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Murdoch students amongst AFL elite

July 28th, 2016

Chelsea Randall (right) was one of two Murdoch students selected as marque players. Picture: Twitter/ @randall_chelsea

Two Murdoch students involved in the University’s Elite Athlete Program have been selected as inaugural marquee players in the new AFL national women’s league.

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Opportunity of a lifetime for two Murdoch students

July 28th, 2016

Dominic Rose and Samuel Edge, who are both completing a Masters degree in Public Policy and Management, were announced as the 2016 winners of the Mal and Karyl Nairn Global Voices Scholarship.

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Students dive into fieldwork at Ningaloo trip

July 26th, 2016

Marine Biology camp in Coral Bay

Swimming around the pristine Ningaloo coral reef may be a dream holiday for many, but it’s a taste of future working life for Murdoch’s marine biology students. Twenty undergraduates recently spent 10 days in Coral Bay where they were immersed in the working lives of scientists based at the University’s research station.

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Murdoch head scan for ‘shaky’ otter

July 26th, 2016

Murdoch’s computed tomography scanner checks

A Perth Zoo otter underwent a CT scan at Murdoch University recently, using high tech equipment after keepers observed him repeatedly shaking his head.

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Science show delights high school students

July 22nd, 2016

Students were amazed by Murdoch

Hundreds of high school students were dazzled by science during an explosive show at Murdoch University this week. Murdoch staff presented the “Bringing science to life with a BANG!” show to Year 7 to Year 9 students, which spectacularly demonstrated science in action through a series of experiments. “We are keen to inspire young people […]

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Murdoch University confirms new leadership team

July 21st, 2016

Professor Lyn Karstadt

Murdoch University has finalised the new leadership team with the appointment of Professor Lyn Karstadt as Deputy Vice Chancellor – International.

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Cyberwellness and media education in Singapore spotlight

July 20th, 2016

Distinguished Murdoch speakers at Singapore Media Forum 2016

The Singapore Media Forum was hosted by Murdoch University’s School of Arts and Murdoch Singapore, together with partners Nanyang Technological University and UniSIM.

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New single test to detect plant viruses

July 20th, 2016

Dr Roberto Barrero

A Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre team are rolling out a plant diagnostic toolkit that can accurately detect plant viruses and viroids in a single test.

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Support and community building key to retention in enabling programs

July 18th, 2016

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Successful retention in university enabling programs can be aided by strong peer and tutor-student relationships, Murdoch University researchers have found.

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New project aims to help unlock the mystery of tick-borne disease

July 14th, 2016

An echidna tick, Bothriocroton concolor. Image by Siew-May Loh

Understanding why a growing number of Australians are diagnosed with a Lyme disease-like illness, presumed to be tick-borne, is the focus of a new highly innovative research project supported by the Australian Research Council.

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Opinion: Have Western Australians elected an ineligible One Nation Senate candidate?

July 13th, 2016

Law lecturer Lorraine Finlay

In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay from Murdoch’s School of Law unravels the complex legalities of whether One Nation’s lead Senate candidate in WA, Rod Culleton, is eligible to stand for election.

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Murdoch students a cut above at national meat judging comp

July 13th, 2016

Animal Science student Kristy Walters excelled at the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association competition

Ten Animal Science and Veterinary undergraduates represented Murdoch University at the Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association event, ranking third in the nation.

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Murdoch appoints Deputy Vice Chancellor

July 11th, 2016

Professor Romy Lawson has been appointed as Deputy Vice Chancellor – Education

Professor Romy Lawson has been appointed by Murdoch University for the key position of Deputy Vice Chancellor – Education.

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