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 July 2014
Monday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Making Marine Protected Areas More Effective: resilience through diversity Website | More Information
A public lecture by Peter Jones, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography, University College London.

There are growing societal concerns about the health of our seas and increasing interest in the potential of marine protected areas (MPAs) to help address these concerns. However (...)

 August 2014
Monday 04
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Living and Working Underwater: The Aquarius Reef Base underwater laboratory and residence Website | More Information
A public lecture by James W. Fourqurean, Director, Marine Education and Research Initiative at Florida International University and 2014 Institute of Advanced Studies Professor-at-Large.

Humans are limited in their ability to study the health of the coastal ocean. While robots, cameras (...)
Tuesday 05
18:30 - EVENT - Water for Society Website | More Information
The 2014 George Seddon Memorial Lecture by Anas Ghadouani, Professor of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia.

Throughout the history of humanity there has always been a strong link between water and society. The most successful of our past civilisations are (...)
Wednesday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The many lives of the Bodleian First Folio of Shakespeare's plays Website | More Information
A public lecture by Pip Willcox, Curator of Digital Special Collections, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.

A copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio arrived at the Bodleian Library in 1623. Why and when did it leave? What chance brought it back in 1905? What had happened to it in the (...)
Thursday 07
18:00 - EVENT - Listening to Images, Hearing the Text : New Music that Engages the Visual and the Literary Website | More Information
A public talk and performance by Martin Bresnick, Professor of Composition, Yale School of Music.

The art of music has always had an unusual ability to be united with other arts - poetry, dance, theater and cinema. In our own time, the association of music, words and images has been (...)
Saturday 09
14:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Hazara Exodus -The Unseen Road to Asylum : Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures Series Website | More Information
In this lecture, photographer Barat Ali Batoor will discuss his journey and the persecution of the Hazaras in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including their migration to Australia.

Barat Ali Batoor and his family were driven out of Afghanistan during the civil war when most of his people were (...)
Tuesday 12
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Wonders and Challenges of the Great African Lakes Website | More Information
A public talk by Sergei Katsev, Associate Professor, Large Lakes Observatory, University of Minnesota and 2014 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

The string of large lakes held by the East African Rift is a true marvel of the World. These lakes contain a quarter of all the fresh water on the (...)
Wednesday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Keeping Australia prosperous Website | More Information
The 2014 ATSE lecture by Dr Rob Hough, Australian Resources Research Centre, CSIRO.

In this talk, Rob will describe the ways that science and innovation are helping to find the resources that can provide a prosperous future for Australia.

Just a small proportion of Australia's (...)
Wednesday 20
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - What happens now that Australia has 'stopped the boats'? Website | More Information
An 'On the Edge' public lecture by Paul Power, Chief Executive Officer of the Refugee Council of Australia.

For the past eight years, Paul Power has been actively engaged in debates about the direction of Australian and international refugee policy as Chief Executive Officer of the (...)
Sunday 24
13:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Live Like an Afghan Website | More Information
A performance and lecture by Fred Smith, singer/ songwriter/ diplomat.

In this special event, Fred Smith will share his reflections on Afghanistan from his experience of working closely with tribal leaders during the two years he spent as a diplomat and political advisor in Uruzgan (...)
Monday 25
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - What is X-ray Crystallography and How Did It Transform Our View of the World? Website | More Information
A public talk by Stephen Curry, Professor of Structural Biology, Imperial College London.

Just over a hundred years ago a narrow beam of X-rays was fired at a crystal for the very first time. The experiment, an early attempt to investigate the nature of this recently-discovered radiation (...)

 September 2014
Wednesday 17
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Molecules in Crystals Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds Lecture by Mark Spackman, Winthrop Professor and Head, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia.

We all know what crystals are, but how much do we know about what lies within? And how do we know it? This year celebrates the centenary of (...)

 October 2014
Wednesday 15
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Crystallography in Biology Website | More Information
A public talk by Alice Vrielink, Professor of Structural Biology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Western Australia.

The science of crystallography has had an enormous impact on our understanding of molecules, their structures, chemical and physical properties (...)

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