School of Social Sciences and Humanities Research

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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Historians to study how natural disasters have influenced change in the Indo-Pacific

September 1st, 2015

Emeritas Professor James Warren

Historians from Murdoch's Asia Research Centre have secured funding to investigate the relationship between natural disasters and major social and political upheaval in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Opinion: Global commitment issues on display at the G20

October 22nd, 2014

Dr Jeffrey Wilson

In his opinion piece in The Conversation, Dr Jeffrey Wilson looks at what we could expect from the upcoming G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane, the likely impact on Australia and the issues facing global economic governance.

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Opinion: Thai judiciary wins another round against elected government

May 13th, 2014

Professor Kevin Hewison discussed the ousting of Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in an opinion piece in The Conversation.

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Precarious work the ‘new normal’

January 24th, 2014

New research suggests the global trend towards insecure, short-term employment is the new status quo.

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Fears of Japanese aggression in wool trade

July 25th, 2013

A Murdoch University researcher has uncovered a little known nugget of Australian history about a Japanese push to challenge the nation’s wool dominance in the early 20th century.

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Indonesian officials draw on Murdoch's expertise

June 28th, 2013

A group of Indonesian government officials will head to Perth next month for a unique training program, run by Murdoch University's Asia Research Centre.

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New book explores Australia-Asia resource links

April 18th, 2013

2012 Boyer Prize winner Dr Jeffrey Wilson of Murdoch’s Asia Research Centre has published a new book unravelling the complexities of resource interdependence in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Vice Chancellor launches the first Murdoch Commission

February 26th, 2013

Murdoch University recently hosted the inaugural meeting of the first Murdoch Commission, a major international commission of inquiry into the evolving interactions and relationships between Asia and Western Australia, and Australia more generally.

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