School of Arts Research

Debut screening for Murdoch-made film

April 4th, 2017

Damian Fasolo made Broken for just $15,000 thanks to the contributions of Murdoch students and staff

Murdoch University screen production students gained precious experience helping to shoot a debut feature film by one of their lecturers.

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Murdoch arts professor in live discussion of ‘challenging’ theatre piece

February 17th, 2017

Prof Helena Grehan to co-host PIAF artist talk

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.

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Everyday moments celebrated in new poetry collection

February 15th, 2017

David Moody

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, […]

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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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Experts open up on Rottnest’s tragic past

November 9th, 2016

credit James Kerr

Dr Glen Stasiuk’s expertise on the tragic history of Perth’s favourite island playground has played a central part in the development of the ABC Radio National documentary Rottnest Island: Black prison to white playground. Dr Stasiuk, a lecturer and Indigenous researcher at Murdoch University, was just a teenager when he first went camping with his […]

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Opinion: Careful surveillance and pet wearables at home with animals

September 6th, 2016

Owners are gamifying their pets through wearable technology.

In a collaborative article for The Conversation, Associate Professor Ingrid Richardson from Murdoch’s School of Arts discusses the new phenomenon of pet surveillance through wearable technology.

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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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Is theatre guarding our culture?

December 29th, 2015

Professor Helena Grehan

Researchers at Murdoch University are leading a global project to explore the value of theatre in the 21st century.

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Murdoch researchers win Endeavour scholarships

November 16th, 2015

Rebecca Meckelburg

A Murdoch University PhD student and a researcher have been awarded federal government scholarships to support their investigations.

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