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Displaying from Wednesday, October 01, 2014
 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 (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Disaster preparedness and response in remote, disaster-prone, ethnic minority-based communities in China Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Emily Chan, Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response.

China is a natural disaster-prone country and its rural population faces the highest natural disaster risk. Like Australia, China faces (...)
Thursday 02
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents - Percussion and Piano Spectacular Website | More Information
This October musicians from across Australia and New Zealand will come together for a piano and percussion spectacular featuring Steve Reich’s mesmerising Sextet for marimbas, vibraphones and keyboards.

Players from The University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Academy (...)
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.

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music Presents - Assembled! Chamber Music Prize Winners Website | More Information
Join the staff and students of the School of Music to hear the finalists of the Chamber Music Prize Week.

UWA students will be joined by special guest performers from the WA Young Artists Chamber Music Program (WAYACHAMP).

A fantastic way to start your weekend!

Tic (...)
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
12:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Breast cancer, from early detection to surviving and thriving Website | More Information
Christobel Saunders is Winthrop Professor of Surgical Oncology, academic surgeon, cancer researcher and teacher of surgery at the School of Surgery, The University of Western Australia.

W/Professor Saunders has been closely involved in strategic planning and management of health cancer (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Some public policy challenges of change in our region : The 2014 Reid Oration Website | More Information
The 2014 Reid Oration will be given by Stephen Smith Winthrop Professor of International Law at The University of Western Australia, and former Australian Defence and Foreign Affairs Minister.

Great change in our region - the rise of China, the rise of the ASEAN Economies combined and (...)
Tuesday 07
16:30 - Masterclass - School of Music and MusicaViva presents - Masterclass with the Borodin Quartet More Information
The School of Music and MusicaViva are delighted to be welcoming members of the legendary Borodin String Quartet to UWA for a Masterclass with UWA School of Music Students.

Masterclasses are an invaluable experience for our young musicians who are honing their craft, but are also an (...)

17:00 - FREE LECTURE - Making democracy real: the part of the individual : This lecture will discuss the connection between personal and social perspectives in creating democracy. Website | More Information
This lecture will discuss the connection between personal and social perspectives in creating democracy. It will also touch on the role of the individual and the NGO in the societal aspects of democracy building. Contextual factors include the life of democracy in India, the Middle East and Africa (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Conservation and Restoration in the Anthropocene Website | More Information
A public lecture by Tim Seastedt, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado.

Conservationists are faced with managing for environmental changes they cannot control. Ecosystems now experience longer growing (...)
Wednesday 08
16:00 - SEMINAR - Development of a spatiotemporal assessment of the Wheatbelt's water vulnerability: a building block for examining the food-water-energy nexus : This seminar is part of the Centre for Water Research seminar series. More Information
Water availability encompasses the physical reserves of water as well as the accessibility, use and sharing of water. Water, being the central node of the water, food, climate, and energy nexus, the resource plays a critical role in the sustainable development and livelihoods of a region.


18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Antipodes in Literature: European Geographies - Australian Appropriations Website | More Information
A public lecture by Klaus Stierstorfer, Professor of English and Chair, British Studies, University of Münster, Germany and 2014 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

The Antipodes are a concept which originated in European Antiquity and then travelled with expanding and changing geographies (...)
Thursday 09
17:00 - FREE LECTURE - Islam and the Community: Panel Discussion : This panel discussion will engage with the various reactions to current national security policy in Australia Website | More Information
There are some students and individuals of Muslim background who feel that they are being targeted through the new focus on anti-terrorism moves taken by the Federal Government. There is also concern among students and members of the wider community about perceived dangers posed by Muslim community (...)

18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Under the Rug Exhibition Opening Night Website | More Information
Under the Rug is an open-entry art competition aiming to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing on campus. All welcome to attend this official exhibition opening, and view the outstanding artworks on display. Prizes will be awarded and light refreshments will be provided.

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A New Frontier: understanding epigenetics through mathematics Website | More Information
A public lecture by Terry Speed, Professor of Bioinformatics, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.

Scientists have now mapped the human genome - the next frontier is understanding human epigenomes; the ‘instructions’ which tell the DNA whether to make skin cells or (...)
Friday 10
9:00 - CONFERENCE - 2nd National SKMRC Melanoma Conference : Register now for SKMRC’s 2nd National Melanoma Conference in Perth Website | More Information
If you are a clinician, researcher or industry representative interested in cutting edge melanoma research and the very latest treatment developments, please register now for SKMRC’s 2nd national melanoma conference in Perth, WA this October at skmrc.org.au This is a rare opportunity for Perth (...)

18:30 - TALK - Twilight Drinks with Dual Olympian, Richard Pengelly : "Future Talent - Nurture It Now": How can we provide positive environments to help young adults prosper and realise their true potential in life? Website | More Information
Join us for what promises to be a fascinating presentation from Richard Pengelly, Dual Olympian and Chairman of True Blue Dreaming, a not-for-profit youth and community development mentoring program which seeks to link university students as mentors to educationally disadvantaged youth and children (...)
Monday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Impact of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident in the Ocean Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Pere Masqué, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and 2014 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

The accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 caused the largest accidental release of (...)

18:00 - EVENT - Smoking Cessation Group More Information
The Robin Winkler Clinic at The University of Western Australia will be conducting a smoking cessation treatment program commencing in October. The group will meet for two hours each week for ten sessions, with an initial assessment session before the group commences and a follow-up session one (...)


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