School of Engineering and Information Technology

Murdoch students become school maths mentors

June 1st, 2017

Pathways to STEM mentors (from left to right) Monica Seeber, Chetan Sadhana, Chris Brown and Lee Wen Wey

Students at Murdoch University have begun mentoring regional Year 12 pupils in mathematics, thanks to a Federal Government grant.

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Hackathon win transforms students into entrepreneurs

May 24th, 2017

A weekend-long competition has resulted in a potential business idea for a group of Murdoch University students. Murdoch students Brice Gower, Corey Barrit, Ryan Santos and Louis Williams emerged as the victors of the Unearthed Hackathon. A hackathon is an open innovation event where teams of entrepreneurs, software developers, engineers and designers work in teams […]

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Enabling program helped maths ace to success

May 23rd, 2017

George Malone (centre) with prize donors Emeritus Associate Professor Barry Kissane (left) and Provost Professor Andrew Taggart

A student who was offered a place at Murdoch University after successfully passing an assisted access program has finished top of his class.

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Butterfly wings under a microscope

April 27th, 2017

The Hairstreak butterfly is found in Mexico

Nature’s intricate mechanism for forming the nanostructures that help a butterfly species to camouflage itself against common leaves, has been revealed by researchers.

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Students help raise Talkable toddlers

April 24th, 2017

Five Murdoch University students are playing a major role in developing a new mobile application that will help parents raise “talkable” toddlers.

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Murdoch’s five finalists in IT awards

April 14th, 2017

Murdoch University has five finalists in the 2017 WAITTA (Western Australia Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance) INCITE Awards. The Centre for Comparative Genomics (CCG) has been made a finalist in the ‘Most Impactful Social Benefit’ category for their Rare Disease Registry Framework (RDRF), an online patient registry that connects health stakeholders within disease communities. The […]

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Research Profile: Professor Wendall Ela

March 18th, 2017

Professor Wendell Ela is researching small-scale, local solutions to the world’s water shortage.

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Experts to discuss renewable energy future

January 25th, 2017

Renewable energy - wind farm

Could Australia be powered entirely by renewable energy? This is the question a panel of speakers from industry and academia will discuss at a public meeting in Fremantle on Sunday, 5 February.

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Experts judge Murdoch students as brightest innovators amongst WA universities

January 24th, 2017

The Murdoch team with their $10,000 first prize

Undergraduates from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and Information Technology (IT) have triumphed over students from other Western Australian universities to claim top prize in the State Government’s Heavy Vehicle Hackathon.

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Murdoch student special guest at Australian Embassy

January 20th, 2017

2016 New Colombo Plan Fellow , Justin Freeman, had a "life-changing" study experience

Regular visits to the Australian Embassy, watching Korean megastar Psy perform “Gangnam Style” live and trying local delicacies including live octopus, was only a taste of Justin Freeman’s study year at Yonsei University in Seoul.

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