Three of the world's leading physicists, including the inaugural speaker for the Marshall-Warren Lecture Series, will be visiting The University of Western Australia over the next three weeks to deliver academic and public lectures on science.
The public is hungry for knowledge of the true dimensions of Australia's climate crisis and what can be done about it without wrecking our economy - a subject to be examined at The University of Western Australia next week.
A public lecture series to allow the community to engage with Nobel Laureates from around the world has been named in honour of Professors Barry Marshall and Robin Warren, joint winners of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 2005.
Former journalist and television executive turned Conservative politician Ted Brocklebank will lead a delegation of Scottish MPs delivering a public lecture at The University of Western Australia on Monday October 12, 2009 to mark the first 10 years since devolution.
Runaway climate change, species loss, ecosystem collapse - these predictions for the future are so dire that many people believe nothing can be done to prevent ruination. But Australian Laureate Professor Richard Hobbs from The University of Western Australia argues that we are not doomed, that there is room for optimism.
Top State experts in economics and the environment will convene at The University of Western Australia on Friday for the symposium A Green ‘New Deal'? Confronting Climate Change and the Financial Crisis.
A sensitive barometer and an inspiring political model of international cooperation, Antarctica is the subject of a free public lecture to be delivered by Antarctic traveler Professor Tom Griffiths at The University of Western Australia.
Although epigenetic disturbances involving single genes are now thought to cause many health problems including cancer, asthma and autism, the general public understands little of this field of medicine. A free public lecture at The University of Western Australia will help redress the balance.
The Federal secretary responsible for helping rebuild the Victorian communities devastated by last summer's bushfires, Bill Shorten, will present the 2009 Western Australia Disability Collective (WADC) Lecture at The University of Western Australia next week.
Biodiversity expert Michael Huston will discuss the need for major re-evaluation of international development and conservation strategies at a free public lecture to be held at The University of Western Australia tomorrow night.
Professor Robin Batterham, Group Chief Scientist at Rio Tinto Limited, will next week examine some of the options for the minerals and energy industries in light of the extraordinary demands being called for by scientists preparing for the forthcoming climate change meeting in Copenhagen in December.
An award-winning scientist who found a way to reverse one of the causes of floppy baby syndrome, a paralysing disorder that affects thousands of infants worldwide, will deliver this year's Karrakatta Club Lecture.
Award winning Australian-Indian filmmaker Safina Uberoi will visit The University of Western Australia on Tuesday 28 April to give a free public lecture on aspects of integrating biography into filmmaking.
Concerns that children are being sexualised in popular culture and art will be the subject of a free public lecture by commentator and author Professor Catharine Lumby at The University of Western Australia soon.