Business and Industry http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/taxonomy/term/70/all en UWA News has moved to Impact http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020081712221/alumni/uwa-news-has-moved-impact <p>All UWA news content, including media releases, are now available on <a href="http://www.uwa.edu.au/news">Impact</a>.</p> Mon, 17 Aug 2020 nicholas.smith 12221 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au BeefLinks partnership to boost red meat industry http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020080512219/agriculture-industry/beeflinks-partnership-boost-red-meat-industry <p>A four-year partnership between The University of Western Australia, Meat &amp; Livestock Australia (MLA) through the MLA Donor Company (MDC) has been launched to coordinate and drive an integrated research and practice change program for the West Australian Beef Industry.</p> Wed, 05 Aug 2020 diana.boykett 12219 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au McCusker Centre celebrates 1000 student internships http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020070612209/business-and-industry/mccusker-centre-celebrates-1000-student-internships <p>A unique internship program that provides students from The University of Western Australia with an opportunity to give back to their communities has surpassed a milestone of more than 1000 internships, contributing more than 100,000 hours’ service to the community.</p> <p></p> Mon, 06 Jul 2020 nicholas.smith 12209 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au New wave of Federal funding to transform offshore energy industry http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020070212204/awards-and-prizes/new-wave-federal-funding-transform-offshore-energy-industry <p>The University of Western Australia has been awarded $5 million in Federal Government funding to establish a new research hub which will focus on harnessing data and physics-based science to better understand offshore energy environments and improve future infrastructure design.</p> <p></p> Thu, 02 Jul 2020 nicholas.smith 12204 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au UWA partners with BHP and Rio Tinto to improve mining tailings management http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020063012192/business-and-industry/uwa-partners-bhp-and-rio-tinto-improve-mining-tailings-managemen <p>A new initiative that aims to improve global tailings management has been launched through a partnership between The University of Western Australia, Rio Tinto and BHP.</p> <p></p> Tue, 30 Jun 2020 nicholas.smith 12192 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au UWA expertise to help shape future of Australian oceans http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020060912151/awards-and-prizes/uwa-expertise-help-shape-future-australian-oceans <p>Five ocean researchers from The University of Western Australia have been selected to join the newly established Blue Economy Cooperative Research Centre, a Federal Government initiative which explores the sustainable use of ocean resources to drive economic growth.&nbsp;</p> <p></p> Tue, 09 Jun 2020 nicholas.smith 12151 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au UWA engineering researcher recognised by global industry body http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020051512087/awards-and-prizes/uwa-engineering-researcher-recognised-global-industry-body <p>An engineering PhD student from The University of Western Australia with an interest in developing environmentally friendly oil and gas drilling processes has been globally recognised as one of the top 15 young engineering professionals in the petroleum engineering industry.</p> <p></p> Fri, 15 May 2020 nicholas.smith 12087 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au Fearless campus leaders who stepped into the breach http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020051312078/business-and-industry/fearless-campus-leaders-who-stepped-breach <p><strong>This article was published online in The Australian newspaper on Tuesday 28 April and is reprinted with permission of the newspaper.</strong></p> <p class="selectionshareable">Neither Jane den Hollander nor Belinda Robinson had any idea what they were in for when they agreed to take an interim job running a university for a few months.<br /></p> Wed, 13 May 2020 simone.hewett 12078 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au Ocean gliders to examine impact of heatwave affecting northern Australia http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020050712063/business-and-industry/ocean-gliders-examine-impact-heatwave-affecting-northern-austral <p>Ocean gliders&nbsp;operated by The University of Western Australia from The Australian Integrated Marine Observing System’s (IMOS) facility&nbsp;have been deployed off the coast of Broome this week to collect ocean temperature data vital for understanding the marine and land heatwave affecting northern Australia.</p> <p></p> Thu, 07 May 2020 nicholas.smith 12063 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au UWA farewells first female engineering graduate http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020043012037/alumni/uwa-farewells-first-female-engineering-graduate <p>The University of Western Australia is saddened to note the passing of UWA’s first female engineering graduate Roslyn MacKinlay (nee’ Clarke).<br /></p> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 simone.hewett 12037 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au UWA Expert Series - UWA joins expert taskforce to help government response to COVID-19 http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020042912035/business-and-industry/uwa-expert-series-uwa-joins-expert-taskforce-help-government-res <p>The University of Western Australia has contributed nine top researchers to a taskforce of more than 100 experts across the Group of Eight (Go8) Universities that has today released a <a href="https://go8.edu.au/research/roadmap-to-recovery">Roadmap to Recovery</a> report, designed to help the Federal Government plot the best path through COVID-19.</p> Wed, 29 Apr 2020 jess.reid 12035 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au UWA marketing gurus say farewell http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020042812033/staff-news/uwa-marketing-gurus-say-farewell <p>Two of our most senior and respected marketing professors have said farewell to UWA, after many years of dedicated service. Luckily, they will be staying around to share their wisdom as Emeritus Professors.</p> Tue, 28 Apr 2020 rachael.chamberlain 12033 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au How will a $214 billion war on two fronts be paid for? http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020040911990/business-and-industry/how-will-214-billion-war-two-fronts-be-paid <p><strong><strong>This opinion piece by Professor&nbsp;<span>Peter Robertson and Rod Tyers, from UWA's Business School,</span> is reprinted with the permission of The Australian Financial Review newspaper. It was published on Wednesday 1 April 2020.&nbsp;<br /></strong></strong></p> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 simone.hewett 11990 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au New online learning solutions to support UWA community http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020040911989/business-and-industry/new-online-learning-solutions-support-uwa-community <p>The University of Western Australia has partnered with Microsoft to rapidly implement new online learning and collaboration solutions, supporting University staff and students working and studying remotely due to the COVID-19 outbreak.</p> <p></p> Thu, 09 Apr 2020 nicholas.smith 11989 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au New centre for LNG and hydrogen research to support future energy exports http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/2020031311906/business-and-industry/new-centre-lng-and-hydrogen-research-support-future-energy-expor <p>The University of Western Australia will lead the new Future Energy Exports Cooperative Research Centre set to position Australia as a global leader in the development and testing of new LNG and Hydrogen technologies.</p> Fri, 13 Mar 2020 jess.reid 11906 at http://www.news.uwa.edu.au