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Other community events


The Institute values the collaborative work we have undertaken with our University and community partners over the years and is pleased to highlight some of the activities that are happening both on and off campus. 



Pop West: A foundation for understanding multiple global wests as mediated by popular culture

When: 24-25 July 2014 | Where: The University of Western Australia    

You are cordially invited to attend the 'Pop West' symposium, on 24-25 July at UWA. This symposium aims to explore the imagining of political spaces and geographical 'wests' through multiple forms of storytelling and visualisation in popular cultures.

With an opening lecture by Winthrop Professor Jill Milroy on Thursday 24 July (Gentili Lecture Theatre, from 5.30pm), and a full day of keynote and sessional speakers on 25 July (Arts Lecture Room 4, Room G60), the symposium promises to be a stimulating and collegial inquiry into the production of multiple global wests.

Please see for full details and program.

Attendance at the Symposium is free.  If you have any questions, please contact, Dr Golnar Nabizadeh ( or Dr Aaron Nyerges (

We look forward to seeing you at this event!


UWA Gas Processing and LNG Workshops

When: 14-18 July 2014 | Where: The University of Western Australia

UWA's Gas Processing and LNG workshops provide a deeper understanding of the technical aspects of natural gas and the processes used to deliver gas to the market. Participants will review the engineering principles used to understand the processing of natural gas, and explore associated applications of simulation to solve real problems. The course sessions will feature short lectures focusing on specific topics, along with hands-on simulation examples and problem solving sessions that use process flow-sheet simulation.

Who should attend this professional development course? Engineers, scientists, technicians and technical managers. Participants are eligible for Continual Professional Development (CPD) points.

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