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

Murdoch University teachers gain international fellowships

June 24th, 2017

Murdoch University staff are gaining international accreditation for teaching excellence.

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International learning at Murdoch

June 19th, 2017

Murdoch students will enhance their learning experiences by travelling to six countries within the Indo-Pacific region over the next 12 months.

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Murdoch strengthens ties with Asia

June 9th, 2017

Murdoch University is playing a pivotal role in solidifying Australia’s relationship with India by exploring future agricultural collaboration opportunities.

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Call for Muslims to unite against extremists

June 7th, 2017

Dr Ameer Ali

In the wake of a spate of terrorist attacks, Dr Ameer Ali from Murdoch University’s School of Business and Governance, has called for a mass Muslim demonstration of outrage against extremism.

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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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