SEMESTER 1 FORUMS

Friday 6 March 10:00am

Topic: 'The Australian continent as a different planet, from the perspectives of evolution and anthropic principles'

Speaker: Dr Tatsu Hirukawa, Associate Professor, Meiji University, Japan, presenting in Japanese. Consecutive interpreting will be provided.


Friday 20 March 10:00am

Topic: 'The Japanese Folk Craft Movement, Its Korean Underpinnings, and Yanagi Sôetsu’s Conceptualisation of Korean Beauty'

Speaker: Ms Penny Bailey, presenting in English. Consecutive interpreting will be provided.


Friday 24 April 10:00am

Topic: 'The Great Barrier Reef and stock assessment of its fisheries'

Speaker: Dr George Leigh, presenting in English. Consecutive/Simultaneous interpreting will be provided.


Friday 1 May 10:00am

Topic: 'An Introduction to Soil Science'

Speaker: Mr. Ryosuke Fujinuma, presenting in Japanese, Consecutive interpreting will be provided.


Friday 8 May 10:00am

Topic: From Venoms to Drugs

Speaker: Dr. Christina Schroeder, presenting in English. Consecutive/Simultaneous interpreting will be provided.


Friday 15 May 10:00am

Topic: Zinc in human macrophage antimicrobial responses: subversion by Salmonell.

Speaker: Dr Nelish Bokil, presenting in English. Consecutive/Simultaneous interpreting will be provided.


Friday 22 May 10:00am

Topic: The importance of praxis in financial literacy education: An Indigenous perspective

Speaker: Ms Levon Blue, presenting in English. Consecutive/Simultaneous interpreting will be provided.


Friday 29 May 10:00am

Topic: Translating for pharmaceutical patent opposition and infringement trials and proceedings

Speaker: Mr Hideaki Maruoka, presenting in Japanese, Consecutive interpreting will be provided.


Friday 5 June 10:00am

Topic: Basics for pharmaceutical translators

Speaker: Ms Hiroko Tan, presenting in Japanese, Consecutive interpreting will be provided.


 Friday 31 July 10:00am

Topic: Case study of University R&D between Australia and Japan

Speaker: Dr Kazuhiko Nogita, Nihon Superior Centre for the Manufacture of Electronic Materials.

Presenting in Japanese. Consecutive interpreting will be provided.


SEMESTER 2 FORUMS

Friday 7 August 10:00am

Topic: Inbound Tourism to Japan: Popularity and Trends

Speaker: Mr Anthony Luxton, Director and Owner Japan Holidays Pty Ltd

Presenting in English. Consecutive interpreting will be provided.


Thursday 13 August 9:00am

Topic: Uses of Isotopes in Earth Science, and the Past and Future of Climate Change

Speaker: Mr Taichi Tokutake, Fourth year MAJIT student

Presenting in Japanese. Consecutive interpreting will be provided. 


Friday 21 August 10:00am

Topic: TGR5 Agonist - Screening of Natural Products for Antidiabetic and Antiobesity Drugs

Speaker: Mr Ryota Watanabe

Presenting in Japanese, Consecutive interpreting will be provided. 


Friday 28 August 10:00am

Topic: Urban Mining – transforming rubbish dumps into strategic resources

Speaker: Dr Simon Michaux, Geologist and Mining Engineer

Presenting in English. Consecutive interpreting will be provided. 


Friday 4 September 10:00am

Topic: It's the story of your life what songs you know: Musicking beyond the therapy room

Speaker: Dr Libby Flynn (PhD), UnitingCare Health Clinical School Student Coordinator, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland

Presenting in English. Consecutive interpreting will be provided. 


Friday 11 September 10:00am

Topic: A New Paradigm in Neurodegeneration: Cerebellar Ataxia and Purkinje Neuron Loss in the wobbly Mouse

Speaker: Dr Marija Kojic, Neuroscientist, IMB Science ambassador UQ

Presenting in English. Consecutive interpreting will be provided. 


Friday 18 September 10:00am

Topic: Ishii Momoko's 'Cat from the Hills': Legacies and Inspirations

Speaker: Associate Professor Tomoko Aoyama

Presenting in Japanese. Consecutive interpreting will be provided. 


Friday 25 September 10:00am

Topic: Hospital Pharmacy in Australia

Speaker: Ms Megumi Maekawa, Pharmacist, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Presenting in Japanese. Consecutive interpreting will be provided. 


Friday 9 October 10:00am

Topic: The story of coal seam gas in Queensland

Speaker: Andrew (Alf) Garnett, Director, Centre for Coal Seam Gas, Director, Carbon Capture and Storage, UQ Energy Initiative

Presenting in Englilsh. Consecutive interpreting will be provided.  


Friday 16 October 10:00am

Topic: Where do our metals come from? An overview of mining and mineral processing

Speaker: Dr George Leigh, Presenting in English. Consecutive and simultaneous interpreting will be provided.


Friday 23 October 9:30am

Topic: Was the choanocyte the first metazoan cell? Obtaining insights from choanocytes and choanocyte chambers in the demosponge Amphimedon queenslandica

Speaker: Mr Shunsuke Sogabe, PhD candidate, Marine Biology

2015 MAJIT Interpreting Forums

Fri 31 Jul 2015 9:00amFri 23 Oct 2015 11:00am

Venue

J.M. Campbell Conference Interpreting Room E216, Forgan Smith Building