Click here to view a report of the AGM held on 24 April 2013.
A copy of the President's Report is available here.
U3A Hawthorn, in conjunction with Swinburne University, is holding the inaugural Swinburne
Series of lectures in the first half of 2013. This series will provide a unique opportunity for U3A Hawthorn members to hear presentations by leading Swinburne researchers.
Session 4: Friday 10 May, 1.30 – 3.00pm Main Hall, Sinclair Avenue
Professor Susan Rossell, Faculty of Life and Social Sciences
Professor Susan Rossell is a cognitive neuropsychologist and Professorial Research Fellow at Brain and Psychological Sciences
Research Centre, Swinburne University and at Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre. Her research has focused on understanding the cognitive and neurobiological processes involved in psychosis and related disorders. Susan has published
extensively and has received both the International and European award for Young Investigator into Schizophrenia Research.
Full details are available in the flyer available by clicking this link.
Bookings for Session 4 may be made at the Office.
Dr Elizabeth Tunstall,
Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Design
As Associate Professor of Design Anthropology and Research Leader, Cultures-Based Innovation, Dr Tunstall investigates how design translates human values into tangible experiences.
In her presentation on Friday, Professor Tunstall outlined the Aboriginal Smart Art initiative whereby modern technology and traditional art are combined to embed both authentication and cultural context in works of indigenous art.