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Murdoch Singapore explores the cyberfuture of the dark web

July 21st, 2017

Experts in the fields of cyber wellness and cybersecurity will converge on Google’s Asia Pacific headquarters to strengthen digital health and mitigate internet risks for toddlers to adults.

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Pathway to education

July 21st, 2017

Aboriginal students are now travelling on the road to academic success, thanks to the award-winning K-Track bridging program at Murdoch University.

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Greens resignations show a need to change dual citizenship requirements

July 20th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay

Off the back of resignations of Greens co-deputy leaders Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters, Murdoch University’s Lorraine Finlay has published an article that shows a need for a conversation about changing constitutional requirements that disqualify dual citizens.

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Giant sunfish species eludes discovery for centuries

July 20th, 2017

An elusive new species of ocean sunfish has been discovered by an international team of researchers led by a Murdoch University PhD student. Marianne Nyegaard from the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences uncovered the new species while researching the population genetics of ocean sunfish in the Indo-pacific region. The previously undescribed species has been named the Hoodwinker Sunfish (Mola tecta).

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Curiosity the key for next generation scientists

July 19th, 2017

More than 350 high school science students attended Murdoch University’s Perth Campus for a physics lecture about dark matter, black holes and the formation of the first galaxies in the Universe.

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Helping to save Australian koalas

July 19th, 2017

Murdoch University has undertaken one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia in a bid to help save the iconic native animal.

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Murdoch University students meat the challenge

July 18th, 2017

Murdoch University’s team returned victorious from the Intercollegiate Meat Judging competition, placing a close third behind the University of Melbourne and the Texas A&M. Third year animal science student Rachel Cruickshank and fourth year Veterinary student Bridie Luers performed exceptionally well, with Rachel crowned champion in the beef eating quality class and Bridie taking out reserve champion individual in beef carcass judging. In the team awards, Murdoch students Bridie Luers, Rachel Cruickshank, Harriet Moss and Keely McGregor took out reserve champion team in the lamb carcass judging, questions and reasons and primal ID and retail cut identification.

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Work begins on genetic treatment for diabetes and obesity

July 18th, 2017

A Murdoch researcher is embarking on a revolutionary new synthetic RNA therapy to treat Type-2 Diabetes and obesity. Dr Rakesh Veedu will work on the project with lead investigator Dr Harendra Parekh from the University of Queensland and Chief Research Officer at PMI, and Professor Grant Ramm at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. The research program is funded by Preveceutical Medical Inc over the next four years.

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Discover your future at Murdoch Open Day

July 17th, 2017

Visitors to Open Day on Sunday 30 July will be encouraged to interact with more than 250 activities showcasing Murdoch University’s diverse range of courses, facilities and opportunities. Course ‘hotspots’ will give prospective students and their families the chance to sample university learning, discover future careers and meet current staff and students. Among the many highlights will be an education degree hotspot that showcases the classroom of the future.

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Murdoch supports best practice in African mine closure

July 14th, 2017

A Murdoch University initiative is helping to develop African mines that includes a plan for future sustainable rehabilitation of the land.

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Murdoch empowers corporate ethics

July 13th, 2017

Murdoch University’s expertise in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, will be showcased at an international conference later this month. The conference will bring together delegates from 40 nations to present their latest research and to outline practical implications for business, society, academic and politics.

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Murdoch University to lead shift to clean energy

July 12th, 2017

Murdoch University will lead Western Australian participation in a $20 million international Energy Transition Hub designed to generate economic and technological benefits for the State from the shift to clean energy.

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Dean retires after eminent 31 year career

July 11th, 2017

The Dean of Murdoch University’s School of Veterinary and Life Sciences has announced his retirement.

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