IAS Masterclasses provide opportunities for advanced honours, postgraduate students and academic and professional researchers to meet and discuss their research with a distinguished visiting scholar. Masterclasses are designed to be cross-disciplinary and registrants are welcome across all relevant disciplines and from all WA Universities. Participants are encouraged to discuss their research within the framework of the stated topic.

Masterclasses are free, but registration is essential. To register, select the masterclass listed below that you wish to attend.


14 November
Selecting Survey Instruments
A Masterclass in Education Research, for Research Students from Engineering and Physical Science Backgrounds with Dr Johannes Strobel, Information Science & Learning Technologies, University of Missouri and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

20 November
The European Social Survey (ESS): data providing great research opportunities on values and more
A masterclass with Hester van Herk, Professor of Cross-Cultural Marketing Research, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

22 November

Psychedelic Therapy: unbinding the self
An IAS Masterclass with Professor Philip Gerrans, Professor of Philosophy, University of Adelaide and 2019 Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow and Dr Chris Letheby, Philosophy, The University of Western Australia

10 December
Quantum Simplicity: Introduction to Complexity Science in a Quantum World
A masterclass with Assistant Professor Mile Gu, Nanyang Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

12 December
Anytime, Anywhere: measuring movement when nobody is looking
A masterclass with IAS Visiting Fellows Valentina Camomilla, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Foro Italico and Andrea Cereatti, Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the Politecnico di Torino.