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Displaying from Thursday, September 01, 2016
 September 2016
Thursday 01
16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series : UMR PACEA, CNRS - Université de Bordeaux, France Rock Art Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa More Information
The spatial distribution of chemical species on and within a rock art panel can help to better understand the relations between paint materials, deposits and alteration products and catch a glimpse of events related to the making, alteration and use of the paintings. Analyses of micro samples with (...)

19:00 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music presents - Voice! Salon Series: The Parisian Salon : Reaching out to full bloom Website | More Information
Presented by Emeritus Professor David Tunley (Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques, 1983), Head of Vocal Studies, Andrew Foote and senior UWA Vocal Students. This concert will feature all French Salon music from around 1830-1870, with Professor Tunley providing the historical context of (...)
Friday 02
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - 'Feeling (For) the Premodern' : A symposium hosted by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions Website | More Information
'Feeling (for) the Premodern’ is a symposium that aims to consider the emotional and affective factors in scholarly, popular, imaginative and re-creative involvements with the period 1100-1800, both during and after those dates. What is the emotional history of responses to the premodern past? What (...)

16:00 - FREE LECTURE - Talk by Dr. Louise Richardson-Self : Who Can Be A Victim of Hate Speech? Locating Women in the Philosophical Literature Website | More Information
In Philosophy, an extensive amount of ink has been spilled on the topic of hate speech: what is it? (Why) is it wrong? And, how does it harm? The paradigmatic case studies used to animate such questions are based on race, religion, and sexual orientation. But what about women? Can they be targets (...)
Saturday 03
19:30 - PERFORMANCE - School of Music presents Main Stage: Innovation More Information
With his works regularly performed across the world, award winning composer James Ledger steps out onto the stage to conduct the UWA Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven’s enchanting Pastoral Symphony before young emerging composers respond to Beethoven’s work with their own orchestral compositions as (...)
Monday 05
9:00 - EVENT - Research Week : 5 - 9 September 2016 Website | More Information
Visit UWA from 5 – 9 September for UWA Research Week and imagine what is possible when we showcase UWA research and its impact on local and global communities.

With over 50 events it is a great opportunity for people to come and see the sorts of problems we are working on, the (...)

11:00 - FREE LECTURE - Does University Make You Myopic? : This intriguing question will be analysed by Prof David Mackey and Dr Seyhan Yazar during UWA Research Week Website | More Information
The “epidemic” of myopia or short-sightedness has grabbed headlines over the last year. There is an increasing rate of myopia in the cities of East Asia, now affecting more than 80 per cent of school leavers.

A higher level of education is a well-defined risk for the development of (...)

18:00 - PRESENTATION - Mature-age Information Session : Find out more about UWA's entry pathways and admission requirements for mature-age students. Website | More Information
Are you 20 years or older and looking to come to university for the first time?

Come and explore your options at UWA’s Mature-age Information Session. Our Future Student Advisers will be on hand to answer any questions you have about studying at UWA and help you find your pathway into (...)
Wednesday 07
12:00 - DISCUSSION PANEL - Encounters and Emotions in Colonial Histories : UWA Research Week Discussion Panel Website | More Information
European exploration and colonisation in the early modern period, whether in the Americas, Asia or Australia, prompted a range of encounters between diverse peoples and cultures. But how did emotions – fear, anger, or sorrow – shape these encounters? And in what ways are their emotional legacies (...)

16:30 - SEMINAR - Religion, State and Society: Islam and Lived Experiences of Muslims in the Philippines Website | More Information
CMSS Religion, State & Society Seminar Series

Amina Rasul, President, Philippine Centre for Islam and Democracy

Title: Islam and Lived Experiences of Muslims in the Philippines

For the first time in history, the Philippines has elected a new President who hails (...)

17:00 - EVENT - School of Psychology: Postgraduate Programs 2017 Information Session More Information
An Opportunity will be provided for informal conversation with staff after the presentation.

The application closing date for postgraduate programs and scholarships is 31st October 2016.

Please RSVP for this event at:[email protected]

18:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Developing Diversionary Pathways for Indigenous Young People with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) : This lecture will report on the findings of a 17-month study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia, to develop diversionary alternatives for Indigenous young people with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). Website | More Information
This lecture will report on the findings of a 17-month study undertaken in three Indigenous communities in the West Kimberley region of Western Australia, to develop diversionary alternatives for Indigenous young people with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

FASD is a non-diagnost (...)
Thursday 08
16:00 - EVENT - Archaeology Seminar Series : Murujuga: Dynamics of the Dreaming More Information
For Research Week at UWA, Traditional Owners from Murujuga (Burrup Peninsula) are visiting UWA to learn about university research and to co-present findings from the first 13 months of an ARC Linkage project, Murujuga: Dynamics of the Dreaming. This project is a partnership between Murujuga (...)
Friday 09
14:30 - SEMINAR - Anthropology / Sociology Seminar Series : Transnational therapeutic encounters: Understanding the health-seeking behaviour of Indian-Australians and Anglo-Australians with depression More Information
In this paper I draw on ethnographic data from Melbourne, Australia to explore how Indian and Anglo-Australians with depression procure medicines transnationally. From young Australians who buy (via e-pharmacies) American proteins and Chinese pills for ‘wellbeing’ to Indians who bring in (...)
Tuesday 13
17:00 - SEMINAR - School of Music presents – Free Research Seminar: Louise Devenish Website | More Information
UWA School of Music is a vibrant centre for research in music and music education, where a thriving community of scholars is engaged in exploring the frontiers of knowledge, working on a wide range of research projects with diverse outputs.

A free weekly seminar series, with presenters (...)
Wednesday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Water for Western Australia's Future : 2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker Series Website | More Information
A public lecture by Sue Murphy, CEO, Water Corporation of Western Australia and the 2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker.

Southwest WA has been hit by climate change harder and faster than nearly anywhere else on the planet.

Since the 1970's, Perth's rainfall has reduced such that last (...)
Thursday 15
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The Importance of Marine Protected Areas for Our Oceans : A public lecture - part of the 2016 Our Ocean conference Website | More Information
This satellite event is part of the 2016 Our Ocean Conference. Held in Washington, D.C. on September 15-16 and hosted by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the conference focuses on the key ocean issues of our time – marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-relat (...)
Saturday 17
14:30 - High Tea - Literary High Tea with Terri-ann White : Join Terri-ann White for a discussion of the book 'Perth: a guide for the curious' Website | More Information
Lovers of literature will not want to miss our Literary High Tea. Each month you will hear from authors, handpicked by UWA Publishing, as they talk about their latest publications over a High Tea in the University Club Private Dining Room.

Edited by Terri-ann White Perth: A guide for the (...)
Monday 19
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Social Performance in the Extractive Sector Website | More Information
The 2016 Rio Tinto Lecture by Adjunct Professor Bruce Harvey BSc(Hons), MBA, MAusIMM, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, and Director of 'resolution88’.

Social Performance considerations in the extractive sector include securing social consent to access natural (...)
Tuesday 20
12:30 - ALUMNI EVENT - Lunch & Learn in the CBD Women in the workforce: The impact of child care access Website | More Information
The 2015 Intergenerational Report found a significant workforce participation gap between men and women. The impact of this gap on Australia’s economy is huge; better utilisation of the female workforce would drive greater economic growth and productivity.

Lack of access to affordable (...)

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