School of Engineering and Information Technology

National recognition for Murdoch’s IT discipline

September 22nd, 2016

The team working on the Radiology Assistant Simulator are students from the Game Technology major

Murdoch University has demonstrated its dominance in IT education with major recognition on the national stage.

+ Find out more

How urban design can help Perth be more water wise

September 12th, 2016

Josh Byrne

Environmental scientist and ABC television presenter Josh Byrne will be explaining how urban design can help address Perth’s water challenges in a free public lecture at Murdoch University on Tuesday, 20 September.

+ Find out more

Opinion: Human trials on Earth are the key to how we will survive on Mars

September 2nd, 2016

Dr Graham Mann

The crew of a Mars simulation recently emerged from their remote dome in Hawaii after completing a year-long project to trial a potential mission to the red planet. In an article for The Conversation, Dr Graham Mann from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and IT discusses the importance of these trials to the future success of […]

+ Find out more

Professor Ian Ritchie inducted into WA Science Hall of Fame

August 22nd, 2016

Professor Ian Ritchie

The life, work and achievements of late Murdoch University Professor Ian Ritchie have been celebrated with his posthumous induction into the Western Australian Science Hall of Fame.

+ Find out more

Physics and a famous cat

August 19th, 2016

Dr Catalina Curceanu delivers her Women in Physics lecture at Murdoch

Around 500 high school science students arrived at Murdoch recently to attend a physics lecture featuring a world-famous feline.

+ Find out more

Murdoch to design safer explosions for miners

July 6th, 2016

In over 200 blasts using TITAN 9000xero®, no orange post blast fume has been observed. Photo credit Dyno Nobel.

A research project to tackle one of the major safety concerns for the mining industry is the focus of a three year project now underway at Murdoch University with the support of global explosives manufacturer and supplier, Dyno Nobel.

+ Find out more

Radiography simulator brings a win for IT students

July 5th, 2016

Murdoch University Games Technology students have been awarded for their work on a radiography assistant simulator.

The development of a virtual radiography assistant simulator by Murdoch University students has been named Best Student Project of the Year at the WAITTA INCITE awards.

+ Find out more

Metallurgy workshops to spark high school interest

June 28th, 2016

John XXIII student Emersyn Haddleton with Peter Kervin from Rio Tinto

Sponsored by Rio Tinto, Murdoch University have hosted a series of Extracting Talent for Metallurgy sessions for high school students throughout June.

+ Find out more

The science of extraction in FameLab final

May 2nd, 2016

Rorie Gilligan in the WA heat of FameLab

An extractive metallurgy researcher from Murdoch University has made the national final of science communication competition FameLab.

+ Find out more

Science teacher development day aims to boost high school learning

January 25th, 2016

Dr Chris Creagh

Physics teachers from high schools throughout Western Australia (WA) will gather at Murdoch University this week.

+ Find out more