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 February 2017
Tuesday 28
13:00 - SEMINAR - 10X Genomics : This seminar will review the 10X Genomics technology and key applications More Information
10x Genomics meets the critical need for long range, structural and cellular information with an innovative system that transforms short-read sequencing technologies. The Chromium System supports comprehensive genomics and high-throughput single cell transcriptomics with its innovative reagent (...)

 March 2017
Wednesday 01
18:00 - TALK - An Evening of Death Website | More Information
Death and grieving are essential aspects of human experience and imagining. And yet, discussion of both remains heavily circumscribed.

In this public forum we will lift the veil and peer into the unknown with special guests Dr Brooke Davis, Dr Fiona Jenkins and Dr Jennifer Rodger. We (...)
Tuesday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Fifty Years of Writing Australian History from the Periphery : The Inaugural Tom Stannage Memorial Lecture Website | More Information
By Professor Henry Reynolds, University of Tasmania.

Henry Reynolds is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities at the University of Tasmania. He grew up and was educated in Hobart and after a few years in Europe he took up a lectureship in history at the Townsville University (...)
Thursday 09
17:30 - BOOK LAUNCH - Book Launch: Like Nothing on this Earth by Tony Hughes-d'Aeth : Celebrate the release of this significant literary history of the Wheatbelt Website | More Information
UWA Publishing warmly invites you to the launch of Like Nothing on this Earth: A Literary History of the Wheatbelt by Tony Hughes-d'Aeth.

Like Nothing on this Earth will be launched by Prof. Matthew Tonts, Pro Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean.

Please RSVP by Monday 6 March (...)
Tuesday 14
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - ‘Hardly any women at all’? Literary landscapes at the time of Jane Austen : A Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies/Institute of Advanced Studies Public Lecture Website | More Information
In a famous scene in Northanger Abbey, Catherine Morland confesses to Henry Tilney that she rarely reads history, finding it ‘tiresome’. ‘I read it a little as a duty’, she admits, ‘but it tells me nothing that does not either vex or weary me. The quarrels of popes and kings, with wars or (...)
Wednesday 15
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Families Still Seeking Asylum: Political Impacts and Community Responses in Australia : The 2017 Grace Vaughan Memorial Lecture Website | More Information
By Dr Caroline Fleay, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Human Rights Education, Curtin University.

The responses of most political leaders to people seeking asylum lie in contrast to growing numbers of others in Australia who are disturbed by the impacts of policies on asylum seekers and their (...)
Monday 27
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Ensuring High Quality Seismic Data for the Mining Industry Workshop : Associated event - Deep Mining Conference in Perth Website | More Information
The workshop will provide a forum to discuss the different aspects that impact on data quality with the following aims: •To provide mine site rock engineers and seismologists with practical knowledge to ensure the highest quality data for the site •To identify problems impacting on the industry (...)
Tuesday 28
8:00 - CONFERENCE - Eighth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining : ACG Conference in Perth Website | More Information
Underground mining continues to progress at deeper levels and industry is now extracting mineral reserves at depth that previously would have been considered unmineable. Deep mining is a very technical and challenging environment. A high level of understanding and technically sound approaches are (...)
Friday 31
8:00 - SEMINAR - Developments in Rock Stress Measurements and Monitoring Seminar : Associated event - Deep Mining Conference in Perth Website | More Information
This seminar will address the latest technology, applications and ideas in rock stress measurements and monitoring, through case studies and discussions with those in the industry. The seminar aims to target those involved in stress fracturing and stress monitoring in all underground excavations.

 April 2017
Thursday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Chinese Literature and World Literature: Views from the South : This China in Conversation teases out from an Australian and Chinese perspective the issues surrounding interpreting and reading world literature. Website | More Information
World literature was long defined in the English speaking world as an established canon of European masterpieces, but an emerging global perspective has challenged this European focus. Now it is better understood as literature that has travelled, and been translated, from its original source. This (...)
Wednesday 26
8:00 - SEMINAR - Tailings Management: Practical Considerations : Workshops and Seminar on Tailings Management Website | More Information
This event will comprise a one-day hands-on cone penetration testing (CPT) and static liquefaction workshop and a two-day seminar on the management, operation and relinquishment of tailings storage facilities (TSF).

 May 2017
Tuesday 02
8:00 - CONFERENCE - Science on The Swan 2017: One Health : Science on the Swan, WA’s annual premier health and medical research conference Website | More Information
One Health seeks root cause understanding and effective solutions to emergent infectious and acquired diseases through, fundamental stem cell and regenerative medical science, public health and environmental remedies, working synergistically to advance the health of all species and the varied (...)

8:00 - SEMINAR - Instrumentation and Slope Monitoring Seminar : Two day seminar Website | More Information
The ACG is proud to host a two-day seminar that is targeted to supporting the continued development and application of advanced monitoring systems to all types of mine sites and their waste landforms.
Thursday 04
8:00 - WORKSHOP - Management of Moving and Unstable Slopes Workshop : One day workshop Website | More Information
This workshop provides a theoretical and practical framework for the understanding and management of moving and unstable slopes. The workshop deals with the actions and approaches appropriate for personnel and managers to resolve these adverse situations in a positive manner.

 June 2017
Tuesday 06
9:00 - COURSE - Blasting for Stable Slopes Short Course : Three day short course Website | More Information
This course will examine the mechanisms and possible extent of damage to the rock structure behind the face from blasting and the influence that has on the stability of pit walls. The course includes consideration of the mechanisms of rock breakage that operate within a blast and considers means of (...)

 August 2017
Wednesday 23
9:00 - COURSE - Ground Support in Open Pit and Underground Mining Short Course : Three day short course Website | More Information
The course is designed to assist mining personnel involved with the design and implementation of mine ground support. Mine managers, mining engineers, mine geologists, mining supervisors and operators, suppliers of mine support equipment, mining contractors and mines inspectors may benefit from (...)

 September 2017
Tuesday 26
0:00 - EVENT - Women in Asia Conference, September 26-28, 2017 : Women in the Asian Century: Challenges and Possibilities More Information
The Women in Asia (WIA) Conference continues a tradition started by the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) Women’s Caucus (now Women’s Forum) in 1981.

This will be the first time this Conference has been held on the west coast, and it follows the UWA hosting of the Asian (...)

 October 2017
Tuesday 10
8:00 - SEMINAR - Strainburst in Mining Seminar - How to Mitigate the Consequences : Associated event - Ungerground Mining technology Conference 2017 in Sudbury, Canada Website | More Information
This new ACG seminar seeks to explore the latest technologies and methodologies used at mining operations to mitigate and manage strainburst risk. It is hoped that by learning more about these phenomena, successful methodologies to reduce the likelihood and consequences of strainbursting can be (...)
Wednesday 11
8:00 - CONFERENCE - First International Conference on Underground Mining Technology : Three day conference in Sudbury, Canada Website | More Information
This inaugural ACG event will provide opportunities for underground mining practitioners to explore the latest mining technologies and methodologies which will drive industry into the future. Underground mining technology has enabled many mines to access the Earth’s valuable resources at great (...)


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