Many of our public lectures are recorded. If you've missed one of our recent lectures, you can access recordings via our previous lectures pages.
The Institute of Advanced Studies hosts a selection of public lectures by prominent local, national and international speakers.
|3 Jun||6pm||New Views of the Interior Ocean||Jeffrey Book, US Naval Research Laboratory and 2015 IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellow|
|17 Jun||6pm||Paleofantasy||Marlene Zuk, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota|
|18 Jun||6pm||Why is religious violence on the rise?||Graham K. Brown, Head, School of Social Sciences, The University of Western Australia|
|24 Jun||6pm||Serendipity in the Digital Humanities||Toby Burrows, European Union Marie Curie Fellow, Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London|
|23 July||6pm||Species Richness on our Nutrient-Impoverished Soils - Help for Perth Gardeners - The 2015 George Seddon Lecture||Hans Lambers, School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia|
|27 July||6pm||Systems Theory in Power Electronics: Methods, Applications and Case Studies||Michael Tse, Chair, Electronic Engineering at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and 2015 IAS Distinguished Visiting Fellow|
|3 Aug||6pm||Implications of Telomere Maintenance in Aging-Related Processes and Diseases - The 2015 Ian Constable Lecture||Elizabeth H. Blackburn, the Morris Herzstein Professor in Biology and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco|
|5 Aug||6pm||How to win a fight about the budget: How economic modelling is used to circumvent democracy and shut down debate - An On the Edge Lecture||Richard Denniss, Executive Director, The Australia Institute|
|13 Aug||6pm||Pacific Solutions? Contexts, consequences, and legacies of Asian migration and deportation in the USA and Australia||Ethan Blue, History, The University of Western Australia; Klaus Neumann, Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology; Elliott Young, History Department, Lewis and Clark College|
|17 Aug||6pm||Hell Sounds, Birdsongs and Zeppelins: Emotions, Memory and the Soundscape of the Great War||Joy Damousi, Professor of History and ARC Laureate Fellow, University of Melbourne and 2015 Fred Alexander Fellow|
|19 Aug||6pm||Uranium: Critical to a Clean Energy Future||Vanessa Guthrie, Managing Director/CEO of Toro Energy Limited and 2015 ATSE Eminent Speaker|
|20 Aug||6pm||Agricultural changes in the Argentinean Pampas||Gustavo Striker, Assistant Professor, University of Buenos Aires|
|7 Sep||6pm||A Good Night’s Sleep: Sleep disorders and the shape of your face - A UWA Research Week Event||Peter Eastwood, Centre for Sleep Science, and Ajmal Mian, Machine Intelligence Group, UWA|