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.
|19 Jul||Bridging the Measurement Scale Gap in Seismic and Rock Physics Characterization of Unconventional Plays||Kyle Spikes, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas, Austin and 2016 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow|
|28 Jul||Out of Bounds? Photographing Australian Border Crossings||Jane Lydon, Wesfarmers Chair of Australian History at The University of Western Australia|
|2 Aug||Reading and Interpreting Brecht - Q&A with the Director of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company||Wang Xiaoying, Vice President, National Theatre of China|
|17 Aug||The Art of Observation||Heather Gaunt, Curator of Academic Programs (Research), at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne|
|18 Aug||SELF MADE CITY: New Urban Development Strategies and Housing Typologies||Kristien Ring, architect, curator and author|
|22 Aug||Sleep Deprivation and its Health Consequences||Matthew Naughton, sleep physician and researcher|
|23 Aug||The use of the term “freedom” in diplomatic discourse of the Renaissance Dubrovnik: Part of the 'What's new in the Medieval?' lecture series||Valentina Zovko, Australian Government Endeavour Fellow, based at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, UWA|
|5 Sep||The Songs of the Universe - Detecting Gravitational Waves - A UWA Research Week Event||David 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 Sep||2016 ATSE Eminent Speaker: Water for Western Australia’s Future||Sue Murphy, CEO, Water Corporation of Western Australia|
|11 Oct||Histories of gender, families and children: what do we still want to know?: Part of the 'What's new in the Medieval?' lecture series||Stephanie Tarbin, School of Humanities and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence ofor the History of Emotions, UWA|