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Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity 14: Embracing diverse identities conference

We hope you can join us for the 2014 Honoring the Child, Honoring Equity conference at the University of Melbourne, Australia. 2014 Conference Themes include exploring identities in a changing world (including but not limited to gender, culture, religion, linguistics, ability and environment); sharing stories of and for diverse identities; exploring identities to support equity in research, practice and policy; exploring localised identities in globalised contexts; challenges to exploring di...

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Monday, 24 Nov 2014

STORM®: A Skills-based Suicide Prevention, Suicide Postvention and Self-harm Mitigation Training Model for Frontline Staff

In order to promote early identification, assessment and appropriate treatment of persons at risk of suicide, a sustainable training and education programme for frontline staff is essential. Didactic lecture in prequalification courses, the prefer...

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Breast Cancer Prevention - Missed opportunities and why we must act now

Breast cancer is the leading cancer diagnosis among women worldwide, accounting for 1 in 4 cancers diagnosed. The majority of cases are among women living in low and middleincome countries. In this seminar, Professor Colditz reviews reasons why w...

Characterization of the niche regulators that control the formation and maintenance of colon crypts in vitro

Colon mesenchymal cells are closely associated with colon crypts and contribute the microenvironment of the epithelial stem cells. At present there is no appropriate in vitro model to study how colon epithelial stem cells respond to mesenchymal cu...

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Museums for Contemporary Art in Central Europe

For countries in Central Europe the revolution in 1989 meant a new freedom in cultural activity and artistic creation, the beginning of transparent principles in financing culture, the end of censorship, as well as unhampered access to internation...

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014

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Resilience and Fragility in the Asian Century

Resilience and Fragility in the Asian Century: Refocussing Australia's Economic Narratives Through the Lens of Economic History Behind every policy strategy, of government or business, lies a narrative that contextualises and justifies a course o...

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Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014

Immunoregulation by CD52….but there's more!

Professor Len Harrison presents a seminar about immunoregulation by CD52. He is a laboratory head in the Molecular Medicine Division and clinician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. His major research interests are immune regulation and immune thera...

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Human Dendritic Cell Subsets, T Cell Subsets, and Vaccines

An internationally prominent immunologist, Professor Banchereau has been Director of the ScheringPlough Laboratory for Immunology Research, Dardilly, France, was founding director of the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research in Dallas, Texas, a...

A 21st Century Education: Pedagogy, Neuroscience and Technology

Digital technology is a disruptive force driving unforeseen change in societies, economies and businesses throughout the world. Susan Greenfield proposes that our brains are also changing in response. What do these unprecedented changes mean for...

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A re-imagined future: Indigenous Nations Within the Nation State

This is a free public event brought to you by the Australian Fulbright Alumni Association (Victoria). Why Indigenous nation building and why now? The narrative about Indigenous people in Australia is frequently one of despair – a story of strugg...

Thursday, 27 Nov 2014

Curriculum for Psychologists Working in Primary Health Care in Indonesia

A key avenue for expanding capacity to provide mental health services is through existing primary care. Due to the limited number of existing mental health professionals, having psychologists working in primary care settings is a key strategy. How...

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Complex alcohol control policies in Indigenous communities in Queensland

This seminar is jointly presented by the University of Melbourne's Centre for Health Policy, Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit and the Justice Health Research Group. Very high rates of injury and death during the 1990s were linked with increase...

Shine a light on lung cancer awareness event

• Lung cancer is Australia’s number one cancer killer and can affect anyone • Unnoticed. Undetected. Unspoken. Join this event and be part of an international lung cancer awareness event. We welcome people touched by lung cancer (patients, famil...

The Net Effect: An Optimist in the News Business

The disruption of ‘legacy’ newspapers by the Internet should be welcomed and celebrated. The new technology arrived just in time. Over the next few years it will replace the paperbased process that was both hugely expensive, and that, by its natu...

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Friday, 28 Nov 2014

Mediators of microneme secretion in Apicomplexa

Dominique SoldatiFavre earned her PhD in molecular biology from the University of Zürich. She then undertook a postdoctoral training at Stanford University School of Medicine, in the laboratory of Dr. John Boothroyd. She began her independent care...

Saturday, 29 Nov 2014

The Olympic Games and Human Rights

Human rights pressures on the Olympic Games have risen dramatically in the last decade. In the 20th century, such pressures were largely limited to ensuring nondiscrimination for athletes; now, demands extend to host country treatment of minoritie...

Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014

Oxygen - The Breath of Life or the Kiss of Death?

Reactive oxygen species are proposed to act as mediators in a variety of signalling pathways, including regulated cell death. Disruption of redox homeostasis is commonly observed during cell death, but it is difficult to determine the significance...

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Public Science and its Output: First Evidence from the California Institute of Technology

What return does society get from publicly funded science? Leading scientists manage their laboratories much as entrepreneurs manage their firms. They raise funds; hire and supervise workers (PhD students; postdocs; colleagues; external collaborat...

Wilin Celebrate 2014

Join us for Wilin's annual celebration of music, dance, visual art and story telling featuring the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music's (MCM) wonderful 2014 Indigenous student cohort. The concert features ...

Monday, 1 Dec 2014

Seventh Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory

The Melbourne Doctoral Forum on Legal Theory brings together research students from all academic disciplines to engage with social, political, theoretical, and methodological issues raised by law and legal theory. The workshop is a welcoming, co...

Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014

Why don’t students turn up to your lectures?

Melbourne School of Population and Global Health Research Seminar Students are timepoor, stressed and anxious, the lectures are large and impersonal and probably at 8am. They are recorded and screencaptured, you can be 'played back' at double spe...

The impact of arginine methylation in B cell receptor signaling

Signals through the B cell receptor (BCR) are transmitted by a multitude of molecules, many of which undergo posttranslational modification. In BCR signaling, arginine methylation, a characterized posttranslational modification, has been suggested...

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Towards an Action Plan for a Cure for Dementia

We invite you to join us for a special public lecture by Dr Dennis Gillings CBE, the World Dementia Envoy and Executive Chairman, Quintiles as he presents "Towards an Action Plan for a Cure for Dementia". Dr Dennis Gillings was appointed as the W...

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Successes and Challenges: 40 Years of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-Australia Dialogue Partnership

Asialink and Deakin University’s Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation are delighted to invite you to the “Successes and Challenges: 40 Years of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)Australia Dialogue Partnership” Conference and the la...

Innovative Learning and Teaching: The Why and The How

A twoday symposium bringing together veterinary educators and practitioners from across the AsiaPacific region. Symposium themes include: Is the lecture dead? Student engagement, elearning, online learning and related topics. Is your graduate jo...

Thursday, 4 Dec 2014

The View from the Other Side: Researching Australian Advertising in the US

The opportunity to work on the Australian Research Council (ARC) grant “Globalising the Magic System” pushed Professor Susan Smulyan to think (again) about both transnational and advertising history and how we research and tell these stories. The ...

In conversation: Danielle Crittenden (Huffington Post) & David Frum (The Atlantic)

In recent years the US has brought a new kind of hope to digital media. But, with the influence of players such as BuzzFeed, Mashable, Huffington Post and The Daily Beast still growing, and the way in which news is delivered evolving, the old trut...

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