (...)

13:00 - SEMINAR - Lover or fighter: you can’t have it all : School of Human Sciences Seminar Series More Information
Bio: Leigh received his PhD from Nottingham University in 1986 and held a series of postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Liverpool until 1995 when he moved to UWA. He was awarded an ARC Federation Fellowship in 2004 and was elected to the Australian Academy in 2009. He is currently Editor- (...)

18:00 - SCREENING - Gurrumul - film screening and panel Q&A Website | More Information
A film screening followed by a panel Q&A with Professor Carmen Lawrence (UWA School of Psychological Science), Professor Dawn Bessarab (UWA Medical School), Professor Patricia Dudgeon (UWA School of Indigenous Studies), and Dr Nicholas Bannan (UWA Conservatorium of Music)

Paul (...)

 November 2018
Thursday 01
16:00 - SEMINAR - Mathematics and Statistics colloquium : Generalisations and variations of the Monty Hall Problem More Information
The Monty Hall problem is a probability puzzle based on an American television game show. Some generalisations of the original problem are considered here: - The probability distribution is generalised from equal likelihood to an arbitrary known prior distribution, with the number of doors changed (...)
Friday 02
9:00 - EVENT - Teaching Excellence Workshops : These workshops will provide staff with the opportunity to further explore themes following on form the Teaching Excellence Conference Website | More Information
These workshops will provide staff with the opportunity to further explore the themes following on from the Teaching Excellence Conference.

There will be informative, practical and collaborative sessions on: Calibration Process for assessment of learning standards;The Higher Educational (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Rasa and the process of finding fitness in managing type 2 diabetes among Javanese women More Information
Studies show that cultural beliefs and practices influence how individuals make sense of illness and manage chronic disease. By examining Javanese women’s experiences with type 2 diabetes, this study locates communication about health in the realm of identities, norms and values, relationships and (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Kyle Rosa, 4pm Nov 02 in Weatherburn LT More Information
Speaker: Kyle Rosa (University of Western Australia)

Title: Bounds for Semiprimitive Permutation Groups

Time and place: 4pm Friday 2 Nov 2018, Weatherburn LT

Abstract: Semiprimitive groups are permutation groups for which every normal subgroup is either transitive (...)


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