UWA Business School The year
2009 has been an incredible one for the UWA Business
School. We celebrated the opening of our new,
award-winning building, and we are now focussing resources on building strength
and capacity above and beyond our reputation.
UWA Business School The Centre for Social Impact WA - thought
leader in social investment and sustainable communities - is a joint venture
between the national Centre for Social Impact and The University of Western Australia Business
School. The CSI is headquartered at
The University of
New South Wales, with
sister centres at The University of Melbourne and Swinburne University
of Technology. Each centre around the country has unique strengths and
collectively the mission is supporting and strengthening the social enterprises
of today and the social entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Through top class teaching
and world class research, the aim is to position Australia as one of the world's best
at delivering community benefit and generating social innovation.
alumnus Jean-Paul Carvalho (BEc, PhD, Corporate Finance) always dreamed of
studying at the University
of Oxford and, after
being one of eight Australian recipients of the 2004 General Sir John Monash
Award, his dream has become a reality.
Emeritus Professor Don Bradshaw, Chair of Zoology at UWA, was honoured with a festschrift on December 2 for a lifetime of work in his field.
The book, appropriately titled - Art, Science and the Environment - reflects Don Bradshaw's passion for zoological research, a talent and understanding of the arts, a love of France and a desire to manage and conserve the environment.
Generation Y’s latest telecommunication accessories are being used to help their grandparents overcome disabilities caused by stroke and Parkinson’s disease.
For the first time, iPhones and iPod Touch have been clinically tested by patients who have lost the use of their hands and fingers, as simple, inexpensive and convenient assessment tools for manual dexterity.