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B/HERT
Business/Higher Education Round Table

B/HERT - Business/Higher Education Round Table

2015 B/HERT Awards Winners

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B/HERT Award for Outstanding Excellence in Collaboration

Project Title: Monash Industry Team Initiative (MITI)
Participating Organisations: Monash University, ARUP, Bega Cheese, Burra Foods, Cochlear, Cognizant, Devondale Murray Goulburn, Fonterra, Gardiner Foundation, Transurban, Hilton Manufacturing, NAB, United Energy, Vicroads and Warrnambool Cheese and Butter. 

Photo below, L-R: Clive Weeks AO (Monash Engineering Foundation), Mary Harvey (Gardiner Foundation), Ken Boal (B/HERT President), Madeleine McManus (Monash University), Ian Smith (Monash University).

2015 Winners of the B/HERT Award for Outstanding Excellence in Collaboration

Ashley Goldsworthy Award for Sustained Collaboration between Business and Tertiary Education

Project Title: The University of Western Australia and Woodside Energy Ltd – a partnership building capability and capacity in Western Australia’s oil and gas sector
Participating Organisations: The University of Western Australia, Woodside Energy Ltd.

Photo below, L-R: Ken Boal (B/HERT President), Jill Stajduhar (The University of Western Australia), Brian Haggerty (Woodside Energy Ltd), Mark Stickells (The University of Western Australia).

2015 Winners of the Ashley Goldsworthy Award for Sustained Collaboration between Business and Tertiary Education

Best Research and Development Collaboration Award

Project Title: Instrumented Revenue Vehicle program
Participating Organisations: Institute of Railway Technology (Monash University), Rio Tinto, Fortescue Metals Group, Australian Rail Track Corporation.

Photo below of Project Director, Ravi Ravitharan (Institute of Railway Technology, Monash University).

2015 B/HERT Award Winner for Best Research and Development Collaboration

Best Higher Education and Training Collaboration Award

Project Title: Monash Industry Team Initiative (MITI)
Participating Organisations: Monash University, ARUP, Bega Cheese, Burra Foods, Cochlear, Cognizant, Devondale Murray Goulburn, Fonterra, Gardiner Foundation, NAB, Hilton Manufacturing, Transurban, United Energy, Vicroads and Warrnambool Cheese and Butter.

Best Community Engagement Award

Project Title: Fireballs in the Sky
Participating Organisations: Curtin University, ThoughtWorks Australia Pty Ltd, Western Australian Museum, Scitech, Chief Scientist of Western Australia, Astronomy WA, Stargazers Club.

Photo below, L-R: Ken Boal (B/HERT President), Jane den Hollander (Deakin University), Paul Nicholls (Curtin University).

2015 B/HERT Award Winner for Best Community Engagement

Excellence in Accounting Teaching Collaboration Award

Project Title: Indigenous Australian Accounting
Participating Organisations: Deakin Business School, Deakin University, CPA Australia.

Photo below, L-R: Ken Boal (B/HERT President), Luisa Lombardi (Deakin University), Christian Lugnan (Deakin University), Barry Cooper (Deakin University), Mary Clarke (CPA Australia).

2015 B/HERT Award Winner for Excellence in Accounting Teaching Collaboration

Outstanding Philanthropic Support of Higher Education Award

Project Title: Westpac Bicentennial Foundation
Awarded to: Westpac Banking Corporation.

Photo below of Ken Boal (B/HERT President) and Susan Bannigan (Westpac Bicentennial Foundation).

2015 B/HERT Award Winner for Outstanding Philanthropic Support of Higher Education

Best Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year

Project Title: The Biz Playbook
Awarded to: Anthony Francis, Flinders Partners

Photos from the 2015 B/HERT Awards Dinner