Kim Phan at The Global Go to Think Tank Index Report Launch at the World Bank

Libertarian business students set to change the world

Sunday, 20 October 2013

Fighting for free market ideals and gaining insights into public policymaking was all part of the experience for three UWA Business School students who completed internships in Hong Kong and Washington DC earlier this year.

The internships, funded by Mannkal Economic Education Foundation, allowed the students to work at various free market think tanks and not-for-profit organisations.

Going out there by yourself, in Hong Kong

Passionate UWA Business and Engineering students found international award

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

When two UWA Business School students noticed a lack of role models for young engineers aspiring to work in the humanitarian and development sector, they founded the Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards (GHEA).

Emiritus Professor Philip Brown and Winthrop Professor Geoff Soutar

40 years of UWA MBA celebrated in style

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Past and present professors, students and professional staff celebrated 40 years of The University of Western Australia's Master of Business Administration (MBA) at a reunion dinner held earlier this month.

Dr James Beck

Motivate your employees well, says visiting fellow

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Employees are always motivated to do something. But motivating them to accomplish goals which are actually important requires a certain skill, according to Dr James Beck, inaugural Early Career Visiting Fellow in Management and Organisations at the UWA Business School.

Professor Paul Gerrans

MoneySmart Week award for UWA Finance professor

Monday, 16 September 2013

From improving financial literacy among students, through to examining Australia’s superannuation system, the UWA Business School’s Professor Paul Gerrans is passionate about improving our understanding of money.

In recognition of his innovative research, he has been awarded a 2013 MoneySmart Week award in the Individuals category.

Dynamic duo receive national accounting education award

Monday, 29 July 2013

A rare national education award last presented in 2000 has been jointly awarded to the UWA Business School's Associate Dean Teaching and Learning Winthrop Professor Phil Hancock and The University of Sydney's Associate Professor Mark Freeman.

The Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)'s Outstanding Contribution to Accounting and Finance - Education Award recognises the contributions to accounting and finance education made by the duo over the last thirty years.

Dr Jacquie Hutchinson

Workplace bullying” needs redefining: Employment expert

Monday, 29 July 2013

Entire organisations-and not just individual managers and employees-might be to blame for workplace bullying, according to a recent article by the UWA Business School's Dr Jacquie Hutchinson.

Published in the Journal of Industrial Relations, Dr Hutchinson's article outlines the results of interviews conducted with 32 public sector employees, including senior managers, employee advocates and policy implementers.

Towards a broader definition of workplace bullying

Recognition for teaching and research excellence

Friday, 19 April 2013

The UWA Business School last night celebrated the outstanding achievements of its teaching and research staff.

At the annual Teaching and Research Awards Ceremony, eight faculty were recognised for excellence in teaching, two professional staff for outstanding contributions to student learning, and nine faculty for outstanding research achievements.

Dean of the UWA Business School, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan, congratulated the winners and thanked the School's faculty and professional staff for their dedication.

Queen’s Birthday Honours for David Plowman AM

Monday, 2 July 2012

Winthrop Professor David Plowman, from the UWA Business School, has been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List, becoming a member (AM) Order of Australia in the General Division.

Plowman is the second UWA Business School staff member to receive a Member of the Order of Australia this year, following Emeritus Professor Philip Brown's recognition in January.

Plowman's AM was awarded for "service to the community through support for child migrants, as the founding chair of Child Migrants of Malta, and to higher education."

Ken Clements, Winthrop Professor of Economics and BHP Billiton Research Fellow

It’s an honour to study economics at UWA

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Bob Hawke, Colin Barnett and ‘Nugget' Coombs, the first Governor of Australia's Reserve Bank, are a few of the many UWA Economics graduates who have gone on to make their mark on our society.

Economics has been taught at UWA almost since the University's inception 100 years ago, when it was part of the Faculty of Arts. Economics became a Faculty in its own right in 1954 and the Economics Honours degree began producing a steady stream of outstanding graduates.