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WUN delegates

UWA commits to sustainable farming

Monday, 29 September 2014

The University of Western Australia and a group of leading international organisations has agreed to work towards developing a plan for the sustainable management of ruminant livestock through a global network of model farms  known as the ‘Global Farm Platform'.

Greening Auto Jobs - book cover

Green jobs for a sustainable future

Thursday, 25 September 2014

The UWA Business School's Caleb Goods says transitioning the world of work to green jobs is crucial for Australia's long-term social, environmental and economic future. 

Vice-Chancellor Paul Johnson and Shaun Gregory from Woodside Energy

Woodside invests $10 million in UWA’s engineering zone

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Woodside and The University of Western Australia have today announced a $10 million investment in the University's revolutionary engineering research, teaching and learning facility project, known as EZONE UWA.

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.