PhD conference attendees

29th PhD Conference in Economics and Business

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The 29th PhD Conference in Economics and Business is coming to the University of Western Australia from 9-11 November 2016.

UWA joins UN Global Compact

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

The University of Western Australia has joined the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative: the United Nations Global Compact.

David Yermack

NYU finance expert to deliver blockchain public lecture

Monday, 8 August 2016

New York University’s Professor David Yermack will deliver a public lecture on blockchain—the new technology set to revolutionise financial record-keeping.

Phil Dolan and Sharon Parker

Addressing Australia’s work stress could save billions

Monday, 1 August 2016

In Australia, the cost of workers’ compensation claims for mental stressis $200 million per year. Further, PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates work stress costs the Australian economy at least $10.9 billion per year.

Create Vision

UWA students work to empower homeless population

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Across Australia, more than 100,000 people experience homelessness every night. And for many homeless individuals, unemployment is a major factor in the homelessness cycle.

Lyndal Bick

Woodside scholarship helps Lyndal on UWA MBA journey

Friday, 15 July 2016

Lyndal Bick is a high achiever. With years of experience in logistics, liaison and operations – both in Australia and internationally – she’s now ready to explore new career options.

George Ford

UWA student and alumni chase Olympic Glory

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The University of Western Australia celebrated its Rio Olympic representatives at a breakfast event last week with former Hockeyroo and Olympic gold medallist Sally Carbon among a panel of special guests.

Fiona Wood

High profile West Australians to share vision for State’s future

Friday, 8 July 2016

Seven high profile Western Australians from across the media, social and medical sectors will share their vision for the State’s future at an upcoming panel discussion.

20:50

When one painting is not like another…

Monday, 27 June 2016

Tom Simpson never quite understood why, as a young child, he was dragged to endless art galleries. But years later, the UWA Business School PhD candidate has developed a new appreciation for art—and is even developing a new way to value collectable art pieces.

Kent Kwan

Baby boomers and technology the next big finance trends

Friday, 17 June 2016

Kent Kwan has moved on from the mining boom. As the manager of one of Australia’s best performing investment funds, he’s far more interested in big data and baby boomers.

Josie Janz-Dawson

West Coast Fever star to inspire Indigenous students

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

West Coast Fever netballer Josie Janz-Dawson will share her career highs and lows with Indigenous students at the Future Footprints Expo on 27 June.

Strictly (Mining) Boardroom

Strictly Boardroom: Fresh insights for mining company directors

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Aspiring members of mining company boards have a new weapon in their toolkit: Strictly (Mining) Boardroom – A Practitioner’s Guide for Next Generation Directors.

WA Governor Kerry Sanderson

Graduates and staff earn Queen's Birthday Honours

Monday, 13 June 2016

Western Australia’s Governor, a Supreme Court judge, an Australian hockey legend and one of Perth’s leading businessmen are among 18 graduates and a staff member of The University of Western Australia who have been recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

MBA students Darren, Joel, Cameron and Michael

MBA students shake up agri-food industry

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

UWA MBA students are set on doubling the value of Western Australia’s pork exports by 2025.

Sharon Parker

International mentorship award for UWA academic

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The UWA Business School’s Professor Sharon Parker has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the field of Organisational Behaviour with a prestigious international award.

MBA students

MBAs bring expertise to real-life consulting project

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The peak body representing Australia’s oil and gas industry has partnered with the UWA Business School to give MBA students the opportunity to engage in a real-life consulting project.

MBA students with Nathan Lude (ATCO Gas Australia)

MBA students tackle WA’s evolving energy market

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

In a real-life consulting project for ATCO Gas Australia, a team of UWA MBA students has developed a strategy to help the company thrive in Western Australia’s rapidly evolving energy market.  ATCO has been a long standing partner of the UWA Business School and is passionate about providing opportunities for students to develop their skills in and out of the lecture theatre.

UWA Business School China study tour

China study tour paves way for international friendships

Friday, 6 May 2016

UWA Business School students forged friendships with students from six Chinese universities during a recent immersion study tour.

Leah Pooley and Abby Page

Business is blooming for UWA MBA student

Friday, 6 May 2016

UWA MBA student Abby Page is about to launch her own start-up, enabled by skills she learnt in a scenario planning course.

Sharon Parker

Ground-breaking work design researcher wins ARC Laureate Fellowship

Friday, 6 May 2016

Pioneering research on the changing nature of ‘work’ has resulted in an Australian Laureate Fellowship being awarded to The University of Western Australia.