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Business projects win prestigious research grants

Friday, 18 November 2016

Three researchers from the UWA Business School will be undertaking new projects after winning prestigious grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Paul Flatau

Services to support the homeless need alternative funding sources

Thursday, 10 November 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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Paul Flatau

The Costs of Youth Homelessness in Australia

Thursday, 28 April 2016

A world-first Australian study has shown that preventing young people from becoming homeless by strengthening and integrating school and youth services at a community level could save an estimated $626 million per year across the youth justice and health services systems alone.

Kelly Neill

WA gas reservation policy a drag on state economy

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Western Australia’s gas reservation policy is costing the State economy between $0.4 and $1.1 billion each year, according to UWA researchers.

Cristina Gibson

Decade award for international business research

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

A paper co-authored by the UWA Business School’s Professor Cristina Gibson has been named as the winner of the Decade Award in international business.

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Top score for Business and Management research at UWA

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

UWA has received a rating of ‘well above world standard’ – the highest possible score – for its research in Business and Management.