School of Media Communication and Culture Research

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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$2m to help vulnerable young people connect

February 22nd, 2011

Murdoch University is to investigate how internet-based technologies can enhance the wellbeing of vulnerable young people.

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PhD candidate wins national screenwriting prize

January 27th, 2011

Murdoch University PhD candidate Barbara Connell has won a prestigious national competition for unproduced screenplays.

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