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Murdoch continues to lead meat industry revolution

May 26th, 2017

A revolutionary scanning technology developed by Murdoch University and their research partners has delivered significant results from the latest commercial trials. DEXA, dual x-ray absorptiometer technology, is a carcass measurement system which can accurately differentiate meat from fat and bone, offering considerable efficiency savings to Australia’s meat industry.

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Aboriginal health focus at forum

May 25th, 2017

From left to right, Professors Fiona Stanley, Rhonda Marriott and Eeva Leinonen

Research into improving the health and welfare of Indigenous Australians is being shared and discussed at the inaugural Aboriginal Health Research Forum.

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Hackathon win transforms students into entrepreneurs

May 24th, 2017

A weekend-long competition has resulted in a potential business idea for a group of Murdoch University students. Murdoch students Brice Gower, Corey Barrit, Ryan Santos and Louis Williams emerged as the victors of the Unearthed Hackathon. A hackathon is an open innovation event where teams of entrepreneurs, software developers, engineers and designers work in teams […]

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Enabling program helped maths ace to success

May 23rd, 2017

George Malone (centre) with prize donors Emeritus Associate Professor Barry Kissane (left) and Provost Professor Andrew Taggart

A student who was offered a place at Murdoch University after successfully passing an assisted access program has finished top of his class.

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Indonesia: Ahok blasphemy conviction ‘inevitable’

May 19th, 2017

Dr Ian Wilson is a fellow of the Asia Research Centre

A Murdoch University researcher has said the recent jailing of Jakarta’s former Christian governor Ahok for insulting Islam was inevitable due to the scale of his public demonisation and the history of blasphemy charges in Indonesia.

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When Stanley Kubrick almost moved to Australia

May 18th, 2017

Associate Professor Mick Broderick

A Murdoch University researcher has discovered that legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was so concerned about the threat of nuclear war in the early 1960s, he planned to move his family to Perth, Australia.

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Students to benefit from $321 million Federal funding

May 17th, 2017

Murdoch University’s Master of Forensic Science students have been handed a major career boost after the Federal Government announced $321 million funding for the AFP.

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Criminologist urges rethink on prisoner reintegration

May 16th, 2017

A Murdoch University criminology expert has entered the debate over plans to turn a jail into a drug rehabilitation prison.

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Teen peers an emotional tonic for daily stress

May 16th, 2017

Research has found that teenagers’ reliance on their peers is good for their development and sense of belonging, particularly in the immediate aftermath of a stressful event, like failing a test.

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Murdoch helping to test global blood pressure

May 15th, 2017

Murdoch University is participating in one of the world’s largest public screening exercises on blood pressure as part of May Measurement Month.

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