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New report highlights importance role school of teachers and counsellors in tackling secondary school homelessness

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

A new study has found that community service groups and schools need to work more closely together to assist and prevent homelessness in secondary school youth.

Elizabeth Ooi

Super fund performance linked to directors’ connections

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Superannuation funds perform better when their directors have fewer ties to other superannuation funds.

Dave Webb

Moving beyond poverty

Thursday, 16 April 2015

How can we address social injustice in a global marketplace?

Professor Paul Flatau

Making a difference: How do you measure social impact?

Friday, 6 March 2015

The UWA Business School Centre for Social Impact (UWA CSI) and Bankwest Foundation have partnered to produce a long-term series of research projects that will transform the way that social impact is assessed in the WA community sector.

Paul Flatau

Study on homeless youth reveals majority spent time in out of home care

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

A new report and the first national study of its kind, The Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia, has revealed the extreme difficulties faced by homeless young people.

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A bold new transport future

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Professor Antonio Páez from McMaster University in Canada says we might soon be getting to our next destination using driverless taxis - and with the assistance of apps such as Uber.

Ramon Wenzel

Not-for-profit sector must invest more in professional development

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The not-for-profit (NFP) sector's lack of investment in employee professional development is limiting staff capacity and calling the sector's long-term viability into question, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia Business School's Centre for Social Impact.

Paul Flatau

New approach to tackling homelessness

Friday, 14 November 2014

A new Housing First approach piloted by Mission Australia could help Australia's 100,000 homeless people transition into permanent housing.

Michael McLure

The Case for a ‘Fiscal Equalisation Fund’

Thursday, 13 November 2014

The UWA Business School's Professor Michael McLure has cautioned against imposing a floor on the redistribution of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) alone, as suggested by various Western Australian politicians.

Dr Amy Tian

Personality tests, sick co-workers and shared knowledge: What makes a good workplace?

Monday, 10 November 2014

Can a personality test accurately predict your on-the-job behaviour? What happens to your co-workers when you come in to the office sick? And how can we encourage employees to share their knowledge?