Events

Public talk: Drones and tags unveil whale mysteries

March 24th, 2017

An image of a southern right whale and her white calf taken by a drone

The high tech wonders of how drones and tags are used in whale research will be presented in a free public lecture at Murdoch on Monday, 27 March.

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Making Australia’s health care system better

March 20th, 2017

A Murdoch University health policy expert is calling for an overhaul of Australia’s health care system to make it more efficient, equitable and accessible.

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Free public lecture: How nature can help catch criminals

March 17th, 2017

Dr Paola Magni

The fascinating role of insects, crustaceans and plants in criminal investigations will be presented in a free public lecture at Murdoch on Monday, 20 March. Dr Paola Magni, a forensic biologist with a focus on entomology, will talk about a number of cases where these organisms have helped investigators understand crucial facts about murders, and even help lead them to the perpetrators.

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Murdoch addresses the challenges unique to First in Family students

March 17th, 2017

Murdoch University is hosting a seminar on the types of support that family can play when students go into university, and will unpack the myths, the expectations and the realities of the university environment. A panel of Murdoch student support staff and current students will join guest speaker Associate Professor Sarah O’Shea from the University of Wollongong who will address some frequently asked questions, and present a range of support services.

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Murdoch moves into new Executive Education Centre in Singapore

March 15th, 2017

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, has officially opened Murdoch’s new Singapore Office at the colourful ceremony.

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Celebrations for Singapore graduations

March 13th, 2017

With around 6,000 students, Murdoch University’s Singapore campus is now the largest foreign university in the city-state, and this past weekend over 500 graduates joined a growing alumni family in excess of 15,000.

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Free public lecture: The Truth About Crime

March 12th, 2017

Dr Joe Clare is a criminologist who lectures in Murdoch

The truth about crime statistics and how best to prevent crime will be the topic of a free public lecture at Murdoch University on Monday, 13 March.

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Call for Murdoch women to be bold for change

March 10th, 2017

The Murdoch community gathered to hear from a group of inspirational women to celebrate International Women’s Day. Keeping to the theme of Be Bold for Change, the speakers shared their views on how our society can move closer to gender equity.

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Free public lecture: Trumpist Populism and Islamist radicalism

March 3rd, 2017

In a free public lecture, Dr Ameer Ali from Murdoch’s School of Business and Governance will take a critical review of President Trump’s populist policies and analyse the economic impact of these policies on western nations like Australia.

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Murdoch’s rare science fiction collection explored in talk

March 2nd, 2017

Murdoch University’s science fiction collection comprising fanzines and convention materials will be explored and discussed at a special event on Friday.

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