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Amanda Healy

Ticking the "Yes I'm Aboriginal" box

Friday, 21 November 2014

What happens when you work for 30 years with big, blue chip mining companies and then suddenly realise that you just think differently?

Globe in hands - stock image

The next Mark Zuckerberg

Friday, 21 November 2014

As we know from popular movies like The Social Network, entrepreneurs embrace certain personality characteristics: curiosity, confidence and a propensity to take risks.

John Howard

John Howard on lessons from the Menzies era

Thursday, 20 November 2014

The legacy of Australia's longest serving prime minster, Sir Robert Menzies, must not be forgotten, says former Australian Prime Minister John Howard AC.

Fadzi Whande and the presenting team

Courageous Conversations about Race takes MBA student to New Orleans

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

UWA MBA student Fadzi Whande has told an international summit that organisations can greatly increase cultural awareness when community, government and higher education sectors work together.

Girl in lab coat studying engineering

Girls engineer a better future

Friday, 14 November 2014

The future for engineering looks brighter as Rio Tinto and The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics launch a new "Girls in Engineering" program next Tuesday 18 November.

New Master of Strategic Communication seeks ambitious professionals

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

New in 2015, The University of Western Australia's Master of Strategic Communication offers work placements, an international emphasis, and the ability to graduate in 12 months, all designed to meet the needs of driven communication professionals.

The new Combo-Charger

New fast-charging station for electric vehicles at UWA

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Australia's first commercial, combined charging standard, fast-charging station has been installed by the Renewable Energy Vehicle Project (REV) at The University of Western Australia's campus, near the University Club.

Dr Amy Tian

Personality tests, sick co-workers and shared knowledge: What makes a good workplace?

Monday, 10 November 2014

Can a personality test accurately predict your on-the-job behaviour? What happens to your co-workers when you come in to the office sick? And how can we encourage employees to share their knowledge?

PwC Digital Challenge winners

UWA students take out PwC Digital Challenge

Monday, 10 November 2014

UWA students have taken out the top spots in an innovation competition run by international consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Frontiers in mineral exploration

Friday, 7 November 2014

An international group of specialists in the field of planetary sciences has found strong evidence that lava flows on Mars may also host base and precious metals.