A symposium hosted by ICLL and Createc on the twin subjects of water and plant life in Western Australia.
For its end-of-year symposium, the International Centre for Landscape and Language (ICLL) at ECU's Mount Lawley Campus is pleased to present a distinguished array of biologists, geographers, writers, artists, and other creative and scientific people.
The symposium will showcase innovative, interdisciplinary, and arts-based environmental research being done by staff, alumnae, and postgraduate researchers at ECU. Presenters include Rod Giblett, Hugo Bekle, Nandi Chinna, Mary-Louise McDermott, Holly Story, Annamaria Weldon, Perdita Phillips, Nien Schwarz, and Gregory Pryor. We are also pleased to announce two distinguished keynote speakers.
November 2009 marks the 150th anniversary of the publishing of Darwin's Origin of the Species. Patrick Armstrong, a Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, will present 'Charles Darwin's Other Islands: The Voyage of the Beagle, Other Than the Galapagos'. The voyage that Charles Darwin made on His Majesty's Surveying Sloop Beagle, 1831-1836, provided the basis of much of his later scientific work. This talk will concentrate on the importance of the 40 or so islands that he visited - in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans - and his approach to the observations he made on them, in an attempt to …
Lake Clifton Festival
Sunday 18 April
from 10 am
In the grounds of Cape Bouvard Wines – via Lakeside Parkway or Clifton Downs Road.
Bring the family, bring the picnic basket, buy a bottle of vino/lunch and enjoy the music, art, walks and surrounds…