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Is permaculture a key to combating climate change?

September 28th, 2016

David Holmgren

Co-founder of permaculture David Holmgren will present the 2016 Keith Roby Memorial Lecture about the enduring need for permaculture in our changing society.

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Enhancing employability of university graduates at forefront of national forum

September 28th, 2016

Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen with Minster for Education, the Hon. Peter Collier, MLC.

Creating globally relevant graduates will be the focus as Australia’s innovative research universities, government and industry come together for an intense two-day forum at Murdoch University.

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Murdoch launches new scholarship for first year students in 2017

September 27th, 2016

The new scholarship is for Year 12 students who attain an ATAR score of 80 or above and nominate Murdoch as their first preference in TISC

Year 12 students in WA planning to go to university in 2017 may be eligible for a Murdoch First Scholarship of at least $2,000 if they attain an ATAR score of 80 or above.

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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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