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Recording your life story improves quality of life and will to live

November 21st, 2017

Research shows that helping people in palliative care or nearing death to record their life story improves their quality of life and will to live, according to Murdoch University lecturer and expert in Dignity Therapy Dr Brenda Bentley.

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‘Seismic shift’ in communications industry means unis must adapt

November 18th, 2017

In response to significant changes in the media, communications, marketing and public relations industries, Murdoch University will launch a new Major for 2018 in Strategic Communication.

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What’s going on at Manus Island?

November 17th, 2017

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University legal academic Mary Anne Kenny sets out what’s really going on at the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre which was recently handed back to the Papua New Guinea Government.

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Murdoch vet announced as new Bondi Vet

November 14th, 2017

A vet from The Animal Hospital at Murdoch University has been revealed as one of newest stars of the hit television program, Bondi Vet.

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Women in STEM inspire next generation

November 13th, 2017

The dazzling array of career directions on offer after studying science was on show at the WISE Women symposium at Murdoch University last week. WISE Women is a series of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and entrepreneurship showcase days. They aim to empower girls to understand how studying STEM subjects can broaden their career prospects away from the laboratory.

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Smartphone technology monitoring shark behaviour

November 13th, 2017

Technology found in smartphones and Fitbits is helping a Murdoch University honours student classify the behaviour of a vulnerable shark species to boost long-term conservation efforts.

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Murdoch’s mobile vet clinics improve dog health in the regions

November 10th, 2017

Animal welfare and community health have improved in regional Aboriginal communities as a result of a mobile veterinary clinic provided by Murdoch University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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New technology to help elderly and people with low mobility

November 9th, 2017

An innovative idea that aims to reduce falls in elderly and people with low mobility has seen two Murdoch students take the top honour at the 2017 Young Entrepreneurs Pitch Night, held at the Australian High Commissioner’s Residence in Singapore. The McGowan Government congratulated the students on their innovative idea.

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Americans look to Australia to combat Trump extremism

November 8th, 2017

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American political reformers are calling for Australian-style innovations to promote moderate policies under President Trump, according to a leading Murdoch University political scientist.

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Law student youngest councillor to win seat on local government

November 7th, 2017

Murdoch University law student Jason Russell is the new face of a push for greater diversity in local government in Western Australia.

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