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Free public lecture: The Truth About Crime

March 12th, 2017

Dr Joe Clare is a criminologist who lectures in Murdoch

The truth about crime statistics and how best to prevent crime will be the topic of a free public lecture at Murdoch University on Monday, 13 March.

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Murdoch team to ride for youth mental health

March 9th, 2017

Murdoch University’s cycling team is once again embarking on a 700km journey to support Youth Focus, and to build awareness of youth suicide, depression and self-harm in high schools along the way.

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Government awards $40 million to address Australia’s soil management issues

March 8th, 2017

Murdoch University has been named as part of the biggest soil-based collaborations of farmers in Australia’s history that aims to unlock the potential of the country’s agricultural sector.

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Opinion: High Court confirms Rod Culleton is not a senator – so what happens next?

February 4th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay explains what happens next in the Rod Culleton saga

The High Court on Friday put a decisive end to the debate over the eligibility of Rod Culleton to serve as a senator for Western Australia, so what happens now? Murdoch's School of Law Lecturer, Lorraine Finlay explains.

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Students centre of foreign policy roundtable

February 3rd, 2017

Sir Walter Murdoch School students at the DFAT White Paper Youth Roundtable

Several current and former Sir Walter Murdoch School students recently participated in an invitation-only roundtable – the only one of its kind in Australia – on the new Foreign Policy White Paper.

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Trump dumps Trans-Pacific Partnership:Is the Chinese RCEP the alternative?

January 23rd, 2017

Dr Jeffrey Wilson says the RCEP offers a radically different model for trade .

With President Trump promising to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many analysts have begun to view the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement as a potential replacement.

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Explainer: why has Rod Culleton been disqualified from the Senate?

January 12th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay

In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay explains the reason behind why Rod Culleton’s Senate seat has been declared vacant following formal notification of his bankruptcy

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Opinion: As Australian shipping grows, how can we avoid collisions with marine animals?

December 1st, 2016

Dr Joshua Smith

Increasing concerns for Australian marine mammals injured or killed following collisions with shipping vessels has led to calls to investigate the extent of the problem.

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How sick can you get from a tick?

October 27th, 2016

Dr Charlotte Oskam

Dr Charlotte Oskam has appeared on the SBS program Insight to discuss emerging tick-borne disease in Australian and what can be done in the future.

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Amendments to University Act to transform Murdoch

October 20th, 2016

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The amendments to the Bill will enable all Western Australian public universities the functions and powers as other universities across Australia.

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