Murdoch achievements

Murdoch law students defend teenage protestors

May 15th, 2017

Members of the Murdoch team who worked with the teenage Roe 8 protesters (L-R Ferhan Siddiqi, Anna Copeland, Shauna O

Law students at Murdoch University have gained invaluable experience and supported a community cause by providing legal representation to teenage children charged for protesting against a major transport development.

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Senior nursing leader appointed by Murdoch

May 12th, 2017

The appointment of Adjunct Associate Professor Kathy McCoy will help to raise Murdoch

Murdoch University has marked International Nurses Day with the appointment of a nursing leader and influencer in neurological community care.

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Top award for nursing at Murdoch

May 10th, 2017

A Murdoch University lecturer has been named as WA’s top nursing educator of the year. Prue Andrus, who is a nursing lecturer and Simulation Lead, won the Excellence in Education category of the 2017 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

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Hope for Duchenne sufferers around the world

April 27th, 2017

16-year-old Billy Ellsworth is still walking thanks to Western Australian researchers who developed the first drug to address the underlying genetic defect of Duchenne, and the first of its type to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

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Young researcher battles invasive parasites

April 21st, 2017

A Murdoch University early career researcher has revealed invasive parasites on Australia’s west coast are creating serious concerns for conservation programs and for public health in the region.

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Global audience for food technology

March 22nd, 2017

A researcher who has discovered how to stop mould growing on fresh food will join a select group of innovators charged with improving global health outcomes through food. Murdoch University plant disease researcher Dr Kirsty Bayliss has been named as a 2017 LAUNCH Food Innovator, and will travel to San Francisco later this month for an intensive global forum on food choices.

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Public urged to support research into Australian Lyme-like disease

March 15th, 2017

Researchers from the Vector and Water Borne Pathogen Research Group at Murdoch University have launched an initiative aimed at supporting critical research into Australian Lyme-like disease.

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Honour for nursing lecturer

March 14th, 2017

Nursing lecturer and Simulation Lead Prue Andrus is a finalist for the 2017 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Ms Andrus, who is an expert in clinical simulation, is responsible for creating and coordinating realistic healthcare training for Murdoch University’s nursing students.

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Call for Murdoch women to be bold for change

March 10th, 2017

The Murdoch community gathered to hear from a group of inspirational women to celebrate International Women’s Day. Keeping to the theme of Be Bold for Change, the speakers shared their views on how our society can move closer to gender equity.

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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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