History, literature and religion

Murdoch’s arts and humanities among best in the world

September 14th, 2017

Ranking success: Murdoch is rated among the best in the world for arts and humanities

Murdoch University’s arts and humanities research and education programs have rated among the best in the world, according to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ranking.

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History award for powerful work by Murdoch academics

September 6th, 2017

History scholars from Murdoch University have won a major award for their powerful work on Japanese war criminals.

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Murdoch scholar’s history of Anglicanism

August 3rd, 2017

Professor Rowan Strong with Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen

A Murdoch University scholar has devised, edited and overseen the first ever multi-volume history of the Anglican faith.

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Opinion: Explainer – why some churches teach that women are ‘separate but equal’

December 23rd, 2016

Dr Mark Jennings

Complementarianism is the idea held in some faiths that men and women are equal but play different complementary roles in life, society and religious practice.

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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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Australia’s colourful maritime history to capture the world’s attention

June 27th, 2016

Murdoch is hosting the International Congress of Maritime History.

Murdoch University will host the International Congress of Maritime History, which is Australia’s biggest ever gathering of international maritime scholars.

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Forgotten film could reveal new insights into post war Australia

March 9th, 2016

Associate Professor Mick Broderick

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.

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Murdoch mourns loss of University icon

September 4th, 2015

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO

One of Murdoch University’s most iconic figures and esteemed foundation professors’, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, has died at the age of 83.

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New role to lead engagement with India at Murdoch

September 1st, 2015

Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart (right) with Hira Raichandani, Acting Consul General, Consulate General of India, Perth

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.

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Opinion: How to get teenagers to read

June 22nd, 2015

Dr Margaret Merga

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.

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