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Guiding the sustainable development of the Peel-Harvey

August 27th, 2015

From left to right, Andy Gulliver, Lesley Wilkinson, Tony Free, Marilyn Gray, Associate Professor Matt Hipsey, Professor Andrew Taggart, Dr Fiona Valesini, Prifessor Mike Elliott, Councillor Caroline Knight

A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by a Murdoch University academic will be investigating how best to develop the Peel region without unduly impacting the health of the iconic Peel-Harvey estuary.

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Kwinana Industry Council and Murdoch show high schools a science future

August 26th, 2015

Murdoch University helped to provide students around Rockingham with a taste of science careers and study.

Bright year 10 students got a taste of science careers and study options thanks to a new initiative from the Kwinana Industries Council and Murdoch University.

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Researchers to track threatened black cockatoos at Murdoch University

August 26th, 2015

Forest red-tailed black cockatoos are being released and tracked at Murdoch University

Six rehabilitated forest red-tailed black cockatoos have been released into Murdoch University’s wild flock in an innovative tracking program.

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Metals show to set region’s young minds alight

August 25th, 2015

Murdoch is inspiring students to study metallurgy.

Murdoch University’s roaming metallurgists are visiting the Great Southern region next week to fire up high school students about the magic of metals.

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Murdoch students to broaden their horizons thanks to New Colombo funding

August 24th, 2015

Murdoch student Jack Tompsett went on exchange to Hong Kong

Murdoch University undergraduates will get the chance to study and live abroad next year thanks to funding from the Federal Government’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Program.

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Academic makes music on the move

August 20th, 2015

Dr Simon Order has released his album under the Liminal Drifter moniker

A music production lecturer from Murdoch University has made an ambient electronica album as part of his academic research.

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Murdoch researchers state finalists in Fresh Science competition

August 19th, 2015

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Three young Murdoch University researchers will be vying for top billing at the Fresh Science Western Australia event, set to be held at 6pm on Wednesday, August 19 at the Brisbane Hotel in Highgate.

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Murdoch trains vet students to take on key public health roles

August 18th, 2015

The course prepares the vet students interested in pursuing a career in animal welfare, public health and food safety

Murdoch University has partnered with the Department of Agriculture to address a key staff shortage in the monitoring of abattoirs around Australia.

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Opinion: Devices in schools and at home means too much screen time for kids

August 17th, 2015

Dr Margaret Merga

In an article for The Conversation, School of Education academic Dr Margaret Merga asks whether guidelines for device screen time need to be adjusted for school children.

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National award for Wildlife Health

August 12th, 2015

Associate Professor Kris Warren has won a national award for her work in wildlife health.

Associate Professor Kris Warren won the Barry L. Munday Recognition Award for her work in wildlife health.

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Mothering film highlights importance of culture in Aboriginal communities

August 7th, 2015

Professor Rhonda Marriott has been researching Aboriginal parenting in Roebourne

A film about Aboriginal parenting produced as a result of research funded by the Australian Research Council into the health and wellbeing of women and children in Roebourne will be screened at Murdoch University for the first time on August 7.

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Free dog dental check-ups for fun run finishers

August 6th, 2015

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Fantastically fit pet dogs who participate in the sixth annual Dog N Jog fun run at Murdoch University on Sunday, August 16, will receive a free dental health check from vet lecturers and students.

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Opinion: what psychology says about how you should respond to racist behaviour

August 6th, 2015

Dr Emma Thomas

In a piece for The Conversation, Murdoch academics Dr Emma Thomas and Associate Professor Anne Pedersen discuss the line between racism and benign on-field antics in relation to the booing of Adam Goodes.

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