Middle East meets Western wheatbelt

Thursday, 31 July 2008

Declining global biodiversity, which threatens plant genetic diversity and therefore the raw materials humans rely on for food, fibre, fuel, medicine and industrial products, has led to a far ranging collaborative research project between The University of Western Australia (UWA) and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in the Sultanate of Oman.

Three research teams from UWA reach national science finals

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Three research teams from The University of Western Australia have been named finalists in three categories of Australia's premier science awards - the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes - for outstanding curiosity-driven research by Australians published in internationally respected journals or books. 

UWA water expert admitted to Royal Academy of Engineering

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of The University of Western Australia's Centre for Water Research, Jorg Imberger, has been elected a Fellow to Britain's Royal Academy of Engineering.

US Secretary of State, Dr Condoleezza Rice, at UWA

Friday, 25 July 2008

Western Australia is well-placed to play a vital role in the future of Australia's relationship with the United States and other countries in the region, according to Professor Alan Robson, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.

Professor Robson was speaking following a visit to UWA tonight by Dr Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State of the United States of America to attend a dinner hosted by WA Premier Alan Carpenter in conjunction with the Federal Foreign Affairs Minister, Stephen Smith - both UWA graduates.

Message from the Dean

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

To date, 2008 has been a year of highlights for the UWA Business School with many achievements contributing towards our goal of being internationally focused on attracting the best students, attracting and retaining the best staff and building strong links with the business community.

Executive Programs Continue to Grow

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Our Executive Education activity continues to grow. So far this year, the AIM-UWA Business School Alliance has been successful in winning and delivering the first of a series of new Management Development Programs in Singapore, for the parent company of our partner PSB Academy.

Business School Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

The Business School is planning many exciting events for the second half of 2008.  

Events scheduled include:

  • Breakfast by the Bay Series: Trevor Nisbett - 10 September 2008
  • Shann Memorial Lecture - 19 August 2008
  • Program Information Evenings

Business School Prize Winners Acknowledged

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

More than 200 students and families gathered to celebrate the UWA Business School Prize Giving Ceremony held at the University Club in early May.

Woolworths Former CEO Keynote Speaker at GMA Black Tie Dinner

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Roger Corbett, former CEO and Director of Woolworth's Ltd reviewed the success of Woolworths and future challenges, at the annual GMA black tie dinner.

Global Google Online Marketing Challenge Win

Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Five Business School students led by Dr Fang Liu have won the Global Google Online Marketing Challenge.  The team beat 1,650 other teams from around the world to win Google's first University Online Marketing Challenge.