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 July 2017
Tuesday 04
18:15 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Unconscious Bias: What is it and how can we deal with it? : A public lecture by Yassmin Abdel-Magied Website | More Information
Frank, fearless, funny, articulate and inspiring, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a dynamo, a young Muslim dynamo offering a bracing breath of fresh air - and hope. At 21, Yassmin found herself working on a remote Australian oil and gas rig; she was the only woman and certainly the only Sudanese-Egyptian-Au (...)
Thursday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - NOT JUST HOT WATER: THE SCIENCE, STORIES AND IMPORTANCE OF PERTH’S GROUND WATER RESOURCES : The 2017 George Seddon Memorial Lecture by Dr Megan Clark AC. Website | More Information
Perth has long relied on its ground water resources. Today just under half of Perth’s water supply comes from ground water. The science of our water resources is a fascinating story of different aquifers and how they interact with the landscape around Perth. The story of how we have tapped into (...)
Tuesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - A Cosmic Shooting Gallery : A public lecture by 2017 ATSE Eminent Speaker Professor Phil Bland, Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University. Website | More Information
The Earth sits in a cosmic shooting gallery. Phil will talk about the window that the Desert Fireball Network gives us on asteroid impacts, and how the project might change our understanding of how planetary systems form. It will look at the journey that these rocks have taken, from their origins (...)

19:00 - TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : In Praise of Dictators; The Life and Times of Joseph Stalin More Information
About the talk

Dictators seem to be all the rage recently and those of the post war world can be divided into the approved” ones (Franco, Marcos, Salazaar) and the others (Amin, Saddam Hussein, Gadhaffi) who can be safely reviled and even killed. In the popular mind, Hitler remains as (...)
Wednesday 12
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Youth Mental Health First Aid Course Website | More Information
Mental illnesses often start in adolescence or early adulthood and it is important to detect problems early to ensure the young person is properly treated and supported.

This 14-hour YMHFA course teaches adults who have frequent contact with adolescents, such as parents, guardians (...)

14:00 - EVENT - Chinese Economy Conference 2017 : China’s “New Normal” Growth: Opportunities and Challenges, Perth, 12-15 July 2017 Website | More Information
The conference is jointly organised by UWA Business School, the University of Western Australia, and the Chinese Economics Society Australia (CESA). It is also the 29th Annual Meeting of the Society.

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Re-balancing and Sustaining China's Economic Growth : China in Conversation Website | More Information
China has enjoyed almost four decades of high economic growth. This growth has slowed in recent years due to rising domestic wages, a rapidly ageing population and falling demand for exports.

Further growth will rely on economic restructuring and deepening reforms. This China in (...)
Saturday 15
10:00 - EVENT - WA Writers Professional Development Day : Gain insight into the publishing process. Website | More Information
Learn how to get your work published with tips and practical guidance from industry professionals.

Join UWA Publishing for a professional development day and gain insights into the entire publishing process – from writing a compelling book proposal, to marketing and publicity. Learn how (...)
Monday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The use of charismatic carnivores to promote aquatic conservation: River and spotted-necked otters as case studies : A public lecture by Professor Thomas Serfass, Frostburg State University. Website | More Information
To most North Americans and Europeans otters are highly esteemed for intelligence, playfulness, and attractiveness. These qualities have contributed to otters receiving considerable research and conservation attention in North America and Europe. Additionally, such favourable attitudes and otters’ (...)
Tuesday 18
7:30 - FESTIVAL - Social Impact Festival 2017 : Ten days of unique and inspiring participatory events based on social impact in Western Australia Website | More Information
The Social Impact Festival 2017 is a platform for cutting-edge knowledge and ideas, celebrating initiatives creating positive change, and generating insights that address complex social problems.

The festival will bring almost 200 contributors, who are leading experts and social (...)

9:00 - COURSE - Data Visualisation : Understanding how to display data Website | More Information
This course will cover topics such as:

-Presenting data for a single variable: Including an introduction to histograms, box plots, and bar graphs

-Visualisation of two or more variables: Including an introduction to scatterplots, pairs plots, parallel coordinate plot and (...)
Thursday 20
18:00 - BOOK LAUNCH - Book Launch: Shaping the Fractured Self : Join us for the launch of an important new poetry anthology, edited by Heather Taylor Johnson Website | More Information
UWA Publishing warmly invites you to the launch of Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of chronic illness and pain, edited by Heather Taylor Johnson.

Shaping the Fractured Self showcases twenty-eight of Australia’s finest poets who happen to live with chronic illness and pain. The (...)

 August 2017
Tuesday 08
19:00 - EVENT - Friends of the Library UWA Library Speaker : “New Norcia – a little bit of Spain in Western Australia” More Information
About the talk

In 1846 two Spanish monks, Dom Rosendo Salvado and Dom Joseph Serra, members of the Order of Saint Benedict, arrived in Western Australia with the intention of becoming missionaries. They were allocated an area now known as the Victoria Plains by Bishop Brady in Perth (...)
Sunday 13
10:00 - OPEN DAY - UWA Open Day : An opportunity for future students and the community to explore what's on offer at UWA. Website | More Information
There’s so much to discover, experience and enjoy at UWA Open Day.

Get a taste of uni life as the campus comes alive with interactive activities, entertainment, tours, displays and more.

Visit the Future Students Hub, explore our campus and facilities on a tour, check out the (...)
Wednesday 16
12:00 - TALK - NTEU Blue Stocking Week Panel Discussion: "The Women Who Won the fight for Beeliar" : A panel discussion featuring some of the key women who drove the campaign and helped win the fight to protect the Beeliar Wetlands Website | More Information
This year the BSW theme is about fully valuing the work of women so we will also be making a "WORTH ONE HUNDRED PERCENT" wall together.

Light refreshments later served 1-2pm in the NTEU Union Office 10-12 Parkway.
Thursday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - What’s So New About the “Gig” Economy? ... and What Should Be Done About It? : Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations Annual Lecture 2017 More Information
The development of platform-based businesses (like Uber), which utilise on-call contingent labour to do the work, has led some commentators to proclaim that traditional “jobs” as we know them will come to an end. Instead of being employees, workers will support themselves as flexible, free (...)
Saturday 19
9:30 - SEMINAR - Emotional Lives of Pre-Modern Children : Talk by Dr Steph Tarbin Website | More Information
Discover children’s attitudes to children and childrearing methods from the perspective of children who lived during the tumultuous centuries of change from the Black Death until the eighteenth century. Explore historical books and toys for children and how children were educated, how children (...)
Wednesday 30
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Migrating ‘ndrangheta: Cultural bias and cultural differences in the policing of the Calabrian mafia between Italy and Australia : A public Lecture by Dr Anna Sergi, Lecturer in Criminology, Department of Sociology, University of Essex, UK Website | More Information
International media and popular culture have been perpetuating the presumption that criminals of Calabrian origins around the world must belong to, and replicate the structure of, the mafia-type Calabrian ‘ndrangheta clans in Italy. This presumption has been largely confirmed by Italian authorities (...)

 September 2017
Tuesday 05
14:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Silent Killer - Keeping Hypertension Under Control : Free public lecture about hypertension by Professor Markus Schlaich Website | More Information
Hypertension, also called high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for stroke and cardiovascular disease. Close to one in four Australians have high blood pressure.

Hypertension expert Professor Markus Schlaich will discuss the latest trends and treatment for high blood pressure.

19:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Advances in Cancer Research : Learn about advances in cancer research led by three world-renowned cancer scientists. Website | More Information
Learn about advances in cancer research led by three world-renowned cancer scientists from UWA - Prof Anna Nowak, Prof Bruce Robinson, and Prof Christobel Saunders.


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