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Opinion: Mass slaughter of wedge-tailed eagles could have Australia-wide consequences

June 14th, 2018

Wedge-tailed Eagles (pic Simon Cherriman)

In an article for The Conversation, PhD researcher Simon Cherriman explains how the recent poisoning of 136 wedge-tailed eagles in East Gippsland could have ecological consequences across Australia.

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Students take ‘Street Law’ to classroom

June 14th, 2018

Murdoch student Joseph Gleason with Sacred Heart pupils

Murdoch University students have been nurturing passions for law among high school pupils as part of a program that aims to advance legal knowledge.

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Opinion: How does altitude affect the body?

June 13th, 2018

Mountaineering

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University researcher Dr Brendan Scott from the School of Psychology and Exercise Science explains why altitude affects people differently.

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IT experts of the future to benefit from new gaming and network facility

June 13th, 2018

From Semester 2 this year, students studying within the Murdoch University School of Engineering & IT will have access to a new state-of-the-art networking and gaming facility, which is on track for completion by the University’s open day in July. The new 24-hour facility will feature an IT innovation hub to facilitate training and research; […]

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Unmaking a murderer: how interrogations can lead to false confessions

June 12th, 2018

Police interrogation

A Murdoch University criminologist has developed a new way of mapping police interrogations, which illustrate how they can result in false confessions from suspects.

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Murdoch’s metal men promote STEM program in the Pilbara

June 7th, 2018

Another successful year of the Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) outreach program in the Pilbara has concluded, with more than 300 secondary school students in mining communities learning about the basic principles of metal extraction.

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New research: Australia’s political system a model for others

June 6th, 2018

Australia’s political system has much to teach the world according to new research at Murdoch University. Dean of the Sir Walter Murdoch Graduate School, Professor Ben Reilly, investigated the effects of electoral systems in ethnically-divided societies around the world.

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Social media strategy workshop a sell-out in Singapore

June 5th, 2018

Murdoch University’s alumni recently learned more about the latest advances in social media strategy at a sell-out workshop hosted at Murdoch’s Singapore campus.

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Self-desalinating saltwater takes the cost and environmental pressures off industry

June 5th, 2018

A small group of scientists at Murdoch University have invented a ‘self-desalination’ system that requires no electricity at all and is carbon-neutral.

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Pub event brings philosophy to the people

June 1st, 2018

A series of free Pub Philosophy events organised by Murdoch University students is encouraging discussions around some of life’s big questions over drinks and pizza.

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