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Perth to Host Liveable Cities Conference

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

UWA Business School
This September, the city of Perth will host the New Urbanism and Smart Transport 2011 International Conference - Towards Liveable Cities & Better Communities, which aims to find new ways to improve transport systems and planning in urban areas.

Bernard Salt

WA Needs ‘Pilbara Shift’: Bernard Salt

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Ahead of his speech at The University of Western Australia Business School's Breakfast by the Bay series in mid-February, demographer Bernard Salt has called for significant population growth in Western Australia's northwest.

The Personal Values Project

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

The UWA Business School
We may not be consciously aware of it, but every one of us has a set of core values that guide our thoughts and actions. These values may serve our own goals, such as enjoying life, being creative and being personally successful, or may serve the goals of our groups, such as being loyal and trustworthy and caring for our environment. No matter what our values are, we express them in what we think, what we do and what we think about others.

James McClements

Resourcing Australia’s Future

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

As Western Australia gears up for the next mining boom, one scholarship offered by the UWA Business School is aiming to draw new talent into the industry.

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.