School of Engineering and Information Technology

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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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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