Sir Walter Murdoch School

Flagship unit showing students how the wheels of government turn

August 11th, 2016

Legislative Assembly Chamber (Provided by the Parliament of Western Australia)

Knowledge is power, and the knowledge gained via a unique collaboration between Murdoch University and the Western Australian Parliament is empowering students in a tough job market.

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Opportunity of a lifetime for two Murdoch students

July 28th, 2016

Dominic Rose and Samuel Edge, who are both completing a Masters degree in Public Policy and Management, were announced as the 2016 winners of the Mal and Karyl Nairn Global Voices Scholarship.

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Murdoch alumnus and academic honoured at 40 Under 40 awards

March 11th, 2016

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

A Murdoch University alumnus and an academic were winners in the Business News 40 Under 40 awards which celebrate entrepreneurship in Western Australia.

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Murdoch student’s ‘experience of a lifetime’ at climate change talks

January 6th, 2016

Claire Smith at the COP 21 entrance

A Murdoch University student who attended crucial climate change talks in Paris thanks to a generous scholarship said the trip was the “experience of a lifetime”.

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International students inspire with Australian Award success

December 9th, 2015

Murdoch master degree students Ei Hnin Phyu Htun and Jonathan Kelly were recipients of Australia Awards

Two master degree students whose time in Perth was funded by the Australian Awards program, have spoken of broadening their academic knowledge and understanding of global cultural diversity while studying at Murdoch University.

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Mandatory health insurance urgently needed

November 19th, 2015

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci is calling for an overhaul of the Australian health care system

A new report co-written by a Murdoch University economist calls for one of the greatest health care overhauls since the introduction of Medicare.

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Murdoch student gains climate policy insight before key UN meeting

October 19th, 2015

Claire Smith

A Sir Walter Murdoch School Masters student is preparing to attend the UN’s annual Conference of Parties (COP21), a crucial international meeting on climate change in Paris in December after consulting with Australia’s leaders in Canberra.

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Opinion: Private patients may stretch Fiona Stanley Hospital

October 5th, 2015

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

In an opinion piece for The West Australian, Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci and Dr Martin Whitely ask whether private patients opting to be treated at Fiona Stanley Hospital are driving unexpected demand.

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Premier’s visits delights Murdoch students and staff

August 31st, 2015

Premier Colin Barnett addresses the Murdoch community

The Honourable Colin Barnett MLA, Premier of Western Australia recently visited Murdoch University to address members of the Murdoch community.

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Student given chance to rub shoulders with world leaders

July 28th, 2015

Claire Smith square small

Sir Walter Murdoch School masters student, Claire Smith, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime after being chosen for a scholarship that will see her meet Australia’s leaders in Canberra before heading to Paris to take part in the COP21, the UN’s crucial international conference on climate change.

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