Beyond the Hall of Winthrop
Perth Upmarket Alumni Exhibitors: Engineers and artists, how they balance both

Perth Upmarket Alumni Exhibitors: Engineers and artists, how they balance both

October 12, 2020

Current UWA student and LWAG Student Advisory Committee member interviews three UWA grads with degrees in engineering who are making waves in the arts. Hear about how they've balanced their brains between mathematics and science-heavy work with their creative outlets, making a career out of both.

How COVID-19 is changing the future of work in Hong Kong

How COVID-19 is changing the future of work in Hong Kong

October 5, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to threaten the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Hong Kong, additional concerns are being raised about the future of work.

Join Ricky Mui [BSc, LLB ‘97] Managing Director - Greater China at Robert Walters, and our panel of experts who share their insights on what you need to know - and how it will affect you.

Brought to you by Development and Alumni Relations and the Hong Kong Alumni Network.

TEDxUWA Thursdays: The power of social courage | Belinda Teh [LLB, BCom ‘16]

TEDxUWA Thursdays: The power of social courage | Belinda Teh [LLB, BCom ‘16]

October 1, 2020

Belinda Teh [BCom, LLB ‘16] takes us through her journey walking from Melbourne to Perth, bringing awareness to the Voluntary Assisted Dying bill, with Jevin Parmar, Co-head of Communications at TEDxUWA. In this episode, she explores the power of Social Courage and why it's important to cultivate it in our daily lives. 

Watch Belinda’s talk here.

Stay updated with our next event and find out more about TEDxUWA on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

Find out more about Go Gentle Australia on their website and Facebook page.

Breaking the cycle

Breaking the cycle

September 28, 2020

Dr Kate Leeming is more than just an adventurer, and more than just a cyclist – she’s a passionate advocate for human rights and social justice. Kate will discuss how her achievements, physically, mentally and philanthropically, have endowed her with a compelling and inspiring story of what can be achieved with hard work and perseverance.

Accounting for impact: the journey from classroom to boardroom

Accounting for impact: the journey from classroom to boardroom

September 21, 2020

Emeritus Professor Ann Tarca BCom '79, MAcc '98, PhD '03, a member of the Business School's Ambassadorial Council UK Chapter, qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985 and graduated with her PhD in accounting in 2003. She taught and researched at the UWA Business School, where her academic career culminated in her appointment as Head of the Accounting and Finance Discipline Group from 2012-2016.  In July 2017, Ann was appointed as a member of the International Accounting Standards Board.  Ann is truly a global leader in accounting.  Find out how she made this massive transition and what life looks like for her today.

The Latest Developments in Tennis Technology

The Latest Developments in Tennis Technology

September 14, 2020

Tennis is a notoriously traditional sport. Listen and learn about how UWA graduate Dr Machar Reid, Head of Innovation at Tennis Australia, is challenging the old-school thinking and transforming the sport into a new way of thinking.

Education on waste issues a priority

Education on waste issues a priority

September 7, 2020

Clare Courtauld BSc(Hons) '14, Waste Education Coordinator is empowering the community with knowledge and tools to take action at the City of Cockburn. Learn how her journey from Bridgetown to UWA influenced her career and passion for the environment.

Visit www.ecoactionwa.org or follow on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/EcoActionWA/ today!

TEDxUWA Thursdays: What Diagnosing Rare Diseases Can Tell Us About The Future of Work | Georgia Hay

TEDxUWA Thursdays: What Diagnosing Rare Diseases Can Tell Us About The Future of Work | Georgia Hay

September 3, 2020

TEDxUWA secretary Mytreye Manikyam [BSc '17] catches up with Dr Georgia Hay [BSc '14, BSc(Hons) '15] about her working life since finishing her PhD and working as a researcher at the Future of Work Institute. She takes us through her experience at UWA where she found her passion for organisational psychology and began her research career on what makes peoples' work compelling.

Watch Georgia's TEDxUWA talk here.

Find out more about TEDxUWA's upcoming event, TEDxUWASalon: Little Grey Cells, here: https://www.facebook.com/events/339243357460471

Get tickets here: https://tedxuwasalonlittlegr-event.getqpay.com/

The Journey from Scientist to Consultant

The Journey from Scientist to Consultant

August 31, 2020

In this episode, we connect with Tomy Hwang, who currently works as a consultant in Canberra. He shares his stories about his time at UWA, his favorite memories, and the time he spent working with children at Princess Margaret Hospital. We also discuss his transition into consultancy, personal branding for young professionals, and Tomy offers his insight and advice for both present and future young professionals.

From Cradle to Golden Years: A happy, healthy life

From Cradle to Golden Years: A happy, healthy life

August 28, 2020

They say life is all about the journey. Even so, we all hope we are destined for comfortable, healthy and happy golden years.

Driven by passionate researchers and supported by visionary individuals and organisations, new discoveries, novel therapies and innovative programs for young and old are promising to significantly improve quality of life at birth, into childhood, adulthood and during our senior years.

Dr Sam Illingworth, Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Science, UWA Faculty of Science, hosted an expert panel of philanthropically funded researchers exploring innovative research at UWA that is providing life-changing improvements to health from birth, to childhood, adulthood and during senior years. Discover what novel therapies and innovative programs our researchers have been working on that have been supported by visionary individuals and organisations to improve our quality of life.

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