School of Arts

Big wins for Murdoch film creatives

November 8th, 2016

Tara Guerrini

A Murdoch University post-graduate student and staff member from the School of Arts have won accolades in prestigious screen awards.

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Murdoch’s school of rock helps music video come to life

September 12th, 2016

Music students recorded the song in the Media Arts Centre studios at Murdoch

Staff from Murdoch University’s School of Arts have assisted students from Melville Senior High School in bringing the music video dream of science teacher, Mr Guy Stapleton, to life.

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Opinion: Careful surveillance and pet wearables at home with animals

September 6th, 2016

Owners are gamifying their pets through wearable technology.

In a collaborative article for The Conversation, Associate Professor Ingrid Richardson from Murdoch’s School of Arts discusses the new phenomenon of pet surveillance through wearable technology.

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Opinion: ‘Welcoming, but not affirming’: Being gay and Christian

August 31st, 2016

Dr Mark Jennings

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch's Dr Mark Jennings spoke to LGBT people and the pastors of LGBT people in Pentecostal Charismatic Churches in Australia to find out more about the attitudes and experiences of church goers and leaders.

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Opinion: Games and gambling – Xenophon’s ill-judged counter strike

August 5th, 2016

Associate Professor Ingrid Richardson has called for a rethink of proposed new legislation of video game gambling.

In a collaboratively written piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Ingrid Richardson has called for a rethink of Independent Senator Nick Xenophon’s call to introduce new legislation for video gaming gambling.

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Opinion: Russian doping scandal – should other countries pull out of the Olympics?

August 3rd, 2016

Dr Anne Schwenkenbecher

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch philosophy lecturer Dr Anne Schwenkenbecher argues in favour of the International Olympic Committee's decision to allow clean Russian athletes to compete in the Rio Olympics.

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Students peek through doorway to Asia

August 2nd, 2016

Gilang Fauzi (left) and Outreach Ambassador Julia Lees (right) holding Batik

Murdoch University’s Arts Outreach team recently welcomed over 250 high school students to a dynamic and engaging program, which gave the visitors a closer look at Asia, its culture and why the region is so important to Australia.

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Cyberwellness and media education in Singapore spotlight

July 20th, 2016

Distinguished Murdoch speakers at Singapore Media Forum 2016

The Singapore Media Forum was hosted by Murdoch University’s School of Arts and Murdoch Singapore, together with partners Nanyang Technological University and UniSIM.

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Gore comes to Murdoch in gothic plays

July 7th, 2016

The Gothics

Horror thrills and blood spills will be presented in Murdoch’s Nexus Theatre throughout July in a series of three plays known as The Gothics.

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Murdoch filmmakers win nine WASAs

July 5th, 2016

Owen Beck with his two WASAs

Murdoch University staff and alumni were big winners at last night’s Western Australian Screen Awards (WASAs) securing nine gongs across a variety of categories.

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