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The five minute exercises that could make you happier at work

January 28th, 2015

A new study by academics from the School of Psychology and Exercise Science at Murdoch University and Ludwig Maximilian University could help to make you happier at work.

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Murdoch academics honoured for services to education

January 27th, 2015

Two Murdoch University academics have been rewarded for their services to education in the Australia Day 2015 honours list.

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Murdoch signs MoU with Africa-focused research institute QGRL

January 27th, 2015

Murdoch University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an independent research organisation which aids the development of economies in African countries.

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Murdoch ambassador is finalist in Australian of the Year awards

January 25th, 2015

Murdoch science ambassador Professor Lyn Beazley was one of eight national finalists for the Australian of the Year award.

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Student experience goes beyond the lecture theatre at Southbound

January 22nd, 2015

Festival goers enjoy the photobooth set designed by Murdoch theatre and drama students

A long standing partnership between Murdoch University and Sunset Events enabled Murdoch students to put theory into practice at this year’s sold out Southbound music festival.

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Alumni profile: standing up for women’s rights in India

January 20th, 2015

Law graduate Rachel Kilner hopes to pursue a career in human rights law after volunteering at the Lawyers Collective in India.

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Opinion: Manus Island hunger strikes are a call to Australia’s conscience

January 19th, 2015

As reports of hunger strikes among asylum seekers in the Manus Island detention centre continue to emerge, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny is among a group of academics to argue that the Abbott government’s refusal to negotiate could lead to deaths.

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Murdoch’s Indonesian orchestra hits the right note

January 15th, 2015

An international expert has travelled from Indonesia to tune an 80 piece Indonesian orchestra which is housed at Murdoch University, a process which involves days of painstaking adjustment and heavy grinding of bronze instruments as well as the approval of the spirits.

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New study to investigate sawfish resilience to climate change

January 14th, 2015

A new study funded by the Australian Research Council will clarify the role that climate change plays in the population fluctuations of critically endangered sawfish in the Kimberley and their resilience to rising temperatures.

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New scholarship opens global doors

January 13th, 2015

Students at Murdoch University’s elite graduate policy school could find themselves mixing with world leaders like UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde, thanks to a new scholarship.

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Murdoch Professor receives Excellence in Teaching award

January 8th, 2015

Professor David Macey, Academic Chair, Basic and Clinical Sciences, has received a teaching excellence award after being nominated by several of his students.

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Study calls for student nurses to be prepared for violence

January 6th, 2015

A new study has shown that WA nursing students are exposed to aggression and violence while on clinical placement.

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Alumni profile: Becker weathers remote challenges

January 5th, 2015

Working on remote weather stations in the Antarctic or in the middle of the Simpson Desert, meteorologist Barry Becker has had an amazing and varied career as a weather forecaster

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