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Opinion: Section 44 of the constitution does not mean that nobody is eligible to be elected to parliament

August 18th, 2017

The investigations into the eligibility of elected politicians to serve as members of Parliament under Section 44 of the constitution has caused a great deal of upheaval. In an opinion piece for The Huffington Post, Murdoch University constitutional law expert Lorraine Finlay investigates.

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Murdoch technology to help combat Indo-Pacific malnutrition

August 18th, 2017

A Murdoch University technology that prevents mould growth on fresh food is part of a $4 million initiative to combat malnutrition in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Why wetlands matter to people

August 17th, 2017

Wonderful wetlands: A Murdoch student wants to learn about community attitudes to the Vasse Wonnerup wetlands

A Murdoch study is injecting a human element into scientific research projects at a significant Western Australian wetland system.

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Could algae farming be Australia’s next big thing?

August 17th, 2017

Emeritus Professor Michael Borowitzka

Murdoch University researchers are at the forefront of a new report, which asserts algal farming can create jobs and protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Leading sport associations improving student employability

August 16th, 2017

Coaching skills: Murdoch University students are improving their employability with the help of sporting associations

Murdoch University students are linking with high profile sporting associations to broaden their employability and to support grassroots sport development.

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New international education partnership

August 15th, 2017

Murdoch University has forged an important international education partnership by launching its first joint degree with an Indonesian university.

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Murdoch offers free Meningococcal protection

August 14th, 2017

Murdoch University Health is working with the Western Australian Department of Health to implement a meningococcal vaccination program targeting young people.

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Researchers investigate Australia’s relationship with smartphones

August 14th, 2017

Murdoch researchers are playing a leading role in Australia’s Biggest Smartphone Survey—the online project for National Science Week. Dr Lynette Vernon and PhD student Bep Uink will join a collection of Australia’s smart phone experts to ask how smartphones have changed our lives.

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Murdoch and Chevron launch Harry Butler Institute

August 11th, 2017

Murdoch University joined global energy producer Chevron today for the official launch of the Harry Butler Institute. The initiative not only honours the legacy of one of Western Australia's environmental pioneers, it will shape the next generation of leaders in conservation and environmental management.

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Research to boost biosecurity measures in WA grain

August 10th, 2017

Murdoch University is leading the charge to develop a powerful tool to manage key biosecurity threats to Western Australian grain produce.

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Murdoch inspiring passions for science

August 10th, 2017

Science time: Murdoch staff demonstrated forensic facial reconstruction at last year

Murdoch University researchers are set to unveil their latest discoveries for National Science Week. The academics are involved in a whole host of activities on and off campus, beginning with the Perth Science Festival this weekend (12 and 13 August).

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Saltbush potential to mitigate carbon emissions

August 8th, 2017

New research from Murdoch University has investigated the potential for farmers to use a native Australian shrub to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Two papers have estimated the amount of carbon that could be stored in farmland across Australia and the use of digital imagery to cheaply and quickly measure this carbon.

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Fundraising record broken thanks to movie magic

August 7th, 2017

Telethon Community Cinemas

Murdoch University helped to raise another record total for WA children’s charities thanks to its partnership with Telethon Community Cinemas in the 2016/17 season.

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