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Murdoch University website takes out top award

April 24th, 2018

Murdoch University has won the Website of the Year in the education category at the Sitefinity 2017 awards.

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Opinion: To reduce inequality in Australian schools, make them less socially segregated

April 23rd, 2018

Associate Professor Laura Perry

In a piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry highlights the inequalities in Australian schools and how underachievement can be tackled with intervention and integration.

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500th rehabilitated black cockatoo released into wild

April 23rd, 2018

Forest red-tailed black cockatoo (Pic Keith Lightbody)

An endangered black cockatoo has become the 500th rehabilitated cockatoo to be released into the wild as part of a collaborative research project involving Murdoch University.

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Murdoch Students launch Perth Arena’s Snapchat for Harry Styles fans

April 20th, 2018

Students from the Murdoch University School of Arts will be helping to launch Perth Arena’s new Snapchat profile at the Harry Styles concert this weekend.

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Kimberley fishes in a league of their own

April 20th, 2018

Associate Professor David Morgan

Almost half of the freshwater species documented in a new book about the fishes of the Kimberley are found nowhere else on the planet. Co-authored by Associate Professor David Morgan, from Murdoch University’s Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research, the book profiles 65 freshwater species, of which 32 are completely unique.

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Researcher leaves the laboratory to teach next generation of scientists

April 19th, 2018

An experienced cancer researcher will be using his passion for biology to inspire the next generation of scientists after swapping the research laboratory for the classroom.

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New hope for remote and rural education

April 17th, 2018

Dr Susan Ledger, Associate Dean at Murdoch University in the School of Education and Vice President of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia was pleased to see rural education in the public forum and hopes it results in action rather than more reports.

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Not so fast: why the electric vehicle revolution will bring problems of its own

April 17th, 2018

Dr Martin Brueckner writes a piece for The Conversation about the potential pitfalls of electric vehicles.

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Student ambassadors mentor aspiring legal eagles

April 17th, 2018

Murdoch University’s Law School mooting ambassadors are helping to develop the next generation of would-be lawyers. Over 30 students from years 10 to 12 recently attended a Mock Trial Training Seminar and Workshops led by the Murdoch School of Law’s newly-appointed Moot Court Ambassadors.

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US Judge shares Boston Marathon bombing case with Murdoch law

April 16th, 2018

At the invitation of the United States Consulate and the Murdoch University School of Law, US Magistrate Judge, The Honourable Marianne B. Bowler will present on her experiences of the Boston Marathon bombing case; as well as other terrorist incidents within the court system. On April 15 2013, two bombs were detonated near the event finish […]

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