Western Sydney’s construction industry will be challenged to reconsider its future, at a conference co-hosted by Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC).


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Western Sydney’s construction industry will be challenged to reconsider its future, at a conference co-hosted by Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) and Australia’s leading industry voice on construction transformation PrefabAUS.

The conference – Construction Opportunities in Western Sydney: Modernise or Die – will bring together NSW’s major construction agencies, policy makers, academics and industry and feature a keynote by internationally renowned thought leader on the future of construction, …

A highly-decorated research scientist and a respected business leader have been appointed La Trobe University Vice Chancellor’s Fellows.


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Recent winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, Distinguished Professor Jenny Graves AO has been appointed a VC Fellow. As the first solo female to win the coveted prize, she will work to help ensure more women are successful in their science careers.

Former Incitec Pivot Limited CEO James Fazzino will utilise his strong industry connections and insights to help employment outcomes of business school graduates.

The two appointments were announced today by Vice-Chancellor, …

La Trobe is championing a shift in business schools toward better recognized industry professionals by awarding them academic titles.


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The Professor of Practice titles seek to highlight what industry can contribute to academia and represent a largely new concept for business schools and faculties across Australia.

Head of La Trobe Business School, Professor Paul Mather, believes while many Australian business schools offer industry experts positions as casual or adjunct staff, La Trobe is the first university in Australia to formally employ them and integrate them into the day to day operations of the school. …