School of Arts

Opinion: We need to rethink our moral obligations to create a better world

March 21st, 2018

Dr Anne Schwenkenbecher

A Murdoch University philosopher believes that our ethical standards must better reflect the opportunities for collective action in addressing the challenging problems facing humanity.

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Fashion influencer Sameera Afzaal takes social media by storm

March 12th, 2018

When she launched her Instagram page as a way of keeping up with her family and friends, Sameera Afzaal had no idea that she would have 10,000 followers in three years.

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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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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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Creative residents turn memories into stories

December 15th, 2017

Geoff Bergl, Nadine Knight and Helena Kadmos

A Murdoch University literary researcher has supported City of Melville residents as they turned their memories of the area into stories for a new collection.

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New computer game for vision impaired players

November 23rd, 2017

Games developer and Murdoch alumni Brian Fairbanks is creating a unique computer game for vision impaired people that appeals equally to sighted players.

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‘Seismic shift’ in communications industry means unis must adapt

November 18th, 2017

In response to significant changes in the media, communications, marketing and public relations industries, Murdoch University will launch a new Major for 2018 in Strategic Communication.

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New exhibition to highlight Rottnest’s tragic past

November 7th, 2017

A scene from Dr Glen Stasiuk

A new exhibition relating to the distressing penal history of Rottnest Island will feature the work of Murdoch University Indigenous historian and filmmaker Dr Glen Stasiuk.

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Murdoch album remix cracks US music charts

October 11th, 2017

A Murdoch University lecturer has shared more than just his expertise with students – giving them his own music as a vehicle to launch themselves on the charts.

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Surreal Australian landscapes form new exhibition

October 3rd, 2017

Gwenaël Velge

Stunning abstract images of Western Australian landscapes from above will be part of a new exhibition by a Murdoch University PhD researcher.

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