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Scientists prove foxes diet on sheep and possums

June 26th, 2017

Associate Professor Trish Fleming

Hundreds of fox carcasses have been analysed by Murdoch University researchers to find out more about what the predator eats.

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Murdoch University teachers gain international fellowships

June 24th, 2017

Murdoch University staff are gaining international accreditation for teaching excellence.

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Murdoch’s learning and teaching excellence celebrated

June 23rd, 2017

The depth of teaching talent at Murdoch University was formally recognised with the creation of the Learning Excellence Academy.

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Student enrolment breakfast at Murdoch

June 23rd, 2017

Current Murdoch students will also be able to enrol in semester two units at the event

Prospective students will attend a special fast-track enrolment breakfast at Murdoch University this weekend.

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Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, study finds

June 22nd, 2017

Researchers find the first direct evidence that an abnormal protein in Parkinson’s disease triggers immune response.

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Using technology to find sea eagles

June 21st, 2017

An adult white bellied sea eagle pictured on the Abrolhos Islands

Researchers at Murdoch University are using the latest aerial surveying technology to monitor wildlife.

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International learning at Murdoch

June 19th, 2017

Murdoch students will enhance their learning experiences by travelling to six countries within the Indo-Pacific region over the next 12 months.

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Federal recognition for health network

June 16th, 2017

Health leaders gathered at Murdoch University this week as the Federal government awarded official accreditation to the Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN).

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From Hollywood to Murdoch University

June 16th, 2017

Simon Allen

A former Pixar animator who swapped a career in Hollywood to become a lecturer at Murdoch University discusses his career ahead of the release of Cars 3 in Australian cinemas.

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Global health focus at Murdoch

June 15th, 2017

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, explains Murdoch University's One Health initiative, and how collaborative innovation will provide a solution to global health challenges.

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Explainer: why three government ministers might face contempt of court charges

June 15th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay and Joshua Forrester from Murdoch’s School of Law have published an article explaining why three Turnbull Government Ministers are potentially facing contempt charges before the Victorian Supreme Court.

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Murdoch feeding $1b Chinese wheat market

June 13th, 2017

Murdoch University is helping Australian farmers improve wheat quality, as they look to capture a bigger slice of China’s $1 billion market.

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Health risks for tropical travel

June 9th, 2017

A virologist at Murdoch University has warned of the health risks facing families heading away on winter breaks in Asia. Professor Cassie Berry warns that there is an increasing occurrence of nasty viruses being brought back to Australia from neighbouring tropical countries. She is giving a free presentation on Monday, 12 June, on the threats facing humans from some of the major viruses sweeping the planet.

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