School of Management and Governance Research

Mental health of Wheatbelt farmers suffering due to climate change

December 11th, 2015

Neville Ellis

Wheatbelt farmers struggle to see a future in farming because of the effects of climate change on their lands and communities, a Murdoch University study has found.

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Expectations must be clear in university student volunteering

September 28th, 2015

Murdoch University student volunteers (from left to right) Katie Mclellan, Devan Purdie, Brian Ho, Joanne Wong, Chantal Ng, Nicole Donovan, Victoria Doll, Emma Nicoletti and Anna Harbach

The volunteering experience for university students and the organisations they help can be improved if expectations are clear before the volunteer activity begins, a Murdoch University-led study has found.

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How an ageing population could help to save the world

June 9th, 2015

Population ageing could reduce CO2 emission in the long run

A finance expert at Murdoch University has hypothesized that a worldwide ageing population could result in a natural reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions without the need for policy interventions.

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Opinion: Allow Aussies to opt out of Medicare and rely on private health insurance

April 1st, 2015

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

In an article for The Conversation, Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci argues that Australia’s health financing system needs a reboot to reduce distortions and inefficiencies.

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Volunteers not safe from workplace bullying

April 1st, 2015

Dr Megan Paull

Despite the charitable nature of volunteering new research from Edith Cowan University and Murdoch University has found one in three volunteers can experience workplace bullying.

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Opinion: Top-ranked universities have more money than Australian unis could dream of

March 30th, 2015

Dr Janice Dudley

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Janice Dudley, Associate Dean of the School of Management and Governance assesses Education Minister Christopher Pyne’s claim that his plan to deregulate university fees was essential to ensure Australia’s universities continued to climb the international rankings.

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International exchange sparks big Broadway dreams

March 18th, 2015

Laura Arcudi is achieving her dreams in New York City.

Landing a job on Broadway may have been a lifelong dream, but Murdoch graduate Laura Arcudi achieved it within six months of finishing her Bachelor of Marketing and Media.

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Exploring the economic tensions between China and Australia

November 14th, 2014

Murdoch University academics argue the economic relationship between Australia and China is not as rosy as it might appear.

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Giving coastal communities the tools to deal with climate change

October 21st, 2014

A new online planning tool will help coastal communities determine where their strengths and vulnerabilities lie in terms of climate change and give them the knowledge to prepare for the future.

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Opinion: Standing room only

October 10th, 2014

Professor Mark Beeson

Demography is destiny as Murdoch Professor of International Politics Mark Beeson writes in his latest opinion piece in The Conversation.

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