School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Research ARC-ed up for four projects

December 3rd, 2012

Murdoch University researchers have received support for four projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.

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Professor provides libretto for opera on Daisy Bates

November 9th, 2012

Murdoch University Emeritus Professor in History Bob Reece has provided the libretto (words) for a new opera, Daisy Bates at Ooldea.

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Fremantle submarine base a major factor in Pacific war

November 7th, 2012

A Murdoch University professor is researching the history and importance of Fremantle’s submarine base during the Second World War – the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

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History of oceans explored

November 2nd, 2012

Anyone with an interest in maritime history will enjoy two upcoming conferences being held in Fremantle and hosted by Murdoch University.

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Young environmental campaigner to attend UN

October 30th, 2012

Murdoch student Basha Stasak will join a delegation of Australia's youth at the United Nations Convention on Climate Change.

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Sex in the world of the Bible

October 30th, 2012

Emeritus Professor Bill Loader has completed his acclaimed five-book series on sexuality in ancient Judaism and early Christianity with the publication of The New Testament on Sexuality.

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Wins for fiction and tree drought research

October 26th, 2012

Murdoch University post-graduates have taken three awards at the 2012 Graduate Women WA Awards for research into Jarrah forests and two creative writing projects.

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Research foundation celebrates 10 years

October 23rd, 2012

A Murdoch University foundation which supports research and discussion on transnational cultures, diasporas and related topics is celebrating its 10th year.

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Hail Fellow, well met

October 9th, 2012

Professor Garry Rodan has been elected by his peers as a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of the Social Sciences, Australia (ASSA).

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Hidden ‘resources agenda’ in free trade negotiations

September 18th, 2012

A Murdoch University researcher says there is a hidden ‘resources agenda’ within Australia’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with Japan, Korea and China.

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