School of Arts

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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Dream gig for students on Battlestar Galactica launch

September 26th, 2017

Murdoch University School of Arts students scored a rare gig helping to develop the latest Battlestar Galactica game for Xbox and Playstation, thanks to lecturer Brad Power’s industry connections.

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Murdoch’s arts and humanities among best in the world

September 14th, 2017

Ranking success: Murdoch is rated among the best in the world for arts and humanities

Murdoch University’s arts and humanities research and education programs have rated among the best in the world, according to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ranking.

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Is ‘sharenting’ on social media the new normal?

September 13th, 2017

New research has examined why an increased number of mum bloggers are using social media channels to share content based on their children, also known as ‘sharenting’.

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History award for powerful work by Murdoch academics

September 6th, 2017

History scholars from Murdoch University have won a major award for their powerful work on Japanese war criminals.

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