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UWA Public Policy Institute to help shape the future

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The University of Western Australia has established a new way to share its world-class research and expertise with decision makers and community leaders to help shape the future of our society.

String Orchestra

Australian Music Examinations Board celebrates 100 years

Thursday, 17 May 2018

The leading body in music examinations is celebrating its centenary this year with key events rolled out over the next few months.

Julius the dog

Therapy dog a furry friend for UWA law students

Friday, 4 May 2018

The University of Western Australia Law School has a new wellbeing initiative - a furry four legged friend that is providing students with a much-needed break from their studies and proving to be quite a hit with people on campus.

Isabel Inkster

2018 Ciara Glennon Scholarship awarded

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A third-year Law student with a passion for the law, arts and environment has been awarded this year’s Ciara Glennon Memorial Law Scholarship.

$1.75 million grant to help tackle disadvantage in Western Australia

Thursday, 3 May 2018

A project addressing entrenched disadvantage in WA in which The University of Western Australia is taking the lead research role has received $1.75 million in funding from Lotterywest.

The business of honey

Thursday, 26 April 2018

The business of honey will be the focus of an upcoming Hackathon to address challenges facing the honey industry and explore markets for valuable, but largely untapped honey bee products.

Law Building

UWA and Corrs launch AI legal collaboration

Thursday, 19 April 2018

A special pro bono collaboration to help prepare law students for the increasing influence of artificial intelligence in the practice of law -  while at the same time benefiting the Australian not-for-profit sector  - has been announced by Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, and The University of Western Australia.

Perth City

Report reveals homeless challenges facing Australian cities

Thursday, 12 April 2018

A national report paints a bleak picture of the social and health implications of homelessness in Australian capital cities and the challenges that lie ahead to address these.

UWA MBA students place third in international competition

UWA MBA students place third in international competition

Monday, 9 April 2018

UWA MBA students have placed third in an international competition where they had to come up with viable solutions for real-world challenges faced by businesses.

Business School lecturer presents gig economy research to Australian Senate Inqu

Business School lecturer presents gig economy research to Australian Senate Inquiry

Monday, 9 April 2018

UWA Business School lecturer Dr Caleb Goods has presented his findings on workers' experience in the food delivery sector to the Australian Senta Inquiry.

Mitali with her award

Awards and achievements - March 2018

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students.

Law

Experts discuss constitutional recognition of First Nations in Australia

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Some of Australia’s leading Indigenous and constitutional law experts will meet at Western Australia’s Supreme Court to discuss the implications of the Referendum Council’s proposals for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Urban sketching to understand work design

Urban sketching to understand work design

Friday, 2 March 2018

The Centre for Transformative Work Design, part of UWA's Business School, is currently working with Lynne Chapman, a talented illustrator and urban sketcher from Sheffield in the UK, over a two-month residency.

Wine sales to assist archaeology research in WA

Wine sales to assist archaeology research in WA

Friday, 2 March 2018

A WA winery will provide a $1000 research grant and additional funding based on the sale of their specialist Batavia red wine for archaeology honours students at UWA.

Researcher profile: Prof Cristina Gibson

Researcher profile: Professor Cristina Gibson

Friday, 2 March 2018

Professor Cristina B. Gibson is Woodside Endowed Chair in Leadership and Management at UWA's Business School. Her expertise is at the nexus of organizational science, international management, and cross-cultural psychology.

Baby vaccination

Research finds midwives support childhood vaccination

Monday, 26 February 2018

New research led by a scholar from The University of Western Australia has found that the majority of midwives support vaccinations for babies and children.

Caine Chennat

Awards and achievements - December 2017 - January 2018

Thursday, 8 February 2018

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, a monthly article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month.

Free education: What does it mean for teacher preparation in Ireland and potenti

Free education: What does it mean for teacher preparation in Ireland and potentially, Australia?

Monday, 5 February 2018

Professor Tom O’Donoghue from UWA’s Graduate school of Education has launched a new publication on teacher preparation in Ireland, in response to the introduction of free second-level schooling 50 years ago.

Researchers secure New Columbo Plan Mobility Program funding

Researchers secure New Columbo Plan Mobility Program funding

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Researchers in the University of Western Australia's Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (FABLE) have successfully secured funding from the New Columbo Plan Mobility Program to enable students to study in the Indo-Pacific region during 2018.

Office worker

The key to a vibrant democracy may lie in the workplace

Friday, 5 January 2018

Research carried out by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with the University of Minnesota and the University of Illinois has revealed the key to a vibrant democracy may be as simple as giving employees a voice in the workplace.