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 October 2017
Tuesday 17
16:00 - EVENT - First Sino-Australia Economic and Trade Forum : China’s Growth and the Future of Sino-Australia Economic relations Website | More Information
China’s growth is slowing, but demand for renewable resources is growing. With the combination of rapid technological change and fluctuating transport costs, are our assumptions about the immediate economic future of Australia correct?

In this Public Forum, Tianqi Lithium is partnering (...)
Wednesday 18
12:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Of what use is archaeology in the investigation of war crimes? More Information
Knowing that you will be cross-examined in a court concentrates the mind on rigorous archaeological methodology and the discarding of fanciful interpretations of what is in the ground. I shall present case studies of the archaeology of mass graves in Ukraine, Croatia and Bosnia.


18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dating Homo naledi: the story of the surprisingly young age for a new species of hominin that lived in Africa alongside early Homo sapiens Website | More Information
A public lecture by Dr Hannah Hilbert-Wolf, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, James Cook University.

Earlier this year an international team of scientists successfully dated the remains of Homo naledi, a new species of hominin (human ancestor), from the Rising Star Cave in South Africa. In (...)
Thursday 19
11:00 - STAFF EVENT - Behind the Lens: Engaging and Supporting Learning through Student-Created Video : PRESENTATION Website | More Information
Video has become a well-established tool within learning and teaching, supported by a growing body of evidence demonstrating its positive impact on both the achievement of learning outcomes and the student experience. More recently the potential of video has started to shift away from teaching ‘with (...)

16:00 - SEMINAR - Archaeology Seminar Series 2017 : Documenting the Holocene transition in Aboriginal stone tool production, north-eastern Kimberley, Western Australia More Information
This PhD research proposes to tackle the definition of changes seen in lithic artefact production in the North East Kimberley during the Holocene. Previous archaeological studies have shown modifications in the manufacture of stone tools in the Kimberley and the adjacent Arnhem Land region during (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Confucianism: Values and Democracy : A China in Conversation event exploring how Confucianism and democracy are shaping our understanding of China today. Website | More Information
Chinese political leaders and intellectuals continue to struggle with how ‘Chinese values’ fit with ‘universal values’ and by extension, global institutions.

Is there a single global modernity that perhaps China can shape? Or are there multiple modernities and multiple, perhaps (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Acoustic Reflections: advanced medical ultrasound imaging and parallels in the mining and construction industries Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor Jeffrey Bamber, Head, Ultrasound and Optical Imaging Physics, The Institute of Cancer Research London and Institute of Advanced Studies Gledden Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

Compared with other medical imaging technologies, ultrasound is low cost (...)
Friday 20
11:00 - SEMINAR - Asian Studies Seminar Series, Seminar 1 2017 : The Religious Profile of the Chinese Community in Australia: Findings from the 2016 Census Data More Information
The emergence of religious pluralism has been seen by many as one of the defining characteristics of the cultural diversity in contemporary Australia, where multiculturalism is widely regarded as a pillar of the country’s national identity. The Chinese community has been an important part of the (...)

18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - Bali Art Studio - Art Exhibition : Opening Reception: 6 to 8.30pm Friday, 20 October | Cullity Gallery, UWA. Website | More Information
The University of Western Australia is delighted to present a community art exhibition in collaboration with the John Fawcett Foundation.

Bali Eye IV (Kamadpalla) aims to raise funds to support the 'Adopt a Village' program run by the John Fawcett Foundation to fund eye clinics in (...)
Tuesday 24
11:00 - STAFF EVENT - Teaching in 140 characters or less: A ‘How-To’ Approach to Micro-Learning with Social Media : PRESENTATION / WORKSHOP Website | More Information
This workshop will explore how micro-learning can change the way you educate your students. Micro-learning is an innovated method of teaching through ‘bite-size chunks’ of accessible content that actively engages students by encouraging them to use their mobile devices in support of their learning (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Delve into your Experience of Time Website | More Information
A public lecture by Alex Holcombe, Co-director of the Centre for Time, University of Sydney and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Time cannot be seen or touched, yet we do experience it. Do our brains contain an internal clock whose ticks mark the passing of seconds, minutes (...)
Wednesday 25
17:30 - STUDENT EVENT - The Big Idea UWA Final | Live Pitch Event : UWA final of the national social enterprise competition The Big Idea Website | More Information
The Big Idea is a social enterprise competition where university students around Australia work on their big idea for improving the lives of people experiencing disadvantage.

Students participating in The Big Idea develop a concept and business plan for a social enterprise or social (...)

18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - So Far, So Good? Social Farming and Wellbeing: insights from Ireland Website | More Information
A public lecture by Deirdre O’Connor, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Social Farming offers people who avail of a range of social/health services (including mental health, physical/intellectual (...)
Thursday 26
12:00 - ALUMNI EVENT - The Friends of Grounds of UWA Plant Sale : Thursday 26th October, 12 midday until 2pm in the Taxonomic Garden. Website | More Information
The Friends of Grounds of UWA Plant Sale is on Thursday 26th October, from 12 midday until 2pm in the Taxonomic Garden. Any remaining plants will be sold on Friday 27th October from 12-2pm. We have a large selection of succulents as well as exotics, natives and herbs. Most plants will be $3-$5 (...)
Sunday 29
11:00 - EVENT - Spring Fair : Spring Fair at St George's College Website | More Information
Once again St George’s College will be holding the free community event Spring Fair on October 29th from 11am-4pm. The fair promises to be a lively day with packed activities and something for everyone to enjoy. Wine tastings, musical entertainment, kids' activities, market stalls. The Fair will be (...)
Tuesday 31
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Luther’s Reformation at 500: Myth, Memory, and the Making of History : This is an Institute of Advanced Studies and Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies series of lectures. Website | More Information
It’s not at all certain that Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to a church door in Wittenberg in October of 1517. Nevertheless, this moment continues to be commemorated as marking the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, an enormously complex series of religious, political, social, and (...)

 November 2017
Wednesday 01
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Dissidence and Discrimination: LGBTIQA+ research and experience Website | More Information
New insights into LGBTIQA+ sex work, “gay wedding cake” disputes, and non-binary identities.

The UWA LGBTIQA+ Working Group and the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies are pleased to present a panel offering new research and experiential insights into some of the key issues within the (...)
Saturday 04
15:00 - EVENT - Act for Inclusion at UWA : Free with amazing entertainment from Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse, original music from the UWA School of Music, food trucks and plenty of room to spread your picnic blanket. Website | More Information
Free with amazing entertainment from Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse, original music from the UWA School of Music, food trucks and plenty of room to spread your picnic blanket. Join us Saturday 4 November for a celebration and a show of community commitment to inclusion.

From 3pm: Everyone (...)
Wednesday 08
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - How Can an Archaeologist Contribute to Biodiversity Conservation? Website | More Information
A public lecture by Professor R. Lee Lyman, Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

All animals die, and many are eaten by predators. If the predators include humans, owls, or carnivores (e.g., Dingoes), skeletal (...)

 January 2018
Tuesday 23
9:00 - SEMINAR - GAMSAT Preparation Courses at UWA : Simulated GAMSAT Exam with Review of Worked Solutions - Course Provided By Gold Standard Website | More Information
Gold Standard will be holding a GAMSAT Practice Test on January 23, 2018 at the University Hall. This will be followed by a review of worked solutions by Dr Brett Ferdinand on January 24, and an optional Advanced GAMSAT Topic Course on January 25.

Attendance options:

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