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CFA recognition sets path for global finance careers

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Students at The University of Western Australia Business School will now be even better prepared for global financial careers, with UWA's Finance major accepted by the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

Mark Barnaba

Australia Day honours for Business School Board Chair

Monday, 26 January 2015

Chair of the UWA Business School Board, Mark Barnaba, has been named a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM).

Seed Bank think tank tackles global conservation

Friday, 23 January 2015

New approaches to rehabilitating mined areas may have germinated during a five-day international think-tank to advance seed technology research.

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A bold new transport future

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Professor Antonio Páez from McMaster University in Canada says we might soon be getting to our next destination using driverless taxis - and with the assistance of apps such as Uber.

Conference attendees and presenters

Nicola Forrest addresses GCSI alumni

Friday, 9 January 2015

WA Philanthropist Nicola Forrest stressed the importance of investing in early education when she addressed students and graduates from the UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact.

Mark Palermo

First Generation Y President for UWA alumni association

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Squire Patton Boggs senior associate Mark Palermo has been appointed President of the UWA Business School's Graduate Management Association (GMA).

Jarrah forest resists changes in climate

Monday, 15 December 2014

A long-term study into jarrah forest (Eucalyptus marginata) establishment at restored mine sites has found that they are in fact resistant to climate variability.

Debbie Barwick, Chairperson of the NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce (NSWICC)

Call for Government funded Indigenous business bodies

Monday, 15 December 2014

Indigenous leaders have called for the federal government to direct funding towards peak Indigenous business bodies.

New ecotourism degree at UWA Albany

Thursday, 11 December 2014

A surge in interest in nature-based tourism has led The University of Western Australia to develop a Master of Ecotourism degree.  Unique to UWA Albany, it will be the only postgraduate course of its kind available in Western Australia.

Ramon Wenzel

Not-for-profit sector must invest more in professional development

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The not-for-profit (NFP) sector's lack of investment in employee professional development is limiting staff capacity and calling the sector's long-term viability into question, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia Business School's Centre for Social Impact.