School of Arts Research

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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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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Historians to study how natural disasters have influenced change in the Indo-Pacific

September 1st, 2015

Emeritas Professor James Warren

Historians from Murdoch's Asia Research Centre have secured funding to investigate the relationship between natural disasters and major social and political upheaval in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Academic makes music on the move

August 20th, 2015

Dr Simon Order has released his album under the Liminal Drifter moniker

A music production lecturer from Murdoch University has made an ambient electronica album as part of his academic research.

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‘Fading Lights’ brings atomic bombings into focus

August 4th, 2015

Dr Stuart Bender and A/Prof Mick Broderick in front of the 4-metre diameter HIVe “dome” screen. Photographer: Sam Proctor - Curtin University

Researchers from Curtin and Murdoch universities have used digital technologies to reveal forgotten histories of Australian military experiences in Japan during and after World War Two.

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Nyoongar knowledge and Western science comes together

May 27th, 2015


A new documentary premiering on WA Day takes its audience through a 300 million year journey, celebrating the remarkable similarities between Nyoongar knowledge and Western science. Synergies: Walking Together – Belonging to Country (Djena Koorliny Danjoo Boodjar-ang) is directed by Murdoch University’s Dr Glen Stasiuk and is a joint collaboration between Murdoch University and Edith […]

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