Presentations & Events

Upcoming MARCS presentations and events can be found on this page.

Frequency of MARCS Meetings

MARCS Monday Meetings (MMM's) are held on Monday's at 11am to 12pm (excluding public holidays);

Monday Afternoon Colloquiums (MAC's) are generally held on the first Monday of the month from 1pm until 2.30pm (excluding public holidays).

All MARCS HDR Students, Academic and Professional Staff are expected to attend these meetings.

Remote access to regular MMM's and MAC's is available to  University staff and students via ZOOM.  Please use this link to connect  - https://uws.zoom.us/j/627146998.


Monday, 29 April 2019 - 1.00pm
Language acquisition begins in perceptual development long before infants produce or understand their first words. Don't miss Professor Janet Werker from the University of British Columbia who will give a presentation titled "Multisensory Foundations of Infant Speech Perception and Early Word Learning".
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Monday, 1 April 2019 - 1.00pm
How is patterning of behaviour organized? Who or what decides what action possibilities or behavioural modes are afforded within a given task context? Professor Michael Richardson, ARC Future Fellow, Dept of Psychology, Macquarie University will address these and other questions in his presentation titled "Symmetries of Order in Perception, Action and Cognition".
We look forward to seeing you all there!
Monday, 25th March 2019 - 11.00am
Dr Leidy Castro-Meneses will give a presentation showcasing the skills and talent of the Technical Services Team and outlining the range of support available to MARCS Staff and Students.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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Monday, 18th March 2019 - 11.00am
Dr Dominique Estival will give a presentation on the results of the AusTalk Map Task dialogue project funded by the Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language CoEDL.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Dominique Estival
Monday, 11th March 2019 - 11.00am
Dr Nigel Nettheim will give a talk titled "Is maternal love a basic emotion? With applications to the study of expressive gesture and music."
We look forward to seeing you there!
Dr Nigel Nettheim
Monday, 4th March 2019 - 1.00pm
Professor Peter Keller will give a presentation titled " Music as a Microcosm of Human Interaction". Note: A light lunch will be provided between MMM and Mac.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Peter Keller
Monday, 11th March 2019 - 11.00am
Professor Kate Stevens will give a brief update, followed by an introduction to the new SharePoint site. Our MMM committee will also welcome suggestions for planning future MMM meetings for 2019.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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Monday, 25th February 2019 - 11.00am
Dr Christa Lam-Cassettari will present on BabyLab Podcast series and A/Professor Robert Mailhammer will give a presentation on 2019 CoEDL Fest.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 - 3pm
The International Centre for Neuromorphic Systems proudly announce a presentation by Professor Tobi Delbruck from the Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich. This presentation will take place at Level 2, Building BA, Werrington South campus.
Monday, 18th February 2019 - 11.00am
A/Professor Gabrielle Weidemann presentation "Australian infants sensitivity to the cultural differences in the display of infant directed emotions as modelled by Australian and Japanese mothers.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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Monday, 11th February 2019 - 10.50am for a 11am start
Professor Kate Stevens will welcome everyone to the first MMM for 2019. We will also hear presentations from our Summer Interns, followed by a light lunch.
We look forward to seeing everyone there!
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Monday, 29th January 2019 - 11am
Dr Drew Weatherhead, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Infant Studies Centre at University of British Columbia will give a presentation titled "Visual speech influences lexical access in infants".
Room 3.G.55.
Thursday, 31 January 2019 - 1pm
At this workshop, REDI's Andre Urfer will explain the role of REDI Business and its services available to researchers. It will provide tips on how to engage with industry and navigate the legal minefield involved. Not to be missed!
Lunch Provided.
Room 3.G.55.
Zoom Access: https://uws.zoom.us/j/4539237934 (PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android)