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Floor Talk: Aftermath (2016)

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Join artist Susan Norrie to hear insights to the making of her new moving image work Aftermath (2016). She and curator, Kelly Gellatly will discuss Norrie's ten year journey highlighting the impact of manmade and natural disasters on the environment, on structures of power, the dispossessed, and on the extraordinary resilience of humankind.

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Sunday, 3 Apr 2016

University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Kevin Noe Program: John Adams – The Chairman Dances Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Astor Piazzolla Oblivion Maurice Ravel Daphnis et Chloé (Suite 2) Admission: Free, bookings essential.

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Monday, 4 Apr 2016

Coeliac disease as a model autoimmune illness

Coeliac disease is a prevalent illness that results from the complex interplay of dietary gluten, susceptibility genes, aberrant immunity, and environmental triggers. Understanding their roles and how they interact may uncover opportunities to int...

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Lunch Hour Concert: baroque violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord

David Irving, baroque violin, Laura Vaughan, viola da gamba, John O’Donnell, harpsichord performing: JeanBaptiste SENAILLIÉ Sonate no. 10 from Sonates à violon seul avec la basse, livre III François DUVAL Sonate no. 7 from Quatrième livre de ...

Towards novel BH3 mimetics – structure-guided development of small-molecule inhibitors targeting BCL-XL

It is now well recognised that a genetic feature of many cancers is the ability to evade apoptosis via the overexpression of prosurvival proteins of the BCL2 family, such as BCL2 or BCLXL. This knowledge has spurred efforts over the last decade to...

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Wilin Week

Wilin Week is the VCA and MCM's annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture. This year, the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development warmly welcome the wider community, students and staff to join ...

Wilin Week

Wilin Week is the Faculty's annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and culture. This year, the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development warmly welcomes students, staff and the wider community to join in h...

Tuesday, 5 Apr 2016

Information Session - Doctor of Physiotherapy & Doctor of Optometry

Come along to our upcoming Information Session to find out about studying the Doctor of Physiotherapy and the Doctor of Optometry here at The University of Melbourne. Hear directly from the academics who teach into the programs. We look forward ...

Attend a Melbourne JD Sample Seminar

Topic: Jeans but not Genes why pants are patentable but DNA is not Presenter: Professor Andrew F Christie, Chair of Intellectual Property, Melbourne Law School. Andrew Christie is the foundation Professor of Intellectual Property. Admitted ...

Using Business for Social Impact

It all started with one simple question, "What if purchasing a bottle of water here in Australia could help provide water for people in need?" We are excited to be able to host the cofounder of Thankyou, Daniel Flynn at our first Creating Future ...

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Jazz and Improvisation Small Ensemble Series

Ensemble based series featuring emerging contemporary improvisers from the Jazz and Improvisation program, performing original compositions and arrangements in small ensemble settings. Admission: Free, bookings required.

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016

A Third Wave in the Economics of Climate Change

In this seminar, visiting EU Centre Fellow Dr Alexander Teytelboym will present on his recent paper 'A Third Wave in the Economics of Climate Change' Modelling the economics of climate change is daunting. Many existing methodologies from social a...

The Hallmark Ageing Research Initiative (HARI)

The Hallmark Ageing Research Initiative (HARI) was created in response to the recognition of ageing as a significant social issue which requires an interdisciplinary approach. HARI aims to help coordinate national and international collaborative p...

Consumers enhancing WEHI research

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is at the forefront of Consumer involvement in and support of medical research. Consumers assist with the development of grant proposals, improve relevance of research design and translation and provide a powerf...

Intervarsity Football vs ANU

Intervarsity Football is back on campus as The University of Melbourne host The Australian National University in Australian Rules Football. Enjoy a free BBQ, get your face painted and join in the pregame kicktokick on the hallowed turf of the U...

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Concussion in sport: its impact on the brain

Associate Professor Paul McCrory will discuss concussion and the way it affects the brain – from young kids through to elite athletes. This worldleading investigator will dispel some myths while updating us on the latest research. Please note: Pa...

Thursday, 7 Apr 2016

Rural Reform in early Post-Mao China 1976-1981

The period from the arrest of the “gang of four” in October 1976 to the final step in the removal of Hua Guofeng in mid1981 saw CCP rural policy go through a number of phases. The initial emphasis on a moderate version of the Dazhai model gave way...

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Terror at the GPO - The 1916 Easter Rising: Australasian Perspectives

Our understanding of the Easter Rising is, at least in part, a historical myth through which we interpret the past in light of our present concerns. With this in mind, a new interpretation of 1916 is suggested, which will take into account studies...

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From the Mission to the Outpost: Social Engineering Through Art

The Lin Onus Oration is the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development's annual oration where we hear from esteemed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and cultural practitioners as they provoke thought, discussion and deb...

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Friday, 8 Apr 2016

Single Molecular Counting

Single Molecule Counting is a major advance in immunoassay technology an advance that is spurring the development of high quality assays that suit all of the needs of the immunoassay scientist. Single Molecule Counting (SMC®) technology represent...

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Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education and Royal Melbourne Hospital Supervisor Workshop

Graduate research supervision is one of the most intensive forms of teaching in higher education. Although the sustained complexity of supervision involves much time and energy, it is also one of the cornerstones of a successful academic career. ...

Borderland City in 'New' India: Blood banks, Blockades & Bryan Adams

Imphal is a militarised, violent, and frequently dysfunctional city. It is city where military, paramilitary and underground groups compete to control different neighbourhoods, services, and black markets. It is regularly shut down by bandhs and b...

At the speed limit and at the boundaries of the measurable

Whether at her coffee machine in the morning, on her way to work in the car or at her computer in the office – Ursula Keller keeps seeing items in her daily life that were produced with the aid of laser processing. Nowadays, these powerful light...

Saturday, 9 Apr 2016

Performing Shakespeare - A University of Melbourne Student Union Retrospective

Shakespeare students past and present are invited to join Union House Theatre to celebrate the rich history of performing Shakespeare on campus. We’ve dug up a fantastic selection of production photos, posters, programs and video footage!

PEST 16 – Student Theatre Symposium

PEST16 will explore the place of student theatre in the lives of young university students, in the then and now. Focusing primarily on the current climate and rich history of Melbourne’s student theatre scene, PEST16 aims to challenge and questio...

Alumni Series: Rubiks Collective - Marcus Fjellström

Marcus Fjellström Portrait This outstanding new Melbourne ensemble takes us on a journey through the work of this rising Swedish composer and visual artist, whose influences range from Aphex Twin and Autechre to Ligeti and Debussy. All works feat...

Monday, 11 Apr 2016

B cells, protective antibody responses and immune deficiency

Effective B cell responses resulting in production of longlived, high affinity antibodies underlie the protection generated in response to vaccines as well as to many natural infections. Primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs) result from monogenic muta...

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Embedding research-based education at the University College London

University College London (UCL) is now two years into its 20year strategy, UCL 2034, which includes the ambition that all taught students should have a researchbased education. There are three key strands to help us deliver this strategy. The firs...

An insider perspective on the Paris Agreement: what does it deliver for vulnerable countries?

Damon Jones was at the epicenter of the Paris climate negotiations last year and will provide unique insights into what happened behind the scenes and how the agreement was reached. He will focus in particular at what the Paris Agreement delivers ...

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Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants: Lessons from the UK

Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dean's Lecture presented by Peter Blatchford, UCL Institute of Education. Over the last 15 years, teaching assistants/aides have become a central part of United Kingdom schools, and now comprise a quarter of...

Engineering & IT Adelaide Information Evening

Melbourne School of Engineering is hosting an information evening in Adelaide. Come and talk to our friendly staff about courses and career outcomes, university life and ask any questions that you may have about engineering or IT at Australia's nu...

Trauma-Focussed Therapy Workshop: Working with Children and Adolescents

Presented by Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (Department of Psychiatry) Treating traumatised children and adolescents can be challenging even for experienced practitioners. This training program will provide you with t...

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Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016

Insights and impact from the My World Survey

The My World Survey (MWS) is the largest study (N>14,000) in Ireland looking at risk and protective factors associated with mental health in young people aged 1225. This talk will be structured into three parts. The first part will discuss a key p...

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ThoughtLAB-14: To Kill Time

The discovery of hypertime should have changed everything. But somehow, even though we can access an additional time dimension, allowing us to add an extra twelve hours to each day, the same old problems remain. We still struggle with a changing ...

Jazz and Improvisation Small Ensemble Series

Ensemble based series featuring emerging contemporary improvisers from the Jazz and Improvisation program, performing original compositions and arrangements in small ensemble settings. Admission: Free, bookings required.

Introduction to Reading and Creative Writing for Wellbeing

This is a two day course conducted over four half day sessions (9:30am to 12:30pm). The course is aimed at people who want to use reading and creative writing as an intervention to promote wellbeing and develop professional empathy. Day One prov...

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Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

Regional climate projections for Australia: a key input into national adaptation planning

Over the past twentyfive years, CSIRO has led the provision of national climate change projections for Australia designed to serve the needs of adaptation planning. These projections have been widely cited and used in Australian adaptation work. I...

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Research, Teaching and Engagement: Juggling the Balls in Contemporary Academic Life

Abstract: Teaching has always been at the heart of higher education. However, in an increasingly research and engagement focused higher education sector, many academics are looking for ways of creating synergies between the domains of their work ...

The 'Connected Citizen'- in a Globalised Landscape

This lecture/panel discussion chaired by Ingrid Volkmer (University of Melbourne) is part of a threeday workshop of the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP). In today's advanced digital age of the 21st century, 'networked' civic communic...

Melbourne JD Information Session and How to Prepare for the Law School Admission Test

This combined two hour session will cover information about the Melbourne JD (repeat session from March) by Associate Professor Jeannie Paterson, Associate Dean (JD) followed by a session on How to prepare for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) ...

Varsity Challenge

The biggest University rivalry in Australia has just got bigger! Don't miss out on being a part of the 2016 Varsity Challenge as The University of Melbourne take on Monash University for the Varsity Challenge trophy. The headtohead competitions in...

Thursday, 14 Apr 2016

Work: Benefits and Challenges for Mental Health

Work is a central aspect of most adults’ lives, and can have both a positive and negative influence on health and wellbeing. Work can provide purpose and identity, time structure, and has clear financial benefits. However, unmanageable work demand...

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Therapeutic Technologies Research Initiative Networking Workshop

Are you a researcher or group leader working in the field of Therapeutic Technologies? Are you interested in contributing to the way The University of Melbourne pursues and develops Therapeutic Technology research? The TTRI Hallmark, established ...

Enrique Granados: Barcelona and Beyond

MCM will celebrate the centenary of the Spanish composer Enrique Granados (18671916) with two concerts and a symposium on Thursday 14 and Saturday 16 April. These events will explore Granados and his music in the artistic environment of findesiècl...

Trauma-Focussed Therapy Workshop: Working with Adults

Treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is challenging, whether the result of a single incident such as a car accident or natural disaster, or more chronic trauma exposure such as child sexual abuse. This training program will give you the ...

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Friday, 15 Apr 2016

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Guitar and New Music Ensembles: Art Rock and Beyond II

Curated by MCM Head of Guitar Ken Murray and alumnus Stuart Fisher the performance includes diverse works by international composers Jordan Nobles (Canada) and Dai Fujikura (Japan/UK), as well as alumnus Wally Gunn and MCM's Head of Interactive Co...

Saturday, 16 Apr 2016

Mummification: Analysis and Reception across the Centuries

The exhibition, Mummymania focuses on the figure of the Egyptian mummy and its changing perception over time. The mummy has a long history in both ancient and popular culture, from its original role in Egyptian funerary practices to its importance...

Enrique Granados: Barcelona and Beyond

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music will celebrate the centenary of the Spanish composer Enrique Granados (18671916) with two concerts and a symposium on Thursday 14 and Saturday 16 April. These events will explore Granados and his music in the arti...

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