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Monica Kehoe

New research provides understanding that helps control legume viruses

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Farmers in south-west WA will be pleased to find out that a PhD candidate from The University of Western Australia has made significant advances in our understanding of major plant pathogen Bean yellow mosaic virus (BYMV).

Andrew Forrest

Andrew Forrest Occasional Address – Transcript

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Delivered at Winthrop Hall on Tuesday 16 September

Andrew and Nicola Forrest

Andrew and Nicola Forrest honoured at UWA Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Andrew and Nicola Forrest have been awarded honorary doctorates by The University of Western Australia for their outstanding service to the community of Western Australia, to the nation and beyond.

Winthrop Professor Sharon Parker

UWA Professor elected fellow of social sciences academy

Monday, 15 September 2014

The UWA Business School's Winthrop Professor Sharon Parker has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

Finance for Life co-leader Thomas Abraham in Sydney receiving the MSW Award on b

MoneySmart Week Award for UWA students

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

An innovative financial literacy program has won a group of UWA students a Highly Commended Award at the 2014 MoneySmart Week Awards.

John Hughes outside UWA Business School with Dean, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan

Love your work, says WA business leader John Hughes

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

John Hughes doesn't ever plan to retire.

At nearly 80-years-old, the owner of his own car sales empire still heads into the office six days a week, spends time on the sales floor, and makes time to deal with customer complaints personally. On top of this, he also spends four or five business hours at home on Sundays.

Richard Branson and Enrico Palermo at The Spaceship Company

UWA graduate talks about his galaxy mission

Monday, 8 September 2014

An engineering and science graduate from The University of Western Australia who works for Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic has given a public lecture at the University Club (September 8) about the program he's leading to build the world's first commercial spaceship.

IBECC 2012 panel members

Indigenous leaders to talk business futures at UWA conference

Friday, 5 September 2014

The Hon Peter Collier MLA, WA Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Nyunggai Warren Mundine, Chairman of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council; and Indigenous celebrity chef Mark Olive will be among the speakers at the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference (IBECC) 2014.

Stuart Speidel (left) and Professor Keith Crews

Green light for green transport idea

Thursday, 4 September 2014

With electric vehicles soaring in popularity worldwide and 23 renewable energy vehicle (REV) charging stations around WA, a new program is a win-win for green transport, and for the student who developed it.

New Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

If you’ve ever wanted to master the full range of concepts, methods, and practices involved in the specialised field of architectural conservation, the Faculty will be offering a new Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation starting in 2015.