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 Past Lectures Page to listen to our stellar line up of local and visiting scholars discussing their research.
2017 Public Lectures
|25 May||Fisheries and Global Warming: Impacts on marine ecosystems||Professor Daniel Pauly, fisheries expert and marine conservationist|
|1 June||Legal responses to domestic and family violence: Gendered aspirations and racialised realities||Dr Heather Nancarrow CEO, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS)|
|6 June||Return to Moscow||Tony Kevin, former Australian career diplomat|
|12 June||2017 UWA Research Tasting Night - An Intellectual Tapas||UWA Academics|
|20 June||Sense and Sensibility and Jane Austen's lexicon of emotions||Robert White, English and Cultural Studies, UWA|
|22 June||Mining-Induced Seismicity: the importance of tiny (and not so tiny) earthquakes||Margaret Boettcher, Associate Professor of Geophysics, University of New Hampshire.|
|6 July||Not just hot water: The science, stories and importance of Perth's ground water resources||2017 George Seddon Memorial Lecture by Dr Megan Clark AC|
|13 July||Vascularization dynamics in engineered tissues||Professor Shulamit Levenberg, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel|
|18 July||Jane Austen and the Promotion of Virtue||Ned Curthoys, English and Cultural Studies, UWA|
|27 July||Challenging Justice - Changing Lives||2017 Limina Conference lecture by Estelle Blackburn OAM|