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Experts available for media commentary

October 31st, 2014

A range of Murdoch experts are available for commentary this month on key topics including: the G-20 Summit, food waste, bushfires, humpback whale migration and strandings, drama and it's role in education, dog drownings and stess management.

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Opinion: Trick or treating this Halloween? Know your group behaviour

October 31st, 2014

Associate Lecturer Zenobia Telati

Halloween is upon us tonight and it’s all just a bit of harmless fun, right? Or is there truly a dark side to Halloween? Dr Zenobia Talati explores these questions in her opinion piece in The Conversation.

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Disadvantaged Pilbara community to connect with politicians

October 30th, 2014

A major research project on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal women and young children in a Pilbara town will be capped with a day of celebration on Wednesday, November 5.

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New films and classics announced for Murdoch outdoor cinema

October 29th, 2014

A star studded program of new films and classic movies has been announced for the first month of Murdoch University’s brand new open air cinema.

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Measuring impacts of coastal development on humpback whale resting grounds

October 28th, 2014

A collaborative research project is measuring the possible impacts of coastal development on female humpback whales and their calves as they take rest breaks in sheltered waters along Western Australia’s north-west coast.

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Volunteer anglers wanted for fish tracking project

October 27th, 2014

A Murdoch University fish researcher is looking for volunteers to help him catch and tag Black Bream, King George Whiting and Southern Blue-spotted Flathead to determine their movements in a south west marine park.

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Professor Andrew Taggart Appointed Murdoch’s Acting Vice-Chancellor

October 24th, 2014

Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart

Murdoch University Chancellor David Flanagan announced today that Professor Andrew Taggart has been appointed Acting Vice Chancellor.

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Murdoch Vice-Chancellor

October 24th, 2014

Professor Richard Higgott has resigned as Murdoch University Vice-Chancellor and has announced his retirement from academic administration.

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New postgraduate courses on offer at Murdoch information evening

October 24th, 2014

On Thursday, October 30 Murdoch University is hosting its annual Postgraduate Information Evening with a difference.

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Opinion: Australia’s trade negotiating strategy fundamentally flawed

October 23rd, 2014

Murdoch University Provost Professor Ann Capling

Professor Ann Capling and Professor John Ravenhill question whether Australia’s trade negotiating strategy fundamentally flawed in The Conversation.

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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.

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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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