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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Masterclasses

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

19 February

How to achieve a sustainable blue economy.
A public lecture by Professor Rashid Sumaila, Director, Fisheries Economics Research Unit, University of British Columbia and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

19 February

Overcoming the challenges of making high quality cross-national comparisons. The example of the European Social Survey.
A public lecture by Professor Rory Fitzgerald, Director, European Social Survey, City, University of London and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

20 February

Mining Waste Environments: globally significant and growing biogeochemical hotspots.
A public lecture by Professor Lesley A. Warren, Director, Lassonde Institute of Mining, University of Toronto and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

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