February 24th, 2017
A Murdoch University student has been awarded the inaugural PhD scholarship by the Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI). Rowena Burch will study native mammals and reptiles in the jarrah forests of the South West to determine how they respond to prescribed burns, timber harvesting and to programs aimed at controlling predators such as cats and foxes.
February 23rd, 2017
Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny from Murdoch University’s School of Law explains the refugee determination process in Australia for the Conversation.
February 21st, 2017
The secret lives of microbats in the mid-west region of Western Australia are being revealed through a new research project at Murdoch University.
February 17th, 2017
Professor Helena Grehan from Murdoch University’s School of Arts will co-host an artists’ talk about one of the more complex and innovative works at the Perth International Arts Festival.
February 17th, 2017
In a policy report for the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney , trade policy expert Dr Jeff Wilson from Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre has outlined his thoughts on the future of Australia’s trade policy in the Asia Pacific region.
February 16th, 2017
World leading researchers from Murdoch University will be presenting a series of free public lectures on topics as diverse as covert whale research and the use of insects to help solve crimes, starting later this month.
February 15th, 2017
A new poetry collection written by a Murdoch University academic reveals the treasures to be found in everyday lives, in both quiet moments alone and in encounters with other people. Ordinary Euphoria is the first collection of poetry by Dr David Moody from Murdoch’s School of Arts. Dr Moody is best known as a playwright, […]
February 14th, 2017
Researchers at Murdoch University have been the first to investigate the underlying psychological mechanisms that leads to a fear of blushing. This research could greatly reduce the number of sufferers opting for nerve destroying surgery to treat blushing. For some people the fear of blushing, also known as Erythrophobia, is so intense they occasionally resort […]
February 10th, 2017
Murdoch University’s Professor Steve Wilton shared insights into his groundbreaking work on developing a revolutionary new treatment for genetic disease with a worldwide audience at TEDx Perth.
February 9th, 2017
A Murdoch University scholar is calling for collaboration among researchers with differing views on Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD). Dr Martin Whitely, who is a prominent critic of ADHD child prescribing, will be presenting a seminar on the potential for what he terms ‘contested research’ to improve medical and psychiatric practice. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder […]