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Displaying from Wednesday, April 10, 2013
 April 2013
Wednesday 10
13:00 - EVENT - Food 2050 - The UWA Institute of Agriculture 2013 Industry forum : Join us for an afternoon of discussion about arguably the biggest issue facing humanity: how to feed nine billion people in 2050 without destroying the planet. Website | More Information
Building on the theme of the UWA Future Farm 2050 Project

The biggest issue facing humanity: how to feed 9 billion people in 2050 without destroying the planet. What science and technology is needed to meet this challenge?

Time: 1:00pm – 5:15pm followed by refreshments

Thursday 11
13:10 - EVENT - FREE Lunchtime Concert : The Winthrop Singers Website | More Information
Free 50min Concert every Thursday during Semester at 1:10pm

19:00 - EVENT - Transform Your Life Forum : with former ABC broadcaster Glenn Mitchell Website | More Information
Transform Your Life forums is a series of community based tailor-made presentations, seminars and workshops presented to address the full range of mental health issues. Join us to hear Glenn Mitchell, former ABC sports broadcaster share his personal journey of overcoming mental health challenges (...)

19:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Don Watson's Death Sentence : UWA Extension Public Lecture Website | More Information
Don Watson’s three books on modern language – Weasel Words, Death Sentence and Bendable Learnings – have entertained and educated many readers, and prompted change in the way corporate and government language is written and used. Don’s witty and provocative views on language and writing, politics (...)
Friday 12
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Campus Partner Talk: Light as a Medical Diagnostic Tool : Researchers discuss their current research related to the use of light as a medical diagnostic tool Website | More Information
Researchers from the Optical + Biomedical Engineering Laboratory (OBEL) share their research findings related to the use of light as a medical diagnostic tool at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery on Friday 12 April 2013.

OBEL is based within the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and (...)
Monday 15
8:00 - Service - Computer Waste Collection : Do you have computer waste waiting for safe disposal? Bring it to UWA's three-day computer waste collection event. All items will be recycled. Website | More Information
UWA is committed to reducing hazardous e-waste in landfill. Staff, students and members of the public are invited to dispose of computer and IT-related waste that is end-of-life ie irrepairable or redundant.

Accepted: computers, including laptops and monitors, printers, faxes, scanners (...)

13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Morning after the Arab Spring : CMSS has invited Nina Markovic from the UNA Centre for European Studies, to explain the EU’s multi-dimensional foreign policy towards the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. More Information
This lecture aims to explain the EU’s multi-dimensional foreign policy towards the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, which is a vitally important neighbourhood for the future of the entire Union and its members. In the EU’s security strategy, the risk of failing states is seen as a major (...)

17:00 - SCREENING - CMSS "Crossing the Line" a documentary film by Anita Barar : An Australian film about the partition of India in 1947. More Information
In 1947, when India attained freedom from the British Empire, a line was drawn on the map of India on the basis of religious majority creating two countries – India and Pakistan. Millions crossed the line and massive violence and slaughter occurred on both sides. The history of humanity has (...)
Tuesday 16
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - School of Music presents: Research Seminar Series - Kristin Bowtell Website | More Information
Kristin Bowtell (returning Court Music Fund award-holder)

The Embodied Score: Conductors' Interpretive Decision-Making

Conductors are expected to develop a personal interpretation of each piece in advance of the first rehearsal, yet the conducting and performing literature (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The History of Education and the Values of Cultural Heritage Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ian Reid, Adjunct Professor, English and Cultural Studies UWA.

A century ago, when The University of Western Australia first opened its doors to students, the general purposes of higher education seemed relatively clear in the public mind. But these days there is (...)

18:00 - SEMINAR - Mature-age Entry Information Evening : Find out about UWA's Mature-age entry pathways Website | More Information
There are a number of entry pathways for mature-age students interested in studying at UWA - including those that have no previous secondary school results.

If you are 20 years of age or over by the 1st March in the year you wish to commence study, you may qualify for one of our mature-ag (...)
Wednesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Probation worker responses to turbulent conditions: Constructing identity in a tainted occupation Website | More Information
Public lecture by Anne Worrall, Professor of Criminology, Keele University, UK and Honorary Professorial Fellow, Law School, UWA.

Drawing on recent research on the occupational cultures of probation workers, Anne Worrall explores the motivations, values and job expectations of present (...)
Thursday 18
13:10 - EVENT - FREE Lunchtime Concert : UWA Guitar Ensemble Website | More Information
Free 50min Concert every Thursday

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Blue Forests for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Website | More Information
A public lecture by Núria Marbà, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Institut Mediterrani d’Estudis Avançats (UIB-CSIC).

Marine vegetated habitats (seagrasses, salt-marshes, macroalge and mangroves) occupy 0.2 % of the ocean surface but contribute 50% of carbon burial in marine (...)
Friday 19
17:30 - FREE LECTURE - Raine Lecture : Raine Visiting Professor Lecture - Strabismus and other eye motor disorders Website | More Information
Professor Engle’s research combines clinical, genetic, and molecular biological approaches to the study of strabismus (commonly referred to as 'misaligned eyes' or 'squint') and ocular motor neuron and axon development. As a paediatric neurologist, her research has focused primarily on a set of (...)

19:30 - PERFORMANCE - Artistry! Sensation Website | More Information
Opening the season, conductor and virtuoso violinist Paul Wright conducts a program affected by classical sensibilities featuring some of the period’s best-loved works.

Grainger: Duke of Marlborough Fanfare; Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished); Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major (Soloist (...)
Tuesday 23
12:00 - EVENT - ARCHBISHOP's MASS AND LUNCH : Annual visit by the new Catholic Archbishop to offer Mass in the UWA chapel, followed by lunch together More Information
All welcome to the Mass and Lunch, either or both, starting at 12 noon. Mass is offerd by the new Catholic Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costello. Lunch will be served after Mass. The UWA Chapel is on the first floor above the Village Cafe in the Guild Courtyard, that is one floor below the medical (...)

17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - School of Music presents: Research Seminar Series - David Symons Website | More Information
David Symons: Antill After Corroboree: A Return to Conservatism?

This paper investigates one of the widespread perceptions in much critical comment on the music of John Antill following the composition of his famous ballet Corroboree – namely, that the composer reverted to a ‘quieter’ (...)
Friday 26
13:00 - SEMINAR - Marriage and the Wedding Industry : St Thomas More College Chair of Jesuit Studies More Information
With the average Australian wedding costing $36,000, is the wedding day really the "Bride's Day"? And should the bride still be "given away" like property?

Professor Tom Scirghi SJ of Fordham University, New York, is the 2013 St Thomas More College Chair of Jesuit (...)
Sunday 28
15:30 - CONCERT - Change of Pace Concert : Chilled tunes on solo guitar plus classic and original piano pieces of jazz trio. Website | More Information
Join UWA School of Music guitarist Don Candy as he plays some of his chilled tunes on solo guitar followed by School of Music composer and jazz pianist Josiah Padmanabham performing classic and original pieces of jazz trio.

Admission is free, book ahead by visiting Epic Events.


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