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Students improve knowledge of maritime law through mooting

July 6th, 2018

The Murdoch School of Law has once again hosted the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot (IMLAM) competition, bringing law students together from around the world to gain a deeper understanding of maritime law. Teams of students spend six months researching a complex but realistic shipping scenario, preparing written submissions and then preparing their oral arguments. […]

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School of Business and Governance announces new Advisory Board

July 5th, 2018

The Murdoch School of Business and Governance has announced its new Advisory Board, which will bring together professionals from local business, government and education to offer their expertise, guidance and leadership. At an official ceremony yesterday evening, Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen welcomed the new Advisory Board members to their roles. “The University and the […]

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Genetic resistance to wheat fungal disease identified

July 5th, 2018

Wheat researchers have discovered a combination of genes that provide resistance to the significant fungal disease Stagonospora nodorum blotch (SNB) in Western Australian varieties.

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Forensics students uncover new ways to detect crime scenes

July 4th, 2018

Could common spices like turmeric, cinnamon and paprika be used instead of traditional black carbon powders in detecting fingerprints from crime scenes?

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Helping the sea turtle which lost its dive

July 4th, 2018

A juvenile green sea turtle discovered floating in an estuary in Broome has been brought to Murdoch University’s Animal Hospital for a CT scan.

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‘Curiosity, creativity and individuality’ on show at Murdoch’s biggest-ever Open Day

July 2nd, 2018

If you’re looking for a better future or want to join in the fun for a day packed with entertainment and activities, look no further than Murdoch University’s Open Day on Saturday 28 July 2018. This year’s event will be bigger than ever, attracting thousands to one of Australia’s largest campuses where university life and diverse courses […]

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Australian first for Murdoch in Myanmar

July 2nd, 2018

Murdoch will become the first Australian university to deliver courses in Myanmar following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with education partners Kaplan in Yangon.

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Psychology students gain valuable experience in the Kimberley

June 28th, 2018

Two clinical psychology students have returned from a life-changing trip to assist those with mental health issues in the Kimberley as part of their studies.

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‘Spectacular’ opportunity for WA’s lithium industry

June 27th, 2018

Murdoch University Chancellor David Flanagan says Western Australia has an enormous opportunity to contribute to the future of the planet through its burgeoning lithium ion battery industry.

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The heat makes oceanic whitetip sharks go deep

June 26th, 2018

Oceanic Whitetip Shark by Lance Jordan

Warm sea surface temperatures during summers have drastic effects on the diving behaviour of oceanic whitetip sharks, and could have profound implications for their survival as the climate changes, researchers say.

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