History, literature and religion
June 27th, 2016
Murdoch University will host the International Congress of Maritime History, which is Australia’s biggest ever gathering of international maritime scholars.
March 9th, 2016
A research project co-led by a Murdoch University academic could reveal new insights into Australian life and culture from the 1940s to the 1980s.
September 4th, 2015
One of Murdoch University’s most iconic figures and esteemed foundation professors’, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, has died at the age of 83.
September 1st, 2015
A new academic appointment at Murdoch University aims to deepen understanding of India, facilitate the cultivation of better links with Indian research institutions and attract more Indian students to the Perth university.
June 22nd, 2015
In an article for the Conversation, Margaret Merga from the School of Education discusses why and how teachers and parents should nurture a lifelong love of reading in their children.
April 23rd, 2015
Associate Professor Mick Broderick from Murdoch University and Dr Stuart Bender from Curtin University are recreating scenes of World War II POW camps in Nagasaki and multiple sites of Australian Occupation troop activity in Kure and Hiroshima.
December 16th, 2014
Murdoch will lead the first major comparative history of pearling in the Indian Ocean World through a four year grant from the Australian Research Council.
December 9th, 2014
The life of one of Australia’s most prominent politicians has been recorded by celebrated Western Australian historian, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton from Murdoch University. The biography of Sir Paul Hasluck, who was Australia’s 17th Governor General in 1969, will be launched in Canberra tonight by the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove at the National Centre of Biography at the Australian National University.
November 13th, 2013
Everyone is welcome to gain insight into some of the current Murdoch University student research into English and Comparative Literature, Creative Writing and Theatre and Drama Studies at Discoveries 2013.