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VCA Graduate Film Screenings

Graduating students from VCA's film and television programs will be presenting an enthralling selection of films over the month of December. Tickets: $13 Full / $10 Concession (via ACMI) Program may be subject to change, please visit the VCA Film & Television website for final details.

After Shakespeare

On 23 April 1616, the poet and playwright William Shakespeare died, at the age of 52. To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, the Baillieu Library’s After Shakespeare exhibition explores the author’s legacy, both in terms of writers who imitated or adapted his works (that is, literally wrote ‘after’ his style) and in terms of Shakespeare’s reputation and significance in the four centuries after his demise, with a particular emphasis on how his work has been received in Australia. After ...

Light Microscopy Australia Inaugural National Conference

The conference organisers are delighted to announce the inaugural conference of Light Microscopy Australia (LMA), a special interest group operating under the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society. We have assembled an exciting program that includes 2 days of talks across a range of microscopy techniques and applications, followed by a 3rd optional day of practical workshops. The scientific program includes 2 keynote addresses, over 15 talks from scientists using highend imaging ...

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Saturday, 10 Dec 2016

After Shakespeare

On 23 April 1616, the poet and playwright William Shakespeare died, at the age of 52. To mark the 400th anniversary of his death, the Baillieu Library’s After Shakespeare exhibition explores the author’s legacy, both in terms of writers who imitat...

Saturday, 10 Dec 2016

Light Microscopy Australia Inaugural National Conference

The conference organisers are delighted to announce the inaugural conference of Light Microscopy Australia (LMA), a special interest group operating under the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society. We have assembled an exciting program...

Monday, 12 Dec 2016

Patterns of Feeling and Cultural Politics

Raymond Williams’ notion of ‘structures of feeling’ emerged out of a dialogue between the anthropological ambitions of Ruth Benedict and Gregory Bateson and the ‘practical criticism’ (or close reading) of what was known as ‘Cambridge English’. It ...

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2016

No-Bell Prize

Communicating science is tricky. We tend to get a lot of information from celebrities, politicians, and the media – but not necessarily directly from scientists. How do we navigate this complex landscape? How do we, as consumers, filter through th...

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2016

Christmas Farmers Market at the University of Melbourne

Celebrate the festive season at the University of Melbourne Christmas Market on Wednesday 14 December. The market is right in the heart of the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus.

Identification of an Enhancer Associated Long Non Coding RNA Locus that Dictates Mesendoderm Specification

Dr Michael Alexanian’s PhD work aimed to characterise the role of the enhancer and long noncoding transcriptional landscape during mesendoderm specification. His research interests focus on understanding the regulation of lineage commitment and di...

How Does Mutant p53 Promote Tumour Development?

Brandon Aubrey presents about the overexpression of the cMYC oncogene and Trp53 gene mutations being among the most common genetic alterations in human cancer and, when combined, the result in highly aggressive malignant disease.

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Thursday, 15 Dec 2016

Using Single-Cell RNAseq to Examine T Helper Cell Fate Decisions in Vivo

Dr Ashraful Haque and his team research the interactions that occur between the malariacausing parasite Plasmodium and cells of the mammalian immune system. Symptoms of malaria in humans occur after the parasite infects red blood cells, with sever...

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Lyrebird Press Book Launch: 'Tuning the Antipodes: Performing Pitch in Melbourne'

Lyrebird Press at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music is delighted to invite you to the launch of 'Tuning the Antipodes: Performing pitch' in Melbourne, by Simon Purtell. Examining the many controversies associated with pitch standards in Melbo...

Mapping Lawyers' Ethics

Legal Professions Research Network Seminar Can one measure, map, benchmark or otherwise engage empirically with as contested a topic as lawyers’ ethics? In this talk, Professor Richard Moorhead will explore work he has conducted on lawyers values...

From Lotteries to Polls to Monte Carlo

Jeffrey Rosenthal Public Lecture This talk will discuss randomness and probability, to answer such questions as: Just how unlikely is it to win a lottery jackpot? If you flip 100 coins, how close will the number of heads be to 50? How many dying ...

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016

The Mill: Experiments in Theatre and Community

The Australian Centre invites you to celebrate this new publication by Dr Meredith Rogers. Launched by Professor Rachel Fensham, Head, School of Culture and Communication The Mill Community Theatre Project embraced the civic and cultural expans...

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