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RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM | The MARCS Institute will welcome Professor Adrian North, Head of School of Psychology and Speech Pathology at +Curtin University to present a research colloquium on Monday, 31 March.

Professor North's talk is titled "Music and Consumer Behaviour".
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NEWS | The MARCS Institute is pleased to announce that Professor Catherine Best, a MARCS Institute-based researcher, has been selected as the International Speech Communication Association's (ISCA) Distinguished Lecturer for the 2014-2015 term.

In 2006, ISCA established the Distinguished Lecturers Program in order to send Distinguished Lecturers to different parts of the world to give lectures that will help promote research activities on speech science and technology.

On behalf of all at The MARCS Institute, congratulations Cathi!
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WORKSHOP | The MARCS Institute will welcome Professor Geoff Cummings from +La Trobe University to the Bankstown campus labs on Monday, 17 March.

Professor Cummings will host a one day workshop discussing "The New Statistics: Confidence intervals, effect sizes, and meta-analysis".
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VACANCY | The MARCS Institute is currently seeking a Research Assistant to implement a research project on the formation and modulation of automatic affective responses.

This position provides the opportunity to be part of an exciting research team with the potential for developing skills in the areas of human learning, experimental psychology and cognitive science.
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EVENT | Registrations are NOW OPEN for the the Australian Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop (ANEW 2014), which will be held on Friday, 6 June at Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, St. Kilda.

ANEW 2014 will bring together the International Neuromorphic Engineering community (INE), and the Australian Association of Computational Neuroscientists and Neuromorphic Engineers (NeuroEng), to discuss some of the key questions in the field.
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VACANCY | The MARCS Institute is seeking an experienced Technical Officer to complement the technical team within the Bioelectronic and Neuroscience (BENS) research program.

The successful applicant will provide support with electronics, including the design, implementation and testing of electronic hardware and support of software driven electronic devices.
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NEWS | MARCS is pleased to advise that Professor Kate Stevens has featured in The Australian newspaper this week.

The article in +The Australian discusses Professor Stevens' new Australian Research Council (ARC) linkage project with the +Australian Dance Theatre, titled "Thinking Brains and Bodies".
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VACANCY | The MARCS Institute is currently seeking a postdoctoral researcher with high level skills and expertise in the area of speech perception in first and second language.

The successful applicant is expected to be developing a strong international standing and research reputation, based on an excellent research background in psychology and/or language sciences.
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NEWS | The MARCS Institute is delighted to announce that an application for an extension to the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) bid has been successful.

The HEARing CRC is a collaboration of 23 organisations which includes, for the first time, The MARCS Institute, that together aim to lay the foundation for a new era of hearing healthcare.
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RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM | MARCS Institute current visiting fellow, Dr Benjamin Weiss, will be presenting a Monday Evening Research Colloquium on 3 March.

Dr Weiss, visiting from the Quality and Usability Lab, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany, will discuss the "Classification of ICT users".
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The MARCS Institute is an interdisciplinary research institute of the University of Western Sydney (UWS).
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The MARCS Institute is conducted in five interdisciplinary research programs: Bioelectronics & Neuroscience, Human Machine Interaction, Multisensory Processing, Music Cognition & Action, and Speech & Language.

For more information, visit http://marcs.uws.edu.au/