Bob Hawke

Tribute to Bob Hawke

Thursday, 16 May 2019

The University of Western Australia mourns with the nation the passing of one of its most outstanding graduates, the Honourable Dr Bob Hawke, LLB, BA, DLitt.

Ship engraving

Pilbara ship engraving may depict British ship Mermaid in 1818

Thursday, 16 May 2019

A team of archaeologists has discovered a depiction of a British naval ship carved onto a boulder on an island in the Dampier Archipelago in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.

UWA’s Graduate School of Education complete a trilogy of works focussed on the rebuilding of school systems destroyed by long-running conflict in post-war climates

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education celebrate the success of authors from the Graduate School of Education for the recent completion of a trilogy of works surrounding the rebuilding of school systems in post-war conflict zones, a collection that dates from 2017 - 2019.

Stephen Smith

Forum to focus on radicalisation and how we respond

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Leading experts will discuss radicalisation and its causes and how Australia and other countries are responding to it at a one-day symposium to be held at The University of Western Australia this Friday 10 May.

Child being vaccinated

Governments urged to adopt compensation for rare vaccine injury

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Research led by The University of Western Australia has found that that most countries with mandatory childhood vaccination policies don’t have no-fault vaccine injury compensation schemes to care for rare victims of vaccines.

Tim Ungar

Tim Ungar appointed Chair of Perth Festival Board

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Perth businessman Tim Ungar has been appointed Chair of Perth Festival. Mr Ungar, who has been board member of Perth Festival since July 2015, succeeds John Barrington to Chair Australia's longest-running international arts festival.

Paul Flatau

Charities struggle to measure outcomes

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Research led by The University of Western Australia's Centre for Social Impact and funded by the Bankwest Foundation has found a gulf exists between the expectation of not-for-profit groups and charities to measure their outcomes, and the funding available to do so.

Hayley Biddle

UWA students awarded Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarships

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Five students from The University of Western Australia are among 38 young Australians to be awarded a Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship.

Melinda Boss with her award

Awards and Achievements - March 2019

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

The University of Western Australia has a continual roll call of awards, scholarships and prizes presented to staff and students. To recognise these achievements, an article is published on the UWA news page on the website and in UWA Forward on the first week of every month. If you know of great awards or achievements across the University please email uwamedia@uwa.edu.au

Banking Royal Commissioner Kenneth Hayne

What's next after the banking royal commission

Monday, 1 April 2019

The implications of the Banking Royal Commission will be the topic of a breakfast panel discussion to be hosted by The University of Western Australia’s Business School this Friday 5 April.

Values

Values influence where we spend our time and money

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

A study carried out by The University of Western Australia has highlighted the important role values play in our daily behaviour, including where we invest our time and money.

Sagi Peari at CLTA conference

Best Paper Prize at the Corporate Law Teachers Association

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Congratulations to Doctor Sagi Peari who was awarded the Best Paper Prize at the Corporate Law Teachers Association (CLTA) conference in Auckland.

The annual conference was hosted by the University of Auckland and the award ceremony was attended by leading academics, judiciary and policy makers.

“I would like to sincerely thank CLTA’s Executive Committee for the trust in my candidacy and my work. I was deeply touched by the high level of collegiality and the warm welcoming I received at the conference”, Dr Peari said.

Four UWA Master of Business Administration students win prestigious 2019 Schulic

Four UWA Master of Business Administration students win prestigious 2019 Schulich International Case Competition

Monday, 11 March 2019

The Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education celebrated the success of Next Gen Resources, a team of four UWA Master of Business Administration (MBA) Flexible students who were recently awarded first place at the seventh annual Schulich International Case Competition on 23 February 2019, held at the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada.

UWA Graduate School of Education Professor Peter Merrotsy awarded a Citation for

UWA Graduate School of Education Professor Peter Merrotsy awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Congratulations to UWA Graduate School of Education Professor Peter Merrotsy, who recently received an Australian Award for University Teaching (AAUT) Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, at the 2018 Awards Ceremony, on 26 February 2019.

Fit for Study team

Student wellbeing program recognised in national teaching awards

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

A University of Western Australia program designed to improve students' health and wellbeing, their experiences and learning support services has taken out a top honour in the nation's most prestigious teaching awards.

Cameron Thorn

UWA student awarded Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

A postgraduate student at The University of Western Australia with a passion for education equality is one of 17 leading postgraduate students Australia-wide to be named a Westpac Future Leaders Scholar.

Law changes urged in property issues involving family violence

Law changes urged in property issues involving family violence

Monday, 25 February 2019

We need government support to improve legal aid services to help people resolve property matters where family violence is involved, according to research led by The University of Western Australia in collaboration with researchers from Murdoch University and the University of Notre Dame.

Engraving by American whalers on Dampier archipelago

American whalers left rock engravings in Pilbara in 1840s

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

A team of archaeologists from The University of Western Australia working with Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation and mining company Rio Tinto have discovered that Indigenous people were not the only ones to leave their mark in the Dampier Archipelago.

Professor Natalie Skead, Dean and Head of UWA Law School, awarded Principal Fell

Professor Natalie Skead, Dean and Head of UWA Law School, awarded Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Congratulations to Professor Natalie Skead, Dean and Head of UWA Law School, who is now a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), following the success of her application to Advance HE for Principal Fellowship at the recent Recognition Panel.

Success for UWA Winthrop Professor of Marketing, Jill Sweeney, at the ANZMAC Conference 2018

Friday, 25 January 2019

UWA Winthrop Professor of Marketing, Jill Sweeney, was recently awarded the ANZMAC Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award at the 2018 ANZMAC Conference Gala Awards Dinner, hosted by the University of Adelaide at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Wednesday 5 December 2018.