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 August 2015
Saturday 01
8:45 - Music Classes - School of Music presents: Junior Music School Website | More Information
Looking for children's music classes?

Did you know that the School of Music runs a Junior Music School offering group musicianship classes for children aged 18 months to 12 years?

We also offer Percussion and Ukulele ensembles for kids aged 10 and up and 1-1 tuition in Piano (...)
Monday 03
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Implications of Telomere Maintenance in Aging-Related Processes and Diseases : The 2015 Ian Constable Lecture Website | More Information
Nobel Laureate Professor Elizabeth H. Blackburn is a leader in the area of telomere and telomerase research. She discovered the molecular nature of telomeres - the ends of eukaryotic chromosomes that serve as protective caps essential for preserving the genetic information - and the (...)
Tuesday 04
18:30 - EVENT - WXED HEALTHCARE : Is it still healthcare or is it now budget-care? The story of Christian cultural impact on public healthcare. Website | More Information
If you expect that, when you get sick, someone will (of course) help you, no matter who you are, then you have a Christian culture in your head. It is not civilised, rational, common sense or efficient. But then, let us admit that there were some terrible things done in the church's name too. Let's (...)
Wednesday 05
16:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Two Things We Can Do with Computers, or The Big Picture Website | More Information
A digital humanities lecture by Willard McCarty, Professor of Humanities Computing, King's College London.

In this talk Professor McCarty will begin with a brief discussion of modelling then sketch the history of simulation from its origins in the physical and social sciences to its (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How to win a fight about the budget: How economic modelling is used to circumvent democracy and shut down debate Website | More Information
An On the Edge public lecture by Richard Denniss, Executive Director, The Australia Institute.

The Federal Budget and much economic discussion is based on economic modelling. People who use economic models want you to think that modelling is boring. The last thing they want you to do is (...)
Thursday 06
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Through the Eyes of Henry Gray Investigating the influence of the Temperance Movement and Wesleyan Methodism on the Greenough Flats, Western Australia, 1839 to1900 More Information
Through the Eyes of Henry Gray. Investigating the influence of the Temperance Movement and Wesleyan Methodism on the Greenough Flats, Western Australia, 1839 to 1900.

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Contemporary Issues in Employment Relations Annual Lecture, 2015 : Beyond established trade unions and enterprise bargaining: rethinking education and economic Website | More Information
Those interested in economic renewal must move beyond strict employment relations matters and reconsider the Australian approach to education and economic development. Drawing on a large-scale research project, this presentation will debate the link between education and economic renewal, in (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Photonic integrated circuits for the new information age: Faster, smaller and smarter : A 2015 International Year of Light Lecture Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Benjamin J. Eggleton, Director, ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS)

Photonic integrated circuits use light rather than electrons to perform a wide variety of optical functions. Recent developments in nanotechnology have (...)

19:30 - CONCERT - ANZAC Centenary : MORNING ALLELUIAS: A CONCERT FOR HIROSHIMA Website | More Information
Marking the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, a combined Wind Orchestra from the UWA School of Music and the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts will present works such as Nelson's haunting Morning Alleluias in a free concert opening the UWA ANZAC commemorations.

Ticket (...)
Friday 07
18:00 - EVENT - 2015 Salek Minc Lecture: Space, Place and Migration in Modern Art Website | More Information
This year's Salek Minc Lecture is held in conjunction with the exhibition Elise Blumann: An Emigre Artist in Western Australia, 1938 - 1948 on show from 11 July until 19 September 2015, and presented by Dr. Jutta Vinzent, Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art and Visual Culture at the (...)
Sunday 09
9:00 - OPEN DAY - University Hall Open Day Breakfast : Experience first-hand the vibrant community present at the Hall and take a tour with our ambassadors! Website | More Information
Start the day fresh with an exclusive buffet-style breakfast at University Hall.

Take a tour with our ambassadors to hear their personal stories and to see the rooms and community lifestyle for yourself!

Family and friends are welcome to attend our free breakfast to coincide (...)

10:00 - EVENT - 2015 Open Day : Join us for our Open Day and experience all that UWA has to offer. Website | More Information
Come and find out about UWA's undergraduate and postgraduate courses, scholarship opportunities, student experience, excellent teaching and research and outstanding career options. Meet staff and current students and explore the facilities at our beautiful campus.

Join the festivities (...)
Monday 10
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Nanotechnology: Do We Live in Richard Feynman’s Science Fiction? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Axel Lorke, Chair, Faculty of Physics and CENIDE, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and 2015 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

In 1959, Richard Feynman, one of the most influential physicists of the 20th century, delivered a lecture, titled 'There's Plenty of Room at (...)
Tuesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Ageing and Wellbeing Website | More Information
A public lecture by Kaisu Pitkala, Professor of General Practice and Primary Health Care at the University of Helsinki and 2015 IAS Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

This lecture will deal with issues related to older peoples well-being, how it has developed over the last decades and how it (...)

19:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Friends of the UWA Library Speaker : What have the Romans done for us? More Information
In a famous scene in Monty Python's Life of Brian, the rhetorical question is asked "What have the Romans ever done for us?" and the answer turns out to be quite a lot.

This talk asks the same question in contemporary Australia and, unsurprisingly, will suggest a similar answer (...)
Wednesday 12
7:30 - EVENT - Celebrating Women in Agriculture Breakfast : The UWA Students of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (SNAGS) group are pleased to invite you to attend the Annual Women in Agriculture breakfast Website | More Information
The UWA Students of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (SNAGS) group are pleased to invite you to attend the Annual Women in Agriculture networking breakfast to be held 7:30am on Wednesday 12th of August at the University Club at The University of Western Australia.

Join the UWA SNAGS (...)

12:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Across the Seas, Australia's response to refugees : A lecture by Klaus Neumann about the history of refugees to Australia Website | More Information
Thursday 13
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : New Insights into the Dynamics of Human Behaviour during the Last Glacial Maximum and Terminal Pleistocene in the Pilbara, Northwest Australia More Information
The emerging picture from the Australian archaeological record shows a varied pattern of human responses to the environmental and climatic fluctuations that characterised the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, beginning c.30 ka and peaking between 23 to 18 ka) and the terminal Pleistocene in arid Australia (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Pacific Solutions? Contexts, consequences, and legacies of Asian migration and deportation in the USA and Australia Website | More Information
In this international panel, three scholars will place the current Australian and American debates about immigration control, detention, and deportation in historical contexts, discussing the origins and consequences of policies in each country, and the conditions that drive migrants from their (...)
Friday 14
14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology Seminar Series : TK Reite Notebooks: co-creating a toolkit for the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge More Information
Given what we know about Traditional Knowledge, about the dangers of appropriation and misrepresentation on the one hand, and of loss, (ir)relevance, and transformation on the other, this seminar will offer a hands on demonstration of a toolkit with which people can cheaply record and transmit (...)


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