School of Engineering and Information Technology Research

Butterfly wings under a microscope

April 27th, 2017

The Hairstreak butterfly is found in Mexico

Nature’s intricate mechanism for forming the nanostructures that help a butterfly species to camouflage itself against common leaves, has been revealed by researchers.

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Murdoch’s five finalists in IT awards

April 14th, 2017

Murdoch University has five finalists in the 2017 WAITTA (Western Australia Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance) INCITE Awards. The Centre for Comparative Genomics (CCG) has been made a finalist in the ‘Most Impactful Social Benefit’ category for their Rare Disease Registry Framework (RDRF), an online patient registry that connects health stakeholders within disease communities. The […]

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Research Profile: Professor Wendall Ela

March 18th, 2017

Professor Wendell Ela is researching small-scale, local solutions to the world’s water shortage.

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Experts to discuss renewable energy future

January 25th, 2017

Renewable energy - wind farm

Could Australia be powered entirely by renewable energy? This is the question a panel of speakers from industry and academia will discuss at a public meeting in Fremantle on Sunday, 5 February.

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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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