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Hippocratic Oath rural students

Rise in UWA rural and Indigenous medical graduates continues

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

For the third consecutive year more rural medical graduates than ever before took their professional oath at The University of Western Australia at the weekend as numbers continue to rise under UWA's successful Rural Student Recruitment Program.

Survey team members

Indigenous voices in the mining industry

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

What do Indigenous youths and adults aspire to when it comes to education, training and employment?

Kimberley Chung, Sarah Kingston, Professor Ian Puddey (Dean, Faculty of Medicine

First Broadway access students to take Hippocratic Oath

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

The first three students to complete the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree through The University of Western Australia's Broadway access program committed to the Hippocratic Oath at the weekend (Saturday 22 November).

Oil industry - stock image

What happens when the big end of a mining town makes Indigenous business their 'core' business?

Monday, 24 November 2014

When an oil and gas company in West Perth starts renaming its boardrooms in honour of the Noongar people who first occupied the area, you realise something's shifted.

boab_trees by  Zest-pk via flickr.com

Small footprints make a big impression on Indigenous landscapes

Monday, 24 November 2014

Across Australia, ‘micro' businesses are being taken up by new Indigenous entrepreneurs in a big way.

Amanda Healy

Ticking the "Yes I'm Aboriginal" box

Friday, 21 November 2014

What happens when you work for 30 years with big, blue chip mining companies and then suddenly realise that you just think differently?

Globe in hands - stock image

The next Mark Zuckerberg

Friday, 21 November 2014

As we know from popular movies like The Social Network, entrepreneurs embrace certain personality characteristics: curiosity, confidence and a propensity to take risks.

Professor Phil Ainslie

Lectures full of brainy ideas

Thursday, 20 November 2014

For its size, the brain needs more oxygen than any other organ in the body - but many factors can interrupt its oxygen supply.

Girl in lab coat studying engineering

Girls engineer a better future

Friday, 14 November 2014

The future for engineering looks brighter as Rio Tinto and The University of Western Australia's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics launch a new "Girls in Engineering" program next Tuesday 18 November.

Professor Richard Heaney opens the conference

Inaugural PhD Conference celebrates business research

Friday, 7 November 2014

The UWA Business School's inaugural Interdisciplinary PhD Conference has celebrated the wide range of research being conducted by the School's research students.