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 November 2015
Wednesday 04
12:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Asthma: genes versus the microbiome at the airway barrier : The Institute for Respiratory Health presents Raine Visiting Speaker Prof Bill Cookson Website | More Information
Prof Bill Cookson of Imperial College London discusses "Asthma: genes versus the microbiome at the airway barrier". A light lunch follows the presentation.

18:00 - EVENT - Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties Website | More Information
A public lecture by Corioli Souter, Curator, Department of Maritime Archaeology, Western Australian Museum and Adjunct Lecturer in Archaeology, The University of Western Australia.

Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties is an Australia Research Council (ARC) funded project that is making a (...)
Thursday 05
16:00 - TALK - Archaeology Seminar : Why Do Universities Distrust Field Researchers? Indigenous Knowledge and Research Encounters More Information
The Rethinking Indigeneity project has been running for 22 years amongst the indigenous people of southern Africa's Kalahari. This 7-phase project has examined the nature of research encounters and how indigeneity is constructed through these encounters. This project has recognised some research (...)
Friday 06
13:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series : Implementation and Evaluation of a text based Korean language course for intermediate and high-intermediate university students More Information
Teaching Korean language to intermediate and high-intermediate university students presents several challenges. Among these, language material and learner autonomy are among those aspects more in need of a solution. Firstly, classroom material should be not only of interest to students, but at the (...)

14:00 - SEMINAR - ANTHROPOLOGY / SOCIOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES : Presentation of the film "Koriam's Law - and the dead who govern" and ensuing discussion More Information
Koriam's Law - and the dead who govern is a 2005 co-production of the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies film unit, Australian National University, Canberra and Arcadia Pictures, New York. Directed and produced by Gary Kildea and Andrea Simon working in association with the anthropologist (...)
Tuesday 10
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Approaches to Sexuality and Gender Diversity : UWA Research on National and International Perspectives Website | More Information
How are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (LGBT) represented in the press, social media, popular culture, and politics? How do these depictions influence, mirror, or misrepresent the way LGBT people perceive themselves and articulate their identities? And what health implications do (mi (...)

19:00 - TALK - Talk : The Celluloid Piano: at the movies with Eileen Joyce More Information
The final 2015 meeting of the Friends of the UWA Library will be held on Tuesday 10 November at 7.30pm in the Tunley Lecture Theatre in the School of Music. Dr Victoria Rogers will present a talk entitled The Celluloid Piano: at the movies with Eileen Joyce. Born in Zeehan, Tasmania and raised in (...)
Wednesday 11
18:15 - EVENT - Lasers can do anything : Outdoor laser show Website | More Information
Where did lasers come from? How have lasers gone from being a solution in search of a problem to being a multi-billion dollar industry? What might lasers do for us in the future? Come along and find out!

Patric Helean and Hans Bachor will give an exciting public lecture on lasers with (...)
Thursday 12
16:00 - SEMINAR - Bringing Turkey (Back) into Asia More Information
Contemporary views of Turkey tend to focus on the country’s links and connections with the Middle East and/or Europe. However, the country’s considerable contacts with Asia, both historically and in the present, have remained largely obscured. Japan, in particular played an important role for (...)

18:15 - PUBLIC TALK - *Sold Out* The Spice of Faith: Jesuits and the Arts and Emotions of 'Accommodation' Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Yasmin Haskell, Cassamarca Foundation Chair of Latin Humanism, The University of Western Australia.

To what extent did early modern Jesuits evince what we might call 'transcultural empathy' for the non-European peoples they encountered in the overseas (...)
Monday 16
10:00 - EVENT - UWA Publishing's Christmas Sale : Get your Christmas shopping done early at UWA Publishing's Christmas Sale Website | More Information
UWA Publishing will be offering a 15% discount off a wide range of books. Join us for a bookish bazaar on 16th November.
Tuesday 17
16:00 - EVENT - Europe's refugee "crisis": Is there an "Australian solution"? Website | More Information
Europe in 2015 has witnessed refugees approaching its borders in large numbers, leading to an atmosphere of crisis and sharp divergences amongst European elites over how best to respond. In this lecture, Professor Maley shows how refugees are constituted through the Westphalian system of states (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - "Mum and Dad, it's your turn to grow up" – kids becoming teenagers Website | More Information
A public lecture by Elina Hermanson, Head of Adolescent Health Services, City of Helsinki, Finland.

As an adolescent medicine physician, Elina Hermanson meets teens with worries and sorrows that need the attention of a professional. Some have obvious troubles that could have been (...)
Thursday 19
15:00 - EVENT - Online Survey for Parents : How children develop a sense of self. More Information
PhD Student of Psychology, Kate Derry, is looking at how sense of self develops in children. In particular, how trait narcissism functions in children, if and how it differs from high self-esteem and what factors contribute to its development.

We are looking for parents with children or (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : Over 50,000 years of Aboriginal occupation in the north-west of Australia More Information
The third field season of the Barrow Island Archaeology Project has now concluded and the international team is now analysing myriad cultural assemblages from cave, rockshelter and open sites. In this presentation Peter Veth presents the chronological framework for the Aboriginal occupation of (...)
Friday 20
19:00 - REUNION - Social Work 50 Year Anniversary Gala Reunion : An event not to be missed and a chance to reconnect with social work colleagues Website | More Information
We are delighted to invite you to our reunion, a fitting conclusion of our celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Social Work at UWA. This event will bring together current and past staff and students for a night of reminiscing and celebration of social work.

At the reunion we will (...)
Sunday 22
8:30 - SEMINAR - Legumes as the Hub of Diversification and Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture Website | More Information
The global population will run out of food unless science can generate sufficient new crops that bear resilience to the current and increasing yield limitations of temperature extremes, water availability and salt tolerance and nutrient efficiency. In short, we need a third food revolution, to (...)
Monday 23
8:30 - Course - Model Selection in R : This course focuses on model selection techniques for linear and generalised linear regression Website | More Information
This course focuses on model selection techniques for linear and generalised linear regression in two scenarios: when an extensive search of the model space is possible as well as when the dimension is large and either stepwise algorithms or regularization techniques have to be employed to identify (...)
Friday 27
12:00 - PUBLIC TALK - EMI Review 2015 : Hear about EMI projects and their impact Website | More Information
Come and meet the EMI team at this 'lunch and learn' session. EMI staff will brief you on the work of the Institute and its industry, government and collaborative R&D. The briefing will also include a Q&A session. We look forward to seeing you there!
Monday 30
7:30 - EVENT - Perth Blood Institute Presents Another Bloody Breakfast : Join Professor Ross Baker and Dr Ben Carnley as they discuss the high quality research being undertaken by the Perth Blood Institute. Website | More Information
Professor Ross Baker together with Dr Ben Carnley present ‘Another Bloody Breakfast', hosted by Jeff Newman with special guest, former professional rugby league footballer and all time great, Matt Fuller.

Come and hear about the Institute's mission to conduct high quality medical (...)

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