School of Arts

Are video games the future of sustainable tourism education?

May 14th, 2018

Dr Eunice Tan and Yohei Okamoto examine the use of digital simulation games similar to World of Warcraft, SimCity and Minecraft to teach sustainable tourism.

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Public lecture series: Mixing religion and politics in Australia

April 30th, 2018

The place of Christian religion in Australian politics will be among the topics addressed by a leading Australian scholar in a public lecture series at Murdoch University in May. Professor Marion Maddox will also discuss secular education and religious freedom in the three events, which form the 10th annual Murdoch University International Theologian public lecture series.

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Murdoch Students launch Perth Arena’s Snapchat for Harry Styles fans

April 20th, 2018

Students from the Murdoch University School of Arts will be helping to launch Perth Arena’s new Snapchat profile at the Harry Styles concert this weekend.

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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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The future needs women in STEM

March 29th, 2018

Murdoch University hosted the WISE Women Symposium this week following the International Women’s Day #PressforProgress movement being championed by celebrities across social media.

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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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