Murdoch achievements

National recognition for Murdoch’s IT discipline

September 22nd, 2016

The team working on the Radiology Assistant Simulator are students from the Game Technology major

Murdoch University has demonstrated its dominance in IT education with major recognition on the national stage.

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World breakthrough for WA researchers

September 20th, 2016

The FDA has approved a drug developed in Perth by Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

The international Duchenne muscular dystrophy community have applauded the announcement by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a drug developed in Perth by Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher

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Former politician and IT business leader awarded honorary degrees

September 16th, 2016

Murdoch University awarded the Hon Kim Beazley AC with an honorary doctorate.

Murdoch University proudly presented honorary degrees to former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Kim Beazley AC and Jim Ellis, founder of Westinfo Services.

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Murdoch law student wins arbitration moot

September 15th, 2016

Heather Costelloe

Murdoch law student Heather Costelloe has beaten practicing lawyers to win the eighth Chartered Institute of Arbitrators/Young Lawyers (CIArb/YL) International Arbitration Moot Competition in Sydney.

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Nursing lecturers win national teaching awards

September 13th, 2016

Caroline Browne was honoured for her international nursing student placements

Murdoch University nursing lecturers have won national teaching awards for their innovative learning programs.

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Vet student to represent Australia on meat judging tour

September 9th, 2016

Veterinary student Olivia Swan will represent Australia on a meat judging tour of  the United States.

Olivia Swan is one of five students traveling to the United States for a four week industry tour and to compete in three American meat judging competitions.

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Whale study using drones and tags captures aerial footage of white whale calf

September 5th, 2016

Researchers from MUCRU and Aarhus University are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the whales. (Image: Dr Fredrick Christiansen)

Researchers from Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit and Aarhus University in Denmark are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding southern right whales.

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Professor Ian Ritchie inducted into WA Science Hall of Fame

August 22nd, 2016

Professor Ian Ritchie

The life, work and achievements of late Murdoch University Professor Ian Ritchie have been celebrated with his posthumous induction into the Western Australian Science Hall of Fame.

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Murdoch and Curtin welcome inaugural Premier’s Fellow in Agriculture and Food

August 19th, 2016

Murdoch University celebrates its debut in the THE 100 under 50

An internationally accomplished scientist will take up the inaugural Premier’s Fellow in Agriculture and Food, in a partnership between Murdoch and Curtin universities.

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Gold rush! First evidence of spawning migration of football-size goldfish

August 15th, 2016

Dr Stephen Beatty with a large goldfish

Murdoch researchers have discovered for the first time football-sized goldfish are travelling hundreds of kilometres each year through WA waterways.

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