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Murdoch research that grabbed the world's attention in 2017

December 22nd, 2017

In 2017 Murdoch researchers continued to be a creative force in the world, pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge for the benefit of all.

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Floating rafts to remove heavy metal pollution

December 6th, 2017

Finding innovative solutions to remove heavy metal pollution from waterways and soils, was the focus of a research trip to China by Murdoch environmental engineering students.

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Research begins to solve kidney anatomy enigma

November 22nd, 2017

A new project led by Murdoch University will shed fresh light on kidney physiology and potentially rewrite biology textbooks on how oxygen moves around the kidney. Professor Bruce Gardiner and Dr Gerd Schröder-Turk from Murdoch University’s School of Engineering and IT will lead an Australian Research Council funded project worth nearly $393k over the next three years with a multidisciplinary team of anatomists, physiologists, physicists and mathematicians.

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New technology to help elderly and people with low mobility

November 9th, 2017

An innovative idea that aims to reduce falls in elderly and people with low mobility has seen two Murdoch students take the top honour at the 2017 Young Entrepreneurs Pitch Night, held at the Australian High Commissioner’s Residence in Singapore. The McGowan Government congratulated the students on their innovative idea.

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How WA can help Australia become an energy superpower

October 31st, 2017

Professor Ross Garnaut

One of Australia’s most eminent economists will discuss Western Australia’s future in a low-carbon world economy at Murdoch University later this week.

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International exposure advantageous when starting future career

October 5th, 2017

Murdoch University engineering students will use an engaging overseas educational experience to advance their prospective careers.

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Murdoch’s innovative student learning showcased

September 21st, 2017

Learning and teaching initiatives developed at Murdoch University have been highlighted as some of Australia best practice in developing student and graduate success.

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Murdoch strengthens Japanese ties

August 30th, 2017

New partnership: Staff and student mobility will result from the MOU signed by officials from Murdoch and TCU

Murdoch University has forged close links with a Japanese university, heralding a new era in its relations with Asian institutions.

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Turning industrial waste into medical-grade plastic

August 29th, 2017

Murdoch researchers have found a way to convert industrial waste into biodegradable plastic.

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Murdoch to broaden Indo-Pacific experiences for students

August 25th, 2017

Murdoch University was today awarded $310,200 in new funding from the Australian Government to enable 94 students to participate in nine mobility projects across the Indo-Pacific in 2018.

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