Throughout the year the Institute hosts visits from distinguished scholars, public intellectuals and artists. These visits form part of our annual program of public lectures, masterclasses, symposia and workshops.

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The Institute of Advanced Studies brings researchers from all over the world to The University of Western Australia, with the aim of further enhancing UWA’s global research profile.

23 October
Taking the pulse of Italy today: a creative presence in Europe and in Australia
A public lecture by H.E. Francesca Tardioli, Ambassador of Italy in Australia.

This lecture is part of the 2019 lecture series that celebrates the 90th Anniversary of Italian Studies at UWA

23 October

The Power of Earth: the 2015 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake and case studies
A public lecture by Dr Lijun Deng, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta and and 2019 UWA Robert and Maude Gledden Senior Visiting Fellow.

24 October
Glaucoma: what’s on the horizon?
The Lions Eye Institute and the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies present the 2019 Ian Constable Lecture - by Professor Keith Martin, Managing Director, Centre for Eye Research Australia.


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