School of Health Professions Research

Upgraded simulation suite boosts nursing education

September 17th, 2015

Murdoch nursing students Meagan Bulmer (left) and Elizabeth Marshall with a manikin in the simulation suite

Murdoch University has upgraded simulation facilities used to teach student nurses at its Peel Campus.

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Disadvantaged Pilbara community to connect with politicians

October 30th, 2014

A major research project on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal women and young children in a Pilbara town will be capped with a day of celebration on Wednesday, November 5.

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Researcher's key role in Nyungar community success story

October 22nd, 2014

A Murdoch University researcher has been closely involved with the rejuvenation of an Aboriginal community centre in Pinjarra, which will officially reopen on Tuesday, October 28.

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Murdoch professor honoured with lifetime achievement award

October 20th, 2014

A distinguished Murdoch University Aboriginal health researcher has been presented with a lifetime achievement award by her peers in midwifery and nursing at a recent conference.

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New hospital supports Murdoch’s vision for health sciences

October 7th, 2014

Fiona Stanley Hospital

Murdoch University will have the opportunity to establish strong links in research, learning and teaching in health and medical sciences following the opening of Fiona Stanley Hospital last week.

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Elite experience for chiro students

October 7th, 2013

A group of five Murdoch University students worked alongside the world’s best sports chiropractors at the recent World Games in Cali, Colombia.

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Healthy partnership for clinical training

August 5th, 2013

Student health professionals will soon benefit from a new partnership between Murdoch University and St John of God Murdoch Hospital.

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Help at hand for those 'stuck' in grief

May 13th, 2013

Murdoch University researchers are embarking on a new study to assist those struggling to deal with the death of a loved one.

During the study, student investigators Larissa Morozow and Prue Cotter will compare two different counselling approaches to determine which offers the most relief. Participants will receive seven weeks of free counselling.

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New recommendations in bedsharing debate

April 29th, 2013

According to Associate Professor Catherine Fetherston, warnings against bedsharing are not well supported by evidence and do not meet the needs of mothers and babies.

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Healthier lives in reach for MS sufferers

March 6th, 2013

The McCusker Charitable Foundation has helped to fund research into multiple sclerosis and support the work of early career researchers at Murdoch.

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