School of Health Professions

Recording your life story improves quality of life and will to live

November 21st, 2017

Research shows that helping people in palliative care or nearing death to record their life story improves their quality of life and will to live, according to Murdoch University lecturer and expert in Dignity Therapy Dr Brenda Bentley.

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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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Counselling expands to include creative arts therapy

October 18th, 2017

Health professional and educators in the Peel region have the opportunity to take advantage of a first in Western Australian counselling education. Murdoch University’s Creative Arts Therapies course is the only university level arts therapies qualification offered in WA.

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Murdoch students continue tradition of free treatment in the North-West WA

October 5th, 2017

Murdoch University chiropractic students have journeyed thousands of kilometres to provide residents of remote regional Western Australian communities with free treatment.

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Musical festival makes steps towards emotional healing

October 4th, 2017

Dr Petra Skeffington, who is a Clinical Psychologist and trauma researcher, joined the Desert Feet Tour on its annual pilgrimage to Wangkatjungka remote community in the Kimberley.

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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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Top students and staff honoured by Murdoch

August 25th, 2017

The achievements and academic excellence of Murdoch University students and staff from Mandurah and Rockingham were celebrated at a special ceremony last night.

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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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Murdoch helping to test global blood pressure

May 15th, 2017

Murdoch University is participating in one of the world’s largest public screening exercises on blood pressure as part of May Measurement Month.

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Senior nursing leader appointed by Murdoch

May 12th, 2017

The appointment of Adjunct Associate Professor Kathy McCoy will help to raise Murdoch

Murdoch University has marked International Nurses Day with the appointment of a nursing leader and influencer in neurological community care.

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