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

18 September

Talking Allowed: The Art of Surveillance
by Dr David Glance, Director of the UWA Centre for Software Practice

18 September

Young people’s mental health - the what, why and how of supporting young people with mental health problems
The 2018 Robin Winkler Memorial Lecture by Debra Rickwood, Professor of Psychology at the University of Canberra.

19 September

The Explorer’s Self-discovery: Matthew Flinders’ Correspondence with Mauritian friends during, and after, his imprisonment on Isle de France (1803-1814)
An 'All at Sea' public lecture by Professor Serge Rivière, 2018 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.


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