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New ag-tech partnership to help Peel and Singapore prosper

February 21st, 2018

Murdoch University will be helping to boost the agriculture industry in Peel and improve food security in Singapore thanks to a new partnership. A Memorandum of Understanding between the Western Australian Government’s Royalties for Regions program, the Peel Development Commission, Fund Singapore Pty Ltd and Murdoch’s Singapore Centre for Research Innovation, Productivity and Technology (SCRIPT) […]

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Inspirational ceremonies for new Murdoch grads

February 19th, 2018

Murdoch graduates

Two-thousand of Murdoch’s newest graduates have been honoured in four ceremonies over six days, with fireworks and words of wisdom from Hollywood icon Judy Garland featuring.

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Caladenia Counselling Clinic re-opens to the public

February 18th, 2018

Image of Mr Gaston Antezana

The Caladenia Counselling Centre at Murdoch University is now open for 2018, offering affordable counselling services to members of the public and Murdoch students.

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Murdoch University partners with FutureLearn to take degrees worldwide

February 16th, 2018

Social learning: The FutureLearn platform has gained popularity for its flexibility and accessibility

Murdoch University is among the first tertiary educators in the world to pioneer full digital delivery of degree courses through global social learning platform FutureLearn.

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Researcher seeks participants for scar sensitivity study

February 15th, 2018

A Murdoch University researcher is seeking participants for his study on the effectiveness of a topical cream to reduce the pain experienced by skin with keloid scarring.

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Little Free Libraries at Murdoch to promote a love of books

February 14th, 2018

Tamara Capper with one of the Little Free Libraries

Murdoch University’s Perth campus has become the latest location for an initiative promoting the discovery and sharing of books.

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Biodegradable plastics get Naked

February 13th, 2018

Research into developing biodegradable plastics from wastewater at Murdoch University has hit the international spotlight with an appearance on the BBC’s The Naked Scientist, one of the world’s most popular science podcasts.

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Mother and son duo graduate against the backdrop of fireworks

February 12th, 2018

As fireworks lit up the sky for Murdoch University’s graduation ceremony, a mother and son shared the stage to celebrate their achievements.

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International exchange opens door to new side of Bali life

February 9th, 2018

Arriving on the day of the Mount Agung volcano eruption proved to be a baptism of fire for a group of Murdoch University students on an international cultural exchange program.

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Technology internships set Murdoch students up for the future

February 8th, 2018

Murdoch University has signed a strategic partnership with leading professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) to provide valuable work-integrated learning opportunities for undergraduate students.

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Generous donations support University appointment

February 8th, 2018

Professor Vijay Mishra and Dr Rahul Gairola

Donations from Perth cardiologist Dr Krishna Somers are funding a new academic position at Murdoch University, to support the research of transnational cultures, literature and diasporas.

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Microplastics pose threats to iconic ocean giants

February 5th, 2018

Manta with plastic in Indonesia - Elitza Germanov, Marine Megafauna Foundation

Scientists are warning that microplastics in our oceans are posing a significant risk to filter-feeding marine animals like manta rays and whale sharks.

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Opinion: Australia’s student visa immigration policy needs a re-visit

February 5th, 2018

Australia’s current immigration policy in relation to granting student visas to those with a disability or health issue is illogical and discriminates against people with disabilities, according to Adjunct Associate Professor Jan Gothard from Murdoch University.

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