UWA researchers

Research measures Indigenous outcomes in the Kimberley and Pilbara

Friday, 20 October 2017

A study commissioned by the State Government and carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia has provided the first detailed analysis of government service provision and expenditure in the Kimberley and the Pilbara and its impact on Indigenous communities.

Social Impact Festival

Social Impact Festival aims to inspire social change

Friday, 7 July 2017

The University of Western Australia will host more than 50 major public events as part of the 2017 Social Impact Festival, which runs between Tuesday 18 and Friday 28 July.

Homeless

New ways of funding essential to adequately support the homeless

Friday, 28 April 2017

Australia’s services to support the homeless are overwhelmingly unable to meet client demand, according to new research from the Centre for Social Impact at The University of Western Australia (CSI UWA).

Laura Boykin

UWA scientist wins prestigious senior TED Fellowship

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

 

A research scientist from The University of Western Australia with a mission to increase food security in East Africa has been named the first Australian-based Senior TED Fellow in the history of the program.

Aboriginal flag

Northern wealth under spotlight at Indigenous conference

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Indigenous leaders from across Australia will come together for the Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference, to be held at The University of Western Australia on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December.

Paul Flatau

Services to support the homeless need alternative funding sources

Monday, 31 October 2016

A new study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia for the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) has found services to support the homeless face an increasingly constrained funding environment that is reliant on government sources of funding.

Researchers from UWA with St Barts CEO and community representative

Stable housing for homeless will save millions each year

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

A new study from The University of Western Australia has found that providing stable public housing for homeless people could save the Western Australian health system more than $16 million a year.

Elizabeth White

Recent Business School graduates to join the next generation of leaders and make a difference

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Elizabeth White (pictured) and Claire Stokes – recent graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact and Master of Business Administration respectively – are part of a small group chosen to participate in the 2016 Emerging Leaders in Governance Program.

McCusker Centre Opening

McCusker Centre to provide unique experience for students

Thursday, 17 March 2016

A new centre at The University of Western Australia will recruit student interns to work with community groups and not-for profit organisations with the aim of fostering a life-long commitment to the community.

Dawn Freshwater at International Women's Day

UWA celebrates International Women's Day

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

The University of Western Australia is proud to celebrate International Women's Day, which acknowledges the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Professor Harry Blagg

Calls for justice for young FASD offenders

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Researchers at The University of Western Australia Law School concerned about juvenile offenders battling foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are working with communities in Broome, Derby and Fitzroy Crossing on law reforms that will benefit offenders, the courts and government agencies delivering services.

Ranking attractiveness

Are attractive people paid more in the workplace?

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Your chance of getting a pay rise could depend on your looks, according to a new study led by The University of Western Australia.