Murdoch achievements

Experts judge Murdoch students as brightest innovators amongst WA universities

January 24th, 2017

The Murdoch team with their $10,000 first prize

Undergraduates from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and Information Technology (IT) have triumphed over students from other Western Australian universities to claim top prize in the State Government’s Heavy Vehicle Hackathon.

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Murdoch student special guest at Australian Embassy

January 20th, 2017

2016 New Colombo Plan Fellow , Justin Freeman, had a "life-changing" study experience

Regular visits to the Australian Embassy, watching Korean megastar Psy perform “Gangnam Style” live and trying local delicacies including live octopus, was only a taste of Justin Freeman’s study year at Yonsei University in Seoul.

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Students offered jobs from practicum placements

December 15th, 2016

Eleisha Laurent (left) with supervisor Rebecca Morony

Over 40 per cent of Clinical Exercise Physiology students at Murdoch University have been offered employment after undertaking workplace practicum placements in recent years, with one graduate describing being offered a job at the end of their placement as “the best day of my life”.

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Student project honoured at the Oscars of the ICT world

December 8th, 2016

 IT student Mark Carriedo and Dr Mohd Fairuz Shiratuddin travelled to the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards 2016 in Taiwan and won the Merit Tertiary Student Project Award on behalf of Murdoch University

A Murdoch University student IT group project has earned international acclaim winning a merit prize at the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards 2016 in Taiwan.

Murdoch’s student project, known as FlexiBrains, won the Merit Tertiary Student Project Award against a high calibre of other entries.

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Murdoch alumnus becomes Australia’s youngest High Court Judge

November 30th, 2016

Justice James Edelman pic

Murdoch alumnus James Edelman has been appointed to the High Court of Australia.

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Gene jumping discovery may hold clues to agricultural production

November 28th, 2016

A gene discovery in a crop of Biserrulla may unlock secrets of agricultural productivity

A gene discovery in a crop of Biserrulla may unlock secrets of agricultural productivityA newly discovered process that allows genes to jump between different species of bacteria promises to unlock secrets of disease, drug resistance and agricultural productivity.

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Top honours for Murdoch IT student

November 23rd, 2016

L-R: Bill Marmion MLA, Minister for State Development,  Transport, Innovation;  Honourable Professor Dennis Moore, Dalibor Borkovic

A Murdoch University graduate with a passion for cybersecurity has taken out Western Australia’s top award for information technology students. Dalibor Borkovic, who graduated from Murdoch earlier this year, was presented with the Australian Computer Society’s 1962 prize. “The 1962 Award, established by the Dennis Moore Foundation, earns its name from the year the first […]

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Big wins for Murdoch film creatives

November 8th, 2016

Tara Guerrini

A Murdoch University post-graduate student and staff member from the School of Arts have won accolades in prestigious screen awards.

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2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

November 3rd, 2016

Murdoch University Chancellor and Vice Chancellor (centre) with recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

The extraordinary careers and outstanding achievements of four Murdoch University graduates were celebrated in front of the University’s leading academics, alumni, VIPs and government representatives at the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Murdoch’s $3.5m ARC research funding

November 1st, 2016

Murdoch University

Researchers at Murdoch University are celebrating after the Australian Research Council (ARC) announced project funding worth $3.5m.

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