Institute of Advanced Studies

Public lectures


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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 2015

Date Lecture Speaker
29 Apr  6pm  Sustainable Suburbs? Best practices from Canada David Gordon, Professor and Director Queen’s University School of Urban and Regional Planning, Canada and 2015 IAS International Distinguished Visiting Fellow 
6 May 6pm Building liberal resilience? A critical view from developing Asia Jonathan Rigg, Professor of Geography, National University of Singapore and 2015 IAS Professor-at-Large
7 May 6pm Bringing Justice to the ‘Hood: Is There a Home for Neighbourhood Courts in Australia? Sarah Murray, Law School, The University of Western Australia and 2015 Institute of Advanced Studies Distinguished UWA Early Career Research Fellow
12 May  6pm  Rio Tinto Lecture - A Really Close Look at Flotation  Jan Cilliers, Professor of Mineral Processing, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London 
21 May 6pm UWA 2015 Research Tasting Night – An Intellectual Tapas
28 May 6pm Photography as a Global Language: How a photograph from Wagga Wagga changed British Law Jennifer Tucker, Professor of History and Science in Society, Wesleyan University
3 June 6pm New Views of the Interior Ocean Jeffrey Book, US Naval Research Laboratory and 2015 IAS International Distinguished Visiting Fellow
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 Hans Lambers, School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia