Research

500th rehabilitated black cockatoo released into wild

April 23rd, 2018

Forest red-tailed black cockatoo (Pic Keith Lightbody)

An endangered black cockatoo has become the 500th rehabilitated cockatoo to be released into the wild as part of a collaborative research project involving Murdoch University.

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Murdoch Students launch Perth Arena’s Snapchat for Harry Styles fans

April 20th, 2018

Students from the Murdoch University School of Arts will be helping to launch Perth Arena’s new Snapchat profile at the Harry Styles concert this weekend.

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Researcher leaves the laboratory to teach next generation of scientists

April 19th, 2018

An experienced cancer researcher will be using his passion for biology to inspire the next generation of scientists after swapping the research laboratory for the classroom.

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New hope for remote and rural education

April 17th, 2018

Dr Susan Ledger, Associate Dean at Murdoch University in the School of Education and Vice President of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia was pleased to see rural education in the public forum and hopes it results in action rather than more reports.

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Not so fast: why the electric vehicle revolution will bring problems of its own

April 17th, 2018

Dr Martin Brueckner writes a piece for The Conversation about the potential pitfalls of electric vehicles.

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US Judge shares Boston Marathon bombing case with Murdoch law

April 16th, 2018

At the invitation of the United States Consulate and the Murdoch University School of Law, US Magistrate Judge, The Honourable Marianne B. Bowler will present on her experiences of the Boston Marathon bombing case; as well as other terrorist incidents within the court system. On April 15 2013, two bombs were detonated near the event finish […]

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Sunfish surprise Murdoch University researchers

April 16th, 2018

Murdoch University researchers have partnered with the Commonwealth longline fishing industry and the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) to find out more about sunfishes around Australia.

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Athletes seek asylum at almost every games, as is their right

April 13th, 2018

The missing Commonwealth Games athletes from Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda aren’t the first to walk out of an athletes village, even in Australia.

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On Friday the 13th, leave the superstitions at home

April 13th, 2018

Kylie Sturgess, tutor and researcher in radio broadcasting, writes in The Conversation about Friday 13th superstitions.

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New research to help MS sufferers alleviate symptoms through exercise

April 12th, 2018

While the benefits of exercise for people affected by multiple sclerosis are widely known, participation in regular physical activity is still a challenge for many sufferers. Dr Yvonne Learmonth from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science has recently launched an investigation into ways to increase the numbers of Australians with MS participating in exercise programs.

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