Presentations & Events

Both upcoming and previous MARCS presentations and events can be found on this page.

Live Streaming of a Presentation

Online video streaming(opens in a new window) of MARCS presentations is available for Western Sydney University staff and students.

The video stream will be live up to five minutes before the seminar starts. You will need to type in your University account details to access the stream.

Monday, 4 December 2017 - 11.00am
This MMM is for students only and will have an open microphone for anyone who wants to share highlights of 2017. There will also be an open forum on the MMM program in an effort to optimise the program in 2018.
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Monday, 27 November 2017 - 11.00am
This MMM will be for students only and is a Christmas Party.
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Monday, 20 November 2017 - 11.00am
Professor Roger Dean will give a presentation on Computational Creativity.
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Monday, 13 November 2017 - 1.00pm
Dr Nora K. Schaal from the Department of Experimental Psychology, Heinrich-Hein University, will give a presentation and workshop on non-invasive brain stimulation.
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Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11.00am
Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of the Graduate Research School will give a presentation on doing a PhD in 2017 and beyond.
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Monday, 6 November 2017 - 11.00am
MCA Program Spotlight 2. In this second MCA program spotlight, MCA Program Leader Professor Peter Keller and program members, Bronson Harry and Ian Colley, will discuss their research, the tools they use and possible opportunities for collaboration.
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Monday, 30 October 2017 - 1.00pm
Professor Amanda Barnier from Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University will present on Transactive memory in small, intimate groups: More than the sum of their parts.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown.
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Monday, 30 October 2017 - 11.00am
Grant Writing Workshop (ACGS). Professor Andre van Schaik and Dr Karen Hutchings to talk on grant writing with a special focus on ACGs.
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Monday, 23 October 2017 - 11.00am
Student Conference Experience Reports. MARCS students who have attended MARCS-funded overseas conferences will provide a brief presentation about their conference experience.
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Monday, 16 October 2017 - 11.00am
Dr Liquan Liu will present on "Serenading the Baby Brain". We look forward to seeing you.
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Monday, 9 October 2017 - 11.00am
Speech and Language Program Spotlight. Professor Denis Burnham and Dr Mark Antoniou. We look forward to seeing you there.
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Monday, 25 September 2017 - 4.00pm
Professor Catherine Travis will present on the Sydney Speaks project, an effort to document language change and variation in Australian English.
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Monday, 25 September 2017 - 11.00am
Dr Bronson Harry will present on "Understanding and evaluating functional magnetic resonance imaging research". We look forward to seeing you at this presentation.
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Monday, 18 September 2017 - 1.00pm
Dr Michael Crosse from the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York will be giving a presentation titled "Investigating the Neurophysiology of Natural Audiovisual Speech Processing using System Identification". Most of us know it can greatly help to understand what a speaker is saying when we can see the speaker's face - this is a principle known as inverse effectiveness where the speaker's facial movements relay information on not only about what the speaker is saying, but also when the speaker is saying it.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown.
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Monday, 18 September 2017 - 11.00am
Susan Robbins is the Research Services Coordinator in the WSU Library and will present on Data management and open access to data - Commonwealth and University processes. Susan will provide guidance and training on accessing and using data management tools available to students and researchers. Please bring your laptop with you to enable access to online university data management tools. Please don't miss this great hands-on opportunity to learn about Western's approach to Data Management.
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Friday, 15th September 2017, 10.30am to 14:30pm
Research participants who have been involved in a study by the Multisensory Communication Group (MSC) at Western Sydney University are invited to learn more about the outcome of the research findings that they were part of and also learn more about how their contribution to the study made those findings possible.
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Monday, 11 September 2017 - 11.00am
The Braincubator. Paul Breen and Yossi Buskila will speak about their exciting project - The Braincubator.
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Monday, 4 September 2017 - 11.00am
The second BENS Program Spotlight. BENS program members, James Wright, Farzaneh Ahmadi and David Karpul will introduce their research.
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Monday 28 August 2017 - 11.00am
Student Only MMM. Dr Karen Hutchings will give a talk on grant writing for students and then June Chen will give a short presentation on the new clearance forms from REDI.
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Monday 21 August 2017 - 11.00am
Jenny Yu will give a practice of her talk "Prosody and Syntactic Disambiguation in English and German: An Eye-tracking Study" for the Processing Prosody Workshop at University of Tuebingen and AMLaP at Lancaster University.
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Monday 14 August 2017 - 1.00pm
Professor Scott Brown talks about the nature of the problems that researchers face due to what they investigate. He addresses these issues using examples from my own work and others.  
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Monday 7 August 2017 - 1.00pm
A/Prof Massimiliano L. Cappuccio from UAE University will present on Social robotics research.
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Monday, 14 August 2017 - 1.00pm
Professor Scott Brown from University of Newcastle will present to MARCS on "How should cognitive scientists link behavioural data with other data streams (neural, genetic, etc)? Make sure to put this in your diary, as this interesting presentation should not be missed.
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Monday 14 August 2017 - 11.00am
Ann Burchfield. Conference Practice Talks and Professor Sharon Bell, Securing Success Review.
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Sunday, 13th August 10.00am to 3pm
Science in the Wild. Mount Annan Botanic Gardens. MARCS will be showcasing some of its research at this family friendly event which is being held during National Science Week. Admission is free! Don't miss this great opportunity to get out and about and experience everything that this popular event has to offer!
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Monday 7 August 2017 - 11.00am
We have two great presentations today: Hamid Sediqi will give a short presentation on "Blab Coats" and following will be a presentation on "A Climate for Denial" by environmental consultant and climate change expert Arek Sinanian.
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Monday 31 July 2017 - 11.00am
Dr Karen Mulak will provide some handy hints and tips on how to write your thesis. This will be valuable to those about to embark, or currently writing a thesis. Not to be missed!
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Monday 24 July 2017 - 11.00am
MARCS Students will present their Conference Experience Reports.
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Tuesday, 25 July 2017 - 12.00pm
INVITATION TO SEMINAR and LUNCH: BabyLab: Developmental Speech & Language Research at Western Sydney University.
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Monday 17 July 2017 - 11.00am
Spotlight on Publications. MARCS members will give short presentations about their upcoming and accepted publications.
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Monday 10 July 2017 - 11.00am
MARCS 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Heat. Come and see MARCS contestants go head to head presenting their research in only 3 minutes flat and using only 1 slide!
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Monday 3 July 2017 - 11.00am
HMI Program Spotlight. Come along and see Chris Stanton, Omar Mubin and Muneed Ahmad present on their research as part of the second HMI program spotlight.
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Monday, 3 July 2017 - 1.00pm
Dr Jorg Buchholz will give a presentation on "Improving the ecological validity of laboratory-based speech tests". This presentation provides an overview of some of the research that is being conducted at the National Acoustic Laboratories to overcome the problems associated with laboratory-based performance measures of speech communication ability and hearing device benefit not correlating well with the performance reported and experienced by hearing-impaired subjects.
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Monday 26 June 2017 - 11.00am
This is the MARCS internal "knock out round" for the Research Impact Competition that will be held in October 2017. The winner of the knock out round will receive $2500 travel money and the runner up will get $1000 travel money. Come along and support your colleagues!
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Monday, 26 June 2017 - 1.00pm
Dr Anita Collins is an award winning Australian educator, academic and researcher in the area of music education, particularly in the impact of music education on cognitive development. Anita is currently Assistant Professor of Music and Arts Education at the University of Canberra.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown.
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Monday 19 June 2017 - 11.00am
MARCS presents Robert Sazdov (MARCS Alumni, UTS) who will speak about his work since completing his PhD at MARCS. Robert is a composer, researcher, music producer and educator. His current research focuses on the perception of immersive audio and formulating compositional approaches for multi-channel configurations that includes elevated loudspeakers.
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 - 10.00am
High Impact Writing and Publishing Workshop presented by Professors Joe Wolfe (UNSW), Denis Burnham and Roger Dean. This workshop should not be missed by early career researchers seeking expert guidance in writing and submitting high impact publications. Registration is Essential!
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Monday 5 June 2017 - 11.00am
MSC Program Spotlight and Theme Champions for environmental Sustainability presentation MSC presenters, and Juan Francisco Salazar and Jeff Powell.
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Monday, 5 June 2017 1:00pm - 3.00pm
The Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor presents: Hazel Edwards on "Building and Sustaining Research Collaborations", which is the first workshop in a series on Research Impact to be presented at Western Sydney University. Research partnerships can emerge from careful nurturing over a number of years or a serendipitous meeting of minds. The trick is to be alert to possibilities, develop external networks and brokering skills and take a few risks. The most rewarding partnerships are often those that engage with agendas across the whole university. Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Monday 29 May 2017 - 11.00am
Student Only MMM - 3MT Workshop.
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Monday 22 May 2017 - 11.00am
Professor Catherine Best will run through her presentation for Chengdu China.
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Monday 15 May 2017 - 11.00am
MARCS Academic 3MT. Join us to see some of our academics rise to the challenge of presenting on their research in 3 a minute time slot using only one slide!
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Monday, 15 MAY 2017 - 4.00pm
Dr Silke Hamman from the University of Amsterdam will present on "Modelling perceptual and orthographic effects in loanword adaptatioin and second language learning"
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Monday 8 May 2017 - 11.00am
Farah Abdurahman will give an "Introduction to Media" presentation, co-presenting with Dr Karen Hutchings, who will talk through writing and submitting grant applications. Farah and Karen will be joined by Merrilee Kessler from Human Ethics, who will present on "Ethics".
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Monday 1 May 2017 - 11.00am
Dr Quang Vinh Nguyen will give a presentation on HMI (Human-Machine Interaction).
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Monday, 1 May 2017 - 1.00pm
Babar Jan-Haleem heads the APAC Big Data & Analytics Solution Specialist Team responsible for driving Oracle Big Data Solution initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region. Don't miss his presentation on The Rise of Data Capital.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown.
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Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 12.30pm
Parramatta city campus
A collaborative research seminar presented by The MARCS Institute, the Institute for Culture and Society, School of Law and the School of Science and Health.This seminar explores the law and ethics surrounding the use of artificial intelligence, the potential of autonomous agents, the human cost and implications to health, society and the environment.
Bookings Essential.
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Monday 24 April 2017 - 11.00am
Dr Mark Antoniou presentation on writing a CV and applying for a Postdoc.
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Monday, 24 April 2017 - 1.00pm
Prof Grayden will present on a passive stent-electrode recording array called the "Stentrode" developed for brain-machine interfacing. This will negate the need for implanting electrodes into the brain via open craniotomy for people with spinal cord injury, loss of limb and other movement disorders.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Monday, 24 April 2017 - 4.00pm
Professor Paula Fikkert will present on First language acquisition - what's production got to do with it? For more information on this interesting topic, please go to the summary below.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Monday 10 April 2017 - 11.00am
Ammie Hill will give practice honours presentation and Professor Anne Cutler to give practice talk for EPC.
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Monday, 10 April 2017 - 1.00pm
Dr Nora K Schaal will present on investigating neural correlates of pitch and rhythm memory using non-invasive brain simulation methods. She will discuss studies using transcranial direct current stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation to modulate pitch and rhythm memory abilities.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Monday, 3 April 2017 - 1.00pm
Dr Paula Sanz-Leon will present on computational modelling and neuroinformatics framework for large-scale brain simulations and explain a mathematical framework that allows you to express models from one single area (or tissue), to a few interconnected areas to the whole brain.
Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 1.00pm
(Room BA.23.G.41)
Professor Sebastian Moller presents research questions currently addressed by the Quality and Usability lab at TU Berlin about designing new interaction experiences.
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Monday, 27 March 2017 - 4.00pm
This talk will provide a critical review of merits and faults of measures of similarity that have been used, and will then present some fresh data which compare two types of perceived similarity, Tulving's "perceptual" and "ecphoric" similarity. Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Monday, 27 March 2017 - 1.00pm
A/Prof Bohn will present data from part of a larger research project studying autobiographical memories in Non-WEIRD populations, namlely: The Ik from Uganda, and the Nunggubuyu from Numbuluwar, Australia. Room 3.G.55, Bankstown
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Monday 27 March 2017 - 11am
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Monday 20 March 2017 - 11.00am
Jenny Yu will present a talk entitled "Practice CoC".
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Monday, 6 March, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
This is our first MARCS Spotlight on the Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience (BENS) program
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Monday 6 March 2017
Professor Whalen will outline aspects of the consistency of variability within speakers; re-examine the possible differences in variability in acoustics vs. articulation; and explore the possibility that variability has usefulness in establishing and maintaining flexibility both in production and in understanding the speech of others.
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Monday 27 February 2017
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Student Only MMM at 11:00am.
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Monday 20 February 2017 - 1.00pm
Dr Martin Rolf from the Bernstein Center & Department of Psychology at Humboldt University will present on the topic: Attention in active vision. In this talk, he will present a series of studies investigating how the preparation and execution of saccadic eye movements affects the selective allocation of visual attention, biasing functions as fundamental as visual perception and memory.
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Monday, 13 February, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Institute Director, Professor Kate Stevens, will host the first MMM for 2017.This meeting will be a welcome back to existing MARCS staff and students and also an opportunity to welcome new students and staff to the institute.
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Wednesday 18 January, 2017
The MARCS Institute, in partnership with the Music in the Brain initiative, invites local Sydney and NSW music instrumental teachers to register for an afternoon of scientific discussion.
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Monday 6 February, 2017 - 1.00pm -2:00pm
In recent years, a new approach has emerged, based on the long-established tradition of perceptual adaptation, employing psychophysical measurement of perceived size and shape following exposure to "extreme" body stimuli.
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Monday 12 December, 2016 - 1.00pm - 2:00pm
Esteemed international researcher, Professor Linda Polka, will present a new line of research that begins to address neglected aspects of infant speech development by exploring how infants perceive speech with infant vocal properties.
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Monday 5 December, 2016 - 1.00pm - 4:00pm
Professor Geoff Cumming from the School of Psychology and Public Health, La Trobe University presents, The New Statistics: What Open Science implies for statistical practice.
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Monday 5 December 2016 (11am-12pm)
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Professor Phillip de Chazal from the University of Sydney presents: "Sleep@Sydney" - Using medical informatics to improve the detection of sleep disorders"
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Monday 14 November 2016 (11am-12pm)
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Juan Salazar and Jeff Powell will present a discussion on Environment Sustainability.
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Monday 14 November 2016 - 1.00pm
Dr Hywel Stoakes from The Research Unit for Indigenous Languages ARC CoE for the Dynamics of Language The University of Melbourne will present: Aerodynamics and Sonorance in Australian Languages: Bininj Kunwok
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Tuesday 29 November, 2016
The MARCS Institute, in partnership with the DVC will host the next Food for Thought Seminar on: AI and Autonomous Agents.
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Wednesday 16 November, 2016
Professor Craig McGarty (Head of Discipline in Psychology) will present on the ARC, a system that produces a set of outputs (funding decisions) that you can learn to analyse in order to work out how to shape your grant applications.
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Monday 7 November, 2016
This workshop will provide an overview of the priority that global ranking systems have for the University.
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Monday 7 November 2016
Blockbuster MARC, This talk assesses our capacity to recognise visual objects and whether this is mediated by multiple visual areas, particularly inferior temporal cortex (ITC).
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Thursday, 27 October 2016
The MARCS Institute, in partnership with the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network and the Translational Health Research Institute, present the research-education workshop - on "Brain, Behaviour & Development: Knowledge into Practice."
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Thursday, 27 October 2016
The MARCS Institute, in partnership with the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network and the Translational Health Research Institute, present the research-education workshop - on "Brain, Behaviour & Development: Knowledge into Practice."
Tuesday 25 October 2016
This forum explores Western Sydney University's four research themes in the context of life in urban centres with four unique talks on aspects of the future urban living as it relates to each of the University's four research themes.
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Tuesday 25 October 2016
The Research Impact Competition is an initiative to celebrate research undertaken across Western Sydney University. It is part of the broader University dialogue around Research with Impact: research that changes our region, the nation and the world.
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Monday 24 October, 2016
Dr Chris Carignan Presents an introductory workshop on MetLab.
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Monday 17 October,2016
Professor Roger Dean presents "Events, Structures and Affect in Music Perception and Production".
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Monday 10 October 2016
Blockbuster MARC, This talk touches on issues related to measuring and characterizing coordinated actions that occur during spoken communication and musical performance.
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Monday 10 October 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Presentation on the forthcoming database of research participants and how it can be used by the different MARCS programs.
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Monday 26 September 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Dr Marina Kalashnikova
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Monday 19 September 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Student Only MMM
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Monday 12 September 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Aleisha Davis from The Shepherd Centre, Macquarie University
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Monday 1 August 2016
Blockbuster MARC, Associate Professor Alex Holcombe from University of Sydney, will present a talk entitled, "Reproducibility, preregistration, et cetera: Making good science even better".
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Monday 5 September 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Dr Shantala Mohan
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Monday 29 August 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Student Only MMM
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Monday 22 August 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Dr Alba Tuninetti
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Monday 15 August 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) - Dr Varghese Peter
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Monday 8 August 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Student Only MMM
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Monday 1 August 2016
Blockbuster MARC, Associate Professor Alex Holcombe from University of Sydney, will present a talk entitled, "Reproducibility, preregistration, et cetera: Making good science even better".
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Wednesday 21 July 2016
Wednesday Afternoon research Colloquium (WARC) Dr Haley Vlach, from University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present a talk entitled, "Letting children tell us what makes word learning hard: Evidence from cross-situational word learning"
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Monday 18 July 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Felix Dobrowohl will present a CoC practice talk.
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Monday 4 July 2016
Blockbuster MARC, Professor David Alais from University of Sydney, will present a talk entitled, "Serial dependencies in rapid stimulus sequences: Evidence for attractive and repulsive adaptation in multiple sensory modalities".
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Monday 4 July 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Dr Farzaneh Ahmadi will present a talk entitled, "Designing a Bionic Voice Source, The story of a man a monkey and an ant."
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Monday 25 July 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Student Only MMM
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Monday 4 July 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) International conferences reporting from; Sherwood, Ip, Prasad, Simonetti, Kawase, Faris, Alispahic, and Elvin.
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Monday 27 June 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Research Impact Competition Talks Knockout Competition; Come and witness three MARCS colleagues as they battle it out for the opportunity to represent MARCS at the WSU Research Week competition.
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Monday 20 June 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Dr Karen Mulak will present two talks entitled, "Simultaneous and late sequential bilinguals' cross-situational learning of minimal pair words." and "The development of cross-accent word identification in monolingual and bilingual infants."
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Wednesday 8 June 2016 - 12.00pm
Neil Todd, from University of Exeter, will present a talk entitled, "Vestibular dependent non-linear stimulus rate effects in auditory evoked potentials."
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Monday 6 June 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Dr Sandra Garrido presents a talk entitled, "Adaptive and Maladaptive Behaviours Using Sad Music."
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Monday 6 June 2016
Blockbuster MARC Associate Professor Alex Fornito from Monash University, will present for the first Blockbuster of June.
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Monday 23 May 2016
Sylvie Nozaradam will present a talk entitled, "How musical rhythm entrains the human brain, explored with surface and intracerebral EEG."
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Monday 23 May 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) New Sound Conference Practice talks, presented by; Mona Faris and Saya Kawase
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Monday 16 May 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Speech Prosody Conference Practice talks, presented by; Martin Ho Kwan Ip, Anne Cutler, Heather Kember, and Jiyoun Choi
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Monday 9 May 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Visiting Western Sydney University Executives, Professor Scott Holmes and Professor Lisa Jackson-Pulver
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Monday 2 May 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Dr Bronson Harry presents a talk entitled, "Evidence for integrated visual face and body representations in the anterior temporal lobes."
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2 May
NSW Commissioning Editor of 'The Conversation', will present a talk on pitching to the news outlet and how to write for the website.
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Monday 2 May 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Dr Bronson Harry presents a talk entitled, "Evidence for integrated visual face and body representations in the anterior temporal lobes."
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Wednesday 20 April 2016 - 12.00pm
Timothy Welsh, from University of Toronto, will present a talk entitled, "How two coordinate actions and learn from each other."
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Monday 18 April 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Dr Ann Burchfield presents a talk entitled, "Flexibility of Speech Segmentation Strategies in Mandarin-English Bilinguals."
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29 April
Dr Mark Antoniou, Anne Dwyer, Dr Marina Kalashnikova, Dr Christa Lam-Cassettari, and Dr Karen Mulak will share media strategies from an Alvin Stone Media Strategy Workshop.
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15 April
The Research Forum on Ageing brings academics from the across the university to present their research on ageing.
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Monday 11 April 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) New Student Day
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Monday 4 April 2016
Blockbuster Monday Afternoon research Colloquium (MARC) Emeritus Professor Max Coltheart, from Macquarie University, will present a talk entitled, "Understanding delusional belief: a cognitive-neuropsychiatric perspective"
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Monday 4 April 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Student Only MMM
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Thursday 24 March 2016
Thursday Afternoon research Colloquium (THARC) James Enns from University of British Columbia, will present a talk entitled, "Social Signals and Sensorimotor Control: Busy traffic on a two-way street"
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Monday 21 March 2016 - 1.00pm
Dr Gergely Csibra, from Central European University, will present a talk entitled, "Concept-based word learning in infants."
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Monday 21 March 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) EPC Practice Talks
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Monday 14 March 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) PhD Student Ian Colley will present a talk entitled, "The influence of visual cues on cognitive and dynamical aspects of motor timing in ensemble music"
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Monday 7 March 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Student Only MMM
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Wednesday 2 March 2016
Wednesday Afternoon research Colloquium (WARC) Dr Laurence White, from Plymouth University, will present a talk entitled, "Beating the bounds: Are there universal prosodic cues to speech structure?"
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Monday 29 February 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) A Report on CoEDL Fest media training session by Marina Kalashnikova and a presentation from Chris Carignan and Cathi Best, entitled, "Articulatory differences between vowels in spoken vs. sung speech."
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Monday 29 February 2016 - 1.00pm
Dr Sabrina Trapp, from Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, will present a talk entitled, "Expectations and decision-making: Exploring the scope and addressing representational issues ".
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Monday 22 February 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Institute Director, Kohei Miyata will present a talk entitled, "Bouncing in synchrony with auditory rhythms alone and with another"
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15 February 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) The MARCS Institute's Summer Interns are allowed 15 minutes to present their work to the group.
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8-11 February 2016
MARCS Monday Meeting (MMM) Institute Director, Professor Jonathan Tapson welcomes everyone to the first MMM for 2016.
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8-11 February 2016
The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development is hosting the annual workshop for the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language 8-11 February, 2016.
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Tuesday 15 December 2015 - 3.00pm
Dr Claudia Lappe, of Munster University, Germany, will present a talk entitled, "The musical mismatch negativity and its dependence on musical training."
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Thursday 26 November 2015 - 10.00am
Prof Virginia Valian, Professor of Psychology, Linguistics, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Hunter College, will present a workshop on Gender Equity for Early and Mid Career Academics .
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Tuesday 15 December 2015 - 1.00pm
Tomoki Toda, of Nagoya University, will present a Seminar entitled, "Augmented speech production based on real-time statistical voice conversion"
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Wednesday 9 December 2015 - 9.00am
Confluence is the common day for the conferences of the Australian Linguistic Society (ALS), the Australasian Language Technology Association (ALTA), the Australasian Document Computing Symposium (ADCS), and the Australian Music Psychology Society (AMPS Inc.)
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Monday 30 November 2015 - 4.00pm
Dr Mohammad Obaid, from Chalmers University of Sweden, will present a talk entitled, "Designing for Human-Agent Interactions".
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Monday 30 November 2015 - 11.00am
Jaydene Elvin will present a talk entitled, "Perceiving sound and recognizing words in a non-native language: Brazilian Portuguese by Australian English vs. Iberian Spanish listeners ".
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Wednesday 25 November 2015 - 12.00pm
Assoc. Prof. Margriet Groen, from Radboud University Nijmegen, will present a talk entitled, "Audiovisual speech perception and reading: First results of an exploration into the extent and nature of their association".
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Monday 23 November 2015 - 4.00pm
Prof Taomei Guo, from the National Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal University, will present a talk entitled, "Does the first language influence second language processing once learners are proficient bilinguals?".
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Monday 16 November 2015 - 4.00pm
Prof Virginia Valian, Professor of Psychology, Linguistics, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Hunter College, will present a talk entitled, "Remedying the (Still Too) Slow Advancement of Women".
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Monday 18 November 2015 - 12.00pm
Petri Toiviainen from the Finnish Centre of Interdisciplinary Music Research, will present a talk entitled, "Studying the musical brain with natural-stimulus fMRI".
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Monday 16 November 2015 - 11.00am
Björn 't Hart from the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics, will present a talk entitled, "Affective Complexity in Narrative Discourse: a facial EMOG study of affective language processing in context".
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Monday 09 November 2015 - 4.00pm - 5:30pm
Dr Molly Babel from the University of British Columbia will present a talk titled: "Managing phonetic variability: using linguistic knowledge to guide perceptual learning".
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Monday 09 November 2015 - 11.00am
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Professor André van Schaik will present a workshop on how to use Mendeley.
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Monday 02 November 2015 - 4.00pm - 5:30pm
Library Workshop 'Get Noticed' in the Bankstown Library Training Room.
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Monday 02 November 2015 - 11.00am
Dr Chris Stanton will present a talk entitled, "Human-Robot Interaction: Nonverbal Communication and Intergroup Dynamics".
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Monday 12 October 2015 - 11.00am
Ms Susan Robbins will present a talk entitled, "New Western Open Access to Research policy and implications for MARCS researchers".
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Monday 12 October 2015 - 4.00pm
Dr Stefan Bode, University of Melbourne, will present a research colloquium entitled "Predicting subtle decision-related information using multivariate analyses of event-related potentials".
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Monday 28 September 2015 - 4.00pm
Dr Joanne Orlando, Western Sydney University, will present a research colloquium entitled "Understanding the rise of the very young technology user".
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Monday 28 September 2015 - From 11.00am
Eight of our academics will present their work in three minutes using a single PowerPoint slide in our inaugural MARCS academic 3MT!
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Monday 21 September 2015 - 4.00pm
Professor Richard Cohn, Yale University, United States, will present a research colloquium entitled "Meter without Tactus".
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Monday 21 September 2015 - 11.00am
Matthias Heyne will present a research colloquium entitled "First Language influence on playing brass instruments".
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Monday 14 September 2015 - 11.00am
Dr Eva Marinus will present a research colloquium entitled "Learning to read in different languages: The influence of orthographic depth and density".
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Monday 31 August 2015 - 11.00am
Dr Tamara Watson will present a research colloquium entitled "Uncertainty and bias in estimation of the sex and age of faces".
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Monday 24 August 2015 - 11.00am
Dr Kirk Olsen will present a research colloquium entitled "Both acoustic intensity and loudness contribute to time-series models of perceived affect in response to music."
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Monday 10 August 2015 - 4.00pm
Professor Jason Mattingley, The University of Queensland, will present a research colloquium entitled "What can evoked neural oscillations reveal about visual perception and selective attention?"
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Monday 20 July 2015 - 4.00pm
Professor Phillip Sullivan, Brock University, Canada, will present a research colloquium entitled "The robustness of the effect of interpersonal synchrony on pain threshold".
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Monday 29 June 2015 - 4.00pm
Dr Paul Sowman, Macquarie University, will present a research colloquium entitled "Beta oscillations, timing, and stuttering"
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Monday 29 June 2015 - From 11.00am
MARCS Research Higher Degree students will present their work in three minutes using a single PowerPoint slide.
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Monday 15 December 2016
Prof Mariapaola d'Imperio, from Aix-Marseille Universite, will present a talk entitled, "Tracking phonetic detail in direct dialect imitation of intonation”
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