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.

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Latest international news

Feeding sharks just part of a day's work for marine science student

November 14th, 2016

Marine Science student Colby Bignell is volunteering at the Shark African Shark Conservancy

Third year marine science student Colby Bignell is volunteering for six months at the South African Shark Conservancy in Hermanus.

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Students gather for Common Purpose

November 13th, 2016

Prof Andrew Taggart congratulated the successful students heading on the Common Purpose course in Singapore.

Australian and Singaporean university students will learn from each other during the Common Purpose Study Abroad program hosted by Murdoch University in December.

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World breakthrough for WA researchers

September 20th, 2016

The FDA has approved a drug developed in Perth by Professors Sue Fletcher and Steve Wilton

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

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Side swim style saves shark energy

August 9th, 2016

Hammerhead sharks swim on their side to save energy

Hammerhead sharks swim on their sides up to 90 per cent of the time to save energy, a Murdoch University researcher has found.

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Murdoch cements ties with India

August 4th, 2016

Australia’s strengthening relations with India were the focus of a roundtable discussion hosted by Murdoch University this week.

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Opportunity of a lifetime for two Murdoch students

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.

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Murdoch University confirms new leadership team

July 21st, 2016

Professor Lyn Karstadt

Murdoch University has finalised the new leadership team with the appointment of Professor Lyn Karstadt as Deputy Vice Chancellor – International.

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Cyberwellness and media education in Singapore spotlight

July 20th, 2016

Distinguished Murdoch speakers at Singapore Media Forum 2016

The Singapore Media Forum was hosted by Murdoch University’s School of Arts and Murdoch Singapore, together with partners Nanyang Technological University and UniSIM.

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Australia’s colourful maritime history to capture the world’s attention

June 27th, 2016

Murdoch is hosting the International Congress of Maritime History.

Murdoch University will host the International Congress of Maritime History, which is Australia’s biggest ever gathering of international maritime scholars.

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Murdoch develops vital tool for sustainable farming

June 21st, 2016

Prof John Howieson has helped to compile a farming manual for the 21st century

Murdoch University’s Professor John Howieson and Emeritus Professor Mike Dilworth have produced the first legume-rhizobia techniques manual in over 30 years for all those working in the field of symbiotic nitrogen fixation.

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