May 21st, 2013
The Murdoch University Senate met in Mandurah last week to discuss the role Murdoch’s Peel campus will play in the future of the region.
City of Mandurah Mayor Paddi Creevey and CEO Mark Newman addressed the meeting, outlining some of the major challenges facing the Peel region.
May 14th, 2013
A Murdoch University researcher is investigating how magnetic fields affect brain function in a bid to better understand how to treat depression and pain.
May 13th, 2013
Murdoch University researchers are embarking on a new study to assist those struggling to deal with the death of a loved one.
During the study, student investigators Larissa Morozow and Prue Cotter will compare two different counselling approaches to determine which offers the most relief. Participants will receive seven weeks of free counselling.
May 9th, 2013
Murdoch University’s Agriculture and Forestry programs have been formally recognised as among the best in the world, according to the latest round of university rankings.
The QS World University Rankings By Subject compared over 8,300 programs across nearly 3,000 universities. Only 678 institutions globally made the list, with Murdoch University ranked in the top 200 for the Agriculture and Forestry discipline.
May 9th, 2013
Emerging filmmakers from Murdoch University’s Graduate Screen Program have hit the jackpot with their short film Eleven Thirty chosen to screen at the 2013 St Kilda Film Festival.
May 8th, 2013
The emergence of Indonesia as a significant economic player in the Asian region, and its connections with Western Australia, were the focus of the second meeting of the Murdoch Commission in Indonesia in April
May 6th, 2013
A new study has shed light on the diets and feeding habits of Ningaloo’s stingrays, information which has never been documented before.
“As meso-predators, stingrays are an important link between the top and bottom of the food chain,” said Dr Owen O’Shea, of Murdoch University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
“They are ‘engineers of the [...]
May 1st, 2013
A new study has found that karate masters can anticipate how an opponent will strike even before that opponent has moved a muscle.
April 29th, 2013
Murdoch University researchers are investigating whether the popular Indian spice turmeric could be used to help treat depression.