Research

Students improve knowledge of maritime law through mooting

July 6th, 2018

The Murdoch School of Law has once again hosted the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot (IMLAM) competition, bringing law students together from around the world to gain a deeper understanding of maritime law. Teams of students spend six months researching a complex but realistic shipping scenario, preparing written submissions and then preparing their oral arguments. […]

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School of Business and Governance announces new Advisory Board

July 5th, 2018

The Murdoch School of Business and Governance has announced its new Advisory Board, which will bring together professionals from local business, government and education to offer their expertise, guidance and leadership. At an official ceremony yesterday evening, Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen welcomed the new Advisory Board members to their roles. “The University and the […]

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Genetic resistance to wheat fungal disease identified

July 5th, 2018

Wheat researchers have discovered a combination of genes that provide resistance to the significant fungal disease Stagonospora nodorum blotch (SNB) in Western Australian varieties.

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Forensics students uncover new ways to detect crime scenes

July 4th, 2018

Could common spices like turmeric, cinnamon and paprika be used instead of traditional black carbon powders in detecting fingerprints from crime scenes?

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Helping the sea turtle which lost its dive

July 4th, 2018

A juvenile green sea turtle discovered floating in an estuary in Broome has been brought to Murdoch University’s Animal Hospital for a CT scan.

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Students awarded for commitment to animals and the environment

June 29th, 2018

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences held its annual awards ceremony last night, recognising students for their dedication and passion for veterinary, agricultural, environmental, medical, molecular and forensic science. A total of 56 prizes were presented to students for the 2017 academic year across these areas of study. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen […]

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Psychology students gain valuable experience in the Kimberley

June 28th, 2018

Two clinical psychology students have returned from a life-changing trip to assist those with mental health issues in the Kimberley as part of their studies.

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The heat makes oceanic whitetip sharks go deep

June 26th, 2018

Oceanic Whitetip Shark by Lance Jordan

Warm sea surface temperatures during summers have drastic effects on the diving behaviour of oceanic whitetip sharks, and could have profound implications for their survival as the climate changes, researchers say.

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Murdoch University virtual safety simulation revolutionises training

June 25th, 2018

Murdoch University innovation is helping to revolutionise workforce safety in Singapore with a new virtual reality program to boost safety training.

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Antidepressants during pregnancy: what are the effects?

June 21st, 2018

A small association between pregnant women who take antidepressants and the motor skills of toddlers has been found by a Murdoch University-led team, after a systematic review of research studies.

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