The UWA Business School last night celebrated the outstanding achievements of its teaching and research staff.
At the annual Teaching and Research Awards Ceremony, eight faculty were recognised for excellence in teaching, two professional staff for outstanding contributions to student learning, and nine faculty for outstanding research achievements.
Dean of the UWA Business School, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan, congratulated the winners and thanked the School's faculty and professional staff for their dedication.
A new study examining gender disparities in the Australian labour market has found female graduates earn less than their male counterparts - and the gender pay gap widens dramatically the older women are at the time of graduation.
New York University Stern School of Business Professor David Yermack will explain the financial effects of CEOs' holidays in a public lecture at The University of Western Australia's Business School.
Professor Yermack, a visiting professor at the UWA Business School, will present his findings on trends in news announcements made by public companies before, during and after chief executives go on holiday.
He will also explain how these patterns in public announcements can create trading opportunities for investors.
Two organisations synonymous with the State's economic and social development - Wesfarmers and The University of Western Australia - are joining forces in a new multi-million-dollar project to boost the study of Australian history at both tertiary and secondary levels.
New research on the absorption of recent graduates into the labour market has revealed wide differences in how readily graduates from various fields of study and university groups find jobs to match their level of education.
Bourby Webster has always loved music. She also has a head for business. So it was no surprise she decided to combine her two passions after completing her Master of Business Administration at The University of Western Australia's Business School.
Enactus UWA (formerly Students in Free Enterprise [SIFE]) students will begin 2013 with a two-day camp to develop their leadership skills while exploring and discussing ideas around development, poverty, and social justice.
National sporting organisation Swimming Australia will strengthen its decision making over the next Olympic and Paralympic preparation and beyond with the assistance of researchers at the UWA Business School.
Attendees were welcomed by UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Johnson, who said the conference was particularly topical given that Western Australia's mining boom had resulted in WA leading the way in Indigenous business and procurement.
Western Australia's Indigenous Affairs Minister has told The University of Western Australia's Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference the best educational outcomes for Indigenous students come as a result of collaboration between both government and the private sector, and between various government departments.
The annual Conference is a joint venture between UWA, the Australian National University, The University of Queensland and Monash University which gives PhD students the opportunity to meet their peers and senior academics with similar interests, engage in high level debate and discussion, and network with prospective employers.