Faculty of Science

2010 Student Research Conference

The Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences will hold its Student Research Conference at the UWA Business School on 2 and 3 November 2010.

Program for the 2010 Student Research conference.

Tuesday 2 November, 2010

8.30
Opening session, Wesfarmers Lecture Theatre: Conference opening and introduction. Winthrop Professor Lyn Abbott will officially open the conference followed by a keynote address from the Dean, Faculty of Science, Winthrop Professor Tony O'Donnell. Geraldine Stewart will then announce housekeeping for the days proceedings.
9:30-11:00
Concurrent sessions: Urban and Regional Planning 1,  Geology,  Zoology and Conservation biology,  Soils and Geology .
11:00-11:15
Morning tea
11:30-1:00
Concurrent sessions: Urban and Regional Planning 2, Geology, Resource economics and GIS and Conservation biology (Plants and wildlife).
1:00-2:00
Lunch
2:00-3:30
Concurrent sessions: Urban and Regional Planning 3, Petroleum geoscience
Soil health/Geography, Conservation biology (Plants and wildlife).
3:30-4:00
Afternoon tea
4:00-5:30
Concurrent sessions: Urban and Regional Planning 4, Urban and regional planning and Hydrogeology and land rehabilitation and Geography.

Wednesday 3 November, 2010

8.30
Opening session. Winthrop Professor Lyn Abbott will introduce the days proceedings followed by a keynote address from the Director Centre for Ocean Futures, Professor Jessica Meeuwig. Geraldine Stewart will then announce housekeeping for the day.
 
9:30-11:00
Concurrent sessions: Animal production 1, Agriculture, horticulture and genetics, Postgraduate diploma planning, Geology .
11:00-11:30
Morning tea
11:30-1:00
Concurrent sessions: Wildlife conservation 1, Plant conservation biology, Soil science and Climate studies and Marine science.
1:00-2:00
Lunch
2:00-2:40
Concurrent sessions: Wildlife conservation 2, Agricultural economics, Geology and Zoology and Marine science.
3.30-4.00
Afternoon tea
4.00-5.00
Concurrent sessions: Animal production 2, Natural resources and soil health, Geology and Zoology and Marine science
5.30
Closing session: Associate Professor Roberta Bencini will deliver closing remarks on the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences 2010 Student Research Conference in the Wesfarmers lecture theatre in the UWA Business School.

Further conference details may be sought from Geraldine Stewart.