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/98690576845.


Monday, 23th November 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM for a workshop for HDR's and ECR's. This workshop will help you with preparing your CV and writing a cover letter. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 16th November 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM for a presentation by A. Prof Robert Mailhammer about English on Croker Island, followed by A. Prof John Cass about investigating cognitive load stress in virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) environments Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 9th November 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM for a presentation by WSU Library aimed at Early- and Mid-Career Researchers. The presentation will outline the best approach for writing the Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence (ROPE) Statement for ARC grant applications. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 12th October 2020 - 12.00pm
Join us at the next MMM & MAC. Starting with Dr Jodie Narayan on budget writing for DECRAS. Followed by Dr Tijl Grootswagers on artificially generated hyperrealistic images and how we percieve them..
Monday, 26th October 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM for a seminar on Research Evaluation Framework/Benchmarking presented by Mr Gary Long. . Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 19th October 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM that will focus on student presentations by MARCS PhD student Maddie Radnan and former PhD student Ruth Brookman. . Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 12th October 2020 - 12.00pm
Join us at the next MMM & MAC. Starting with Dr Jodie Narayan on budget writing for DECRAS. Followed by Dr Tijl Grootswagers on artificially generated hyperrealistic images and how we percieve them..
Monday, 21st September 2020 - 11am
Join us for our next MMM covering training on Australian Research Council Linkage Program schemes. The session will be presented by Dr Jodie Narayan from WSU Research Services. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 14th September 2020 - 11am
Please join us for talks by Dr Christopher Stanton on Affinity Bias in Human-Robot Interaction, followed by A/Professor Jorge Serrador on obtaining funding from the US Department of Defense. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 7th September 2020 - 11am
Building Industry Partnerships Event
Monday, 31st August 2020 - 11am
Please join us in our next MMM for an interactive session designed with Higher Degree Researcher and Early Career Researcher career path planning in mind. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 24th August 2020 - 11am
Please join us at the next MMM for our Student Panel Presentations which will feature talks by PhD candidates: Anita Connell, Jenny Zeng and Matt Cabanag. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 17th August 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM where MARCS Institute researchers will pitch their ideas and concepts for new projects at the 2020 Research Concept Pitch event. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 10th August 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM with invited speaker REDI's Jasbeer Musthafa Mamalipurath as he discusses planning research with impact that is specifically aimed at early and mid-career researchers. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 3rd August 2020 - 12.00pm
Join us at the next MMM with a presentation by Dr Anton Bogdanovych on Virtual Reality, followed by an afternoon colloquium with A/Prof Genevieve Steiner on Dementia Prevention.
Monday, 27th July 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM with invited speakers Professor Rochelle Wynne as she discusses pressure injuries, followed by Professor Roger Dean with his talk on computing, composing, improvising and perceiving music. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 20th July 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM by MARCS Research Development Officer Dr Karen Hutchings as she discusses "Understanding the grants process", specifically aimed at HDR students and early career researchers. Following the presentation, please join us for an informal BYO lunch. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 13th July 2020 - 11am
Please join us for talks by Dr Caleb Ferguson on wearable cardiac technologies for older adults, followed by Dr Quang Vinh Ngyuen on genomic data anlaytics with virtual reality. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 6th July 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM for a presentation by doctoral candidate, Sally Longmore as she provides an overview of her research thesis and results to date, including discussion of some air quality data from the 2019-2020 bushfire season. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 29th June 2020 - 11am
Please join us for a presentation by Dr Tijl Grootswagers on 'Using rapid stimulus presentation and multivariate decoding to study information processing in the human brain'. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 22nd June 2020 - 11am
Please join us for the MARCS Research Impact Competition heat where four MARCS contestants will deliver a 5-minute presentation portraying the impact or potential impact of their research. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 15th June 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM as we host the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition to determine the winner of the MARCS heat who will advance to represent the Institute at the University finals. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 01st June 2020 - 12.00pm
Join us at the next MMM & MAC. Starting with Ria Hamblett and Karen Sheehy on Open Access publishing and Journal metrics. Followed by a colloquium with invited speakers Professor Justin Marshal and Dr Samuel Powell on Animal Vision Underwater: from shrimps in space to prawn proctology.
Monday, 25th May 2020 - 11am
Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Stephen Malloch and Prof. Peter Keller on Communicative Musicality and OpenPose, followed by a talk by Dr. Kylie Steel on eye movement behaviours of Aussie Rules players. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 18th May 2020 - 11am
Join us for our next student panel presentations with updates from our HDR Candidates across the Biomedical and Human Technologies, and Brain Sciences research groups. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 11th May 2020 - 11am
Join us for a presentation by WSU Library that outlines the importance of building an online presence across various media platforms and how these may further aid in driving the impact and connection of your research across a wider worldwide audience. Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 04th May 2020 - 12.00pm
Please join us by Zoom for the next MMM and MAC event. Starting with Fullbright Scholar Emily Tan on Word Segmentation in 6.5-7.5 month old Infants. Followed by Professor Victoria Marrero on Speech Production and Perception.
Monday, 27th April 2020 - 11am
Please join us on Zoom for talks by Clarissa Montino, Julie Beadle and Anthony Chimel on Online Platforms for Data Collection. Please note there is new Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 20th April 2020 - 11am
Please join us on Zoom for talks by Dr Ganesh Niak and Dr Alison Short. Please note there is new Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845
Monday, 06th April 2020 - 12.00pm
Please join us by Zoom for the next MMM and MAC event. Presenting first will be Dr Hannah Sarvasy discussing 'children's speech', followed by Dr Celia Harris on 'memory scaffolding'. Professor Kate Stevens will also provide a Director's Update in between the sessions.
Monday, 30th March 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM with invited speaker Dr Moritz Milde as he discusses The Role of Time in Neural Computation, and also hear from Dr Ying Xu in her talk about Event-based Feature Extraction and Classification using Neuromorphic Cochlea.
Monday, 23rd March 2020 - 11am
Please join us on Zoom for our first student panel presentations with updates from our PhD candidates across the Biomedical and Human Technologies, and Brain Sciences research groups.
Monday, 16th March 2020 - 11am
Please join us for a special presentation by Dr Lyn Tieu from the School of Education, on 'Linguistic inference in everyday conversation'.
Monday, 9th March 2020 - 11am
Professor Anne Cutler talks about overcoming listening trouble, and Associate Professor Mark Antoniou discusses using text-based chat for mental health in remote communities.
Monday, 2nd March 2020 - 12.00pm
Join us at the next MARCS meeting for an Institute update as well as presentations by Associate Professor Rachel Hendery and afternoon presentation by Professor Markus Lappe from the University of Münster
Monday, 24th February 2020 - 11am
Please join us for talks by special guest Professor Susan Hespos from Northwestern University about cognition and learning from infancy and beyond. Join us for the talk followed by lunch.
Monday, 17th February 2020 - 11am
Join us at the next MMM where we will hear from the MARCS Summer Interns as they showcase an overview of the projects they have been working on.
Monday, 10th February 2020 - 11am
Please join us for talks by invited speaker Dr Jennifer MacRitchie on 'cognitive and motor gains of musical instrument training' followed by Senior Research Fellow, Lyn Tieu who will discuss the findings of her investigative work into linguistic inferences.
Monday, 3rd February 2020 - 12.00pm
Join us at the next MARCS meeting for an Institute update as well as presentations by Dr Dominique Estival and afternoon colloquium by Dr Neil Todd.
Wednesday, 29th January 2020 - 11am
Please join us at the next MCA for a presentation from Dr. Neil Todd.