Thursday, 2 Jul 2015

Nature/Revelation

Climate change and its devastating impact on the earth’s many ecosystems is arguably today’s most critical global issue. Nature/Revelation celebrates the unique capacity art has to cut through prevailing rhetoric to stimulate individuals both inte...

Luminous World: Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection

Luminous World brings together a selection of contemporary paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers Collection in a conversation life on earth is bound to events playing out in the celestial realm, to the influence on the contemporar...

Weird melancholy: The Australian gothic

The University’s collection of early landscape painting shows that our most celebrated artists were not free of anxieties about the natural environment and the ghosts that haunt it, indeed many could not escape them. Weird melancholy brings togeth...

Brook Andrew. Sanctuary: Tombs of the outcasts

The world dramatically changed after the outbreak of WWI: Australia was not excluded. Described as the war to end all wars it would be a mere two decades before Europe was once again plagued by a major conflict. Australia has played its role in bo...

Hands on Engineering

Hands on Engineering is a daylong program for Year 10 students, run during the Victorian school holidays. Hands on Engineering day offers students who are interested in mathematics and science the opportunity to come on campus to experience what e...

NASA's New Horizons Mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

Dr Anne Verbiscer from University of Virginia will be talking about the New Horizons mission closest approach to Pluto happening on July 14. Anne is an expert of icy bodies in the outer solar system, and she has been involved in all major curren...

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Timeless Melody: Sheng Zhongguo’s Musical Life

Thirtyfive years ago, in 1980, the preeminent Chinese violinist Sheng Zhongguo, known as the ‘Chinese Yehudi Menuhin’, held more than 20 concerts around Australia in five different cities. Mr Sheng was the first Chinese artist to perform national...

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Design City, Built Melbourne!

This annual talk presents a diverse cross section of design disciplines and building typologies that form the built fabric of Melbourne. The talk will provide a rare opportunity to hear from the experts on the design process behind the built outco...

Friday, 3 Jul 2015

Understanding light: from the Arab scholars of the 11th Century to Maxwell and Einstein

The July Lectures in Physics “International Year of Light 2015" The great “Book of Optics” written by the Arab scholar Al Hazen between 1011 and 1021 set humanity on a new journey to understanding the nature of light and its applications to human...

Saturday, 4 Jul 2015

Celebrating 40 years of Music Therapy in Victoria

Hosted by Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Music Therapy department and the Australian Music Therapy Association, the event will celebrate and highlight the developments of the music therapy profession in Victoria over the last 40 years. The sym...

Breathe, Woman! A Contemporary Dance Performance

Join us in celebrating the VCA & MCM's Regional Training and Engagement program with the performance of Breathe, Woman! Dancer, choreographer and Master of Dance student Shermaine Heng was artistinresidence from January to March this year at the ...

Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015

Secrets of Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll’s book, Alice in Wonderland, is famous as a story that doesn’t make much sense – unless you know that the author was a mathematician! Join us for this partperformance, partdiscussion as we uncover the mathematical commentary within ...

Wednesday, 8 Jul 2015

Cross-faculty friends, new skills, and student love - the unexpected benefits of making a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

In this talk we'll share with you our experiences in developing and delivering the interdisciplinary Massive Open Online Course Rethinking Ageing: Are We Prepared to Live Longer?. If you're not quite sure what a MOOC is, what preparing a MOOC i...

Using health service and public health interventions to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the areas of STIs, HIV and viral hepatitis

James Ward, a Pitjantjatjara Nurrunga man, is the Head of Infectious Diseases Research ProgramAboriginal Health at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. He has progressed research in the areas of sexually transmissible infect...

Dungala Kaiela Oration

The Kaiela Institute and the University of Melbourne are proud to host the Dungala Kaiela Oration. This year, University of Melbourne ViceChancellor, Professor Glyn Davis AC, will deliver the 7th Annual Oration as he discusses “From the 1930s to ...

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Thursday, 9 Jul 2015

Mental health and the Sustainable Development Goals

Mental disorders were famously not included in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and were not included in the Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs). This is likely to change wit...

Art, liturgy and the five senses in the Middle Ages

This lecture will explore several aspects of the definition of the five senses in Christianity before and during the Middle Ages. Professor Eric Palazzo will show how the conception of the five senses in Christian theology interacts with the con...

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Australian Academy of Science New Fellows Symposium

At this symposium, the newly elected Victorian Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science together with this year’s medal winners will give brief presentations on their work. Presenters and topics include: Dr Ziggy Switkowski FAA, Chairman,...

Baba Amte Memorial Lecture: The Amnesias of Democracy

The 2014 national elections and the 2015 Delhi elections, both of which delivered absolute majorities, have reinforced the public notion that Indian democracy is vibrant and unique, with the capacity to reinvent the polity. In the context of the M...

The (Adaptive) Innovative Organisation

Innovation as a buzzword is losing its meaning. The reason we innovate is to adapt. In this lecture Professor Gerry George will tackle the core management issues behind innovation in a simpler way. Addressing the imperative to change in today’s in...

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Friday, 10 Jul 2015

Nano-Scale Light: The Surprising World of Optical Nano-Structures

The July Lectures in Physics “International Year of Light 2015” Advances in nanotechnology allow us to make optical nanostructures with surprising and technologicallyuseful properties. Optical nanostructures can focus light so tightly that a sing...

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Sunday, 12 Jul 2015

Animal Publics: Emotions, Empathy, Activism

The sixth biennial Australian Animal Studies Group (AASG) International Conference, will explore the complex relationship between the public and private worlds of animals. It will consider the roles played by emotions, empathy and activism in the...

Monday, 13 Jul 2015

Is it possible that animals have some emotions deeper than those of any human?

If you consider peaceful coexistence is the ability to live at peace within your own species and other species, then almost all animals are our superior. Even the greatest predator on the planet (after us of course), the killer whale is far ahead ...

Biomedical Engineering seminar: Neural mechanisms of eye-hand coordination in the posterior parietal cortex

Everyday activities like reaching for our morning coffee depend on a wellorchestrated coupling of where we look with our eyes and where we reach with our hand. A wealth of behavioural research has contributed to our understanding of how eye moveme...

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The Multiple Animal Worlds of Edward Topsell

Edward Topsell’s Historie of FoureFooted Beastes of 1607 is a work bringing together the etymology of animals’ names, their anatomies, food, diseases, medical uses, reproductive methods, habits, and the fables about them. In it philology mixes wit...

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Web Accessibility for People with Cognitive Disabilities

Peter Blanck will examine the rights of individuals with cognitive disabilities to equal access to web content and how this can be achieved. This public lecture will be based upon Peter Blanck's book eQuality: The Struggle for Web Accessibility b...

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Making ethnographic history: Encounters in the Greg Dening Archive

In this talk, the 2014 Redmond Barry Fellow Dr Michael Davis will explore the juxtaposition of his reading of the archive of Professor Greg Dening, anthropologist and historian of the Pacific, with his research and writing on 19th century Aborigin...

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Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015

Discretion and Diplomacy in Interspecies Performance

As the Anthropocene flattens the ontological grounds upon which humanist inquiry and knowledge have been based, the embodied arts of performance are well positioned to lead the search for identifications and identities not only across species boun...

The Science Research Marathon

Professor Bell’s background is as a senior academic administrator, a documentary filmmaker and an anthropologist. Professor Bell holds a PhD from the University of Sydney in the discipline of Anthropology. Over the past decade she has conducted re...

Batman: 76 Years as a Transmedia Text

Since 1940, one year after his inception, Batman has occupied multiple media texts: from 1943 onwards he has also existed across multiple media forms. This talk takes us through 76 years of Batman as a crossplatform cultural icon, tracing his jour...

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Wanting the Wild

The general Romantic appreciation of wildness in the abstract or at an aesthetic or geographical remove was accompanied, at least in some hearts and minds, by the desire to incorporate it into everyday experience. Where animals were concerned, var...

2014 Terzaghi Lecture: Energy Geotechnology - enabling new insights into soil behaviour

Energy is critical to life, and the coming decades will see worldwide population growth and associated economic development that will result in a pronounced increase in energy demand. Historically, geotechnical engineering has been crucial to pro...

Parkinson’s disease: Deep brain stimulation and other advanced therapies – when and when not to try, and their effectiveness

Did you know one in four of us will experience a disease of the brain or mind during our lives? The Florey’s talented researchers are making great headway in the search for cures and improved treatments for many serious conditions of the brain. S...

Thursday, 16 Jul 2015

Eat to Cheat Ageing

When you really think about it, pretty much everything you hear about health on radio and TV, in magazines and newspapers and even from lots of health professionals, is aimed at younger adults. Of course, it’s absolutely critical that people do al...

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Challenges of Risk Governance: Coping with Climate Change

Current societies are challenged by a number of pressing global systemic risks arising from global environmental change, in particular climate change. Responding adequately to these risks is a challenge for our world society in which national inte...

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Friday, 17 Jul 2015

Japan’s Undergraduate Education: An examination from historical and comparative perspectives

The reform of undergraduate education has been a hot topic in the last decade under the impact of globalization and changing relationships between higher education and communities and graduate employment. This is evident in the development of the ...

VCA and MCM Graduate Research Symposium

The Graduate Research Symposium is designed to provide an opportunity for Graduate VCA & MCM students to “test” their research projects in a semiformal and supportive interdisciplinary environment. There will be a strong emphasis on Confirmation, ...

George Cruikshank: S.T. Gill and the Colonial World Conference

This lecture for the S.T. Gill and the Colonial World conference will be presented by the Australian institute of Art History at the University of Melbourne, in partnership with State Library of Victoria, Melbourne Rare Book Week and supported by ...

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Prospecting with Light: The Search for Super-Massive Black Holes in Galaxies

The July Lectures in Physics “International Year of Light 2015” Observations with the Hubble Space Telescope show that black holes in the centres of galaxies have today reached “supermassive” size – i.e. millions to billions of times the mass of ...

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The Stardom and Celebrity of David Bowie

The Stardom and Celebrity of David Bowie is a 2day multidisciplinary symposium that brings together artists, academics and cultural commentators to reflect upon the influences of and on David Bowie in rock, pop, film, art, fashion and performance....

Saturday, 18 Jul 2015

The Revolution & its current meaning: Why Bastille Day matters

The seizure of the Bastille fortress on 14 July 1789 symbolises the triumph of popular sovereignty over absolutism in France. It marks one of the great turningpoints in history. Professor Peter McPhee will explore additional reasons why the Fren...

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S.T. Gill and the Colonial World

This conference will present a series of papers and discussions focusing on the art, life and times of the 19th century Australian artist S.T. Gill. Speakers will include:Emeritus Professor Sasha Grishin, SLV Honorary Fellow and Guest Curator of...

Monday, 20 Jul 2015

Cancer-initiating cells

This seminar will illustrate the techniques researchers have employed to elucidate the cellular origin of cancer and will highlight both the intrinsic (genetic and cellular) and extrinsic (microenvironment) mechanisms that drive intertumoural hete...

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Technology and Society : Exploring Opportunities for Stronger Collaboration with Australia's Department of Defence & the US National Defense University

Defence Science Institute Discovery Session Do you undertake research in the any of the following (or related) areas? • Technology and society • Technology futures and foresight • Military history and the history of military revolutions • Milit...

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The Emergent Rhythms of Health and Disease: Where mathematics, biology and medicine meet

Rhythms are abundant in everyday life. From the very slow, circannual rhythms of seasonal breeders such as sheep and cattle, the monthly cycles of oestrogen and progesterone, the circadian daynight cycle, nearly hourly pulses of hormones such as c...

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Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015

Pathways for accelerating population health improvement – insights from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact

The Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, a panCanadian enterprise, is engaged in the prevention of cancers, other chronic diseases and their behavioural and environmental causes. Key areas of activity will be discussed through which Propel ...

Culture & War: The ANZAC Centenary Lectures

The First World War brought great social and cultural changes to Australia. The experience of soldiers travelling internationally, the national mobilisation, the grief and loss. This forum will discuss the way in which these changes are revealed i...

Singapore Information Day

Interested in Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture or Food Science? High achieving students from Singapore who wish to study at a highly ranked international university are invited to attend the University of Melbourne Information Day. Meet our frien...

Thursday, 23 Jul 2015

Reflections on a career on the High Court: A conversation with the Hon. K M Hayne AC

A Conversation with the Hon. K M Hayne AC; Reflections on a career on the High Court. Moderated by Professor Carolyn Evans, Dean and Harrison Moore Professor, Melbourne Law School Kenneth Madison Hayne AC was appointed to the Court in September ...

Attending to place in academic life: telling the story of the 1881 Coranderrk Inquiry

How can legal archives help Victorians understand the history of their own backyard? The minutes of evidence of the 1881 Parliamentary Inquiry into conditions at the Coranderrk Aboriginal Station near Healesville are placed at the heart of an inno...

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CCCS: Constitutional Law Conference 2015

On behalf of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies, you are invited to register for a major conference on constitutional law to be held at Melbourne Law School on 23 and 24 July 2015. The Conference will open at 4pm on 23 July with a ...

Friday, 24 Jul 2015

FASCINating RAScals – Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions in Cancer Drug Discovery

The use of weak binding "fragments" of molecules is now recognised as an efficient and robust method of hit identification in the drug discovery process. The use and integration of fragment hits into successful lead optimisation is the critical de...

Distant Light: Reading the Signals from the Oldest Light in the Universe

The July Lectures in Physics “International Year of Light 2015” Our understanding of the origin and evolution of galaxies depends on our ability to see the most ancient light in the Universe. This ancient light comes from first galaxies that form...

Saturday, 25 Jul 2015

Hong Kong Information Day

Interested in Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture or Food Science? High achieving students from Hong Kong who wish to study at a highly ranked international university are invited to attend the University of Melbourne Information Day. Meet our frien...

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

The Transformative Impact Of Immunotherapy In Cancer Medicine

Immunotherapy is transforming the contemporary management of cancer. Whereas melanoma and renal cancer have been long recognised as diseases that are sensitive to immune directed therapies, a large number of other cancers are now responding to a ...

Designing with Computers: IStructE Australia Regional Group

It is relatively common to hear the senior members of our profession exhort our more junior members to “stop using computer models”, particularly early in the design process. However, a computer analysis programme is really just a superior calcula...

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Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015

'Judges in Conversation' series: the Hon. Justice Christopher Jessup with Professor Neil Duxbury

The Melbourne Law School and the Federal Court of Australia present the first Judges in Conversation series for 2015. The Hon. Justice Christopher Neil Jessup, a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, will be in conversation with Professor Neil...

Lupus and Snurps: from bedside to bench and back again

There has been in recent years a push from some leaders in the U.S. National Institutes of Health for supporting “Translational Research” – research aimed at solving a particular medical problem. This talk will discuss how research aimed at unders...

The First World War and China's Great Awakening

The Kathleen Fitzpatrick Annual History Lecture will explain China's important role in the Great War and how the Great War affected China's national development and its position in the world. It will highlight 140,000 Chinese workers' extraordinar...

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Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015

Perspectives on Science and the Social Value of Research

Nobel laureate Professor Elizabeth Blackburn returns to Australia to deliver the 2015 Vincent Fairfax Ethics in Leadership Oration. Professor Blackburn will offer insights into the social value of research and discuss women in science, and will dr...

Kalari: India's Ancient Martial Art

As part of our Health, Culture & Spirituality series, we are pleased to present a seminar on the ancient martial art of India, Kalari. Dr Ranjit Rao, convenor of the series will present our local Kalari experts as they discuss the intricacies and...

Thursday, 30 Jul 2015

The new urban jungle - can green infrastructure really help make cities a better place to live?

Imagine a city where every hard built surface is blanketed in plants. This is the new urban jungle and green infrastructure has captured the hearts and minds of architects, artists, planners and people wanting to make cities more liveable. Put s...

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Friday, 31 Jul 2015

Light and Matter: Bending Light Waves for New Technology

The July Lectures in Physics “International Year of Light 2015” Strange things happen when light interacts with nanoscale metallic objects. The wavelike nature of light can be manipulated to make objects invisible or to permit imaging with unprec...

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Saturday, 1 Aug 2015

Kuala Lumpur Information Day

Interested in Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture or Food Science? High achieving students from Malaysia who wish to study at a highly ranked international university are invited to attend the University of Melbourne Information Day. Meet our friend...

Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Genome instability in cancer – causes, consequences and clinical implications

Dr Sieber’s laboratory focuses on population genetics and epigenetics of human colorectal cancer with the goal to develop novel biomarkers and strategies for therapy. Patient cohort and model system studies are being combined to develop an integra...

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IWSP7: Epilepsy Mechanisms, Models, Prediction & Control

This interdisciplinary and international conference will bring together world leading epileptologists, engineers, computer scientists, physicists, mathematicians, neurosurgeons and neuroscientists to focus on epilepsy research.

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Empathy and Perspective: A Smithian Conception of Humanity

This talk explores Adam Smith's conception of empathy (roughly, what he called "sympathy"), and its connection, for him, with our understanding of our selves. This lecture will begin with a comparison between Smith and David Hume on sympathy, move...

Thursday, 6 Aug 2015

Tiffin Talk: US - Pakistan Relations Under Obama

Historically, USPakistan relations have largely followed a clientelistic pattern. The American patron needed a regional broker to contain communism, to play the middleman visàvis China and to offer support in the post9/11 “global war on terror”. T...

Indigenous language and communication matters in the law

This talk will use a case study (Western Australia v Gibson WASC 2014) to show why and how Indigenous language and communication matters in the law. This case highlights what it means for people who speak a traditional Indigenous language as their...

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Wildlife Health in the 21st Century

How many people can the earth support, and with what quality of life? In the 21st century, this question has moved from a matter of passive speculation to an active global experiment in which all of humanity is participating as subject, scientist,...

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Monday, 10 Aug 2015

Targeting nucleolar control of p53 and other cell cycle checkpoints to treat malignancy

The ribosomal RNA gene (rDNA) loci comprise large arrays of tandem repeats (~200) that encode the central RNA component of ribosomes, rRNA. A dedicated polymerase, Pol I, transcribes the rDNA in the nucleolus, the site of ribosome biogenesis. Wor...

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Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015

Teacher evaluation and standardised tests: A policy fiasco

Dean's Lecture Series 2015 In the United States almost all recent designs of teacher evaluation systems rely on standardised tests of student achievement as a substantial part of, or all of the teacher evaluation process. These tests have one cha...

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015

A Raving and Melancholy Madness

In this lecture, Professor Allan Young presents on current research and treatment options for Bipolar disorder (BD). BD is a common, chronic, severe, complex and costly group of recurrent psychiatric illness that can be devastating for the affec...

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Peacemaking and peacekeeping through the United Nations

United Nations' peacekeepers are on the frontline of efforts to protect civilians from mass violence in places such as Mali, CAR, South Sudan, Darfur and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In the DRC, the UN has gone on the offensive, authori...

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Friday, 14 Aug 2015

Trust and Proof: Translators in Early Modern Print Culture

The influence of translators as cultural agents in early modern Europe was both enhanced and complicated by the growth of the print industry. This symposium interrogates the role and selfimage of translators in the context of early modern print cu...

Monday, 17 Aug 2015

Sensitising cancers to treatment by targeting DNA repair

Associate Professor Clare Scott leads an ovarian cancer laboratory focused on developing targeted therapies for ovarian cancer. This involves the use of novel preclinical models of epithelial ovarian cancer, complementing her activities as a medic...

Understanding and responding to the impact of violence in families

Len Tierney Lecture 2015 Dr Angelique Jenney will discuss some of the challenges of designing and delivering social services for women experiencing intimate partner violence, specifically focusing on Mothers in Mind® (MIM), a mother and child pro...

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Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015

Epilepsy: latest research and advice for patients and families

Did you know one in four of us will experience a disease of the brain or mind during our lives? The Florey’s talented researchers are making great headway in the search for cures and improved treatments for many serious conditions of the brain. S...

Thursday, 20 Aug 2015

Military Rule and Civil Order in the Counter-Revolutionary Empire

The Rum Rebellion was one of many episodes in a neglected saga of British Imperial Governance at the turn of the nineteenth century – the insistent muddying of civil and military order in the colonies after 1783. Placing the controversy about Go...

Sunday, 23 Aug 2015

Symposium and Concert: Goya and Spanish Musics

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and National Gallery of Victoria are delighted to host a program of specialist talks and music performance, exploring music in the time of Spanish artist Francisco de Goya, and the impact of his art on the eme...

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015

Sino-Korean Film Connections: A History in Fragments

How should the study of AsiaPacific screen culture change if we think transnationally? All too often, the study of transnational cinema is little more than a celebration of national soft power, as in some writing on the socalled Korean Wave phenom...

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Book Launch: "Atmosphere of Hope" by Tim Flannery

Join Tim Flannery for the launch of his new book Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis. Ten years after his internationally bestselling The Weather Makers, acclaimed scientist and author Tim Flannery argues that Earth’...

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Thursday, 27 Aug 2015

The Performing Arts & War: The ANZAC Centenary Lectures

The representation of war in music and theatre has had enduring resonance. Music has been used to stir the blood of combatants and inspire great courage, and also to offer consolation to the bereaved. Theatrical representations of war give meaning...

Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015

Investigating platelet-forming lineages during mouse embryonic development

Blood formation in development occurs in three overlapping waves. Primitive haematopoiesis emerges first in the extraembryonic yolk sac and contains primitive erythrocytes, which is followed by embryonic haematopoiesis comprising progenitors that...

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Thursday, 3 Sep 2015

3 Minute Thesis - Grand Final

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ). Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance. 3MT...

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Thursday, 17 Sep 2015

Tiffin Talk: Gendered Infidelity in Hindi Cinema

Providing a medium of expression while qualifying as an art form, cinema has been the only medium for entertainment up till not too long ago. Due to the fluid nature of film, one responds to it emotionally. That’s why cinema carries the added burd...

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Thursday, 24 Sep 2015

Depression: latest international research and advice for patients and families

Did you know one in four of us will experience a disease of the brain or mind during our lives? The Florey’s talented researchers are making great headway in the search for cures and improved treatments for many serious conditions of the brain. So...

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015

China as seen from Spain in the Sixteenth Century

It is no secret that China has long captured Europe’s imagination. In the Middle Ages, Prester John, Marco Polo, and John Mandeville were reputed to be the first Europeans to foray into the legendary Cathay. In the sixteenth century, China became ...

Thursday, 22 Oct 2015

Addiction: latest research and the impact of addiction on our lives

Did you know one in four of us will experience a disease of the brain or mind during our lives? The Florey’s talented researchers are making great headway in the search for cures and improved treatments for many serious conditions of the brain. So...

Sunday, 25 Oct 2015

Australian Boat Race

The Australian Boat Race is the annual rowing match race between the Sydney and Melbourne University Boat Clubs. The event encapsulates the longstanding rivalry between two great cities and two great universities. The venue alternates between th...

Monday, 9 Nov 2015

Developing and Evaluating Complex Interventions

Are you working in public health practice or in social policy? Are you looking to implement an intervention with multiple components and multiple effects? In partnership with DECIPHer, Public Health Insight is running a five day intensive trainin...

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015

Parkinson’s disease: Treatment of complications including blood pressure, the gut, swallowing and neuropsychiatric complications

Did you know one in four of us will experience a disease of the brain or mind during our lives? The Florey’s talented researchers are making great headway in the search for cures and improved treatments for many serious conditions of the brain. So...

Thursday, 19 Nov 2015

Schizophrenia: update on current research and advice for patients and families

Did you know one in four of us will experience a disease of the brain or mind during our lives? The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health’s talented researchers are making great headway in the search for cures and improved treatments ...

Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015

Animal Welfare Science and Values

In this free public lecture, presented in association with the RSPCA, Professor John Webster, Emeritus Professor in Animal Husbandry at the University of Bristol will develop ideas on how animal welfare standards can be progressed globally. Profe...