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Opinion: A cheat sheet for reading the federal budget

April 27th, 2016

Dr Anne Garnett is a senior lecturer in economics

Dr Anne Garnett co-aurthors an article in The Conversation about how to find key information in the upcoming federal budget papers.

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Murdoch University appoints medical researchers

April 21st, 2016

Professor Megan Galbally has been appointed Foundation Chair in Perinatal Psychiatry

Murdoch University has appointed two leading medical researchers, reinforcing existing links between translational medical research and clinical services in Western Australia.

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Project sets vets for success

April 14th, 2016

VetSet2Go aims to help veterinary graduates make a successful transition into professional practice

A new project to help veterinary graduates make the transition into professional practice and a lifelong successful career has been launched by a group of pioneering vet schools.

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Back in black: Black bream show signs of recovery following fish kill

April 7th, 2016

Murdoch research assistant James Keleher with a 43 cm black bream caught and released in the Vasse Wonnerup

A popular recreational fish species in the Vasse-Wonnerup estuary is showing signs of recovering from a major fish kill event three years ago.

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Animal science graduates win top agriculture honours

April 6th, 2016

Laura Grubb (left) and Maddison Corlett

Murdoch University animal science graduates Maddison Corlett and Laura Grubb have won top honours in the state’s Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum.

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It’s not just Ningaloo: whale sharks shown to favour much of the WA coastline

April 5th, 2016

Whale shark (Pic by Brad Norman)

New research published in the journal Pacific Conservation Biology reveals whale sharks are distributed further along the WA coastline than previously understood.

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First stop Murdoch University. Next stop Geneva.

April 1st, 2016

Craig Connelly with 2016 GAF Scholars

A scholarship for high-achieving regional students is opening up a world of opportunity for Murdoch University undergraduates to enhance their studies at national and international training programs

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What does money have to do with God?

March 30th, 2016

The Revd Dr James Walters is chaplain of the London School of Economics

The problems and possibilities created for people by money and how people of faith can contribute to debates around finance will be discussed in a lecture series at Murdoch University in April.

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Student teachers gaining practical skills at professional development sessions

March 29th, 2016

Murdoch teaching students are learning classroom management skills

Student teachers at Murdoch University will have the opportunity to learn practical classroom management skills at professional development workshops on campus this week.

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Pet owners warned over toxic Easter treats

March 23rd, 2016

Chocolates and sultanas in hot cross buns can be dangerous for pets

Hot cross buns and chocolate may be sweet treats for humans, but experts warn that Easter is a deadly time for pets.

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Plants making hotter heatwaves

March 22nd, 2016

Dr Jatin Kala

New research has identified plants as playing a key role in increasing the temperature of future global heatwaves.

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Bunbury dolphins shown to be skilled seafood chefs

March 18th, 2016

Bunbury dolphins are feeding on giant cuttlefish in a very unique manner

A Murdoch research study has shown Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins off Bunbury going to elaborate lengths to prepare a tender calamari feast on giant cuttlefish.

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Bird diets study to provide insight into wetlands health

March 16th, 2016

Sian Glazier at the Vasse Wonnerup Wetlands

A unique study of bird diets is set to provide new insights into the health of the Vasse-Wonnerup Wetlands near Busselton.

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