2017 Colloquia Series

2017 Colloquia Series

Upcoming CEPET Colloquia in 2017


Professor Gerry Fogarty, University of Southern Queensland, AustraliaGerry Fogarty

Professor Fogarty's research interests include human factors, the structure of human intelligence, management of human error in high-risk industries, occupational stress, and career decision making. Click here to read more about Professor Fogarty's research.

  • Title: TBC
  • Where: Macquarie University’s Senate Room, Building C8A, Room 310
  • When: Tuesday August 22, 2017
  • Time: 1:00-2:00pm
  • RSVP: Kirk Olsen (kirk.olsen@mq.edu.au)
  • Abstract: TBC

Associate Professor Manolya Kavakli-Thorne, Macquarie University, Australia

Associate Professor Kavakli-Thorne has been working on Human Computer Interaction for 25 years and is currently the Director of Virtual Reality Lab at Macquarie University's Simulation Hub. Manolya uses virtual reality hardware and software that focuses on gesture recognition. She designs ubiquitous systems to improve learning outcomes and uses motion tracking in the field of computer games and training simulations to contribute to expertise building. Click here to read more about Associate Professor Kavakli-Thorne's research.

  • Title: TBC
  • Where: Macquarie University’s Senate Room, Building C8A, Room 310
  • When: Wednesday Septemeber 13, 2017
  • Time: 1:00-2:00pm
  • RSVP: Kirk Olsen (kirk.olsen@mq.edu.au)
  • Abstract: TBC

Professor Peter Keller, Western Sydney University, Australia

Professor Peter Keller is the leader of our Music Cognition and Action research program and an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow. His research aims at understanding the behavioural and brain bases of human interaction in musical contexts, specifically the cognitive and motor processes that enable ensemble musicians to coordinate with one another. Click here to read more about Professor Keller's research.

  • Title: TBC
  • Where: Macquarie University’s Senate Room, Building C8A, Room 310
  • When: Wednesday November 22, 2017
  • Time: 1:00-2:00pm
  • RSVP: Kirk Olsen (kirk.olsen@mq.edu.au)
  • Abstract: TBC

Completed CEPET Colloquia in 2017

Professor Dan Simons, University of Illinois, USA

  • Title: Do 'Brain Training' Programs Work?
  • Where: Macquarie University’s Senate Room, Building C8A, Room 310
  • When: Tuesday June 20, 2017
  • Time: 1:00-2:00pm

Associate Professor Donna O'Connor, University of Sydney, Australia

  • Title: Youth high-performance football environments: Current research and trends
  • Where: Room 3.610, level 3, Hearing Hub Building, Macquarie University
  • When: Tuesday May 23, 2017
  • Time: 1:00-2:00pm

Professor Robert Vallerand, Laboratoire de Recherche sur le Comportement Social Université du Québec à Montréal and the Australian Catholic University

  • Title: On the two roads to excellence: The role of passion
  • Where: Macquarie University’s Senate Room, Building C8A, Room 310 
  • When: Thursday February 16, 2017
  • Time: 12:00-1:00pm

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