At the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science, we are committed to engaging with the community by providing sponsorship support for key industry partners and events.
The School of Natural Sciences sponsors the Perth Royal Beer Show in the categories of Best Lager Packaged (commercial) and Best Stout Packaged (commercial).
The School of Psychology and Social Science provided considerable financial and in-kind support for the 11th Trans-Tasman Community Conference in July 2009, auspiced by the Australian Psychological Society College of Community Psychologists.
In July 2009, Speech Pathology hosted a workshop for community speech pathologists, presenting visiting researcher Dr Ray Wilkinson from the University of Manchester. The workshop entitled “Using conversation analysis to assess and treat the talk of people with aphasia and their conversation partners”. Thirty speech pathologists from Perth and surrounding areas attended the workshop.
The WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards (NMEAs) is the highlight of the nursing and midwifery calendar. The occasion sees nurses and midwives, health care professionals and government officials from all over the state come together to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution the professions of nursing and midwifery make to the health of Western Australians.
This series of highly successful congresses showcase innovation and leadership in clinical practice, research and education. Featuring both international and national experts, delegates gain knowledge and insight into how to manage the challenges faced by nurses in today’s complex healthcare environments. The Congress attracts nurses worldwide who are interested in furthering their professional practice and competency, professional networking, and generating new and exciting ideas and projects.
Public Health/Occupational Health and Safety within the School of Exercise and Health Sciences sponsored the conference dinner of the annual scientific meeting of the Australiasian Epidemiological Association 2011.
Public Health/Occupational Health and Safety within the School of Exercise and Health Sciences sponsored the 29th Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists Conference, Brisbane (2011), Silver Sponsorship ($5,000).
Bibi Anderson organised for Nutrition and Dietetics within the School of Exercise and Health Sciences to sponsor two dinners at Ronald McDonald House as a part of the Foodservice project - with students making meals for the families. It was a great success.