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
January 30th, 2017
Two Murdoch University honour students were among 14 talented Australians provided with prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarships from the Australian Government that will see them study, research and work in Indonesia.
January 27th, 2017
While many Western Australians were celebrating New Year’s Day, Murdoch’s Professor Sam Makinda was busy lecturing at the Sultanate of Oman’s prestigious National Defence College.
January 23rd, 2017
With President Trump promising to withdraw the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many analysts have begun to view the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement as a potential replacement.
January 20th, 2017
Regular visits to the Australian Embassy, watching Korean megastar Psy perform “Gangnam Style” live and trying local delicacies including live octopus, was only a taste of Justin Freeman’s study year at Yonsei University in Seoul.
November 14th, 2016
Third year marine science student Colby Bignell is volunteering for six months at the South African Shark Conservancy in Hermanus.
November 13th, 2016
Australian and Singaporean university students will learn from each other during the Common Purpose Study Abroad program hosted by Murdoch University in December.
September 20th, 2016
The international Duchenne muscular dystrophy community have applauded the announcement by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve a drug developed in Perth by Professors Steve Wilton and Sue Fletcher
August 9th, 2016
Hammerhead sharks swim on their sides up to 90 per cent of the time to save energy, a Murdoch University researcher has found.
August 4th, 2016
Australia’s strengthening relations with India were the focus of a roundtable discussion hosted by Murdoch University this week.
July 28th, 2016
Dominic Rose and Samuel Edge, who are both completing a Masters degree in Public Policy and Management, were announced as the 2016 winners of the Mal and Karyl Nairn Global Voices Scholarship.