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Science goes off with a bang thanks to Naked Scientist

August 27th, 2014

Hundreds of school kids were entertained and enthralled during National Science Week when they were treated to an explosive science show by international science celebrity, The Naked Scientist, Dr Chris Smith.

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Murdoch shines in Great Cocky Count results

August 27th, 2014

Murdoch University’s South Street Campus has been identified as a critically important habitat for two endangered species of black cockatoo by Birdlife Australia after topping the tables in the annual Great Cocky Count.

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Study reveals young children's insights into food access and wealth

August 27th, 2014

A new study by Murdoch University education researchers has investigated how young children understand the need for food from a perspective of wealth and poverty.

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Murdoch Commission Co-chair appointed WA Governor

August 26th, 2014

The Co-chair of the First Murdoch Commission, Mrs Kerry Sanderson AO, has been appointed Governor of Western Australia and will be the first woman to occupy the post.

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Study reveals prevalence of teenage cyberbullying

August 26th, 2014

A Murdoch academic is calling for a rethink of interventions for teenage bullying culture after a recent study revealed that cyberbullying was only half as common as traditional forms of bullying.

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Vet's warning over waking snakes

August 26th, 2014

Early spring-like weather is attracting venomous snakes out of hibernation, pet owners are being warned.

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Training economists to be less complacent

August 25th, 2014

A public lecture about the love-hate relationship the public has with economists for their forecasting failures will be presented by Rhodes Scholar and Professor of Economics at University College London, Professor Wendy Carlin, next month at Murdoch University.

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Access all areas at Murdoch Open Day

August 22nd, 2014

Sunday 24 August will see all 227 hectares of the South Street Campus transform into a hub of interactive hotspots for the Murdoch University 2014 Open Day.

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New book gives insight into Y generation

August 22nd, 2014

Murdoch student and Gen Y-er, Charlie Caruso, is the mastermind behind a new book called Understanding Y.

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Farmers make eye-opening visit to Murdoch

August 20th, 2014

A delegation of farmers and staff from the Grower Group Alliance (GGA) visited Murdoch University to meet key scientists and learn more about their research projects.

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Opinion: Trickle up: only the elite will benefit from fee deregulation

August 20th, 2014

Dr Dudley reflects on the recent announcement that fee deregulation will have a positive effect on universities in her piece in The Conversation.

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High School students experience a day in the life at Murdoch

August 19th, 2014

Six Methodist Ladies College (MLC) students recently got to experience a day in the life thanks to the generous support of three Murdoch researchers.

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Opinion: Living with intellectual disability in The Dreamhouse

August 13th, 2014

Associate Professor Jan Gothard discussed the Dreamhouse, a reality series on the ABC, in a recent piece in The Conversation.

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