School of Arts

The missing women in Australian public relations history

January 19th, 2017

Dr Kate Fitch

The contribution of women to the development of public relations in Australia has been largely ignored, despite the dominance of women in the PR industry today, Murdoch University’s Dr Kate Fitch claims.

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Murdoch graduate tackles bikie drama for first feature film

January 18th, 2017

Stephen McCallum

Perth filmmaker and Murdoch University graduate Stephen McCallum has embarked on his next big thing – his first feature film, thanks to a $750,000 grant aimed at uncovering, inspiring and developing local talent.

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Opinion: Explainer – why some churches teach that women are ‘separate but equal’

December 23rd, 2016

Dr Mark Jennings

Complementarianism is the idea held in some faiths that men and women are equal but play different complementary roles in life, society and religious practice.

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High school animator is inaugural Golden Mesh award winner

December 8th, 2016

Rory Dalitz with Professor Sara de Freitas

The inaugural winner of a Murdoch University competition, which rewards and encourages high school students in creative media, has been announced.

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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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