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 November 2016
Saturday 05
13:00 - EVENT - Art Cargo Website | More Information
Artsource and UWA Cultural Precinct present Art Cargo - a new symposium examining trends in visual arts here in WA and how travelling and the trading of art and ideas influence local practice. It follows where The Undiscovered: A National Focus on Western Australian Art left off in 2014.

Sunday 13
12:00 - CONFERENCE - Australian Society for Medical Research national Scientific Conference Nov 2016 on the Gold Coast : ASMR is pleased to announce that we have opened the National Scientific Conference for late-breaking abstracts. Website | More Information
55th Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) National Scientific Conference

“NEXT-GENERATION HEALTHCARE: MERGING BIOLOGY & TECHNOLOGY”

November 13-15, 2016 – Bond University, Gold Coast

Look beyond disciplinary boundaries and join us at NSC 2016 for a (...)
Tuesday 15
8:30 - Course - Introductory Statistics : The course is open to anyone and is designed for people with little or no knowledge of statistics who want to develop understanding of basic statistics. Website | More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to (...)
Thursday 24
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A More Liveable Perth: how do we create more pedestrian-friendly, less car dependent and more socially inclusive cities? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Jasper Schipperijn, Research Unit for Active Living, University of Southern Denmark and 2016 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

In this public lecture, international expert Dr Jasper Schipperijn will discuss how neighbourhoods provide opportunities (or (...)
Monday 28
9:00 - Training - OpenFOAM Training by ESIgroup Website | More Information
The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has organised OpenFOAM training which will be delivered by OpenFOAM Ltd.

This training will be particularly relevant for researchers working with Computational Fluid Dynamics and simulating complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions; turbulence and (...)
Tuesday 29
8:30 - Short Course - R Basics : This practical course introduces you to R, one of the most powerful tools for statistical computing. Website | More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. The course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this experience are encouraged to attend the (...)

 December 2016
Thursday 01
18:00 - FREE LECTURE - The 2016 Ian Constable Lecture : Prof John Mattick | Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney Website | More Information
The 2016 Ian Constable Lecture will be delivered by Professor John Mattick, Executive Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney. The topic will cover ” The central role of RNA in human evolution and development. ”
Tuesday 06
16:00 - EVENT - Special Psychology Colloquium: Prof Dorothy Bishop (Oxford) More Information
Special Psychology Colloquium

Tuesday 6th December 4:00-5:00pm in Bayliss MCS G.33, followed by post-talk drinks in the Psychology Courtyard.

Presenter: Prof Dorothy Bishop (Oxford)

Title: What is the reproducibility crisis and what can we do about it?

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 January 2017
Thursday 19
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Transcriptional control of stem cell biology in development and disease" Website | More Information
Dr Piper graduated from The University of Tasmania, and received his PhD in Developmental Biology from The University of Queensland in 2003. His PhD, performed at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience with Prof Melissa Little, centered on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms (...)

 February 2017
Friday 10
11:00 - SEMINAR - An Atlas of Human Long Non-Coding RNAs with Accurate 5’ Ends Website | More Information
Dr Hon is currently one of the key members of the international FANTOM consortium. FANTOM, which was established in RIKEN over a decade ago, aims to functionally annotate mammalian genomes in large scale, with a focus on transcriptomics. Prior to joining RIKEN, Dr Hon was trained at the Pasteur (...)
Saturday 11
10:00 - OPEN DAY - Lions Eye Institute Open Day : LEI's New $5M hi-tech clinic - The gift of sight More Information
Have a chat with LEI's Managing Director Professor David Mackey. Meet the staff and clinicians at the new $5M Hi-tech clinic. Take a tour of our state-of-the-art Outback Vision Van. Try the simulator glasses that mimic eye diseases. Everyone welcome to learn about the special gift of sight.

 March 2017
Friday 03
8:30 - WORKSHOP - Consumer & Community Involvement in Research : Interested in involvement? The Consumer & Community Health Research Network can help you get started! Website | More Information
Developed in direct response to researcher enquiries about practical ways to involve consumers and community members in their research this workshop was designed to help researchers: • Increase awareness of the value of involvement • Develop understanding and skills on the ‘how and why’ of (...)
Thursday 16
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Inside or outside, what’s best for your eyes?" Website | More Information
Excessive UV exposure can be damaging for your skin and your eyes. However, lack of time spent outdoors increases the risk of myopia. Data from the Raine, Busselton, Kidskin, Australian Twin Registry, WA liked data and the WA Eye Protection Study are helping to identify the optimal time outdoors (...)
Thursday 30
9:00 - WORKSHOP - Come to the ALLY training workshop : Any staff member or student who wishes to better understand the issues and needs of LGBTI staff and students, and is willing to consider becoming an ALLY. Website | More Information
This workshop aims to raise participant awareness of the life experience, issues and needs of LGBTI staff and students with a particular focus on campus and work or study experiences. Participants who complete the workshop can elect to become part of the ALLY Network.

By the end of the (...)

12:00 - SEMINAR - "Jak/STAT Mediated Regulation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis" Website | More Information
Dr Prêle is a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, the University of Western Australia and the Institute for Respiratory Health. She is also the Administrative Director for the Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative (...)

 April 2017
Thursday 06
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Mechanisms of immune evasion by microbial pathogens" Website | More Information
Ana Traven obtained her PhD in 2002 from the University of Zagreb Croatia, followed by postdoctoral training at the St. Vincent’s Institute in Melbourne (2003-2008). In 2009, she was recruited to Monash University, where she is currently an Associate Professor and Head of the Laboratory for fungal (...)
Thursday 20
12:00 - SEMINAR - "Mitochondrial biogenesis: dynamic complexes for a dynamic organelle" Website | More Information
Mike joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Monash University in 2014. Before this, he was at La Trobe University (2000-2014) including as head of the Department of Biochemistry (2010-2013). Mike has always had an interest in mitochondrial biology, starting as a PhD student (...)

 May 2017
Tuesday 09
9:00 - EVENT - Statistics Short Course: Spatial Point Patterns : Analysis of spatial data using R and spatstat Website | More Information
Spatial point pattern datasets are becoming common across many fields of research. However, statistical methodology for analysing these data has not been easily accessible. This course is a practical introduction to the analysis of spatial point patterns with a strong focus on hands-on exercises (...)

13:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Talking Allowed: Seeing Allowed? : Professor Jane Lydon (Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History) will speak to a number of issues that surround images of suffering. While it would seem that in 2017 photographs and images are becoming central to socio-political and ideological tensions, Professor Lydon will explore whether or not real change can be wrought by harrowing images of suffering. Website | More Information
Over the last two years and with the rise of the citizen photographer, there have been radical changes in how we respond to photographs and images, particularly those that reveal unimaginable suffering. Whether it is a photograph of the lifeless body of Aylan Kurdi washed ashore near the Turkish (...)
Friday 12
11:00 - SEMINAR - Quantifying the public-health benefits of exposure to the natural environment More Information
A growing body of literature suggests that exposure to the natural environment may provide a range of public-health benefits. However, methodological limitations means that claims about the health benefits of nature have been treated with caution by public-health researchers and practitioners. In (...)


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