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 September 2014
Thursday 18
18:00 - EVENT - Shark Science Forum: exploring the neurobiological basis of behaviour Website | More Information
In this special 'On the Edge' forum, three marine experts from the UWA Oceans Institute will discuss the ‘science of sharks’.

Panellists

Winthrop Professor Shaun P. Collin, UWA Oceans Institute, the School of Animal Biology and IAS Distinguished Fellow;

Research (...)
Tuesday 23
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.

 October 2014
Wednesday 01
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Disaster preparedness and response in remote, disaster-prone, ethnic minority-based communities in China Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Emily Chan, Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response.

China is a natural disaster-prone country and its rural population faces the highest natural disaster risk. Like Australia, China faces (...)
Monday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Some public policy challenges of change in our region : The 2014 Reid Oration Website | More Information
The 2014 Reid Oration will be given by Stephen Smith Winthrop Professor of International Law at The University of Western Australia, and former Australian Defence and Foreign Affairs Minister.

Great change in our region - the rise of China, the rise of the ASEAN Economies combined and (...)
Tuesday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Conservation and Restoration in the Anthropocene Website | More Information
A public lecture by Tim Seastedt, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado.

Conservationists are faced with managing for environmental changes they cannot control. Ecosystems now experience longer growing (...)
Wednesday 08
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Antipodes in Literature: European Geographies - Australian Appropriations Website | More Information
A public lecture by Klaus Stierstorfer, Professor of English and Chair, British Studies, University of Münster, Germany and 2014 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

The Antipodes are a concept which originated in European Antiquity and then travelled with expanding and changing geographies (...)
Thursday 09
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A New Frontier: understanding epigenetics through mathematics Website | More Information
A public lecture by Terry Speed, Professor of Bioinformatics, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.

Scientists have now mapped the human genome - the next frontier is understanding human epigenomes; the ‘instructions’ which tell the DNA whether to make skin cells or (...)
Monday 13
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The Impact of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident in the Ocean Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Pere Masqué, Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and 2014 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

The accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 caused the largest accidental release of (...)
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 (...)
Friday 17
9:30 - SYMPOSIUM - Memento Mori: 2014 Manning Clark House Day of Ideas Website | More Information
Often translated from the Latin as ‘remember you must die’ or ‘remember your mortality’, memento mori serves as a symbolic representation of the inevitability of death. The term ‘memento mori’ first entered English in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1 (1598) and was immediately accepted into common (...)
Monday 20
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - How does one explore the deepest laws of nature? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Achim Kempf, Professor of Mathematical Physics, University of Waterloo and 2014 Institute of Advanced Studies Professor-at-Large.

The two deepest laws of nature that are known to date are quantum theory and general relativity. Not all is well with these two theories (...)
Tuesday 21
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Impacts of enhanced UV-B radiation on the ocean ecosystems Website | More Information
A public lecture by Susana Agusti, Professorial Fellow at the UWA Oceans Institute, and Research Professor, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA).

In this lecture Professor Agusti will describe the current state of the (...)
Monday 27
18:30 - PUBLIC TALK - A Future Made Together: New directions in the ethics of autism research Website | More Information
A public lecture by Liz Pellicano, Director of the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE), Institute of Education, University of London.

In this talk, Dr Pellicano will suggest that we not only need greater investment in currently under-researched areas in autism and under-ser (...)
Tuesday 28
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - A decade of developments in tsunami science and warning systems since the 2004 Sumatra event Website | More Information
A public lecture by Charitha Pattiaratchi, Winthrop Professor of Coastal Oceanography, The University of Western Australia.

In this lecture, Professor Pattiaratchi will discuss advances in the tsunami science in terms of deep water propagation and inundation with respect to Western (...)
Thursday 30
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Defining Humanity: Photography, humanitarianism and empire Website | More Information
Wesfarmers and The University of Western Australia proudly present the inaugural Wesfarmers Chair in Australian History Oration by Winthrop Professor Jane Lydon.

In 1905 HG Wells wrote that photographs ‘send out a ray of special resemblance and remind one more strongly of this friend or (...)

 November 2014
Tuesday 04
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - WA on the threshold - new understanding, new discoveries and new opportunities with the SKA Website | More Information
An Inquiring Minds lecture by Professor Peter Quinn, Director of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR).

Mankind’s understanding of Nature is now at a point of crisis. More than 95% of the Universe we live in is composed of mysterious stuff - matter that is hidden (...)
Tuesday 11
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Was self-government for Western Australia based on a betrayal of Indigenous people? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Ann Curthoys, Honorary Professor of History, University of Sydney and 2014 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow.

The years leading up to the passing of the Western Australian constitution in 1889 (effected in 1890) saw several interlocking public debates in WA itself and in (...)


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