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UWA Business School joins United Nations social responsibility initiative

Monday, 13 January 2014

The UWA Business School's commitment to corporate sustainability and social responsibility has been recognised in its acceptance as a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME).

Winthrop Professor Ann Tarca

UWA Accounting professor appointed to national board

Monday, 23 December 2013

The UWA Business School's Winthrop Professor Ann Tarca has been appointed to the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) for an initial three year term, commencing in January 2014.

Nick Ainsworth

New smartphone app created by UWA students

Monday, 23 December 2013

A new smartphone app rectifying a ‘mismatch in information' is helping Perth nightlife patrons avoid waiting in long queues outside popular venues.

DAF researchers Andrew Taylor and Kristen Brodison

New smoke taint tool to help wine industry reduce risk

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

A smoke taint reduction tool to help the Australian wine industry recognise the danger periods for smoke taint in wine has been developed by researchers at the Department of Agriculture and Food and The University of Western Australia.

UWA VC Professor Paul Johnson and BHP Billiton President Jimmy Wilson.

UWA and BHP Billiton partnership grows with $17 million for new century campaign

Monday, 16 December 2013

BHP Billiton today committed $17 million to The University of Western Australia's New Century Campaign, reinforcing the company's longstanding relationship with the University.

Darcy White

UWA students earn prestigious advertising industry placements

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Four UWA students and graduates have earned highly sought after graduate placements with the State's leading advertising agencies.

Offered through The Communications Council WA, the placements consist of a three-month full-time paid internship designed to give graduates valuable industry experience.

100 years of business excellence marked by new awards

Thursday, 12 December 2013

The UWA Business School has marked the University's centenary with the creation of a suite of Alumni Awards and Dean's Awards.

Business School Best Paper Prizes honour groundbreaking research

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

The UWA Business School's Dean's Best Paper Prize has been jointly awarded to Winthrop Professor Ken Clements, Winthrop Professor Sharon Parker and Winthrop Professor John Watson.

Winthrop Professor Paul Flatau

Working together to change the future

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

The UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact (CSI) conducts research, teaching and public engagement activities to achieve its mission of creating positive social impact in the community.

One of the core themes of its work is the transformative role of collaboration in facilitating and achieving large-scale social change.

Daniel Jovevski receiving the Young Entrepreneur Award

UWA MBA student wins Young Entrepreneur Award

Friday, 6 December 2013

SwitchMyLoan founder and CEO and UWA Business School Master of Business Administration student Daniel Jovevski has won the Young Entrepreneur Award at the 2013 Belmont Small Business Awards.

Daniel, who established the popular online mortgage comparison website just over one year ago, was recognised as the most outstanding young business owner under 35, beating candidates from across Western Australia.