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Activities the key to avoiding teenage binge drinking

April 9th, 2014

A new study has identified risk factors for teenage binge drinking and protective behaviours.

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Accidental dolphin capture a problem for WA trawl fishery

April 3rd, 2014

New research from Murdoch University scientists has revealed that around 500 dolphins have been caught in the Pilbara trawl fishery in the past decade.

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Future radio stars to train on new kit

April 2nd, 2014

Karito Viviana, Michael Done and Rony Ronald

Radio presenters of the future can sharpen up their broadcasting skills in Murdoch University’s brand new digital radio studios later this month.

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Mine site villages urged to go green

March 20th, 2014

Murdoch University researchers have calculated the carbon footprint of a typical WA mine site village, finding that significant improvements can be made without affecting the bottom line.

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Local film seeks to preserve culture

March 19th, 2014

A filmmaker from Murdoch University is appealing to the community to help complete a feature film shot entirely in Perth’s southern suburbs.

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Specialist interns start careers in Pilbara schools

March 18th, 2014

An innovative internship program will enable pre-service teachers specialising in maths, science, english and design to work at Karratha and Hedlands senior high schools during their final year of their degree.

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Funds needed to unlock mysteries of the deep

March 13th, 2014

With the Sculpture By the Sea exhibition captivating city dwellers this month, Western Australian researchers are using the opportunity to raise awareness about whale shark conservation.

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Pluske awarded Fulbright scholarship

March 13th, 2014

A Murdoch University academic has won a prestigious Distinguished Chair appointment through the Fulbright Scholar Program.

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Community chiropractic clinic now open in Mandurah

February 25th, 2014

A new chiropractic clinic, based at the Peel Thunder Football Club, has welcomed its first clients. Dr Vincenzo Cascioli, Director of the Murdoch University Chiropractic Clinic, said six final-year chiropractic students will staff the new clinic each week treating aches and pains under the supervision and guidance of a registered chiropractor.

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Social Studies 'lost' in Australian schools

February 21st, 2014

A Murdoch University academic has expressed concern about the loss of ‘a vital learning area’ in Australian schools – Social Studies.

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QR codes threaten internet security

February 19th, 2014

Internet security experts from Murdoch University have raised concerns about the growing use of Quick Response codes, also known as QR codes.

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Political uncertainty clouds future of energy

February 18th, 2014

Researchers from Murdoch University are investigating how the Federal Government’s efforts to repeal the carbon tax are affecting investments in Australia’s energy sector.

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Students to benefit from new curriculum

February 14th, 2014

Murdoch University graduates will soon be even better equipped to succeed on the world stage, thanks to the launch of its new degrees.

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