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.
Latest international news
May 9th, 2013
Murdoch University’s Agriculture and Forestry programs have been formally recognised as among the best in the world, according to the latest round of university rankings.
The QS World University Rankings By Subject compared over 8,300 programs across nearly 3,000 universities. Only 678 institutions globally made the list, with Murdoch University ranked in the top 200 for the Agriculture and Forestry discipline.
May 8th, 2013
The emergence of Indonesia as a significant economic player in the Asian region, and its connections with Western Australia, were the focus of the second meeting of the Murdoch Commission in Indonesia in April
April 26th, 2013
A new study reveals that the Australian dollar was not viewed as a safe haven for investors during the European Sovereign Debt Crisis.
April 18th, 2013
2012 Boyer Prize winner Dr Jeffrey Wilson of Murdoch’s Asia Research Centre has published a new book unravelling the complexities of resource interdependence in the Asia-Pacific region.
April 15th, 2013
American Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich held a roundtable talk and Q&A with Vice Chancellor Professor Richard Higgott, the Murdoch University senior leadership group and guests.
April 11th, 2013
Murdoch University Professor of History and South-east Asian Studies Jim Warren has been internationally recognised for his lifetime of work on the history of the Philippines.
April 5th, 2013
A major international research study involving Murdoch University has found that individuals born with high numbers of a receptor known as HLA-C on their cells can naturally inhibit HIV.
April 4th, 2013
A PhD student from the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences has won a 2013 Science and Innovation Award to investigate the prevention of lamb meat browning due to oxidation.
April 3rd, 2013
Associate Professor Christine Daymon is leading a team who is researching ways to help Chinese communication students adapt to postgraduate study in Australian universities.
March 25th, 2013
Murdoch University has been awarded $2.1 million to help Mozambique and neighbouring African countries manage agricultural and mining issues in a sustainable manner that supports development.