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Veterinary science student rewarded for dedication

February 24th, 2017

Second year veterinary science student Kelly Algar has been named as the Pearson Student of the Year in the science, computer science and IT category for her academic achievement and personal dedication.

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WA’s biodiversity decline the focus of prestigious PhD scholarship

February 24th, 2017

Rowena Burch has wond the inaugural Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute PhD Scholarship

A Murdoch University student has been awarded the inaugural PhD scholarship by the Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI). Rowena Burch will study native mammals and reptiles in the jarrah forests of the South West to determine how they respond to prescribed burns, timber harvesting and to programs aimed at controlling predators such as cats and foxes.

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Explainer: how Australia decides who is a genuine refugee

February 23rd, 2017

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny from Murdoch University’s School of Law explains the refugee determination process in Australia for the Conversation.

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Music @ Murdoch concert thrills thousands

February 23rd, 2017

Music @ Murdoch 2017

Several thousand people packed into Murdoch University’s Bush Court at the weekend for another fabulous Music @ Murdoch concert by the Perth Symphony Orchestra (PSO) and special guests.

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Law School cements place amongst the best

February 23rd, 2017

moot pic

The Murdoch Law School has cemented its place amongst the top moot schools in Australia.

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Geoffrey Bolton Library dedicated in poignant ceremony

February 22nd, 2017

From left to right, Murdoch Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen, Carol Bolton and The Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC

Family members, friends, colleagues and dignitaries gathered at Murdoch University for the official dedication of the Geoffrey Bolton Library.

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Secret lives of microbats investigated

February 21st, 2017

PhD student Diana Prada is investigating microbats

The secret lives of microbats in the mid-west region of Western Australia are being revealed through a new research project at Murdoch University.

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Talent in all fields honoured at Murdoch

February 20th, 2017

Murdoch Chancellor David Flanagan, Honorary Doctor Philip Green OAM and Murdoch VC Prof Eeva Leinonen

An agricultural inventor, an equal opportunity campaigner and an international advocate for Australia were all honoured by Murdoch University last week.

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Murdoch arts professor in live discussion of ‘challenging’ theatre piece

February 17th, 2017

Prof Helena Grehan to co-host PIAF artist talk

Professor Helena Grehan from Murdoch University’s School of Arts will co-host an artists’ talk about one of the more complex and innovative works at the Perth International Arts Festival.

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Australia's post-Trump trade agenda: Making sense of limited options

February 17th, 2017

Dr Jeff Wilson

In a policy report for the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney , trade policy expert Dr Jeff Wilson from Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre has outlined his thoughts on the future of Australia’s trade policy in the Asia Pacific region.

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