School of Media Communication and Culture Research

Murdoch wins grant for Indigenous Queer research

February 20th, 2018

In the first state-funded research of its kind, Murdoch University will investigate the impact of discrimination on the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Intersex) community.

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Mother and son duo graduate against the backdrop of fireworks

February 12th, 2018

As fireworks lit up the sky for Murdoch University’s graduation ceremony, a mother and son shared the stage to celebrate their achievements.

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Research ARC-ed up for four projects

December 3rd, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have received support for four projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.

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Disabled on the outside of virtual worlds

November 26th, 2012

An ARC-funded project exploring isolation, illness and the internet suggests online virtual worlds can offer support for isolated individuals suffering disabilities – but accessibility remains an obstacle.

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Second language boosts job prospects

August 6th, 2012

Murdoch University research indicates Australians with a second language are at an advantage in the job market – though not for the reasons some might expect.

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New research centre to probe media issues in Asia

June 21st, 2012

A new research centre will investigate media and communications management in Australia, China and across the Asia Pacific region.

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Todd Sampson to present 2011 Sir Walter Murdoch Public Lecture

August 30th, 2011

Influential advertising executive and TV personality Todd Sampson will deliver the 2011 Sir Walter Murdoch Public lecture.

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Playground isle’s disturbing past highlighted on film

April 4th, 2011

The distressing history of Perth’s playground island of Rottnest will be illustrated in a new documentary being made by a Murdoch University researcher.

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Murdoch research goes worldwide

March 18th, 2011

Murdoch University research is gaining global recognition through its online Research Repository, which has just ranked within the top 500 of world institutional repositories.

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Murdoch student inducted into Hall of Fame

March 10th, 2011

Murdoch student Carina Hoang has been honoured as one of Western Australia’s most courageous and inspiring women.

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