Teaching and Learning

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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‘Seismic shift’ in communications industry means unis must adapt

November 18th, 2017

In response to significant changes in the media, communications, marketing and public relations industries, Murdoch University will launch a new Major for 2018 in Strategic Communication.

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Murdoch’s mobile vet clinics improve dog health in the regions

November 10th, 2017

Animal welfare and community health have improved in regional Aboriginal communities as a result of a mobile veterinary clinic provided by Murdoch University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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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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Americans look to Australia to combat Trump extremism

November 8th, 2017

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American political reformers are calling for Australian-style innovations to promote moderate policies under President Trump, according to a leading Murdoch University political scientist.

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Law student youngest councillor to win seat on local government

November 7th, 2017

Murdoch University law student Jason Russell is the new face of a push for greater diversity in local government in Western Australia.

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Chinese placement a bonus for trainee teachers

November 3rd, 2017

Murdoch University education students have completed a teaching placement in China, in a unique partnership helping to train the next generation of Western Australian teachers.

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How pigs in suitcases can help solve crime

November 1st, 2017

Murdoch University researchers are investigating the science of hiding dead bodies in suitcases, in a bid to help police solve macabre murders.

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Murdoch link with industry to tackle iron deficiency in pigs

November 1st, 2017

A veterinary science student at Murdoch University is collaborating with industry to tackle iron deficiency in pigs.

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Murdoch celebrates graduate achievement in Singapore

October 31st, 2017

Murdoch University applauded the achievements of hundreds of students in Singapore with three spectacular graduation ceremonies last week. More than 880 graduates were welcomed into Murdoch’s growing global community of alumni, which includes more than 16,000 based in Singapore. On Saturday 28 October, Singapore’s High Commissioner to Australia Mr Kwok Fook Seng delivered a stirring […]

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