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 June 2012
Wednesday 20
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Cloud-Assisted Real-Time and Large-Scale Monitoring and Analysis for Water Quality Website | More Information
This talk will first discuss the thermal structure and hydrodynamics of Kranji Reservoir, a small and shallow tropical reservoir located in Singapore.

In particular, it highlights the dominant role of surface heat flux in lake heat budgets and diurnal thermal stratification. It also (...)
Thursday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - It's about Time: the Quest for a Physical Theory of Everything Website | More Information
Speaker: Australian Laureate Fellow, Winthrop Professor Michael Tobar, Physics, The University of Western Australia.

Michael Tobar knows the importance of time. His cutting edge research involves measuring time to improve international clock technology as well as undertaking space (...)
Friday 22
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dr Nigel Helyer: Audio Portraits : Free public talk with Sound Artist & Sculptor Dr Nigel Helyer Website | More Information
Nigel Helyer will discuss six recent projects, that focus upon the role of memory and site in establishing identity such as GhosTrain and three, including Vox on the Rox, that develop the concept of 'audio portraits' and sonic cartography into the arena of art and science. Nigel Helyer (a.k.a. Dr (...)
Monday 25
9:00 - EXHIBITION - Mid-Year Exhibition : An exhibition of Architecture and Landscape Architecture student work. Website | More Information
Winthrop Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Visual Arts, Simon Anderson invites interested members of the public to view an exhibition of architecture and landscape architecture students’ work from first semester this year. The display is a result of the (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - LIWA Medical Research Seminar Series : Prof Jennifer Harrison presents "eResearch and the opportunities of applying digital technology in healthcare research" Website | More Information
LIWA invites you to a free seminar on: "eResearch and the opportunities of applying digital technology in healthcare research" by Professor Jennifer Harrison from [email protected] Time: 12 noon for light lunch with 12.30pm – 1.30pm presentation

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Leadership Website | More Information
The 2012 Vincent Fairfax Oration on "Leadership" will be given by Gail Kelly, CEO and Managing Director Westpac Group.

Gail Kelly began her banking career in 1980, and by 2001 had held various senior management roles in a broad range of areas including retail and commercial (...)
Tuesday 26
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Resurrecting the Passions: Lessons from the History of Passion and Emotion Website | More Information
In this lecture bioethicist Professor Louis Charland will examine medical highlights of the history of passion and emotion and then consider several arguments why the passions must be reinstated in Western psychiatry. The passions, it turns out, are not only central constituents of any adequate (...)
Wednesday 27
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Australia’s first steps towards "Geothermal Cities" Website | More Information
The 2012 George Seddon Lecture will be given by Winthrop Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb Director, The Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (WAGCOE).

Geothermal energy from hot sedimentary aquifers (HSA) is recognised by the International Energy Agency as amongst the most (...)
Friday 29
15:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Opposition to Portraiture in Islamic Art : Public talk with Art Gallery WA Director Dr Stefano Carboni Website | More Information
It is commonplace to purport that Islamic art is non-representational because of a religious ban on figurative expressions. Although this statement is far from being comprehensive or entirely true, the opposition to the figurative arts is a constant feature in the landscape of Islamic art (...)
Saturday 30
14:00 - EXHIBITION - Jimmy Pike Artlines - You Call it Desert, We Used to Live There : Exhibition Focus Day More Information
Following the official opening of Jimmy Pike’s Artlines: You call it desert, we used to live there, the Berndt Museum will be hosting an exhibition focus day. This will provide members of the public the opportunity to witness spectacular music and dance performances as well as to hear from the (...)

 July 2012
Wednesday 04
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Crossing Country: Jimmy Pike and his Artline drawings Website | More Information
Join Dr John Stanton, Curatorial Director of the Berndt Museum, for a talk on the current exhibition - previously unseen works on paper by distinguished Walmajarri artist Jimmy Pike, c.1940 – 2002.

Pike is best known for his paintings in acrylics on canvas. He also produced a large (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents : Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment of Large-Scale Coastal and Marine Infrastructure Developments in WA. Website | More Information
Western Australia is undergoing a significant ‘mining boom’. The primary commodities driving that boom are iron-ore and oil and gas. These commodities are destined for export by sea and require the creation of new ports in green fields sites, and expansions of most of the existing ones.

(...)
Thursday 05
15:30 - PUBLIC TALK - The Biological Portrait : Public talk with SymbioticA Director Oron Catts Website | More Information
Oron Catts, Director of SymbioticA, will present a lecture on biological portraits at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, during which attendees will find petri dishes into which a personal flora of bacteria will be collected from each interested participant and cultured for a week in the laboratory (...)

18:00 - SCREENING - The Quest of Jimmy Pike (1990, 51 Minutes, G) : Free Film Screening More Information
The Quest of Jimmy Pike demonstrates the extraordinary life of internationally renowned artist Jimmy Pike, a Walmajarri man who became an artist through the most unlikely of circumstances. The film depicts Jimmy Pike’s introduction to art and the story behind the man that became an Australian icon (...)
Friday 06
18:00 - EVENT - Portraits in Guitar Website | More Information
In celebration of the magnificent exhibition Beyond Likeness: contemporary portraiture on show at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, join Western Australia’s own guitar specialist John Casey and his guitar ensemble in an intimate conversation that explores the aural portraits created by composers (...)
Monday 09
9:00 - EVENT - Campus Challenge : An exciting experience for year 11 and 12 students to experience life at uni More Information
Campus Challenge aims to provide high school students with the opportunity to experience different aspects of university life through participation in academic, sporting, recreational and social activities on campus at The University of Western Australia.

The main objective of the event (...)

16:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - "India’s Enigmatic Policy towards Iran" by Professor P.R. Kumaraswamy : For close to a decade Iran has emerged as the most controversial and contested dimension of India’s foreign policy. The bonhomie that was visible following the end of the Cold War gave way to disputes, tensions and above all excessive US intervention. More Information
Synopsis: While some of the problems were external and hence beyond the control of both these countries, Iran has not been an easy customer and India’s ability to pursue energy security relations with Tehran has been compounded by a host of bilateral disputes and tension. Until Iran resolves its (...)

17:30 - SCREENING - Scarlet Road (Director's Cut) Screening and Q&A : Sex Work, Sexual Citizenship, Disability, Urban Planning Website | More Information
Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specialises in a long-overlooked clientele – people with disability. This screening will feature the Director's Cut of Scarlet Road (...)

17:30 - TALK - Biosecurity and Biosafety - The Balance Between New Knowledge and Dangerous Research More Information
Dr Harvey Rubin will present a seminar on bioterrorism (what is it and how do we recognize it?) and illustrate the ethical considerations for the modern scientist when conducting your own work. In his talk he will consider if changes to our current governance should be considered necessary for the (...)
Tuesday 10
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Faces of Family: A Conversation with Julie Dowling Website | More Information
Join renowned Western Australian artist Julie Dowling and Lee Kinsella, curator of Julie Dowling: Family and Friends, as they talk about Julie's auto-ethnographic approach to portraiture and the stories that resonate behind the works in the exhibition. Free event.


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