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Murdoch launches new five-year strategy

October 20th, 2017

Murdoch University has launched its refreshed Strategic Plan (2017-2027), which secures its future direction and priorities for growth over the next five-year and 10-year horizons.

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Counselling expands to include creative arts therapy

October 18th, 2017

Health professional and educators in the Peel region have the opportunity to take advantage of a first in Western Australian counselling education. Murdoch University’s Creative Arts Therapies course is the only university level arts therapies qualification offered in WA.

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Researchers seek bushfire balancing act

October 17th, 2017

Faced with above-average bushfire threat to the South West this summer, Murdoch University researchers are investigating how best to combine the protection of our biodiversity with reducing fire hazard.

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Veterinary science students to represent Australia

October 16th, 2017

Two Murdoch veterinary students have won the right to represent Australia at prestigious meat judging competitions in the United States.

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Research collaborations explored in Presidential visit

October 13th, 2017

President Issoufou Mahamadou of the Republic of Niger has visited Murdoch University to discuss collaboration opportunities and to learn more about the University’s agricultural research.

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Whale sharks call Ningaloo Marine Park home all year

October 11th, 2017

New research at Murdoch University has shown whale sharks are permanent residents at Ningaloo Reef.

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Murdoch album remix cracks US music charts

October 11th, 2017

A Murdoch University lecturer has shared more than just his expertise with students – giving them his own music as a vehicle to launch themselves on the charts.

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Digital disruption the key to future healthcare

October 11th, 2017

Professor Matthew Bellgard will present the prestigious Dennis Moore Oration for the annual Australian Computer Society in Western Australia, speaking on how we need to embrace digital disruption to advance clinical research.

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Health symposium to improve outcomes for WA families

October 10th, 2017

Health researchers from Murdoch University played a key role in a recent symposium on mental health during pregnancy. Murdoch University’s Professor Megan Galbally jointly organised the event with King Edward Memorial Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital.

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What are iconic WA fisheries worth?

October 10th, 2017

Black Bream

Murdoch University has secured $400,000 in funding to assess the social and economic value of two iconic Western Australian fisheries – the blue swimmer crab and black bream.

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Extreme climate events take toll on resident coastal dolphins

October 9th, 2017

A new study has warned of the effects of major climate events on local dolphin populations. Dr Kate Sprogis led a team from Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit to examine the effects of climate variability on the abundance and movements of a resident dolphin population off south-western Australia.

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International exposure advantageous when starting future career

October 5th, 2017

Murdoch University engineering students will use an engaging overseas educational experience to advance their prospective careers.

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Murdoch students continue tradition of free treatment in the North-West WA

October 5th, 2017

Murdoch University chiropractic students have journeyed thousands of kilometres to provide residents of remote regional Western Australian communities with free treatment.

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