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Experts available for media commentary

February 26th, 2015

A range of Murdoch experts are available for media commentary in March

A range of Murdoch academics are available for commentary in March on topical subjects including the Bali Nine, the significance of Labour Day in Australian Politics, the effect of heat on athlete performance and much more.

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First OnTrack Sprint cohort to begin Murdoch degrees

February 25th, 2015

From left to right: Ashleigh Baker, Tom Mansfield, Jake Liebregts, Abbi Arash and Alex Berndt are among the first cohort to complete OnTrack Sprint

The first cohort of students to have successfully completed Murdoch University’s new four week enabling program OnTrack Sprint are all set to begin their chosen degrees.

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Students the stars at open air graduation ceremonies

February 24th, 2015

University medallist Jesse Hults delivered the valedictorian speech at one of the ceremonies

More than 1100 students graduated from Murdoch University last week during three open air ceremonies at its beautiful South Street Campus.

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Funding boost for Bunbury dolphin research

February 24th, 2015

A bottlenose dolphin (Pic: Lars Bejder)

Research into the impacts of human activity on Bunbury’s bottlenose dolphin population has been given a financial boost by local industry, government and community organisations.

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Murdoch honours ex politician, WA Governor and human rights lawyer

February 23rd, 2015

Dr Todung Mulya Lubis (centre) with Deputy Chancellor Ross Hult (left) and Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart

Murdoch University was proud to present honourary degrees to deserved recipients at each of its graduation ceremonies last week.

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New barley research alliance

February 23rd, 2015

Barley square

The barley industry is set to reap the rewards of a new research alliance between the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) and Murdoch University.

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Opinion: The lesson from Canada: why Australia should have fewer selective schools

February 19th, 2015

Dr Laura Perry discusses school selectivity in her article for The Conversation

In her article for The Conversation, Dr Laura Perry explores the premise of school selectivity, arguing that it can be inequitable when there are large differences between schools.

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Alumni profile: searching Antarctica for key to climate change

February 19th, 2015

Jodi Young is now working closely with climate modellers to understand how phytoplankton adapts in polar temperatures so experts can better predict future climate change.

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Murdoch University training venue for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

February 17th, 2015

Australian cricket team training @ Murdoch

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has chosen the playing fields at Murdoch University as one of the official training venues for the ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2015.

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Law student rewarded by Indigenous careers support body

February 16th, 2015

Ashleigh Lindsay with Jason Ricketts, managing partner of Herbert Smith Freehills

A high-achieving Murdoch University law student has been presented with her second Excellence Award by an organisation that creates private sector internship opportunities for talented Indigenous university students.

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Experts available for ICC Cricket World Cup media commentary

February 13th, 2015

Australian cricket team member Mitchell Marsh training at Murdoch University

Murdoch has a range of experts available for commentary in relation to themes that tie in with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

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Murdoch named in top 100 international universities

February 12th, 2015


Murdoch University has been announced as one of the top 100 international universities according to the latest rankings from Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.

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Murdoch’s enrolments largely unaffected by half cohort

February 11th, 2015

Students on Bush Court Open Day

With about one third less students graduating this year from high school due to the “half-cohort” all universities were expecting a drop in enrolments however Murdoch University’s results, at this early stage, were better than forecast.

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