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Researcher's key role in Nyungar community success story

October 22nd, 2014

A Murdoch University researcher has been closely involved with the rejuvenation of an Aboriginal community centre in Pinjarra, which will officially reopen on Tuesday, October 28.

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Independent inquiry to examine contemporary food security in Asia

October 22nd, 2014

Second Murdoch Commission Co-Chairs Professor John Edwards and Professor Mely Caballero Anthony

The Second Murdoch Commission on food security in the Asian region was launched by Murdoch’s Interim Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart this week.

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Opinion: Global commitment issues on display at the G20

October 22nd, 2014

Dr Jeffrey Wilson

In his opinion piece in The Conversation, Dr Jeffrey Wilson looks at what we could expect from the upcoming G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane, the likely impact on Australia and the issues facing global economic governance.

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Students are university-ready after OnTrack

October 21st, 2014

A free degree preparation course run by Murdoch University has been completed by 150 students who can now begin university study in 2015.

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Giving coastal communities the tools to deal with climate change

October 21st, 2014

A new online planning tool will help coastal communities determine where their strengths and vulnerabilities lie in terms of climate change and give them the knowledge to prepare for the future.

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Murdoch professor honoured with lifetime achievement award

October 20th, 2014

A distinguished Murdoch University Aboriginal health researcher has been presented with a lifetime achievement award by her peers in midwifery and nursing at a recent conference.

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Scholarships help regional students transition to university

October 17th, 2014

High achieving regional students are encouraged to apply for a scholarship that will help them with their living costs when they move to the city to study at Murdoch University.

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New populations of endangered fresh water fish found

October 17th, 2014

Murdoch University researchers have discovered new populations of an endangered fresh water fish, the Little Pygmy Perch, near Denmark in Western Australia’s south.

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Murdoch staff mentor students at Young Directors’ Festival

October 15th, 2014

Staff from Murdoch

For the third year running, Murdoch staff from the Screen Production program have mentored local students at the annual Smarter than Smoking Young Directors’ Festival.

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Murdoch historian written into history at Elizabeth Quay

October 13th, 2014

One of Murdoch’s most esteemed foundation professors, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, had his name written into history today when Planning Minister, John Day announced that a new road at Elizabeth Quay would be named after him.

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Opinion: Standing room only

October 10th, 2014

Professor Mark Beeson

Demography is destiny as Murdoch Professor of International Politics Mark Beeson writes in his latest opinion piece in The Conversation.

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Documentary about Rottnest celebrates world premiere

October 10th, 2014

Murdoch University filmaker Jeff Asselin in Amman Jordan

A documentary by Murdoch University filmmakers, Jeffory Asselin and Glen Stasiuk, covering the penal history of Rottnest Island has had its world premiere in the middle-east in Amman, Jordan.

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Innovative treatment found to help post-traumatic stress sufferers

October 9th, 2014

A combined research project has shown that an innovative treatment is reducing the symptoms of post-traumatic stress in trauma patients.

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