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Displaying from Tuesday, September 23, 2014
 September 2014
Tuesday 23
8:45 - COURSE - Forecasting: Principles and Practice - a 3 day course Website | More Information
In this workshop, we will explore methods and models for forecasting time series. Topics to be covered include seasonality and trends, exponential smoothing, ARIMA modelling, dynamic regression and state space models, as well as forecast accuracy methods and forecast evaluation techniques such as (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Over diagnosis and over treatment of mental illnesses Website | More Information
An On the Edge Lecture by Jon Jureidini, child psychiatrist, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide.

Over diagnosis and overtreatment are dangerous, not just because of the possible adverse effects of unnecessary interventions, but because they detract from autonomous citizenship.
Wednesday 24
18:30 - SEMINAR - SPAMH presents Q&A: Out of Sight, Out of Mind : An expert panel, including Tim Marney, will be exploring the issue of stigma and discrimination against mental illness in a question and answer session with audience involvement. Website | More Information
“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.” Bill Clinton

In Australia, it is estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.

This prevalent condition should be at the forefront of social (...)
Thursday 25
12:00 - EVENT - Raine Lecture : "How ethnicity matters for medical genomics" Website | More Information
In the past decade, the first human reference genome was generated. Within the last several months, a steep decline in sequencing costs has enabled the analysis of entire populations. However, initial efforts almost entirely concentrated on the sequencing of individuals of European descent and (...)
Sunday 28
15:30 - CONCERT - Quintet Plus One Concert : Perth's historically informed 'A-Team' perform a variety of classical works. Website | More Information
Perth's historically informed 'A-Team' perform a variety of works including Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, Handel's Organ Concerto in F major, C.P.E. Bach's String Symphony No. 3 in C major and Boccherini's Quintet Op.39 No.3.

Harpsichord/Organ: Stewart Smith Violin: Paul Wright and Shaun (...)
Tuesday 30
9:00 - COURSE - Surveys: Instrument Design and Testing : A Short Course Website | More Information
This course is aimed at anyone wishing to improve their survey questionnaires. This course is useful for both people new to questionnaire design and those who have experience and would like to extend their knowledge. It will be a benefit not only for people who anticipate designing a questionnaire (...)

 October 2014
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
11:00 - FESTIVAL - UWA Mental Health Week : The Health Promotion Unit & Student Guild will be hosting the UWA Mental Health Week for students & staff from the 6-10 of October Website | More Information
Join in to raise awareness and promote the mental health of those who study and work in higher education along side 30 other universities across Australia.

Mental Health Week 2014 is coming up from October 6-10 and is a good opportunity to take some time out to consider what you can do (...)
Tuesday 07
11:00 - FESTIVAL - 2014 UWA Mental Health Day : Join in to raise awareness & promote the mental health of those studying & working in higher education Website | More Information
The Health Promotion Unit & Student Guild will be hosting the inaugural Australian and New Zealand University Mental Health Day (ANZUMHD) on October 7 as part of UWA Mental Health Week, to raise awareness and promote the mental health of those who study and work in higher education. Over 30 (...)

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Laughter Yoga for students and staff : Free Laughter Yoga workshop as part of UWA Mental Health Week Website | More Information
Come and have a giggle and let off steam at the free Laughter Yoga workshop hosted by the Health Promotion Unit as part of the UWA Mental Health Week. Janni Goss from Laugh WA will teach you how to giggle your way to stress relief! Spaces are limited so register today!

13:00 - EXPO - Mini pop-up Postgraduate Expo : Mini Postgraduate Expo on Tuesday 7 October between 1-2pm in the Bayliss Building More Information
Missed out on the Postgrad & Honours Expo? No problem! Come along to our mini pop-up Postgrad Expo on 7 October between 1-2pm in the Bayliss Bldg. Staff from eight faculties will be there to answer your questions about postgraduate study - and to hand out free pizza!
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 (...)

9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - 3rd Shanghai Jiaotong Translational Medicine Symposium Website | More Information
We would like to invite you to participate and/or present your work at the Third Translational Medicine Symposium between UWA and Shanghai Jiaotong University, which will be held at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research on the 10th of October 2014. The purpose of this Symposium is to (...)
Tuesday 14
13:00 - EVENT - Raine Lecture: Professor Andrew E Pelling : Pushing Living Cells to Artificial Extremes Website | More Information
Living cells possess an exquisite ability to sense and respond to physical information in their microenvironment. This ability plays a key role in many fundamentally important physiological and pathological processes. I will describe our work utilizing a variety of biophysical tools to investigate (...)
Tuesday 21
13:00 - EXPO - Mini Pop-up Postgraduate Expo : Find out more about your postgraduate study options at UWA More Information
Missed out on the Postgrad & Honours Expo? Come along to the Business School foyer between 1pm and 2pm to meet staff from faculties across UWA. Have your questions about postgraduate studies answered and grab some free pizza!
Monday 27
12:00 - EVENT - Raine Lecture: The best laid schemes of airway repair : Dr Adam Giangreco Website | More Information
Chronic airway diseases including COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and lung cancer are leading causes of worldwide mortality with annual healthcare costs of billions of pounds. Despite this, there have been only a few therapeutic advances in these conditions over the past 20 years (...)
Tuesday 28
13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Targeting transdiagnostic processes and using imagery to optimise clinical outcomes from cognitive behaviour group therapy for anxiety disorders : School of Psychology Colloquium More Information
Presenter: Associate Professor Peter McEvoy

Associate Professor Peter McEvoy completed his masters in clinical psychology and PhD in the School of Psychology at UWA in 2004, after which he worked as a clinical psychologist and service co-ordinator at the Anxiety Disorders Unit, St (...)
Friday 31
15:30 - TALK - Talk by Visiting Professor Zi-Bing Jin : Mutation spectrum in Chinese population with retinitis pigmentosa More Information

 November 2014
Sunday 02
15:30 - EVENT - Portraits of UWA Concert : Series of musical compositions by College Director of Music, Michael Grebla Website | More Information
Young UWA composer and St George's College Director of Music, Michael Grebla, presents a series of musical compositions inspired by the landscapes, art, people and wildlife of UWA accompanied by large format photographic prints of the University. The concert will include a variety of works for (...)
Tuesday 04
16:30 - PUBLIC LECTURE - RESEARCH WEEK EVENT: Teacher wellbeing and its impact on student learning : This presentation will discuss the relationship between school staff’s and students’ wellbeing and achievement Website | More Information
Given the development of young people’s academic, social and emotional competencies in school settings is highly dependent on the presence of skilled and competent school staff, this presentation will discuss the relationship between school staff’s and students’ wellbeing and achievement.



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