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Harnessing an interest in science through teacher education

November 24th, 2014

A new research project by Murdoch University will aim to improve science literacy in primary school children by improving the way we educate future teachers to teach the subject.

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Forum calls for a Zero Food Waste Day

November 21st, 2014

A food waste forum hosted at Murdoch University and held in collaboration with Curtin University and the University of Western Australia, has called for a Zero Food Waste Day to be recognised on November 14 each year.

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ARC funding for ongoing research into Japanese war crimes

November 21st, 2014

War crimes trial, Manila

Funding from the latest round of Australia Research Council (ARC) grants will enable Professor Sandra Wilson and a colleague ANU to continue their research into Japanese wartime brutality.

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New study to investigate the early development of self-regulated learning in children

November 19th, 2014

Dr Deborah Pino-Pasternak is investigating how young children develop the skills to self-regulate their learning.

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Murdoch ambassador is Australian of the Year finalist

November 18th, 2014

Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart with Professor Lyn Beazley

Murdoch University ambassador and former Chief Scientist of Western Australia Professor Lyn Beazley has been named WA Australian of the Year 2015.

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Exploring the economic tensions between China and Australia

November 14th, 2014

Murdoch University academics argue the economic relationship between Australia and China is not as rosy as it might appear.

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Opinion: China and the new regional order

November 13th, 2014

In his article for The Conversation, Professor Beeson argues that everything of significance that has happened of late in the Asia-Pacific has been driven by China or has occurred in response to something China has done.

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Opinion: How Australia became the ‘odd man in’

November 11th, 2014

As the G20 summit in Brisbane nears, Professor Benjamin Reilly traces the history of Australia’s rise as a major world power and urges Australian politicians to make the most of the opportunity.

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Nursing students test skills on life-like mannequins

November 10th, 2014

Nursing student Jordana Cootes with a practice mannequin

Mannequins at St John of God Murdoch Hospital are providing Murdoch University students with a great way to practice their skills before they start caring for real patients.

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Sound students mixing it like the professionals

November 7th, 2014

Three Murdoch University Sound and Radio students had the chance to get some real-world experience, working with a professional record label to release a remix EP called Deconstruction Manual.

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ARC funding success for six Murdoch projects

November 6th, 2014

Murdoch University has secured funds for six projects in latest round of the Australian Research Council (ARC) funding, totalling more than $1.73 million.

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Funding to help sufferers of rare diseases

November 5th, 2014

Murdoch University researchers from the Centre for Comparative Genomics (CCG) have received almost $800,000 in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to develop genetic drugs to treat rare diseases.

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Murdoch’s key role in public sector conference

November 5th, 2014

Murdoch University academics and students were active participants in the 2014 Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) International Conference which was held in Perth last week.

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