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National honour for inspirational teacher

September 22nd, 2017

A lecturer in Murdoch’s flagship enabling course On Track has won a national teaching award for his innovative approach to student learning. Dr Peter le Breton from the Centre for University Teaching and Learning has been awarded a national Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

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Murdoch’s innovative student learning showcased

September 21st, 2017

Learning and teaching initiatives developed at Murdoch University have been highlighted as some of Australia best practice in developing student and graduate success.

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Murdoch’s sports science programs among best in the world

September 20th, 2017

Murdoch University’s sports science programs have been ranked among the best in the world, according to the latest Shanghai Ranking.

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$1.8m for lab robots to control antimicrobial resistance on farms

September 20th, 2017

Resistance researchers: Dr Sam Abraham (left) and Dr Mark O

Murdoch University researchers are partnering with industry to investigate the application of laboratory robots to accurately test for antimicrobial resistance among farmed pigs and chickens.

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Goldfish could use estuaries as ‘saltbridge’ to spread between rivers

September 19th, 2017

River raider: Goldfish could be using estuaries as a

Goldfish invaders have been discovered in Australian estuaries, meaning they can tolerate salty water and can potentially use it to move between river systems.

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Deadly fish pathogen detected in Australia

September 16th, 2017

Deadly discovery: Wild catfishes from the Tully River were found to carry the pathogen

A dangerous pathogen, which caused devastating losses in the aquaculture industry in the United States, has been detected in wild Australian catfish for the first time.

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Cricket chief bowled over at Murdoch

September 15th, 2017

Murdoch University played host when Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland trained with the state’s top cricketers with disabilities.

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Outstanding achievements celebrated at Murdoch graduations

September 15th, 2017

More than 600 graduates are now part of Murdoch’s global alumni family of 60,000 after two glittering graduation ceremonies this week at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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Murdoch’s arts and humanities among best in the world

September 14th, 2017

Ranking success: Murdoch is rated among the best in the world for arts and humanities

Murdoch University’s arts and humanities research and education programs have rated among the best in the world, according to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ranking.

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Cuts to hit lower socioeconomic areas

September 14th, 2017

The Federal Government’s proposed higher education reforms will have a disproportionately negative impact on students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds in the southern outer suburbs of Perth.

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Teacher resilience better for the classroom

September 13th, 2017

Murdoch University has developed a program to boost teacher resilience that is linked to efforts to retain quality teachers in the classroom.

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Is ‘sharenting’ on social media the new normal?

September 13th, 2017

New research has examined why an increased number of mum bloggers are using social media channels to share content based on their children, also known as ‘sharenting’.

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Exercise good for Alzheimer’s delay

September 12th, 2017

Dr Belinda Brown, a researcher from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science, will compare the effects of high-intensity and moderate-intensity exercise on the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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