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Displaying from Saturday, August 16, 2014
 August 2014
Saturday 16
15:00 - EVENT - More Than Honey - The Movie - Free Event : Fifty years ago, Einstein had already insisted on the symbiotic relationship binding these pollen gatherers to mankind: “If bees were to disappear from the globe,” he predicted, “mankind would only have four years left to live.” Website | More Information
More Than Honey is a film on the relationship between mankind and honeybees, about nature and about our future.

This documentary by the Swiss filmmaker Marcus Imhoof and narrated by John Hurt is looking into the fascinating world of bees, showing small family beekeepers (including the (...)
Friday 22
13:00 - EVENT - RESCHEDULED: ‘Making the Links’ Roundtable: Building Research Teams and Partnerships in the Humanities and Social Sciences : Learn how to develop multi-partner projects and build collaborative relationships from some of UWA's leading ARC Linkage winners. More Information
Some of the University’s most successful ARC Linkage grant winners from the Faculties of Arts, Business, Education and Law will come together to discuss how they developed multi-partner projects and built collaborative relationships both within and outside academia. Members of the Research (...)
Tuesday 26
13:00 - SEMINAR - Males exist. Does it Matter? : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: A lot of evolutionary theory involves the concept of populations climbing towards peaks of higher fitness. Such theory has been written without taking into account that in most species there are two distinct classes of individuals — males and females — that influence the evolutionary (...)

13:00 - Colloquium - The Development of Executive Functions: Evidence from Behavioural and Electrophysiological Perspectives : Colloquium More Information
The development of executive functions and intelligence are of critical importance to success in many everyday tasks. From a neurological perspective, both of these processes are generally understood to be reliant upon frontal regions of the brain (particularly the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex) (...)
Thursday 28
12:00 - EVENT - UWA Education Researcher Seminar : What Can Australia learn from Parish Pedagogies? An Analysis of Irish Pre-school Practice using the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scales Website | More Information
In 2008, UNICEF published The Childcare Transition - A league table of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) in Economically Advanced Countries, which evaluated and compared 25 OECD countries on ten quality pre-school standards. Ireland ranked last at 25th and Australia only two places ahead (...)

 September 2014
Tuesday 02
13:00 - SEMINAR - Down from the verandah and back again: Cross-cultural and experimental studies of human physical attractiveness. : School of Anatomy, Physiology & Human Biology Seminar Series Website | More Information
The Seminar: Although beauty is often said to be ‘in the eye of the beholder’, the past 30 years of research into human mate preferences has revealed that our judgments of physical attractiveness are not so subjective. Instead, sexual dimorphism in body composition and secondary sexual traits is (...)
Saturday 06
15:30 - CONCERT - Beethoven: A Tale of Triumph : Selections from Beethoven's piano sonatas performed by Perth's mightiest pianists! Website | More Information
Beethoven: A Tale of Triumph Concert - to be held at St George's College as part of their Spring Concert Series. The concert will see a selection from Beethoven's piano sonatas including the famous Moonlight Sonata performed by Perth's mightiest pianists! Performing: Mark Coughlan, Caroline (...)
Monday 08
13:00 - SEMINAR - UWA Careers Centre - Careers for Social Work & Psychology Website | More Information
Come along to the info session organised by the Careers Centre with AutismWA and Department for Child Protection and Family Services.

Bookings on CareerHub.
Wednesday 10
18:00 - EVENT - Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia : Do you or someone you know live in fear of needles or blood? If so, read on... More Information
Blood-Injection-Injury Phobia is a fear that is triggered by seeing blood or an injury, or by receiving an injection or other invasive medical procedure. People vary in the way they react to situations involving blood or injections. Some individuals may feel disgust, nausea, or dizziness. Some (...)
Tuesday 16
13:00 - Colloquium - A Human Factors perspective on the loss of HMAS Sydney More Information
Kim Kirsner’s education included a BComm (Melb), a BSc (London), and a PhD (London) under the supervision of Fergus Craik. He subsequently completed a PDF under Ben Murdoch at the University of Toronto, and accepted an appointment to the School of Psychology at UWA in 1972. In the succeeding years (...)
Tuesday 23
13:00 - Colloquium - Neurobiology of attention in ADHD: genes, pharmacology and physiology More Information
Mark Bellgrove is Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience and Larkin’s Fellow in the School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University. Mark’s laboratory studies the neurobiology of attention and cognitive control in both health and disorder (e.g., ADHD) using a range of techniques including (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Over diagnosis and over treatment of mental illnesses Website | More Information
An On the Edge Lecture by Jon Jureidini, child psychiatrist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide.

Over diagnosis and overtreatment are dangerous, not just because of the possible adverse effects of unnecessary interventions, but because they detract from autonomous citizenship.
Wednesday 24
16:00 - SEMINAR - Reorganising the brain with electromagnetic stimulation. : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. More Information
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) uses electromagnetic pulses to change brain activity, and is a promising new treatment for many neurological and psychiatric disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, tinnitus, and epilepsy.

However, what rTMS does to the brain (...)

18:30 - SEMINAR - SPAMH presents Q&A: Out of Sight, Out of Mind : An expert panel, including Tim Marney, will be exploring the issue of stigma and discrimination against mental illness in a question and answer session with audience involvement. Website | More Information
“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.” Bill Clinton

In Australia, it is estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.

This prevalent condition should be at the forefront of social (...)
Tuesday 30
9:00 - COURSE - Surveys: Instrument Design and Testing : A Short Course Website | More Information
This course is aimed at anyone wishing to improve their survey questionnaires. This course is useful for both people new to questionnaire design and those who have experience and would like to extend their knowledge. It will be a benefit not only for people who anticipate designing a questionnaire (...)

13:00 - SYMPOSIUM - Symposium of WA Neuroscience : Half day symposium featuring an invited lecture and selected presentations Website | More Information
This year The Symposium of WA Neuroscience will constitute a half day symposium beginning with an invited lecture by Dr Julian Heng (NHMRC CDF, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research) entitled "Understanding the Neurobiology of Childhood Brain Disorders", followed by oral (...)

 October 2014
Wednesday 01
13:00 - Colloquium - Are individual health emergency risk perceptions, experiences with previous disaster events, and anxiety level associated with household based health emergency preparedness in Hong Kong? More Information
Professor Chan is the Director of Centre of Global health at SPHPC and the Director of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), which was established in 2011 and aims to conduct research, teaching and engage in knowledge (...)
Friday 03
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.
Saturday 04
10:00 - EVENT - SpringArts 2014 : St George's College Open Day of all things Art! Website | More Information
St George's College will throw open its doors for everyone to visit, explore and discover what life is like in the 'castle'! In conjunction with Open Gardens Australia the day will feature building and garden tours, a variety of musical performances, extensive art exhibition (including works by (...)
Monday 06
11:00 - FESTIVAL - UWA Mental Health Week : The Health Promotion Unit & Student Guild will be hosting the UWA Mental Health Week for students & staff from the 6-10 of October Website | More Information
Join in to raise awareness and promote the mental health of those who study and work in higher education along side 30 other universities across Australia.

Mental Health Week 2014 is coming up from October 6-10 and is a good opportunity to take some time out to consider what you can do (...)


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