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Opinion: 50 Shades of GM

May 29th, 2015

50 shades of GM square

Professor of Agricultural Biotechnology, Professor Michael Jones, says the laws related to plant breeding and genetic modification needs to catch up to science.

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Indigenous researcher makes Western Australian of the Year shortlist

May 28th, 2015

Professor Rhonda Marriott

Aboriginal health researcher Professor Rhonda Marriott has been shortlisted in the Western Australian of the Year Awards.

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Nyoongar knowledge and Western science comes together

May 27th, 2015


A new documentary premiering on WA Day takes its audience through a 300 million year journey, celebrating the remarkable similarities between Nyoongar knowledge and Western science. Synergies: Walking Together – Belonging to Country (Djena Koorliny Danjoo Boodjar-ang) is directed by Murdoch University’s Dr Glen Stasiuk and is a joint collaboration between Murdoch University and Edith […]

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Religion the root of consumerism and society values

May 21st, 2015

Prof Brad Gregory is Murdoch

Murdoch University’s International Theologian for 2015, Professor Brad Gregory, will discuss his research in what makes a human and how we understand humans in Western culture in a lecture series starting this week.

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Opinion: Convergence theory explains the lack of choice in Australian politics

May 19th, 2015

Professor Benjamin Reilly

The Dean of Murdoch’s Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, Professor Benjamin Reilly says that the political science theory of convergence was on full display during budget week.

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Up-cycling brings a fashion result that would impress Lady Gaga

May 18th, 2015

Desal membrane and fashion outfit made of membranes small

The Manager of the Desal Discovery Centre at the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia has thought outside-the-square to solve the problem of spent desalination membranes ending up in landfill, with striking results.

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Algae expert proud to represent Murdoch in FameLab final

May 14th, 2015

Dr Navid Moheimani

Microalgae expert Dr Navid Moheimani narrowly missed out on winning the Australian FameLab final in Fremantle last night.

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Students challenged to find building waste solutions

May 14th, 2015

Some of the environmental engineering students on a visit to the All Earth Group in Maddington (Pic: Master Builders WA)

Murdoch University environmental engineering students are tackling real life construction waste issues on building sites thanks to a partnership with Master Builders WA – the building and construction industry association.

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Recreational fishers wanted to monitor artificial reefs

May 13th, 2015

Fish utilising the artificial reef off Dunsborough. Photo provided by Recfishwest.

Murdoch University researchers are looking for experienced recreational fishers to help them monitor the fish communities on artificial reefs off Bunbury and Dunsborough.

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New student talent rising against WA crime

May 12th, 2015

Keneasha Lindsay was awarded the Rodger Indigenous Award for 2015.

WA crimefighting will gain a determined new talent when Indigenous student Keneasha Lindsay graduates from Murdoch University.

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Murdoch student helps others despite facing her own challenges

May 12th, 2015

Jessica Frost left, Thank You Volunteers event

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, May 11 to 15, second year education student Jessica Frost shared her inspiring volunteering stories along with other Murdoch Volunteering Ambassadors at the Royal Agricultural Society Thank You Volunteers event on May 11.

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Preparing your pets for winter storms

May 11th, 2015


During Storm Awareness Week, May 11 to 18, the Murdoch University Pet Emergency Centre is reminding owners that they need to consider the welfare of their pets and be ready for the onset of storm season.

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Murdoch's $5000 kick starts Nepal earthquake appeal

May 8th, 2015

Nepal fundraiser square

A $5000 contribution from Murdoch University has launched a seven-week appeal to raise funds for Nepal's earthquake victims, some of whom are family of students attending the university. Murdoch’s Nepalese student association in conjunction with the University and Student Guild will collect on behalf of the Australian Red Cross to support their Nepal Region Earthquake […]

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