Professor Ann Tarca

UWA Professor appointed Chair of national accounting panel

Monday, 31 August 2015

UWA Business School Accounting Professor Ann Tarca has been appointed to chair the Australian Accounting Standards Board’s (AASB) Academic Advisory Panel.

The new advisory panel will help maximise the positive impact of academic research on the way in which financial reporting occurs in Australia.

Professor Christobel Saunders

Medicare to list 30-minute breast cancer treatment

Monday, 31 August 2015

An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from tomorrow.

Colleen Fisher

Prestigious appointment for UWA public health expert

Friday, 28 August 2015

The Head of The University of Western Australia’s School of Population Health, Professor Colleen Fisher, has been appointed the new President, and Chairperson of the National Executive, for the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australia (CAPHIA). 


Tim Hammer and Ptilotus axillaris (mat mulla mulla)

Wanted: world's best for Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The world’s best young minds are invited to apply for this year’s prestigious Forrest Foundation Research Scholarships, available to international and Australian students who wish to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at one of Western Australia’s five universities.


Emeritus Professor Izan

New national accounting and finance scholarships named in honour of UWA professors

Monday, 24 August 2015

Two revered professors from the UWA Business School have had their achievements recognised by the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ).

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Global conversation on gender equality to be held in Perth

Thursday, 20 August 2015

WA Chief Justice Wayne Martin, former Australian Governor General Quentin Bryce, and WA Governor Kerry Sanderson will be among speakers addressing a major forum on gender equality next month.

Philip Lowe

Next generation may not be able to afford home ownership, warns RBA Deputy Governor

Friday, 14 August 2015

Without assistance from family and friends, the next generation may find it difficult to afford home ownership, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Philip Lowe has told an audience at the UWA Business School.

BloomLab launch

BloomLab encouraging WA's young innovators

Friday, 14 August 2015

Western Australia’s next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs now have help to get their ideas off the ground with the official launch of BloomLab, a collaboration between St Catherine’s College at The University of Western Australia and not-for-profit student organisation Bloom.

Scouts and volunteers

Helping NFPs attract and keep volunteers

Thursday, 13 August 2015

The University of Western Australia is teaming with the Scouts Association to work out how to attract good quality volunteers and also how to keep them.