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Displaying from Tuesday, April 29, 2014
 April 2014
Tuesday 29
13:00 - Colloquium - On the other side of the fence: The effects of social categorisation and spatial arrangement on memory for own-race and other-race faces. More Information
1. ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia 2. DFG Research Unit Person Perception, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

Two presentations from the Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference.


16:30 - SEMINAR - School of Music Presents: Research Seminar Series - Iain Grandage Website | More Information
Honorary Research Fellow Iain Grandage presents a seminar entitled 'Music in Drama, Drama in Music - A talk in the midst of writing an opera'

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Hannah Arendt and the Banality of Evil: the story of the twentieth century's most controversial philosophical idea Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds lecture by Ned Curthoys, Associate Professor, English and Cultural Studies, UWA.

In this talk Ned Curthoys will discuss Hannah Arendt’s fascinating life and work with a particular focus on how she arrived at some of the more starting conclusions in 'Eichmann in (...)
Wednesday 30
16:00 - SEMINAR - Restoration in a Changing Environment: The Ridgefield Multiple Ecosystem Service Experiment : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. Website | More Information
Multiple environmental changes challenge traditional notions of ecological restoration. One option for the future may be to plant mixtures of native species to achieve desired ecosystem functions such as tightly cycling nutrients, carbon sequestration, resistance against weed invasion and (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - 'School of Social Sciences Event Series - Professor David Trigger : Indigeneity, identity and representation in north Australia’s Gulf Country (co authors: Richard Martin, Philip Mead) More Information
The Aboriginal author Alexis Wright’s novels Plains of Promise (1997), Carpentaria (2006) and The Swan Book (2013) have prompted scholars and critics towards enthusiastic comparisons with the ground breaking work of a range of international writers. With her novels all set partly in the remote Gulf (...)

17:00 - LECTURE - Public Lecture by Dr Khalid Zaheer: Women's Rights and Duties in Islam : This CMSS lecture explores the topic of women's rights in Islam Website | More Information
Dr Khalid Zaheer is the Scholar at Understanding Islam UK (UIUK) since May 2012. UIUK is a non-political organization established in UK as a registered charity since 2001 for spreading a non-sectarian, peace-promoting, and moderate message of Islam based on the two authentic sources of Qur'an and (...)

 May 2014
Thursday 01
13:10 - CONCERT - School of Music Presents FREE Lunchtime Concerts : Kathy Corecig (viola) / Adam Pinto (piano) Website | More Information
Be transported from the everyday every Thursday in our free lunchtime concert series.

FREE 50min Concert every Thursday during Semester at 1:10pm. No booking required, just turn up!

17:00 - LECTURE - Public Lecture by Dr Khalid Zaheer: Interfaith Dialogue in the Contemporary World : This CMSS lecture explores the merits and promotion of interfaith dialogue today. Website | More Information
Dr Khalid Zaheer is the Scholar at Understanding Islam UK (UIUK) since May 2012. UIUK is a non-political organization established in UK as a registered charity since 2001 for spreading a non-sectarian, peace-promoting, and moderate message of Islam based on the two authentic sources of Qur'an and (...)

18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done For Science? : Taking a leaf out of "Life of Brian", this WXED talk will present the key players and principles of faith which pioneered modern science. More Information
Science and Faith seem to be arguing a lot lately, so is their long term marriage over? The accusations are not pretty, not even true. Can we afford for them to split? Taking a leaf out of "Life of Brian", this talk will present the key players and principles of faith which pioneered (...)
Friday 02
14:00 - EVENT - Once, twice or thrice upon a time: Audio-visual temporal recalibration is driven by decisional processes More Information
Derek Arnold’s research focuses on issues that arise due to the functional architecture of human sensory processing. Sensory analyses are often initially independent, can take place in different brain regions and be completed at different rates. How then do they combine across space and time in (...)

18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - p a n o r a m a + Transcending Borders + Worldwide Backyard Website | More Information
Winthrop Professor Ted Snell, Director of the UWA Cultural Precinct, invites you to the opening of three new exhibitions: p a n o r a m a + Transcending Borders + Worldwide Backyard at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

Visit the gallery website for more information on the event and (...)
Sunday 04
19:00 - CONCERT - 'Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto' - SOLD OUT : The festival coincides with Chinese Youth Day and is a celebration of Chinese music. Website | More Information
The festival coincides with Chinese Youth Day and is a celebration of Chinese music and Chinese influenced music including works for chamber orchestra, string quartet, piano trio, solo violin and cello. The concert will feature conductor Raymond Yong and soloists Alexandra Isted (violin) and (...)
Monday 05
16:30 - Group Treatment Program - Does your child live in fear of needles or blood? : Blood Injection-Injury Phobia Group for Children. More Information
Does your child live in fear of needles or blood? If so, read on...

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 (...)
Tuesday 06
18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - Information Evening for Prospective School Leaver Applicants to Medicine (MD) Website | More Information
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences will be hosting an evening for prospective applicants to the School Leaver Pathways for the Doctor of Medicine (MD).

Year 12 students who are considering applying to one of the School Leaver Pathways are encouraged to attend.

Wednesday 07
16:00 - SEMINAR - Animal-like learning in plants : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. Website | More Information
Scientists have wondered for some time whether plants, like animals, can truly learn from the past and adjust their future behavior appropriately. We adopted the same approach used in studies of animal learning and memory and put the sensitive plant Mimosa to the test.

We found that (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Australia's National Curriculum: A jump to the left and a jump to the right? Website | More Information
The Institute of Advanced Studies is pleased to announce a new series for 2014. ‘On the Edge’ will provide lectures, forums and debates on a variety of topics. This inaugural ‘On the Edge’ lecture will be given by Emeritus Professor Bill Louden.

The review of the national curriculum (...)
Thursday 08
18:00 - PRESENTATION - What's Christianity Ever Done for Healthcare : Taking a leaf from "Life of Brian" this WXED talk uses multi-media to find the pioneers and principles that Christianity has contributed to healthcare. More Information
It's a torrid space, between healthcare budgets and complex ethical questions of end-beginning of life. Much of our talk takes place in a vacuum. So, taking a leaf from "Life of Brian" this WXED talk uses multi-media to find the pioneers and principles that Christianity has contributed to (...)
Monday 12
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Coral reefs in a stressed world: synergies, resilience and refugia Website | More Information
A public lecture by Emily Darling, the David H Smith Conservation Research Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina.

Coral reefs are increasingly threatened by local and global stressors and there is mounting evidence that reefs are shifting into new species and communities (...)
Tuesday 13
13:00 - Colloquium - Visual processing in Migraineurs: what happens between the headaches? More Information
Migraines are experienced by a substantial proportion of the population and, appropriately, the focus of discussion is usually on the headache phase. There are often visual sequelae associated with the headache but our research has been directed at visual performance in the period between headaches (...)

17:00 - BOOK LAUNCH - Launch of "Personalities & Places" : Full Title: Personalities & Places on the Crawley Campus Website | More Information
This book was funded by a University Centenary Grant with detailed vignettes of 71 places named after personalities on the Crawley Campus. An initiative of the UWA Historical Society, it includes a fold-out map showing each location. Join the authors and their many supporters for the launch.


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