Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh is one of several distinguished Western Australians whose contributions to the community has been recognised at The University of Western Australia during its autumn series of graduations for more than 3,800 students.
Business School's Professor Paul
Healy will be at the UWA Business School in late March to share his
expertise with students, faculty and the wider business community.
his visit, Professor Healy will deliver a research seminar to the Accounting and
Finance discipline group exploring the causes and effects of corruption in
business. He will also speak on the same topic as part of the Professional
Development Series for the School's postgraduate students.
A joint research project between The University of Western Australia and the oil and gas industry which has improved the design of offshore oil and gas pipelines and attracted international interest has won the 2014 AIRG Medal for Australasian Major Industry Technological Innovation.
A Perth-based mid-career professional with a background in biomedical science and the pharmaceutical industry is the inaugural winner of the Beryl Wilson Austrade Scholarship for Women in International Business.
University of Western Australia has reached another milestone in its four-year,
$1 million equipment upgrade to its Recreation and Fitness Centre at The
University's Crawley campus.A $100,000
investment toward the latest milestone has seen the installation of 18 new
machines in the facility, including treadmills, cross trainers, incumbent bikes
and a grinding machine.