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Graduate Management Association

Thursday, 1 March 2007

The Business School welcomes Brenna Pavey as the GMA's new President for 2007. In this edition we thought it timely to remind everyone what the GMA is all about and the exciting year ahead!

For more information on the GMA and how to join, view our revamped website at http://www.gma.asn.au/

TEACHING & LEARNING UPDATE

Thursday, 1 March 2007

One of my first tasks in 2007 as Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning (T&L) is to convene the first meeting of the new Teaching and Learning Committee.

EVENTS

Thursday, 1 March 2007

Advanced Notice - Senior Executive Forum
Leadership: Strategy: Action

Professor Jay Conger London Business School

Professor Srikant Datar Harvard Business School

WELCOME FROM THE DEAN'S DESK

Thursday, 1 March 2007

Welcome to the first edition of eBiz for 2007 - a year which is destined to be filled with memorable highlights and milestones. The visible progress of our new Business School building at the southern end of campus (where the sheep used to roam!) is a fitting symbol of the progress we are making across all aspects of our operations. For all of us at the UWA Business School it is tremendously rewarding to begin to see some of our ambitious plans translate to realities.

WELCOME FROM THE DEAN'S DESK

Thursday, 1 March 2007

Welcome to the first edition of eBiz for 2007 - a year which is destined to be filled with memorable highlights and milestones. The visible progress of our new Business School building at the southern end of campus (where the sheep used to roam!) is a fitting symbol of the progress we are making across all aspects of our operations. For all of us at the UWA Business School it is tremendously rewarding to begin to see some of our ambitious plans translate to realities.

Staff Appointments Announced

Thursday, 1 March 2007

We congratulate the following staff on their new positions at the Business School.

Iain Watson - Deputy Dean Operations [email protected]
David Plowman - Director Postgraduate Programs [email protected]
Trish Todd - Director Undergraduate Programs [email protected]
Julie Lee - Director Doctoral Programs mailto:[email protected]
John Cordery - Associate Dean Research [email protected]
Phil Hancock - Associate Dean Teaching and Learning [email protected]

BUSINESS SCHOOL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Thursday, 1 March 2007

With more than half of the $25 million target raised and construction of the new building well underway for completion in early 2008, the new Business School is on the path of success.

Latest Research Indicates Culture Similarities Significant in Tourism

Thursday, 1 March 2007

According to PhD student, Ms Siew Imm Ng; international tourists' perception of their own homeland cultural similarities with a destination, comparing things such as food, religion, language spoken, leisure activities and physical appearances, are key motivators when booking a holiday destination.

UWA to host major speech on cancer prevention

Sunday, 9 July 2006

The Australian pioneering researcher who developed a vaccine to safeguard women against cervical cancer will present the Sir Wallace Kyle Oration at The University of Western Australia next week.

Professor Ian Frazer, 2006 Australian of the Year and Director of the Diamantina Institute of Cancer Immunology and Metabolic Medicine, will address the topic: ‘Cancer, and what we can do to prevent it’, at 6pm on Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at UWA’s Octagon Theatre.