Resources for international media

Welcome to Murdoch University's newsroom for international journalists.

Here you can find news and information about the university's international research, partnerships and events.

If you are a journalist who would like to know more on any of the stories here, or if you can't find what you are looking for, please contact our Media and Communications team. The team can also put journalists in touch with Murdoch staff who can provide expert comment on a wide range of international topics.

You might also be interested in details of our overseas study centres or information for international students who would like to study at Murdoch.

Latest international news

Indonesia: Ahok blasphemy conviction ‘inevitable’

May 19th, 2017

Dr Ian Wilson is a fellow of the Asia Research Centre

A Murdoch University researcher has said the recent jailing of Jakarta’s former Christian governor Ahok for insulting Islam was inevitable due to the scale of his public demonisation and the history of blasphemy charges in Indonesia.

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Jakarta election – What next?

April 20th, 2017

Jakarta’s election represents not just a major turning point for the nation’s capital and city of 12 million, but potentially for the entire country.

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Research Profile: A fearless fascination

April 15th, 2017

Dr Jacqui Baker is an expert in Indonesian politics with research expertise in law, violence and corruption.

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Murdoch’s world ranking success

April 7th, 2017

Murdoch University’s international reputation continues to grow, surging 14 places higher in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings. The University is now ranked joint 68th in these prestigious rankings of the top 200 universities aged 50 years or under from around the world.

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Future of food – Feeding billions by 2050

April 5th, 2017

A Murdoch University researcher has responded to a sobering report warning of drastically rising global food demand.

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Ambassadors for Murdoch

March 30th, 2017

Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen with Australian Ambassadors, from left to right, Mark Sawers, James Larsen and Miles Armitage

Murdoch University hosted three special visitors today, with the arrival of Australia’s Ambassadors to Turkey, Jordan and Ethiopia and the African Union.

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WA agricultural expertise aids Bangladeshi food security

March 29th, 2017

Murdoch University Professor Richard Bell has led an international capacity building project enhancing food security in Bangladesh.

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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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Murdoch moves into new Executive Education Centre in Singapore

March 15th, 2017

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, has officially opened Murdoch’s new Singapore Office at the colourful ceremony.

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Celebrations for Singapore graduations

March 13th, 2017

With around 6,000 students, Murdoch University’s Singapore campus is now the largest foreign university in the city-state, and this past weekend over 500 graduates joined a growing alumni family in excess of 15,000.

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