UWA law students walking on campus

UWA Law School ranked 75th in world

Thursday, 7 November 2019

The University of Western Australia has improved in the international Times Higher Education World Subject Rankings in the fields of Law and Business and Economics.

UWA project awarded over half a million dollars for India research

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

A University of Western Australia research project has been awarded a grant for over half a million $AUD to investigate social identities – in particular, gender, ethnicity, and religion – in India.

The project “Social Identities and the Labour Market: What Can Household Surveys Reveal?” is a joint venture with the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Azim Premji University.

The research is expected to have a far-reaching impact on education, employment and policymaking.

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New book on co-operatives history highlights ‘more than rugged individuals’

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

​Co-operation has the backbone of building community bonds across Western Australia, and could provide valuable insights for us as we watch economies fundamentally change.

Dr Bruce Baskerville, Historian and Associate Director of the Centre for Western Australian History at UWA, launched a new book this week exploring a centenary of co-operatives in Western Australia.

The book, Let Our Co-operative Spirit Stand, centres on the community and society around co-operation in WA, described as a ‘neglected history’ and ‘a history worth knowing’.

Cristina Gibson

Connecting corporate volunteers with Indigenous communities

Monday, 12 December 2016

How can Australian organisations best enable their employees to help Indigenous communities?

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Business projects win prestigious research grants

Friday, 18 November 2016

Three researchers from the UWA Business School will be undertaking new projects after winning prestigious grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Paul Flatau

Services to support the homeless need alternative funding sources

Thursday, 10 November 2016

A new study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia for the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) has found services to support the homeless face an increasingly constrained funding environment that is reliant on government sources of funding.

PhD conference attendees

29th PhD Conference in Economics and Business

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The 29th PhD Conference in Economics and Business is coming to the University of Western Australia from 9-11 November 2016.

Phil Dolan and Sharon Parker

Addressing Australia’s work stress could save billions

Monday, 1 August 2016

In Australia, the cost of workers’ compensation claims for mental stressis $200 million per year. Further, PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates work stress costs the Australian economy at least $10.9 billion per year.

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When one painting is not like another…

Monday, 27 June 2016

Tom Simpson never quite understood why, as a young child, he was dragged to endless art galleries. But years later, the UWA Business School PhD candidate has developed a new appreciation for art—and is even developing a new way to value collectable art pieces.

Strictly (Mining) Boardroom

Strictly Boardroom: Fresh insights for mining company directors

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Aspiring members of mining company boards have a new weapon in their toolkit: Strictly (Mining) Boardroom – A Practitioner’s Guide for Next Generation Directors.