University News


Tourism in the Muslim World

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

The University of Western Australia Marketing Professor Jamie Murphy and UWA Business School postgraduate students have authored two chapters in the recently released textbook Tourism in the Muslim World.

Decent work for all workers, not just those with powerful unions: IR Expert

Thursday, 9 December 2010

UWA Business School
With the worst of the financial crisis over, Western Australia's economy is starting to return to its previous high levels of growth. In the mining and resources sector alone, Premier Colin Barnett has estimated that $170 billion worth of projects will come into existence over the next five to seven years.

Collaboration and Competition: How Students Act Online

Thursday, 9 December 2010

While Generation Y may have embraced online social networking sites with gusto, a new study by UWA Business School researchers has found that university students are often reluctant to participate in university online learning forums.

New Future Fellow for Organisational Behaviour at UWA

Thursday, 25 November 2010

UWA Business School Professor Sharon Parker has been awarded a Future Fellowship in the Australian Research Council's (ARC) latest round of funding.

The four-year fellowship is worth over $800,000, and will allow Professor Parker to continue her work in the area of proactive work behaviour.

Perth Must Stop Relying on Cars: Transport Expert

Friday, 29 October 2010

UWA Business School
Professor Juan de Dios Ortuzar calls Perth a beautiful city. He also calls it unsustainable. The academic was in Perth for only a month, but he still noted the city's urban sprawl, the spacious lifestyle of big houses and even bigger blocks that will, he warned, come back to haunt us.

UWA Business School Wins Four ARC Grants

Friday, 29 October 2010

The University of Western Australia Business School has won three Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery grants and one ARC Linkage grant in the 2011 round of funding.

Virtually Effective: The Case of Cross-Cultural Teams

Thursday, 28 October 2010

The days of old-fashioned face-to-face communication are all but gone. Instead, today's work environments are characterised by virtual teams, says Winthrop Professor Cristina Gibson, from The University of Western Australia Business School.

Recognition for Research Excellence

Friday, 15 October 2010

UWA Business School
Early career and established researchers alike have been recognised with the announcement of the winners of two sets of awards: the Business School Established Researcher ‘Best Paper' Prizes, and the Ahern Family Early Career Research Portfolio Prizes.

Hunger Hope: Improving Child Nutrition

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

UWA Business School
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) latest report shows that hunger levels have fallen in the last year. Despite this, 925 million people around the world remain hungry, many of them children from the most disadvantaged regions of the world.