Teaching and Learning

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 University to investigate value of teaching on Country

April 19th, 2017

Murdoch University is investigating how teaching on Country could become an important part of school for Aboriginal children in remote areas.

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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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Radio Murdoch set to go live

April 7th, 2017

Murdoch University radio students are about to hit the airwaves and broadcast to thousands of listeners across Perth.

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Debut screening for Murdoch-made film

April 4th, 2017

Damian Fasolo made Broken for just $15,000 thanks to the contributions of Murdoch students and staff

Murdoch University screen production students gained precious experience helping to shoot a debut feature film by one of their lecturers.

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Developing employability through self-awareness

March 27th, 2017

Investigating if enhanced self-awareness, positive self-talk and life skills can boost career adaptability in young people, is the focus of Murdoch alumnus, Jasmine Low, as she embarks on her PhD study in organisational psychology.

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Free public lecture: How nature can help catch criminals

March 17th, 2017

Dr Paola Magni

The fascinating role of insects, crustaceans and plants in criminal investigations will be presented in a free public lecture at Murdoch on Monday, 20 March. Dr Paola Magni, a forensic biologist with a focus on entomology, will talk about a number of cases where these organisms have helped investigators understand crucial facts about murders, and even help lead them to the perpetrators.

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Murdoch addresses the challenges unique to First in Family students

March 17th, 2017

Murdoch University is hosting a seminar on the types of support that family can play when students go into university, and will unpack the myths, the expectations and the realities of the university environment. A panel of Murdoch student support staff and current students will join guest speaker Associate Professor Sarah O’Shea from the University of Wollongong who will address some frequently asked questions, and present a range of support services.

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Honour for nursing lecturer

March 14th, 2017

Nursing lecturer and Simulation Lead Prue Andrus is a finalist for the 2017 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Ms Andrus, who is an expert in clinical simulation, is responsible for creating and coordinating realistic healthcare training for Murdoch University’s nursing students.

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Australian students urged to add Singapore to their studies

March 14th, 2017

Murdoch is urging its Australian students to apply for New Colombo Plan funding to study and work in Singapore.

Australian students are being urged to open their minds to the cultural, educational and professional opportunities offered by studying in Singapore.

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