School of Engineering and Information Technology Research

How urban design can help Perth be more water wise

September 12th, 2016

Josh Byrne

Environmental scientist and ABC television presenter Josh Byrne will be explaining how urban design can help address Perth’s water challenges in a free public lecture at Murdoch University on Tuesday, 20 September.

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Physics and a famous cat

August 19th, 2016

Dr Catalina Curceanu delivers her Women in Physics lecture at Murdoch

Around 500 high school science students arrived at Murdoch recently to attend a physics lecture featuring a world-famous feline.

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Murdoch to design safer explosions for miners

July 6th, 2016

In over 200 blasts using TITAN 9000xero®, no orange post blast fume has been observed. Photo credit Dyno Nobel.

A research project to tackle one of the major safety concerns for the mining industry is the focus of a three year project now underway at Murdoch University with the support of global explosives manufacturer and supplier, Dyno Nobel.

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Radiography simulator brings a win for IT students

July 5th, 2016

Murdoch University Games Technology students have been awarded for their work on a radiography assistant simulator.

The development of a virtual radiography assistant simulator by Murdoch University students has been named Best Student Project of the Year at the WAITTA INCITE awards.

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ARC announcement enhances Murdoch’s research and industry standing

May 6th, 2016

Murdoch University is hosting the Africa-Australia Research Forum

Murdoch University’s position as a national leader in translational research has been recognises by the Australian Research Council (ARC) today, following an announcement on successful ARC Linkage Projects.

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The science of extraction in FameLab final

May 2nd, 2016

Rorie Gilligan in the WA heat of FameLab

An extractive metallurgy researcher from Murdoch University has made the national final of science communication competition FameLab.

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Virtual Reality software brings hope to stroke survivors

December 22nd, 2015

Neuromender will greatly advance the recovery of stroke survivors.

Games Technology students and Computer Science lecturers from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and Information Technology are helping stroke survivors put their lives back together.

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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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Metals show to set region’s young minds alight

August 25th, 2015

Murdoch is inspiring students to study metallurgy.

Murdoch University’s roaming metallurgists are visiting the Great Southern region next week to fire up high school students about the magic of metals.

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Extractive metallurgists stumble onto uranium millions

June 15th, 2015

A brannerite specimen

Murdoch University researchers have discovered a technique to extract uranium from brannerite, a mineral mining companies have long-viewed as a waste product.

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