The IAS Masterclass provides an opportunity for postgraduate students and early career researchers to meet and discuss their research with a distinguished scholar who is visiting UWA.

Participants will discuss their research within the framework of the stated topic, which will then be opened for discussion by the group.

IAS Masterclasses are cross-disciplinary and submissions are welcome across all relevant disciplines. Interested postgraduate students, early career researchers and academics from all Perth universities are invited to attend.

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



DateMasterclass TopicPresenter
6 October
Are Coral Reefs on Death Row?
Charlie Veron, former Chief Scientist of the Australian Institute of Marine Science
25 October
Rapid Visual Processing
Alex Holcombe, Co-director of the Centre for Time, University of Sydney and Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow
27 OctoberBackstage PassDave Warner, professional musician, playwright, screenwriter, and novelist.
27 OctoberEngaging with the Public in your Research - HDR Public Engagement WorkshopDr Ann Grand and Dr Miriam Sullivan, Science Communication, UWA


DateMasterclass TopicPresenter
1 November Conservation Palaeozoology is Vital for Natural Heritage ManagementR. Lee Lyman, William H. Byler Distinguished Professor, zooarchaeology, University of Missouri.