School of Engineering and Information Technology

Murdoch Live and Explosive

December 7th, 2016

Andrew Foreman dazzled students during the demonstration

Hundreds of primary school students from Perth’s metropolitan area were dazzled recently by Murdoch University’s illuminating science extravaganza, ‘Murdoch Live and Explosive’.

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Top honours for Murdoch IT student

November 23rd, 2016

L-R: Bill Marmion MLA, Minister for State Development,  Transport, Innovation;  Honourable Professor Dennis Moore, Dalibor Borkovic

A Murdoch University graduate with a passion for cybersecurity has taken out Western Australia’s top award for information technology students. Dalibor Borkovic, who graduated from Murdoch earlier this year, was presented with the Australian Computer Society’s 1962 prize. “The 1962 Award, established by the Dennis Moore Foundation, earns its name from the year the first […]

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Murdoch success at water awards

October 26th, 2016

Ashwin Nayak (left) and Dr Martin Anda at the AWA WA Water Awards (Pic: Australian Water Association)

A Murdoch University academic and a graduate have won recognition in the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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