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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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Conservation call on sawfish nursery

November 17th, 2017

Green Sawfish

Murdoch University researchers have identified an important nursery for a critically endangered species of sawfish and are calling for conservation efforts to be focused there.

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New hope for preterm babies future health

November 16th, 2017

A new investigation into preterm baby health may have implications for future antimicrobial resistance. Dr Andrew Currie is leading a research team from Murdoch University in partnership with neonatal consultant Tobias Strunk from King Edward Memorial Hospital to test the reliability of a diagnostic marker for sepsis infection in very preterm infants.

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Dangers of mine waste highlighted by Murdoch researcher in UN report

November 15th, 2017

Charles Roche

A new United Nations (UN) Environment report that calls for international action to make the storage of mine waste more secure, has been lead-edited by a Murdoch University researcher.

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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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Tribute to inspirational student at Murdoch research showcase

November 14th, 2017

Emerging researcher: Tamara Hourani with her supervisor Dr Garth Maker (left) and Conor Murphy

A new award that honours the incredible life and achievements of late Murdoch University student Conor Murphy, has been presented to a high-achieving honours student.

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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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