Gates Foundation is too big to ignore the politics of poverty - Professor Graham Brown writes for The Conversation

Monday, 9 February 2015

Graham Brown, the School of Social Sciences' new Professor of International Development, has published an article in The Conversation on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the politics of development assistance.  In the article, Prof Brown argues that the Gates Foundation has grown to big to ignore the political issues surrounding poverty.  He suggests that while their massive financial commitment to finding solutions for major public health challenges is admirable, they should start engaging more with political issues in order to reach those most in need of their assistance

The intellectual Premier League - Mark Beeson writes for The Conversation

Monday, 9 February 2015

Professor Mark Beeson from Political Science and International Relations  regularly contributes to The Conversation. This week he explores what it takes to have a major intellectual impact in the social sciences and offers an original way of ranking the some of the all time greats and not so greats: The intellectual Premier League.


Accounting and Finance Professor Ray da Silva Rosa

Are we heading for another GFC?

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

The University of Western Australia Business School Accounting and Finance Professor Ray da Silva Rosa puts Western Australia's economic outlook into perspective:

The University of Western Australia Submission to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014

Future Farm Industries CRC Farewell

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Chief Executive Officer Peter Zurzolo highlights the achievements of the Future Farm Industries CRC as it reaches the end of its seven year funding (2007-2014) under the Australian Government Cooperative Research Centre program. 

Professor Paul Johnson, Vice-Chancellor, UWA

High-tech solutions on resources will keep WA on top

Friday, 21 June 2013

Is the end nigh for manufacturing in Australia?  That has been the question asked in recent days after Ford announced its plans to end decades of car manufacturing in Australia.

More people are better off, but inequality is rising – so what’s going on?

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

The following article by Winthrop Professor Peter Robertson was originally published on The Conversation and has been republished with full permission.

Grady Venville

A twisted ladder in the blue stocking

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

A personal perspective on how far women in universities have come in the past 50 years.

Pauline Ibbs

The last word: Old memories of young students are joyous ones

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Old memories of young students are joyous ones