School of Engineering and Information Technology

Murdoch and Rio Tinto fire up science in schools

July 25th, 2017

Rio Tinto has teamed up with Murdoch University to support a STEM Outreach Programme for regional high schools, as part of a joint initiative to boost student engagement in science-based subjects. Rio Tinto has renewed their support of the exciting roadshow with increased funds to run workshops for students explaining where Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects can take them in their careers.

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Murdoch Singapore explores the cyberfuture of the dark web

July 21st, 2017

Experts in the fields of cyber wellness and cybersecurity will converge on Google’s Asia Pacific headquarters to strengthen digital health and mitigate internet risks for toddlers to adults.

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Curiosity the key for next generation scientists

July 19th, 2017

More than 350 high school science students attended Murdoch University’s Perth Campus for a physics lecture about dark matter, black holes and the formation of the first galaxies in the Universe.

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Murdoch University to lead shift to clean energy

July 12th, 2017

Murdoch University will lead Western Australian participation in a $20 million international Energy Transition Hub designed to generate economic and technological benefits for the State from the shift to clean energy.

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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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