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Displaying from Wednesday, May 11, 2011
 May 2011
Wednesday 11
16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : Making mental health top of mind Website | More Information
When hearing the term ‘mental health’, most people think of mental illness. A growing body of research demonstrates the ability of individuals to improve their mental health through a range of simple behaviours, but it is difficult to get people to engage with mental health as a topic and (...)

18:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - THE VALUE OF EDUCATION - Part 2 : This is the second seminar in a two-part seminar series Website | More Information
Intelligence is acquired knowledge of a particular subject or subjects. But being knowledgeable in no way renders your intellect clear to think, reason and decide on matters pertaining to life. A person could be highly intelligent, yet impractical in day to day living. For example, a scientist may (...)
Tuesday 17
7:30 - VISITING SPEAKER - Breakfast with Patrick Hollingworth : For UWA Sport Science & Exercise Science Alumni and the general public. Website | More Information
On Monday, 17 May 2010 UWA graduate Pat Hollingworth reached the summit of Mt Everest (8850m). His team took five days to make the final ascent and another two and a half days to return to the relative safety of Everest Base Camp. It was really only once he was back in Base Camp that he started thin (...)

11:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Tuesday Seminar - Prof Gareth Stratton : 2011 Healthway Visiting Fellow: How can we effectively promote physical activity to children? Website | More Information
Professor Stratton’s is the 2011 Healthway Visiting Fellow and his areas of health promotion expertise are centred around physical activity, fitness and overweight/obesity in children and young people. His work on physical activity during school recess time is recognised as one of the most (...)
Friday 20
10:00 - LECTURE - Editing techniques for academic writing : A systematic approach for editing and refining your writing will be outlined More Information
Dr Michael Azariadis will outline a systematic approach for editing and refining your academic writing.

 June 2011
Friday 03
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Paediatric Exercise Science: UWA as a Global Centre of Excellence? Website | More Information
A lecture by Professor Gareth Stratton,a Healthway sponsored Visiting Fellow in Paediatric Exercise Science from Liverpool (UK).

This presentation will summarise Professor Stratton’s experiences in WA during his Healthway Fellowship. He will address the potential for world leading (...)
Monday 27
9:00 - EVENT - Food and Nutrition in Population Health : Winter School intensive unit Website | More Information
This unit introduces the principles of essential human nutrition with applications to public health. This unit will provide students with a basic introduction to food and nutrition as well as applications to public health. Applied topics include nutrition for different life stages; popular diets; (...)

 July 2011
Friday 08
9:00 - SEMINAR - Aboriginal Health : Winter School intensive unit Website | More Information
Aboriginal Health begins with an examination of the impact of historical events on the health of present day Aboriginal communities.

The implications of the intercultural influences of Europeans on Indigenous populations are drawn.

Unit outline In this five-day unit, students (...)

12:00 - Focus Groups - Dogs And Physical Activity Intervention Study (DAPA-IS) Focus Groups : Exploring barriers and Motivators to Walking your Dog More Information
We are seeking volunteers for a study investigating ways to improve the health and well being of dog owners and their dogs. If you own a dog, but do not walk it very often we would like you to hear from you.

Participation in this study will involve attending a 1-2 hour discussion with (...)
Friday 22
14:00 - EVENT - Three Minute Thesis Finals : A competition to find the most engaging 3 minute presentation on a research topic Website | More Information
The 10 most engaging 3 Minute Thesis presenters selected at the UWA semi-finals on 21st July, will compete for prizes and the opportunity to represent UWA at the Australia-New Zealand 3MT competition in September. Please come along to support the presenters and vote for your "People's Choice&qu (...)

 August 2011
Monday 01
13:00 - LAUNCH - Semeter 2 Swimming Package : Whether you wish to swim for fitness or to compete in open water events, we have training squads to suit your need. Check out the swimming package Uniswim is offering to UWA staff. More Information
UNISWIM provide swimming training squads for all levels of swimmers right here on campus. We are launching a special package for UWA staff.

Cost: $200 for Semester 2 (1st August—3rd December 2011) *Salary Packaging Available

Venues: UWA Aquatic Centre, School of Sport Science (...)
Saturday 06
9:30 - SEMINAR - Stay on Your Feet Seminar & UWA Clinic Open Day More Information
Presentation from Stay on Your Feet WA on the 9 steps that you can take to reduce your falls risk. 1 in 4 people over 60 will fall each year which can lead to injury and significant physical limitation. Being active and independent is a key to being able to enjoy our lives at any age. Come along (...)
Friday 12
8:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Great Southern, Great Science Symposium Website | More Information
The Western Australia Chief Scientist, Professor Lyn Beazley, and the University of Western Australia's Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management are hosting a symposium in Albany to showcase the excellent science taking place in the Great Southern region.

'Great Southern (...)
Sunday 14
10:00 - EVENT - 2011 Open Day : Experience what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
UWA opens up the whole campus to the public.

Come and find out about the courses on offer, valuable research, community programs, and facilities...all mixed with a day full of lots of fun activities for everyone!
Tuesday 23
11:00 - EVENT - Science Union Careers Expo : Careers Centre & Science Union are holding a careers expo! All students welcome! More Information
Want to find out more about who employs Science students? Interested in work experience, graduate or vacation work?

Come along to the Science Union Careers Expo!

Employers attending include:

-Rio Tinto -Alcoa -ASIO -Teach for Australia -UWA Faculty of Education (Do (...)

 September 2011
Friday 16
13:00 - SEMINAR - DVCR Lunchtime Seminar Series : Socialising your Research More Information
Dear Colleagues, You are all invited to the next in the series of the DVCR Prof Robyn Owens’ Lunchtime Seminars.

Title: Socialising your Research - publishing a paper is just the start…

Guest Speakers: Prof Stephan Lewandowsky – Professorial Fellow, School of Psychology An (...)
Saturday 24
9:30 - Sporting Event - SPE Kick for a Cure - Outdoor 5-a-side soccer tournament : SPE UWA Chapter is organizing a 5-a-side soccer tournament - with proceeds going to support Cure Cancer Australia Foundation. Get involved! Website | More Information
SPE UWA Chapter is joining the fight against cancer - and we want you to come along as well! Test your skills with the ball and get competitive for a cure.

This year SPE UWA Chapter is throwing their inaugural sporting event - an outdoor 5-a-side football tournament - with proceeds going (...)

 October 2011
Wednesday 05
16:00 - EXPO - UWA Postgraduate & Honours Expo 2011 Website | More Information
The Postgraduate and Honours Expo showcases a host of opportunities for further study, including honours and postgraduate coursework and research possibilities.

Discover the courses each faculty has to offer, learn about postgraduate scholarships, attend information sessions and talk to (...)
Wednesday 12
13:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - Challenges of Publishing : A lecture by visiting Raine Prof. Karin Khan UBC More Information
"Challenges of Publishing in an era of Impact Factor and Open Access - a view from the BMJ group"

16:00 - SEMINAR - CWR Presents: : Hope for Humanity: Seeds of planetary transformation Website | More Information
It’s hard to maintain hope for the future of our civilization in the face of the flood of bad news in the media. But without hope, there is no hope.

It has been estimated that over a million organizations worldwide are working to change hearts and minds, create global networks of (...)


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