Domestic students

National recognition for Murdoch’s IT discipline

September 22nd, 2016

The team working on the Radiology Assistant Simulator are students from the Game Technology major

Murdoch University has demonstrated its dominance in IT education with major recognition on the national stage.

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Murdoch attracting top rural students by easing the financial burden

September 19th, 2016

A GAF scholarship has given Josette Fretton the freedom to gain work experience during her vet science degree.

Murdoch University is pleased to announce the extension of The George Alexander Foundation (GAF) Scholarships program until 2021, bringing the total amount awarded to nearly $1.5 million supporting students from all over regional Western Australia in their pursuit of higher education.

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Opinion: Yes education funding has increased but not everyone benefits

September 16th, 2016

Associate Professor Laura Perry

Since the release of the Productivity Commission draft report, there has been an insistent claim that achievement has declined despite spending more. In a collaborative piece in The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry discusses how this claim is misleading and overly simplistic.

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Former politician and IT business leader awarded honorary degrees

September 16th, 2016

Murdoch University awarded the Hon Kim Beazley AC with an honorary doctorate.

Murdoch University proudly presented honorary degrees to former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Kim Beazley AC and Jim Ellis, founder of Westinfo Services.

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Murdoch law student wins arbitration moot

September 15th, 2016

Heather Costelloe

Murdoch law student Heather Costelloe has beaten practicing lawyers to win the eighth Chartered Institute of Arbitrators/Young Lawyers (CIArb/YL) International Arbitration Moot Competition in Sydney.

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Vet student to represent Australia on meat judging tour

September 9th, 2016

Veterinary student Olivia Swan will represent Australia on a meat judging tour of  the United States.

Olivia Swan is one of five students traveling to the United States for a four week industry tour and to compete in three American meat judging competitions.

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Whale study using drones and tags captures aerial footage of white whale calf

September 5th, 2016

Researchers from MUCRU and Aarhus University are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the whales. (Image: Dr Fredrick Christiansen)

Researchers from Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit and Aarhus University in Denmark are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding southern right whales.

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Murdoch law students provide legal support for Coronial Inquest

August 29th, 2016

Anna Copeland

Murdoch Law students and alumni are part of a dedicated team supporting Maxine Bennell with the Coronial Inquest into the death of her son, Jayden Bennell.

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Big thinking students win a trip to Commonwealth Bank’s innovation lab in Sydney

August 25th, 2016

Think Big winners Team Instinct, with Richard Wiles (right) are off to Sydney

Three Murdoch students have emerged from a two-day intense innovating thinking competition as the best amongst a high-calibre group of next generation thinkers at the University, and will now travel to Sydney.

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Murdoch out in force for National Science Week

August 22nd, 2016

Murdoch staff demonstrate forensic facial reconstruction at Oberthur Primary School

Murdoch staff used caterpillars, drones and blood splatter to inspire thousands of young scientists last week.

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