Throughout the year the Institute hosts visits from distinguished scholars, public intellectuals and artists. These visits form part of our annual program of public lectures, masterclasses, symposia and workshops.

What's on?

The Institute of Advanced Studies brings researchers from all over the world to The University of Western Australia, with the aim of further enhancing UWA's global research profile.

Upcoming Events

Public Lectures

22 February 2024, 6.30pm-7.30pm

Climate Change and Democracy: Perils, Promise, and Prospects?
Presenter: Professor Joo-Cheong Tham, Melbourne Law School and IAS Visiting Fellow

7 March 2024, 6pm-7pm

Hydrogen Geological Storage - challenges benefits.
Presenter: Derek Elsworth, G. Albert Shoemaker Chair and Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering and Geosciences, Penn State.

21 March 2024, 3.30pm-4.30pm

The 2024 John Taplin Memorial Lecture - Hägerstrand Meets Big Data: Time-Geography in the Age of Mobility Analytics.
Presenter: Antonio Páez, Professor in the School of Earth, Environment and Society at McMaster University and UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.


12 March 2024

Hydrogen Geological Storage – Research Opportunities
Presenters: Professor Derek Elsworth, Professor Wancheng Zhu, Professor Enzhi Wang and Professor Quan Gan - UWA Gledden Visiting Fellows 2024.