Public Lectures

The Institute of Advanced Studies hosts free public lectures by prominent local, national and international speakers throughout the year.

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Throughout the year we host regular masterclasses by leading Australian and visiting scholars who discuss their own research and broader topics of interest.

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Talking Allowed

On the second Tuesday of every month, the IAS and Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery present a thought provoking topic from the world of arts and culture to be discussed by an expert UWA researcher, which is then opened to the audience for discussion.

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The Institute of Advanced Studies enhances the research profile of the University through raising awareness of and encouraging debate on contemporary issues.


26 July

Aspirin: how long can this old dog surprise us with new tricks? A public lecture by Dr John Eikelboom, Department of Medicine, McMaster University | 6pm, Fox Lecture Theatre

8 August

Art and Leadership. A Talking Allowed event with Robin Mclellan, Chief Executive Officer, Leadership WA | 1-2pm, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery


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