School of Social Sciences and Humanities Research

Terror attack warning for Indonesia

May 16th, 2018

Dr Ian Wilson

A Murdoch University terrorism expert has warned that Indonesia should brace itself for more attacks in the wake of a series of shocking suicide bombings committed by families in the city of Surabaya in East Java.

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On Friday the 13th, leave the superstitions at home

April 13th, 2018

Kylie Sturgess, tutor and researcher in radio broadcasting, writes in The Conversation about Friday 13th superstitions.

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Opinion: Punks are not dead in Indonesia, they’ve turned to Islam

March 27th, 2018

Murdoch PhD student Hikmawan Saefullah discusses the emergence of Islamic punks in Indonesia in a recent article in The Conversation.

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Murdoch political research to have impact through international think tank

March 9th, 2018

Murdoch University’s Dr Jeffrey Wilson has been appointed as the Head of Research at the Perth USAsia Centre. He is a political scientist, who specialises in regional economic integration in the Indo-Pacific.

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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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International exchange opens door to new side of Bali life

February 9th, 2018

Arriving on the day of the Mount Agung volcano eruption proved to be a baptism of fire for a group of Murdoch University students on an international cultural exchange program.

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Research Profile: A fearless fascination

April 15th, 2017

Dr Jacqui Baker is an expert in Indonesian politics with research expertise in law, violence and corruption.

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Asia experts helping shape future foreign policy

March 23rd, 2017

Murdoch University academics have addressed key foreign policy issues in submissions to the Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Opinion: Can the TPP fix the ‘noodle bowl’ of Asian free trade agreements?

March 1st, 2016

Dr Jeffrey Wilson

In an article published by the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Dr Jeffrey Wilson, a fellow of Murdoch’s Asia Research Centre, examines the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the fragmented trade architecture of the Asia Pacific.

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Murdoch researchers win Endeavour scholarships

November 16th, 2015

Rebecca Meckelburg

A Murdoch University PhD student and a researcher have been awarded federal government scholarships to support their investigations.

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