IHS News 18 April 2008

Friday, 18 April 2008

Our first seminar "Seeking a wisdom for the 21st century" 16 April 2008

Around 80 people came to the first seminar in our Semester 1 "Seeking wisdom" series, and enjoyed presentations from Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Don Markwell, Associate Professor Neville Bruce, Associate Professor Veronica Brady, and Professor Graeme Martin.

Cosmic explosions at UWA

Monday, 31 March 2008

The latest developments in cosmic explosions, such as the death of stars, are the subject of a public lecture at The University of Western Australia, tomorrow by internationally renowned astronomer Professor Shri Kulkarni.

Perth Sun Fair shows how to live 'green'

Wednesday, 26 March 2008

Find out how to live ‘green' with a solar-panel dream home and a car that runs on biodiesel, without breaking the bank, at this year's Perth Sun Fair on Sunday April 6.

Susy and The Lords of the Ring visit UWA

Thursday, 20 March 2008

When J.R.R. Tolkien wrote his high fantasy classics The Hobbit and the three-volume The Lord of the Rings, works that are among the world's most popular 20th century fiction, he could not have imagined what scientists of the early 21st century would invent - a new fellowship of the ring.

UWA to host waste-water debate

Monday, 17 March 2008

One of the most urgent challenges facing our State - securing a sustainable water source - will be debated at The University of Western Australia on March 18.

From Fritz Lang to Aboriginal spirituality - UWA's new lecture series

Monday, 10 March 2008

Find out about the world of a film-maker who the Nazi regime's Dr Goebbels wanted to enlist as head of German film when an exciting new series of humanities-based lectures begins soon at The University of Western Australia.

What is 'out there!'?

Friday, 7 March 2008

"Out there!", an exhibition centred on the international race to host the world's biggest ground-based astronomy project, will be launched by WA Chief Scientist, Professor Lyn Beazley, on Monday, March 10, 2008, at 10am.

'Experience' the sights and sounds of East London

Wednesday, 5 March 2008

The sights and sounds of life in East London will be captured in a public reading and lecture by visiting British writer and novelist Tony White at The University of Western Australia's Alexander Lecture Theatre on Thursday, March 13, 2008, at 6pm.

Solutions to a global famine

Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Acclaimed journalist and science communicator Julian Cribb will warn that Australia must urgently prioritise agricultural science to find solutions to a likely global famine when he gives a public lecture at the Institute of Agriculture, The University of Western Australia, this Friday.

New season of community music classes and concerts starts at UWA

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

The University of Western Australia's School of Music is committed to bringing music into the community with a new season of musical concerts and classes beginning soon.