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 August 2011
Sunday 14
10:00 - EVENT - 2011 Open Day : Experience what's on offer at UWA Website | More Information
UWA opens up the whole campus to the public.

Come and find out about the courses on offer, valuable research, community programs, and facilities...all mixed with a day full of lots of fun activities for everyone!
Wednesday 17
9:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - The 7 Secrets of Highly Effective PhD Students : An entertaining seminar that gives away some secrets of success for Masters and PhD students More Information
The workshop helps you to understand how to increase your effectiveness and outcomes in the following key areas: how you deal with your supervisor how you structure your study time your attitude (or lack thereof!) in relation to your research dealing with writer’s block or having difficulty (...)
Thursday 18
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - The 2011 Marshall Warren Lecture : The Next Convergence. The future of economic growth in a multi-speed world Website | More Information
The 2011 Marshall-Warren lecture will be delivered by Michael Spence, Winner of the Nobel 2001 Prize in Economic Sciences with Joseph E. Stiglitz and George A. Akerlof.

In this lecture, Professor Spence will explore the main arguments of his book 'The Next Convergence'. This will appeal (...)

18:00 - FREE LECTURE - UWA Business School - "Measuring People's Willingness to Pay (WTP): 30 Years of Research" with Professor Vithala Rao : Public Lecture Website | More Information
In this lecture Professor Rao will discuss some of his research on behavioral aspects of pricing. The lecture will focus on three concepts -

1) The usual measurement of WTP using a conjoint utility model may be biased due to the presence of informational effect of price

2) (...)
Tuesday 23
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Sustainable Wellbeing — An Economic Future for Australia : UWA Business School - Shann Memorial Lecture with Dr Martin Parkinson PSM Website | More Information
Dr Parkinson was appointed Secretary to the Treasury in March 2011. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of the Australian Office of Financial Management, and member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Board of Taxation, the Board of Infrastructure Australia and the Council of Financial (...)
Tuesday 30
13:00 - FREE LECTURE - Economist Lecture Series : Stephen Miller, Managing Director, BlackRock More Information
On a size-adjusted basis, economics is more important in Australia than many other countries including the US and the UK. As part of UWA’s long history of producing economists who go on to have successful careers, the new Economist Lecture Series fills a gap in the understanding of what an (...)

 September 2011
Friday 16
13:00 - SEMINAR - DVCR Lunchtime Seminar Series : Socialising your Research More Information
Dear Colleagues, You are all invited to the next in the series of the DVCR Prof Robyn Owens’ Lunchtime Seminars.

Title: Socialising your Research - publishing a paper is just the start…

Guest Speakers: Prof Stephan Lewandowsky – Professorial Fellow, School of Psychology An (...)

17:15 - SEMINAR - UWA BUSINESS SCHOOL PANORAMA SERIES : Global, National and WA Banking Perspectives Website | More Information
This seminar will introduce the ideas and concepts of:

1)Economics – interest rates, exchange rates, loan markets

2)Banking and the resources industry

3)Banking and diversity in the workplace

Presenters:

Damon Goodall - Senior Dealer, Global (...)
Wednesday 28
18:30 - Forum - UWA BUSINESS SCHOOL 2011 FORUM : Global Financial Crisis II: The Case for Optimism? Website | More Information
With the possibility of a double-dip recession in the US and sovereign debt crisis facing the EU, UWA experts in finance and economics will assess the case for optimism and answer your questions on the future of the local, national and global economy at an open public forum. Find out whether there (...)

 October 2011
Monday 03
17:30 - PUBLIC TALK - MBA/EMBA Information Evening : We invite you to attend one of our upcoming information evenings which will give you the opportunity to learn about the programs on offer Website | More Information
The Business School holds regular information evenings for its MBA and EMBA programs.

We invite you to attend one of our upcoming information evenings which will give you the opportunity to learn about the programs on offer, to discuss your study options, meet Business School staff and (...)
Wednesday 05
7:00 - EVENT - Breakfast by the Bay : Breakfast by the Bay with Jonathan Holloway : Festivals Mean Business Website | More Information
Join Jonathan Holloway, the Artistic Director of Perth International Arts Festival 2012-2015, as he outlines the benefits the Festival will provide to the Perth arts and business community in the coming years. He will discuss how he was instrumental in the transformation of the Norfolk and Norwich (...)

16:00 - EXPO - UWA Postgraduate & Honours Expo 2011 Website | More Information
The Postgraduate and Honours Expo showcases a host of opportunities for further study, including honours and postgraduate coursework and research possibilities.

Discover the courses each faculty has to offer, learn about postgraduate scholarships, attend information sessions and talk to (...)
Saturday 15
12:00 - FUNDRAISER - Relay for Life @ UWA : The Cancer Council Relay For Life at UWA is a Guild Volunteering student run event for campus and community Website | More Information
The Cancer Council Relay for Life at UWA is a Guild Volunteering run event. In it's inaugural year in 2010 [email protected] raised over $100,000 for The Cancer Council and we hope to go above and beyond that this year. The event will be held on the 15th and 16th of October. We require as many teams and (...)
Thursday 20
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - UWA Business School Public Lecture : Social Finance: Mobilising capital for social change Website | More Information
Social change, an understanding of impact investing and the potential it holds to mobilise capital beyond traditional government and charitable monies, is becoming critical.

Impact investors seeking a blended financial and social return are increasingly active in mobilising capital to (...)
Friday 21
12:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS: INAUGURAL LECTURE : Increasing the “3Ps” of Productivity, Participation and Population: What can we expect of Australian workers? More Information
There is much talk in Australia at present about the need to increase participation in paid work and productivity, and at the same time increase Australia’s population. This conversation is partly driven by the prospect of an ageing population, and transformation in Australia’s employment base away (...)

17:15 - SEMINAR - UWA Business School Panorama Series : The Role of Private Equity in the Mining Industry More Information
The Role of Private Equity in the Mining Industry

1)Private equity - what is it?

2)How does private equity work?

3)Myths - the perception

4)Facts- the reality?

These are some of the questions to be answered at a time when companies big and (...)
Wednesday 26
18:00 - EVENT - 2011 Fay Gale Lecture : Trends and Recent Developments in Income Inequality in Australia Website | More Information
The 2011 Fay Gale lecture will be given by Denise Doiron, Associate Professor, Australian School of Business, UNSW.

After a decade of stable even slightly improving income inequality, Australia suffered a sharp widening of its income distribution in the late 2000’s. Although this U-turn (...)
Monday 31
15:00 - VISITING SPEAKER - What is web science and why is it important? : An overview of the emerging indisciplinary study of the web as a major force in society. More Information
The World Wide Web is the largest and most complex engineered environment that has enormous impacts on human society. Web Science addresses changes and accommodations necessary to maintain a pro-human web with positive societal benefits. This talk will elaborate on the range of research projects (...)

 November 2011
Wednesday 09
12:00 - SYMPOSIUM - “The Conversation” : Andrew Jaspan, Editor of “The Conversation” will talk about his experiences. More Information
Launched in March 2011, The Conversation is an independent source of information, analysis and commentary from the university and research sector.

Speaker Bio: Andrew is a co-founder The Conversation. He previously edited The Age, The Observer (London), The Scotsman and Scotland on (...)
Wednesday 23
12:00 - - ECONOMICS: BOOK LAUNCH : THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE INDIAN ECONOMY Website | More Information
You are cordially invited to attend a book launch with Professor Chetan Ghate, our next Growth Zone Visitor.

Professor Ghate will give an overview of his book, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy, and Indian reforms.  He will discuss India’s remarkable economic growth and key (...)


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