Institute of Advanced Studies

Public lectures


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.

Public Lectures in 2014

Date Lecture Speaker
4 Nov 6pm WA on the threshold - new understanding, new discoveries and new opportunities with the SKA Peter Quinn, Director of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
11 Nov 6pm Was self-government for Western Australia based on a betrayal of Indigenous people? Ann Curthoys, Honorary Professor of History, University of Sydney and 2014 IAS Short-Stay Visiting Fellow
12 Nov  6pm  Variation in whole-seed dormancy and germination within and between individuals and populations of a species  Carol and Jerry Baskin, University of Kentucky
18 Nov 6pm  Emerging biosciences capacity in Africa: Case study of the Regional Cassava Viruses Disease Diagnostic Project  Joseph Ndunguru, Molecular Plant Virologist, Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute (MARI), Tanzania