Sunday, 24 Jul 2016

It's a Gas! Dentistry & Cartoons

This exhibition traces the history of dentistry through illustrations and cartoons from Europe and Australia dating from the seventeenth century to now. Themes include fear, relief, pain and vanity. The cartoons come from private and public collec...

Water, marks and countenances: Works on paper from the Grainger Museum collection, Exhibition

This exhibition of prints, watercolours, drawings and sketches explores two significant thematic areas of the Grainger Museum’s rich art collection: portraiture and depictions of water and maritime culture. Although portraiture is common to most ...

Chronicle: A glimpse of the 16th century through recent acquisitions from the Kerry Stokes Collection

The Baillieu Library is hosting a brief and exclusive exhibition of recent acquisitions from the Kerry Stokes Collection to coincide with this year's Rare Book Week. The centrepiece is a rare eleven metre scroll printed on parchment, Conica Cronic...

After Shakespeare

On 23 April 1616, the poet and playwright William Shakespeare died, at the age of 52. To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, the Baillieu Library’s After Shakespeare exhibition explores the author’s legacy, both in terms of writers who imitat...

Shakespeare on Film

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 2016, ACMI, in association with The University of Melbourne, present an international touring program from the British Council and the British Film Institute (BFI) that explores the deep affi...

Much Ado ABout Nothing (PG)

Arguably one of the best Shakespearian adaptations ever filmed, this witty and fastpaced version of Much Ado About Nothing is a testament to Kenneth Branagh’s extensive creative abilities. Branagh, along with costar and writer Emma Thompson injec...

Macbeth (MA15+)

Steeped in treachery, magic and bloody revenge, Shakespeare’s Macbeth tells the tale of a couple who are beset by grief and driven to madness in their pursuit of power. Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard lead an impressive cast in Australian...

Melbourne Masterclass: Degas: A New Vision... A New Beginning

In partnership with the National Gallery of Victoria’s exhibition Degas: A new vision, the Faculty of Arts is proud to present a fourpart masterclass series on the life and art of Edgar Degas, one of the most recognizable grand masters of French m...

Melbourne Rare Book Fair

Rare Book Week is a partnership event between ANZAAB (the Australia New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers), the University of Melbourne and eight other literary institutions. In its inaugural year over 44 free events were held at libr...

Floor talk: Football and survival on the far west coast of South Australia 1906 - 2016

Join us for a dynamic discussion with Basil Sellers Art Prize 5 exhibiting artist Grant Hobson with past and current players of Australia’s oldest Aboriginal Football club, the Koonibba Roosters.

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Monday, 25 Jul 2016

Haematopoietic stem cells and their niche

The ability of adult mammals to sustain and control the number of blood cells within the peripheral circulation is a remarkable physiological process underpinned by the regulation of the haemopoietic stem cell (HSC) pool and ultimately HSC fate. T...

Duo Vela

Duo Vela: MCM Monday Lunch Hour Series Dan Nistico guitar, Marla Nistico flute American classical flautist Marla Nistico is joined by her husband, Dan Nistico, to launch our lunch hour series with a globetrotting program featuring composers fr...

Clinical Research Forum 2016

The Translational and Clinical Research Cross Cutting Discipline leaders will host the inaugural Doherty Clinical Research Forum 2016. This event will showcase some of the clinical research initiatives being pursued at the Institute and will als...

Documentary Screening & Talk: Right to Know - Understanding Digital Literacy in Rural India

How can we welcome one billion rural, mostly belowthepovertyline Indians online by 2020? Right to Know is a photo and video essay presented as a seminar discussing the issues forthcoming film Ocean in a Drop raises; from the risks field workers ta...

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Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016

Family Business

Family businesses are the most common form of economic organization in the world and they play a prominent role in the AsiaPacific region. With the rapid development in the institutional environments of various economies in this region, the role, ...

Mindfulness in the Gallery

Mindfulness meditation is a scientifically backed way to reduce stress, and to improve wellbeing in daily life. This series of guided meditations will introduce you to the foundations of mindfulness and compassion training, so that you can return ...

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Presentation of the 2016 Emory Global Health Case and Team

Earlier this year a group of Melbourne University postgraduate students, drawn from across the university, travelled to Emory University in Atlanta USA to compete in the Emory Global Health Competition, where they won third place, please join us t...

The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision - Where are we on the path?

Australia is the only developed country to still have trachoma, and until recently the rates for trachoma in Australian Aboriginal communities were amongst the highest in the world. Blindness rates in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people a...

Violence and the Supreme Court: Perspectives from both sides of the bench

Violent crime is of central concern to the community and attracts significant political interest. The Criminal Division of the Supreme Court sees the state's most violent offenders. It is the premier venue for deliberating on those crimes that ref...

Brain in a Dish: Advancing our understanding of neurological disorders

Neural engineering is a new transdisciplinary research area bringing together neuroscience, neurology, psychiatry, physics, computer science and engineering, with the aim of better understanding complex neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders ...

Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016

The EU-China Relationship - an investment perspective

EU Centre Visiting Fellow Professor Louis Brennan, Trinity College Dublin, will examine the features and trajectory of the EUChina relationship, a vital trade partnership for the global economy. The EU is China's largest trading partner, and behin...

Floor talk: Dirty words

Join us for a discussion with William Mackinnon, exhibiting artist from the Basil Sellers Art Prize 5 exhibition as he proposes 'words are taking over the artworld'. He reasons that creativity comes from a different and deeper place.

Community Water Fluoridation: Why we continue to support it

While for the most part the studies from which the Community Water Fluoridation (CWF) evidence is drawn are of high calibre and the conclusions drawn from them are irrefutable, science is rarely if ever, perfect. Sometimes the evidence arises fr...

Drilling Down into the Structured Core of the T Cell Receptor Complex

The Call laboratory studies the structural basis of signalling through cellsurface receptors that control key functions in immunity and haematopoiesis. Activation of T lymphocytes through the T cell antigen receptor (TCR) is a central event in all...

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Ayurveda & Wellness

Free workshop on Ayurveda and Wellness with Dr Nisha Manikantan Ayurveda is the ancient Indian system of natural and holistic medicine. When translated from Sanskrit, Ayurveda means “the science of life” (the Sanskrit root Ayur means “longevity” ...

Energy Transistions - this event might light up your life

Public Interactive Learning Lab Energy Transitions Have you ever wondered how new technologies like solar panels, Tesla battery walls and electric vehicles will change our lives? Shocked at the profits that coal burning power producers are repor...

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Julie Taymor's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Premiere Australian Screening: From the mind of awardwinning director Julie Taymor (The Lion King on Broadway, Frida, Titus) comes a Shakespeare adaptation like none other, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Rich with Taymor's trademark creativity, this i...

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Love makes fools of us all but especially the characters of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, proudly presented by Newman College Theatre. Watch as two young couples fall into the tumultuous path of love, with magic, fairie...

Thursday, 28 Jul 2016

Health Services Research at CSIRO: Improving patient outcomes and driving efficiency through technology solutions

Digital innovation through data capture and analytics, clinical decision support, improved diagnosis and treatment, and the development of new services, is transforming the way healthcare is delivered. This transformation will drive improvements t...

Between Islamic Popular Culture and the Korean Wave: Cosmopolitan identity formation amongst Indonesian youth

Halyu or Korean Wave has reached Indonesia and other southeast Asian countries and quickly disseminated amongst youth, following the previous success of JPop as well as replacing its dominance. In the meantime, another flow of culture has also bee...

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Writing Histories of Gender in Australia and the World

In this roundtable conversation, featuring Mary Tomsic, Kat Ellinghaus, Catherine Kevin and Jacinthe Flore, the panel will discuss the ways in which gender histories have been, and can be, written. Each speaker will reflect on their own practices ...

Political Islam and the Challenge to International Law

Professor Naz Modirzadeh and Professor Andrew March will explore some of the challenges posed by the rise of militant forms of political Islam to international law. The speakers will explore what transnational Jihadis may have contributed to Islam...

Stalin’s Defectors: How Red Army Soldiers became Hitler’s Collaborators, 1941-1945

The question of Red Army soldiers crossing the line to the Germans during the GermanSoviet war of 194145 has long obsessed historians. Some have treated all Soviet prisoners of war as deserters to the enemy, while others have tried to minimize the...

Inspiring India: Challenges for Environmental Democracy in the Worlds Largest Democracy

India's developmental strategy is obsessively focused on economic growth with GDP being the central focus. This obsession has led to massive exploitation of forests, rivers and land, as well as increased conflict between the State and the corporat...

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Melbourne Masterclass: Pivotal Elections in American Politics, from Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump

The United States of America will elect its 45th president on November 8, 2016. In the lead up to this significant moment in history, the Faculty of Arts will present a fourpart masterclass held over the duration of the presidential campaign. Focu...

How to be a Pragmatist

The 2016 Barry Taylor and David Lewis Philosophy Lecture is presented by Professor Elizabeth Anderson. Pragmatism is often loosely characterized as the view that people should adopt "whatever works." This seems like empty and useless advice, sinc...

Melbourne Uni Law Revue 2016: Homecoming!

Come and join us at Homecoming, as our cast razzledazzle you in a night of sketch comedy genius. With hilarious stage and video sketches, colourful musical numbers, and a touch of tasteful nudity, this show is sure to leave everyone in stitches. ...

Friday, 29 Jul 2016

Drawing in the Gallery - Basil Sellers Art Prize 5

Join us for a drawing class with accomplished artist Steven Rendall. Looking at works on display you will learn different techniques and use a variety of mediums to refine your drawing skills in this monthly lesson. All artistic abilities welcome....

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Why NMR Matters in Metabolomics

Hear about recent developments in the field of Nuclear Magnetic Resonancebased metabolomics and learn how NMR can be used to match or even exceed the speed, sensitivity and metabolite coverage claimed by various mass spectrometry methods. Dr. Dav...

Australia and Indonesia: When neighbours become good friends

Although the number of students studying Indonesian in Australia has declined in recent decades, Australia remains the country outside Indonesia with the largest number of students studying Indonesian at both schools and universities. Recognising ...

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Book launch: Talking Contemporary Curating

In 2015, Terry Smith launched his second publication, Talking Contemporary Curating, as part of ICI’s series Perspectives in Curating. To accompany the Melbourne launch of this important publication, Terry Smith will be speaking with Rebecca Coat...

Einstein’s Gravity: Black Holes, Dark Matter and Gravitational Lensing

The General Theory of Relativity describes how mass distorts how we observe space and time. Two spectacular examples of this are provided through gravitational lensing and the predictions of black holes. Gravitational lenses provide our strongest ...

Monday, 1 Aug 2016

Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health

This oneday short course run by the Health Economics Group provides participants an understanding of how economic analysis can be used to evaluate health programs and aid decision making. No previous knowledge required. The course will consist of ...

Immune Cell Differentiation

Immune cells belong to hematopoietic cells and their ultimate origin is hematopoietic stem cells (HSC). The differentiation of immune cells, including innate and adaptive immune cells, from HSC is a stepwise controlled process that is critical for...

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Role of TNF induced NF-kB signalling in development and function of T cells

T lymphocytes are immune cells that play a central role in regulating immune responses. There are several T cell types, all with different functions, so having the right number and composition of these cells is essential for a normal immunity to i...

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Oleh Krysa (Violin)

Join us for this free Monday lunch hour series at Melba Hall. Oleh Krysa violin, Markiyan Melnychenko violin, Oksana Melnychenko piano J.S. BACH – Chaconne from Violin Partita in D minor, BWV 1004 Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Sonata for Violin and Pia...

Structural Investigations of Pro-apoptotic Bcl-2 Proteins: Bak at the Membrane and when Chickens go Bok

Apoptosis is a program of altruistic cell suicide that is essential for the development and homeostasis of multicellular organisms. Insufficient or aberrant apoptosis is a hallmark of many disease states, including cancer. Permeabilisation of the ...

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Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship for Violinists 2016: Semi-Final 1

The Dorcas McClean Travellling Scholarship for Violinists seeks to support the musical education of outstanding young violinists through the provision of travelling scholarships and prizes to support those judged most talented at the beginning of ...

Tuesday, 2 Aug 2016

Designing Economic Evaluation Alongside Clinical Studies

Oneday course run by the Health Economics Group providing an overview of economic evaluation alongside randomised controlled trials and other studies, with a particular focus on the design and practical aspects. A combination of lectures and pra...

Use of the Delphi expert consensus method in mental health research

The Delphi method is a systematic way of determining expert consensus that is useful for answering questions that are not amenable to experimental and epidemiological methods. The validity of the approach is supported by 'wisdom of crowds' researc...

Trusts – constructive, resulting and the importance of definition and doctrinal approach

For the third event in the 2016 ‘Judges in Conversation’ series, the Hon James Leslie Bain Allsop AO (Chief Justice, Federal Court of Australia) will be in conversation with Professor William Swadling (University of Oxford) to discuss Trusts – con...

Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship for Violinists 2016: Semi-Final 2

The Dorcas McClean Travellling Scholarship for Violinists seeks to support the musical education of outstanding young violinists through the provision of travelling scholarships and prizes to support those judged most talented at the beginning of ...

Dynamic Patterns

Join us for the third Melbourne School of Design Dean's Lecture, which will showcase the work of eminent international professionals in the built environment. Dynamic Patterns will discuss the work of Philadelphiabased PEG office of landscape + ar...

Ideology Beyond Belief: Social Practices and the Persistence of Injustice

Racism, sexism, and other forms of injustice are more than just bad attitudes; after all, such injustice also involves unfair distributions of goods and resources. But attitudes play a role. How central is that role? Tommie Shelby argues that r...

Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016

Climate impacts at 1.5° and 2° - where half a degree makes a difference

The ultimate objective of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is to “prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”. In this context, the Paris Agreement sets a longterm temperature goal of hol...

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Impact of Human Milk Oligosaccharides on Shortand Long-term Health

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMO) are a family of structurally diverse complex carbohydrates that are highly abundant in human milk. HMO concentrations often exceed the concentration of all human milk proteins combined. In sharp contrast, today’s ...

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Ion Channels: A Directional Shift in Mechanism and Context

Potassium channels connect cells into networks, invoking and responding to second messengers and triggering Ca2+ signaling cascades. Unfortunately, their potential as a bridge to pharmacology has been circumvented by a limited and generic understa...

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Hidden Power: The Strategic Logic of Organized Crime

Hidden Power: The Strategic Logic of Organized Crime reveals criminal mafias determining political outcomes to suit their own agendas, and explores how they do it – by influencing elections, changing constitutions, fomenting terrorism, waging war,...

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The Future in Ruins: Thoughts on the Temporality of Infrastructure

In this seminar, Akhil Gupta explores the relationship between infrastructure and temporality by focusing on the future. Infrastructures are particularly good to think about the connection between the present and the future since they are usually ...

Information Session - Master of Nursing Science

Come along to our Information Session to find out about studying the Master of Nursing Science here at The University of Melbourne. You'll learn about the course structure, entry requirements, career outcomes and what's like to be a nurse.

“The Pig and the Peace: Defining Imperial Order in the Age of Revolutions”

This lecture begins with the execution of a “very fine pig” in Sydney in 1795. Pigs made notoriously disorderly colonists – procreating, trespassing and damaging public property at will. But this particular pig caused an unusual amount of trouble....

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What Causes Parkinson’s Disease?

Did you know that Parkinson’s disease occurs when nerve cells die in the brain? This causes the chemical dopamine to decline and has many other effects. In this presentation, Professor Malcolm Horne will discuss brain changes and possible symptoms...

White Concepts - Ghassan Hage

The Wednesday Lectures 2016 Hosted by Raimond Gaita It is striking how often people now speak of 'a common humanity' in an ethically inflected register, one that expresses a fellowship of all the peoples of the earth. More often than not, however...

Assassins

Presented by Ormond College Drama Club A multiple Tony Awardwinning musical, Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’ invites to the stage the eight infamous individuals who have attempted to assassinate presidents of the United States of America. Using th...

Thursday, 4 Aug 2016

Bombard the Headquarters - China's Cultural Revolution: Perspectives After Fifty Years

An Exhibition and Symposium to mark the 50th Anniversary of China's Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. In August 2016, scholars from the Faculties of Arts and Architecture at the University of Melbourne are holding a symposium to mark the fif...

Revenge in the Age of Empire: Civilisation and Violence in the Nineteenth Century

Presented by Dr Jan Rüger: ‘Revenge is a kind of wild justice’, Francis Bacon wrote four centuries ago. It was a form of retribution, he thought, ‘which the more man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out’. Blood feuds and revenge ki...

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International Law and Global Non-International Armed Conflict

How is international law involved in what the US has called the ‘global noninternational armed conflict’ against al Qaeda and associated forces? In this lecture, Professor Naz Modirzadeh will analyse the legal arguments developed by the US to just...

International Human Rights and Australian Exceptionalism

The Sir Anthony Mason Honorary lecture was inaugurated in 1995, the year of Sir Anthony Mason's retirement as Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. The lecture serves to celebrate Sir Anthony Mason's outstanding contribution to the legal p...

Friday, 5 Aug 2016

Personal Identity in the History of Philosophy

This conference aims to bring together scholars who work on theories of personal identity in the history of philosophy or on the development of historical theories in contemporary philosophy. The conference focuses on debates about the self or pe...

Saturday, 6 Aug 2016

Images of Life - ancient Greek vases

Images of Life: Ancient Greek Vases showcases the University of Melbourne’s Greek vase collection. This important teaching collection features artefacts from Athens, Corinth, east Greece and south Italy from the eighth to the fourth centuries BCE....

Monday, 8 Aug 2016

Neuropsychological Impact of Trauma Workshop

Presented by Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (Dept of Psychiatry) The cognitive impairments commonly associated with trauma and PTSD can be quite disabling. Using illustrative case studies, this workshop will help you ...

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Neuropsychological Impact of Trauma Workshop

The cognitive impairments commonly associated with trauma and PTSD can be quite disabling. Using illustrative case studies, this workshop will help you to identify these deficits, understand the impact they may have on a client’s presentation and ...

Melbourne Brass Quintet

Join us for the MCM's Monday Lunch Hour Concert series. Joel Brennan trumpet, Mark Fitzpatrick trumpet, Don Immel trombone, Roman Ponomariov french horn, Mike Szabo bass trombone This concert launches the start of an engagement tour of Victoria....

Learning from naturally acquired humoral immunity to inform malaria vaccine and biomarker development

The last decades have experienced a dramatic reduction in the burden of malaria, with several countries now attempting to permanently eliminate this disease. Achieving the goal of malaria elimination would be greatly facilitated by the development...

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Lachlan Phillpott in Conversation

Raimondo Cortese in conversation with internationally acclaimed playwright Lachlan Philpott, one of Australia's leading and most innovative theatre voices. Lachlan will talk about the ideas behind his work, his writing process, and where he believ...

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Tuesday, 9 Aug 2016

The Killer Defence

As part of the “living fossil record’ of immunology Professor Doherty will take you through some of the questions, strategies and technical/conceptual limitations that have characterised his 40 years of involvement with the virusspecific CD8+ T ce...

Sustainability Plan 2016-2020: Investments Forum

The University of Melbourne's Sustainability Charter released in March 2016 set out a revised commitment to "implement investment strategies consistent with the University's commitment to sustainability and its financial and legal responsibilities...

Scorsese's Women

The films of Martin Scorsese are internationally recognised as platforms for male actors such as Harvey Keitel, Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio and the pantheon of underworld misanthropes they create. In this lecture, Mark Nicholls considers the...

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Wednesday, 10 Aug 2016

Why does Australia appear to have the highest rates of food allergy?

Food allergy is on the rise in developed countries with Australia reporting the highest rates to date using challengeproven outcomes. The 3 key hypotheses for the rise in food allergy are currently: The hygiene hypothesis (which includes microbi...

Innovations in Teaching and Learning: Overcoming students’ misconceptions in STEM disciplines

The conceptual nature of STEM disciplines means that students often start a subject with incorrect scientific assumptions. Misconceptions can be difficult to overcome, particularly in large classes where correcting them through personalised feedba...

Perforin: structure, function and human pathology

Joe Trapani received his medical degree in 1977 and his PhD in 1985, from The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital. He completed physician training (FRACP) in Rheumatology (1985) and received his PhD in the immunogenetics of HL...

Ready for Action: strengthening the role of non-violence and conflict resolution in the UN and its agencies

The idea of readiness for action is usually associated with military intervention. But peace, nonviolence and conflict resolution also require careful preparation and training. Changes that build peace can come from dramatic top down decisions....

The Fragility of the Idea of A Common Humanity - Professor Raimond Gaita

The Wednesday Lectures 2016 hosted by Raimond Gaita It is striking how often people now speak of 'a common humanity' in an ethically inflected register, one that expresses a fellowship of all the peoples of the earth. More often than not, however...

Thursday, 11 Aug 2016

Litigating the War on Terror: Smith v Obama and the Place of Islamic Law

Since 2014, the United States has participated in military operations in Syria against 'The Islamic State' as part of its 'Operation Inherent Resolve'. The US government claims that its use of force against IS in Syria is authorised domestically o...

Between Chinese State and Tibetan Nation: Language Shift Among Tibet's Minority Languages

The Case of the Manegacha Language of Qinghai Linguistic research over the past thirty years has been gradually overturning the common perception of Tibet as a linguistically homogenous region, and of Tibetans as a linguistically unified people. ...

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Was it An Intellectual Genocide? The Elimination of ‘Leftist Elements’ in the Indonesian Higher Education, 1965-1980

The anticommunist violence of 1965 is a political caesura that affected almost every aspect of the Indonesian state and society. So far there is a rich body of literature devoted to understanding the violence with a strong focus on: the political ...

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Leveraging technology to improve the wellbeing of the world

Ample research shows the benefits of happiness for personal wellbeing, as well as workplace wellbeing and physical health. Dr Acacia Parks will provide an overview of some of these benefits, including the idea of happiness as “contagious,” then ta...

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Friday, 12 Aug 2016

Remembering Indian independence: model, exception, and re-remembering

This talk situates collective or shared memory of Indian independence in the comparative context of remembering the 'moments' of independence of other new nations emerging from colonial rule after the Second World War. It suggests that the Indian ...

Engineering & IT Future Researchers Symposium

If you’re passionate about changing the world, join likeminded individuals, current research students and academics at the Engineering & IT Future Researchers Symposium. Discover the best way to pitch your thesis topic, how to find the right supe...

Sunday, 14 Aug 2016

Science in the Cinema - Contagion

To celebrate National Science Week, the Doherty Institute and the ARC Centre for BioNano Science presents Science in the Cinema Contagion. Julian Druce and Katherine Kedzierska will lead a panel of experts exploring how current research would in...

Monday, 15 Aug 2016

Negotiations & Influence in Asian Contexts

Collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflict when doing business in Asia This practical, participatory twoday program combines global perspectives on crosscultural negotiation with Australian executive insights and reflections from Asian counterpa...

Indonesia's future economic prospects

What is the outlook for the Indonesian economy in the midst of global economic pressures, and how is President Joko Widodo's administration tackling the country's key domestic and international economic challenges? Join us for a public lecture by ...

Baroque Chamber Works for Harpsichord and Voice

Join us for a free performance as part of MCM's Monday Lunch Hour series. Erin Helyard harpsichord with staff and students of the MCM. This program showcases the solo and chamber works of George Frideric HANDEL, and his contemporaries, exploring...

Master Talk: Chinese Violinist - Lu Siqing

Hailed by Strad as “an outstanding talent”, award winning Chinese violinist, Lu Siqing has performed to acclaim in more than forty countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and South Africa that has taken him to some of the world’...

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Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016

Personality Disorders as Conditions of Interpersonal Impact: Psychopathic Personality as a Case Example

At the risk of painting with an overly broad brush, nearly all contemporary conceptualizations of personality disorders have adopted one of two approaches: psychometric or neuroscientific. In this talk, Dr Scott Lilienfeld will discuss an altern...

Rumble in the (Urban) Jungle: Novel Science Research Driving Green Cities

Postgraduate students working in the urban jungle will present highlights from their research into making vegetation work better for greener cities. They will also discuss where they see the career opportunities present in green infrastructure in ...

Rejecting normal: Reversing the relationship between large-scale and classroom assessments

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture presented by Mark Wilson, Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley, and Assessment Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education. There is an imbal...

Scholarly Misconduct - panel discussion

Melbourne Law School is delighted to host a panel discussion featuring eminent figures in the legal, medical and science fields to explore issues including research fraud, plagiarism, sexual predation and defamation. This event will also be launch...

Creativity in a Culture of Compliance

Encore: 2016 Dean's Lecture Series Encore is a series of lectures from guest speakers who are influential figures on the Melbourne arts and culture scene. On August 16, Encore features Deborah Cheetham who will present 'Creativity in a Culture of...

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The Art of Travel in the Name of Science

This public lecture explores the significance of mobility to an understanding of visual culture in the colonial period, focusing in particular on the works of art produced on board Matthew Flinders' inaugural circumnavigation of Australia between ...

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Brexit, Trump and the Future of Globalisation

The rise of populist and antiglobalization movements, such as the candidacy of Donald Trump in the U.S. and the recent vote for Brexit in the U.K., have been interpreted as an unprecedented, global threat to the existing liberal economic and polit...

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Wednesday, 17 Aug 2016

IL-3Rα/CD123 as a potential novel therapeutic target in systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a complex chronic multisystem autoimmune disease, which still causes a significant morbidity, and even mortality, despite currently available treatments. There is an urgent need for effective and safe novel th...

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Show me the money! Financing development

A year on from the UN Conference on Finance for Development in Addis Ababa, what does the future of development finance look like? Reforming the international financial architecture, including policies of international institutions such as the Wor...

Seeing the Old, the Weak and the Afflicted - Karen Hitchcock

The Wednesday Lectures 2016 hosted by Raimond Gaita It is striking how often people now speak of 'a common humanity' in an ethically inflected register, one that expresses a fellowship of all the peoples of the earth. More often than not, however...

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Thursday, 18 Aug 2016

PTMScan® Technology: an Antibody Based Proteomics Discovery Platform

Posttranslational modifications (PTMs), such as phosphorylation, acetylation, methylation, or ubiquitination, are critical regulators of protein activity and function. Understanding the role of PTMs in complex signaling networks regulate diverse c...

Deception and Revelation: Shakespeare at the National Gallery of Victoria

Dr Vivien Gasdton and Dr Ted Gott present an exciting public program as part of the After Shakespeare exhibition at the Noel Shaw Gallery, Baillieu Library. This exhibition and its associated public programs has been programmed by Special Collecti...

Half Baked Ideas: Indian Democracy in Heterogeneous Times: Disenchantment, Coercion & History

Much of the political science literature dealing with Indian democracy alludes to its success and argues that democracy has taken deep roots within its polity. In order to account for the success of the democratic experiment in India, analysts hav...

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Fidgety Phil and head in the air Johnny: What is ADHD and why is it still so controversial?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has been recognised as an important cause of impairment for children and young people for many years for adults yet it remains very controversial within the public domain. Much of this controversy stems fro...

Unrest in Tibet: What do variations in the incidence of protest and conflict tell us about the dynamics of integration and assimilation?

In 2008 a wave of political unrest broke out across Tibetan regions in China. Characterized by street protests, intercommunal violence, and, later, by selfimmolations, the political unrest was the most widespread since the annexation of Tibetan ar...

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Security Matters More Than Silicon Valley

This debate between four academic experts will canvas issues including innovation, privacy, economics, business ethics, security and defence.

The Great Leaders Masterclass

Great leaders inspire us. They impact culture, business, government and importantly, individuals. Great leaders give us models to look up to and knowing how to apply the lessons they teach can support us to become great leaders ourselves. Who inf...

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Citizens, Criminologists and Wayfarers: On Crime in the Open City

The city has long been a space of industry, commerce, pleasure and connection. Cities are also places that require defence, their territories vulnerable to outsiders; and a city was declared ‘open’ when its defenders conceded it for occupation by ...

Friday, 19 Aug 2016

Dual-specificity phosphatase 4 regulates STING- and RIG-I-mediated Type I interferon response via TBK1 and ERK

Dr Zhang’s laboratory is interested in signal transduction pathways that regulate innate and adaptive immune response, and how dysregulated signalling leads to pathological outcomes, such as inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Currently, the lab...

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Sunday, 21 Aug 2016

Open Day

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive researchintensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*. Melbourne attracts the best and brightest ...

Monday, 22 Aug 2016

Roundtable Seminar: Natural Resources and Crony Capitalism in India

In recent years, there has been considerable controversy in India over the manner in which natural resources like telecommunications spectrum, coal, iron ore, natural gas and land have been allocated and priced. The government (at the federal and ...

Small molecule targeting of a protein-protein interaction: insights and strategies learned from the Insulin and Type 1 insulin like growth factor receptors

The insulin and Type 1 Insulinlike Growth Factor Receptors (IR/IGF1R) are receptor tyrosine kinases capable of transducing extracellular signals into distinct and overlapping biological outcomes. In healthy individuals, both IR and IGF1R and the...

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Jokowi’s Foreign Policy and Australia-Indonesia Relations

Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo’s contrasting approach to foreign policy compared to his predecessor Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono stands to reshape AustraliaIndonesia ties. The bilateral relationship developed robustly under Yudhoyono, considered by many to be a...

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Lives lived in out-of-home care: Using research evidence to improve outcomes for children

Despite the growing emphasis on research evidence use, the link between evidence use and better outcomes for children has yet to be firmly established. There are several reasons why. Definitions of research evidence have tended to emphasize rand...

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Tuesday, 23 Aug 2016

Jazz and Improvisation Small Ensemble Competition

Ensemble based series featuring emerging contemporary improvisers from the Jazz and Improvisation program, performing original compositions and arrangements in a small ensemble setting. Admission: Free

Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016

To screen or not to screen: is it possible to reconcile the individual and population perspectives on screening?

Individual and population perspectives on screening are perceived as opposing the interest of patients and the population. The former is based on the experience of patients with missed opportunities. The latter addresses acceptability and possible...

Melbourne Masterclass: Greek Mythology – Religion and Art in Ancient Greece

The Ian Potter Museum of Art, in partnership with the Faculty of Arts, the University of Melbourne present a fourpart masterclass on Greek mythology and the significance of religion in daily life through the study of myths and ceramics. Each wee...

Gender and Sexual Diversity: a Question of Humanity? - Professor Dianne Otto

The Wednesday Lectures 2016 hosted by Raimond Gaita It is striking how often people now speak of 'a common humanity' in an ethically inflected register, one that expresses a fellowship of all the peoples of the earth. More often than not, however...

Thursday, 25 Aug 2016

Old Time Accomplices: Mentors and Mentees conference

Old Time Accomplices: Mentors and Mentees is a three day conference that creates a space for the interdisciplinary exploration of the idea of mentoring. The School of Languages and Linguistics at The University of Melbourne and the Department of...

Friday, 26 Aug 2016

Drawing in the Gallery: Ancient Greek Vases

Join us for a drawing class with accomplished artist Steven Rendall. Looking at works on display you will learn different techniques and use a variety of mediums to refine your drawing skills in this monthly lesson. All artistic abilities welcome....

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Ageing Workers: Challenges for Employment Relations and Labor Law

Workforce ageing is a major trend in many developed economies due to declining birth rates and rising life expectancy. This demographic development has important implications for economic performance, intergenerational solidarity and social cohesi...

Saturday, 27 Aug 2016

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Flourishing in the 21st Century: The rise of contemplative science

A century of unprecedented scientific and technological innovation has given humanity the potential to resolve many of its material challenges. Nevertheless, fear and greed have perpetuated exploitation and inequity of a massive scale, while diss...

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University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

A trio of orchestral works by three of last century’s most revered composers. Elgar’s Cello Concerto is one of the most popular concertos in the classical repertoire, which will be performed by soloist Eliza Sdraulig, who is a currently studying a...

Monday, 29 Aug 2016

High-Dimensional Cellular Immune Profiling in Health and Disease

Blood and tissue samples taken as part of clinical studies and trials can provide critical information on the roles of the immune response in patient outcome. However, the cellular compositions of these samples are often highly diverse, and impor...

To Die And Let Live? Proapoptotic therapies in tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a leading infectious killer in the world, with an estimated 8 million new infections and 1.5 million deaths per annum. The disease, which includes various clinical manifestations such as cavitatory pneumonia, is caused by the slowg...

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Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016

Science and Technology: New Frontiers for Helping People with Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are amongst the most common, disabling, and costly disorders in all of medicine. In contrast to most medical disorders, mental illnesses (including depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder) usually begin...

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Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016

Hijacking Host Complement Regulators: Mechanisms of Plasmodium Falciparum Immune Evasion

The front line defence of the immune system in our war against microbes is the complement system. Naturally, the world’s deadliest pathogen has found ways to counter complement’s destructive force. In this seminar, Alexander Kennedy presents his ...

Information Session - Master of Nursing Science

Come along to our Information Session to find out about studying the Master of Nursing Science here at The University of Melbourne. You'll learn about the course structure, entry requirements, career outcomes and what's like to be a nurse.

The European Union – Beacon of Hope or a Values Community in Crisis? - Professor Philomena P Murray

The Wednesday Lectures 2016 hosted by Raimond Gaita It is striking how often people now speak of 'a common humanity' in an ethically inflected register, one that expresses a fellowship of all the peoples of the earth. More often than not, however...

Thursday, 1 Sep 2016

Building a Chinese Dream: Language, Power and Hierarchy

China is one of the most multilingual countries in the world. The government of the People’s Republic of China promotes the country as a harmonious and unified nation with 56 distinct ethnic groups who speak more than 400 languages. The government...

Monday, 5 Sep 2016

Trauma-Focussed Therapy Workshop: Working with Adults

Presented by Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (Department of Psychiatry) Treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is challenging, whether the result of a single incident such as a car accident or natural disaster, or...

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Trauma-Focussed Therapy Workshop: Working with Adults

Treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is challenging, whether the result of a single incident such as a car accident or natural disaster, or more chronic trauma exposure such as child sexual abuse. This training program will give you the s...

Wednesday, 7 Sep 2016

A huge hot air balloon: How do average-risk women think about the risk and prevention of breast cancer?

Socalled ‘personalised prevention’ of breast cancer has focused on reducing incidence in women at the highest risk, yet the majority of women are at populationaverage or only moderately increased risk. Associate Professor Louise Keogh will descri...

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Major Depression: an update on the latest research with a world leader in the field

Professor Patrick McGorry AO presents the latest research around depression. Professor Patrick McGorry is the Executive Director of Orygen, Professor of Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne, and a Director of the Board of the Nation...

Svetlana Alexievich Didn't Make it to the Royal Commission - Dr Maria Tumarkin

The Wednesday Lectures 2016 hosted by Raimond Gaita It is striking how often people now speak of 'a common humanity' in an ethically inflected register, one that expresses a fellowship of all the peoples of the earth. More often than not, however...

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Thursday, 8 Sep 2016

Implementation Science: translating evidence into practice

This handson short course will cover the essential knowledge for designing, implementing and evaluating successful interventions in health care delivery. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and engage in group work. Thi...

Public issues, Private trauma: Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress (ACOTS)

ACOTS provides a world class forum for the sharing of knowledge about traumatic stress within the Australasian region. The theme of ACOTS 2016 reflects the increasing public recognition of issues such as childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence,...

Monday, 12 Sep 2016

Trauma-Informed Care Workshop

Presented by Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (Dept of Psychiatry) If you work in a communitybased setting with people who have experienced trauma, this workshop will provide a framework for understanding, responding, and...

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Trauma-Informed Care Workshop

If you work in a communitybased setting with people who have experienced trauma, this workshop will provide a framework for understanding, responding, and aiding recovery. Traumatic experiences are common, and the effects can be profound. TraumaIn...

Japanese security policy under Prime Minister Abe: A revival of militarism?

The predisposition of international relations scholars to examine the evolution of Japanese security policy through the prism of realism has been challenged by constructivist approaches. Whereas the former has recently paid attention to the change...

Tuesday, 13 Sep 2016

Twins: Invaluable Insight into what it is to be Human

Twins can help researchers from all disciplines disentangle the roles of the environment on health and disease while controlling for genes. Attend this event to understand the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of twin study designs and the r...

Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016

Research, regulation and revolution in health and care

Why, in an age of rapid technological advances in healthcare, are we seeing an unprecedented rise in complaints about health professionals? Is it because the public have unrealistic expectations? Does it arise from professional myopia? Or is the c...

Songs to live by: the Arrernte Women's Project

Join Rachel Perkins and Myfany Turpin as they discuss the Arrernte Women's Project, an ethnographic project documenting the songlines of Arrernte women's culture for future generations. Presented by the Research Unit for Indigenous Language.

How to do a reform in a 'second best world': the case of Indonesia

The word of reform has become a mantra to solve many economic problems in developing countries. Nevertheless, only a few reforms have been successful. When economists are asked why, they usually blame on politics or institutional setup as the culp...

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016

Another part of the desert: The first Melbourne performance of Antony and Cleopatra

Dr Mimi Colligan will present a free public lecture as part of the After Shakespeare exhibition. On 23 April 1616, the poet and playwright William Shakespeare died, at the age of 52. To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, the Baillieu Librar...

One Country, Two Welfare Regimes: Transition to Adulthood of Grown-up Young People Cared for by the State in China

This presentation examines the economic security achieved by young people (with or without disabilities) from state care in China in their transition to adulthood. The main findings are: China actually has two welfare regimes. Children in state ca...

Saturday, 17 Sep 2016

Melbourne Masterclass: Martin Scorsese

In association with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, the Faculty of Arts presents a one day masterclass on American director, producer, screenwriter, and film conservationist, Martin Scorsese in celebration of ACMI's SCORSESE exhibition...

Thursday, 22 Sep 2016

FRISK: Matrophobia!

In partnership with Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Victorian College of the Arts is wickedly excited to bring you FRISK 2016! Featuring some of VCA's best and brightest, the FRISK 2016 lineup will challenge, inspire, entertain and mesmerise, as p...

FRISK: HOLT! Who Goes There?

In partnership with Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Victorian College of the Arts is wickedly excited to bring you FRISK 2016! Featuring some of VCA's best and brightest, the FRISK 2016 lineup will challenge, inspire, entertain and mesmerise, as p...

FRISK: Three Blind Mice

In partnership with Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Victorian College of the Arts is wickedly excited to bring you FRISK 2016! Featuring some of VCA's best and brightest, the FRISK 2016 lineup will challenge, inspire, entertain and mesmerise, as p...

FRISK: Life on Repeat

In partnership with Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Victorian College of the Arts is wickedly excited to bring you FRISK 2016! Featuring some of VCA's best and brightest, the FRISK 2016 lineup will challenge, inspire, entertain and mesmerise, as p...

FRISK 2016!

In partnership with Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Victorian College of the Arts is wickedly excited to bring you FRISK 2016! Featuring some of VCA's best and brightest, the FRISK 2016 lineup will challenge, inspire, entertain and mesmerise, as p...

FRISK: A Dingo Ate My Baby / Small Brown Supporting Role (Double Bill)

In partnership with Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Victorian College of the Arts is wickedly excited to bring you FRISK 2016! Featuring some of VCA's best and brightest, the FRISK 2016 lineup will challenge, inspire, entertain and mesmerise, as p...

FRISK: Bag of D*cks

In partnership with Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Victorian College of the Arts is wickedly excited to bring you FRISK 2016! Featuring some of VCA's best and brightest, the FRISK 2016 lineup will challenge, inspire, entertain and mesmerise, as p...

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016

Early Childhood Oral Health Research Symposium

This oneday symposium will present and discuss the latest research in early childhood oral health. 10 presenters drawn from the fields of population health, clinical practice, molecular science, oral health epidemiology and genetics will present...

Information Session - Master of Nursing Science

Come along to our Information Session to find out about studying the Master of Nursing Science here at The University of Melbourne. You'll learn about the course structure, entry requirements, career outcomes and what's like to be a nurse.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2016

Translators and Printers in Renaissance Europe: Framing Identity and Agency

The European Renaissance witnessed a new significance accorded to the tasks of textual translation, and the printing and dissemination of the resultant works—whether religious tracts, literary or historical works, or popular manuals of instruction...

Sunday, 2 Oct 2016

University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at the Melbourne Recital Centre

Join us for an evening with the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Conductor: Fabian Russell Program: Katy ABBOTT KVASNICA Introduced Species Benjamin BRITTEN Violin Concerto soloist: Arna Morton Joh...

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016

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Recovery After Stroke: latest research from the Florey

A stroke is a common and devastating event but Florey research is changing the way rehabilitation is practiced across the world. In this presentation, Professor Julie Bernhardt, discusses the effect of strokes and how life skills can be regained....

Thursday, 6 Oct 2016

Trauma-Focussed Therapy Workshop: Working with Children and Adolescents

Presented by Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (Department of Psychiatry) Treating traumatised children and adolescents can be challenging even for experienced practitioners. This training program will provide you with ...

Trauma-Focussed Therapy Workshop: Working with Children and Adolescents

Treating traumatised children and adolescents can be challenging even for experienced practitioners. This training program will provide you with the confidence to use a toolkit of evidencebased interventions to address PTSD and other posttraumatic...

China: from Antimonopoly Law to Organisation Bureau, China Communist Party

This seminar will cover two topics. The first is China’s Antimonopoly Law, in which the speaker has been involved for many years. This will review the history and nature of the law and how it is being applied. As well, there will be a discussion o...

Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

Urban Plantings as Living Laboratories for Climate Change

This seminar will look at how urban plantings can help us understand how plants may adapt to climate change and how we can use this information to make better choices for urban plantings. Researchers will present on how they have used difficult u...

Monday, 17 Oct 2016

MCM Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor: Fabian Russell Program: Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Egmont Overture, Op. 84 Ludwig van BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 The MCM’s Philharmonic Orchestra performs two of Beethoven’s most celebrated works in its inaugural public c...

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016

Leading Indicators of Organizational Outcomes

Professor Shane Dikolli will deliver the 77th CPA Australia University of Melbourne Annual Research Lecture. Shane will explore how recent innovations in accounting research such as executive compensation, audit fees, and corporate culture, ha...

Leading Indicators of Organizational Outcomes

Professor Shane Dikolli will deliver the 77th CPA Australia University of Melbourne Annual Research Lecture. Shane will explore how recent innovations in accounting research such as executive compensation, audit fees, and corporate culture, hav...

Thursday, 20 Oct 2016

Scrapbook Shakespeare: James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps and the preparation of a nineteenth-century Shakespeare edition

Join Professor Paul Salzman as he provides insights into this noteworthy publication. On 23 April 1616, the poet and playwright William Shakespeare died, at the age of 52. To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, the Baillieu Library’s After ...

Queer Migrants to Australia: A Conceptual Overview

Two key contrasting global developments in the last fifteen years have shaped the contours of queer migration. The first is the sexual law reform of marriage equality that has witnessed gays and lesbians migrating to countries such as Canada and S...

The Great Leaders Masterclass

Great leaders inspire us. They impact culture, business, government and importantly, individuals. Great leaders give us models to look up to and knowing how to apply the lessons they teach can support us to become great leaders ourselves. Who inf...

Wednesday, 26 Oct 2016

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Parkinson’s Disease in the Future: Through the Researcher’s Lens

A huge international effort is driving medical research into Parkinson’s disease. From stem cell therapies to gene therapy and deep brain stimulation – we explore the future. Professor Malcolm Horne is a senior member of the Neurodegeneration lab...

1st & 2nd Year VCA Dance Program

This showcase features a body of new works by Melbournebased choreographers Sarah Aiken, Rochelle Carmichael, Becky Hilton and Phoebe Robinson, presented by the 1st and 2nd year Dancers and Production Students of VCA. Admission: $25 Full / $15 C...

Tuesday, 1 Nov 2016

Master of Dance 2016

Fresh choreographic and performance experiments from Nadine Dimitrievitch, Joel Fenton, Chelsea Byrne. Don’t miss the latest thoughts from the body – luscious, with momentum, and in finely crafted detail.

Wednesday, 2 Nov 2016

Statistics for Research Workers using SPSS

Do you need to understand statistical ideas and methods to carry out your research? Our practical and comprehensive 6 day course “Statistics for Research Workers using SPSS” will provide you with the skills you need. Topics include: estimatio...

Wednesday, 9 Nov 2016

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Improve Your Brain Health

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health is ending the year on a high. While we are all born with a certain set of genes, every one of us can make the most of environmental factors to stay well for longer. In this presentation, Profe...

Thursday, 10 Nov 2016

VCA Dance Graduation Season 2016

This spectacular showcase from VCA's graduating dancers of 2016 features new choreographic works by Prue Lang and Rheannan Port and extant works, CRUSH (excerpt) by Stephanie Lake and Nonesuch by Anna Smith. Presented by 3rd year Graduating Dance...

Friday, 11 Nov 2016

First Australia and New Zealand Conference on Sarcopenia and Frailty

This Conference is a shared initiative of the Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science (AIMSS), The University of Melbourne, Victoria University, and Western Health. During the two days of the Conference, delegates will hear from the lead...

Monday, 14 Nov 2016

Introduction to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health

This oneday short course run by the Health Economics Group provides participants an understanding of how economic analysis can be used to evaluate health programs and aid decision making. No previous knowledge required. The course will consist of ...

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2016

Beyond 400: New Shakespeares

After a yearlong celebration of the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death, it’s time to move from reflection to future directions. What will Shakespearean text and performance look like, beyond the 400 year anniversary? This symposium will draw ...

Incorporating Health Economics into Grant Proposals

This half day course run by the Health Economics Group provides researchers with an overview of the role of health economics in grant proposals, practical assistance in grant writing, as well as guidance in identifying suitable health economists. ...

Where People, Landscapes and Biodiversity Collide

This seminar will discuss how green infrastructure can be used to support and enhance urban biodiversity and improve the wellbeing of people through psychological and productivity benefits and the benefits of growing our own food in the city. Th...

Thursday, 17 Nov 2016

Design and Analysis of Experiments

Are you a researcher needing help in designing an experiment or analysing your data? Our practical four weekday course will provide you with the skills you need. Applications include randomised trials in medicine and the social sciences, designed ...

Torn clothes, blood stained, half-undressed: The place of costume in Australian Shakespeare productions

On 23 April 1616, the poet and playwright William Shakespeare died, at the age of 52. To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, the Baillieu Library’s After Shakespeare exhibition explores the author’s legacy, both in terms of writers who imitat...

Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016

Producing Excellent Graphics Simply

Do you need to produce graphs of your data, simply and effectively? Are you frustrated by how difficult this seems to be? Do you wonder how to represent statistical inferences graphically? We are offering a oneday workshop designed to show partic...

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Thursday, 8 Dec 2016

VCA Graduate Film Screenings

Graduating students from VCA's film and television programs will be presenting an enthralling selection of films over the month of December. Tickets: $13 Full / $10 Concession (via ACMI) Program may be subject to change, please visit the VCA F...