Brilliant mathematician's 60th birthday marked by world-first conference

Monday, 22 December 2008

A mathematician whose name will be remembered for the ground-breaking theories she posited will have a special 60th birthday ‘party' at The University of Western Australia - a 12-day international conference in her honour. 

'Gentleman Scholar' and Marketing Professor saluted by Australasian Marketing Academy

Monday, 15 December 2008

Two marketing professors from The University of Western Australia's Business School have been honoured by the Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy (ANZMAC). 

CBH UWA scholarships an honour for Weetman and Alderman

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Novel weed management methods are the focus of two recently completed fourth year projects by students at the Institute of Agriculture (IOA), The University of Western Australia.

Professor Kadambot Siddique, IOA's Director, says weeds competing with crops and pastures for sunlight, water and nutrients are a major constraint to agricultural production, costing farmers billions of dollars each year in lost production and management costs.

"With global population forecast to exceed nine billion by 2050, there will be a significant and increasing demand for food without increasing the land area used for agriculture.

Chance for schools to point and click at stars

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

Anyone who enjoyed this week's ‘smiley face' in the sky - the upturned waxing crescent moon ‘mouth' with its two eyes, Jupiter and Venus - would probably love to own a revolutionary device that allows you to point and click at stars, planets and constellations to learn more about them. 

Dean Tracey Horton

Message from the Dean

Thursday, 27 November 2008

In times of global turmoil it is more important than ever that business schools remain relevant at an international level, pursue deeper understanding of business fundamentals and encourage creative thinking regarding the critical business issues faced around the world.  As part of our pursuit in Achieving International Excellence, the UWA Business School actively supports international forums for dialogue and debate between academics, students, alumni, and business professionals and leaders.

outside business school

Appointment of Woodside Chair in Leadership

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Woodside's sponsorship of the UWA Business School is gaining traction. The recent appointment of internationally-renowned Professor, David Day as the Woodside Professor in Leadership and Management is a key element in the joint strategy to invest in improving the business and commercial skills of university graduates as well as currently employed managers and executives.

Alumni at Ernst & Young

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Building a lifelong learning relationship with our Alumni is vital to the sustainability of the Business School, and its relevance to industry.  As the University strives to achieve international excellence, the Business School is also focused on fostering leadership, recognising accomplishments and providing networking opportunities among its Alumni. 

Breaking News

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Professor

As the 2009 Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Fellow, Professor David Yermack from the Stern School of Business - New York University, will teach an Honours Unit in Finance during semester one 2009.

Business School Event Highlights

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Once again the Business School was host to many exciting international and local events, including alumni events, public lectures by world-renowned presenters, student events and conferences.