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August 2015
Free

LightTALKS! Photonic integrated circuits for the new information age: Faster, smaller and smarter

August 6, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Theatre Auditorium, University Club, UWA, 35 Stirling Hwy
Perth, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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A public lecture by Professor Benjamin J. Eggleton, ARC Laureate Fellow, Director, CUDOS, ARC Centre of Excellence, School of Physics, University of Sydney This event is part of LightTALKS, a lecture series where scientists and artists talk about optics, organized…

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September 2015
Free

LightTALKS! What Colour Are Your Eyes?

September 24, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Theatre Auditorium, University Club, UWA, 35 Stirling Hwy
Perth, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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A public lecture by Professor David Mackey, Managing Director of the Lions Eye Institute and Director, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UWA This event is part of LightTALKS, a lecture series where scientists and artists talk about optics,…

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October 2015
Free

OSA Student Chapter BBQ

October 1, 2015 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

It's springtime and it would be lovely to get together for a barbecue down at Matilda Bay foreshore, close to our beautiful campus. More details and Please RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1642204399366544/

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Free

LightTALKS! Light Events

October 22, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Theatre Auditorium, University Club, UWA, 35 Stirling Hwy
Perth, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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A public lecture by artist, Rebecca Baumann This event is part of LightTALKS, a lecture series where scientists and artists talk about optics, organized to celebrate the 2015 International Year of Light. IYL2015 is a global initiative adopted by the…

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November 2015
Free

Lasers Can Do Anything – outdoor event

November 11, 2015 @ 6:15 AM - 8:30 PM
Prescott Court, UWA, Prescott Court, 35 Stirling Hwy
Perth, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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Where did lasers come from? How have lasers gone from being a 'solution in search of a problem' to being a multi-billion dollar industry? What might lasers do for us in the future? Come along and find out! Patrick Helean…

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Free

Lasers Can Do Anything – repeat indoor event

November 12, 2015 @ 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Ross Lecture Theatre, G.41 Physics Building, The University of Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia 6009 Australia
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After the overwhelming participation response to the Wednesday 11th November show, which sold out very quickly, we are pleased to invite you to an exciting repeat indoor show - "Lasers can do anything" - demonstrating the properties of light and…

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April 2018

LightTALKS! The Seeing without Light: How people with disability are embracing emerging technologies

April 18 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Austin Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, UWA
Perth, Australia
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A public lecture by Dr. Scott Hollier, Digital access specialist, lecturer and author The rapid evolution of computers and mobile devices has had a significant impact on how we engage online and with each other. Yet for people with disabilities, including…

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May 2018
Free

The Art of Seeing Without the Light

May 16 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, 6 Verdun st
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia
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A public lecture and hands-on optics activities with a focus on how light is involved in our vision and why some people can't see the world as it should be 30 minutes lecture followed by 90 minutes of hands-on activities…

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October 2018

LightTalks! A day in the life of Sinead – how technology makes all the difference

October 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fox Lecture Theatre, WA 6009 Australia + Google Map

A public lecture by Sinead Quinn, occupational therapist and assistive technology consultant Come and listen to how Sinead, an Occupational Therapist and a person who has low vision, is using technology to make everyday life easier. When it comes to…

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