Institute of Advanced Studies

Public lectures


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The Institute of Advanced Studies hosts a selection of public lectures by prominent local, national and international speakers.

Many of our lectures are recorded, visit our 2015 Lectures page to listen to our stellar line up of local and visiting scholars discussing their research.

2016 Public Lectures

5 Sep The Songs of the Universe - Detecting Gravitational Waves - A UWA Research Week EventDavid Blair, Director of the Australian International Gravitational Research Centre (AIGRC), UWA and Professor Hyung Mok Lee, Seoul National University and UWA IAS Visiting Fellow 
6 Sep Star Yarning- Listening to the Stars - A UWA Research Week Event Charmaine Green, Yamaji Art Centre, with Professor Lister Staveley-Smith, Director of Science at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)   
8 Sep The Future of Data Science - A UWA Research Week Event Panel 
14 Sep2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker: Water for Western Australia’s FutureSue Murphy, CEO, Water Corporation of Western Australia
19 Sep Social Performance in the Extractive Sector Bruce Harvey, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, and Director, 'resolution88’ 
11 OctHistories of gender, families and children: what do we still want to know?: Part of the 'What's new in the Medieval?' lecture seriesStephanie Tarbin, School of Humanities and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence ofor the History of Emotions, UWA
30 NovThe central role of RNA in human evolution and development - 2016 Ian Constable LectureProfessor John Mattick, Executive Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney