Schools

Caladenia Counselling Clinic re-opens to the public

February 18th, 2018

Image of Mr Gaston Antezana

The Caladenia Counselling Centre at Murdoch University is now open for 2018, offering affordable counselling services to members of the public and Murdoch students.

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Biodegradable plastics get Naked

February 13th, 2018

Research into developing biodegradable plastics from wastewater at Murdoch University has hit the international spotlight with an appearance on the BBC’s The Naked Scientist, one of the world’s most popular science podcasts.

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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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Technology internships set Murdoch students up for the future

February 8th, 2018

Murdoch University has signed a strategic partnership with leading professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) to provide valuable work-integrated learning opportunities for undergraduate students.

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Generous donations support University appointment

February 8th, 2018

Professor Vijay Mishra and Dr Rahul Gairola

Donations from Perth cardiologist Dr Krishna Somers are funding a new academic position at Murdoch University, to support the research of transnational cultures, literature and diasporas.

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Microplastics pose threats to iconic ocean giants

February 5th, 2018

Manta with plastic in Indonesia - Elitza Germanov, Marine Megafauna Foundation

Scientists are warning that microplastics in our oceans are posing a significant risk to filter-feeding marine animals like manta rays and whale sharks.

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Opinion: Australia’s student visa immigration policy needs a re-visit

February 5th, 2018

Australia’s current immigration policy in relation to granting student visas to those with a disability or health issue is illogical and discriminates against people with disabilities, according to Adjunct Associate Professor Jan Gothard from Murdoch University.

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Murdoch researcher to study bullying in volunteer settings

January 31st, 2018

Murdoch researcher Dr Megan Paull has launched the first comprehensive Australasian investigation into bullying in volunteer settings.

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The weed that helps to feed the world

January 30th, 2018

Professor Rudi Appels

Scientists say that the detailed sequencing of the genome for a grass species considered a weed in some countries, could help to improve food security for the world’s expanding population.

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Could climate change turn South-West estuaries into tropical fishing havens?

January 22nd, 2018

Dr Chris Hallett and Dr Alan Cottingham

Murdoch University scientists say climate change could result in recreational fishers being able to catch tropical marine species in South-West Australian estuaries, but at a price.

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