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Enabling program helped maths ace to success

May 23rd, 2017

George Malone (centre) with prize donors Emeritus Associate Professor Barry Kissane (left) and Provost Professor Andrew Taggart

A student who was offered a place at Murdoch University after successfully passing an assisted access program has finished top of his class.

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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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When Stanley Kubrick almost moved to Australia

May 18th, 2017

Associate Professor Mick Broderick

A Murdoch University researcher has discovered that legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was so concerned about the threat of nuclear war in the early 1960s, he planned to move his family to Perth, Australia.

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Students to benefit from $321 million Federal funding

May 17th, 2017

Murdoch University’s Master of Forensic Science students have been handed a major career boost after the Federal Government announced $321 million funding for the AFP.

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Criminologist urges rethink on prisoner reintegration

May 16th, 2017

A Murdoch University criminology expert has entered the debate over plans to turn a jail into a drug rehabilitation prison.

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Teen peers an emotional tonic for daily stress

May 16th, 2017

Research has found that teenagers’ reliance on their peers is good for their development and sense of belonging, particularly in the immediate aftermath of a stressful event, like failing a test.

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Murdoch helping to test global blood pressure

May 15th, 2017

Murdoch University is participating in one of the world’s largest public screening exercises on blood pressure as part of May Measurement Month.

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Murdoch law students defend teenage protestors

May 15th, 2017

Members of the Murdoch team who worked with the teenage Roe 8 protesters (L-R Ferhan Siddiqi, Anna Copeland, Shauna O

Law students at Murdoch University have gained invaluable experience and supported a community cause by providing legal representation to teenage children charged for protesting against a major transport development.

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Senior nursing leader appointed by Murdoch

May 12th, 2017

The appointment of Adjunct Associate Professor Kathy McCoy will help to raise Murdoch

Murdoch University has marked International Nurses Day with the appointment of a nursing leader and influencer in neurological community care.

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'Whispering' keeps humpbacks safe from killer whales

May 12th, 2017

Newborn humpback whales 'whisper' to their mothers to avoid being overheard by killer whales, researchers have discovered. Ecologists from University of Aarhus in Denmark and Murdoch University used temporary tags on humpback mothers and their calves in Exmouth Gulf, off Western Australia, to learn more about the first months of a humpback's life. Lead author, […]

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Return of the research entrepreneur program

May 11th, 2017

Commercialising research will hit the spotlight when Murdoch University runs the successful Start Something Program next month. Run for the first time in 2016, Start Something is an entrepreneur-led program developed by the Innovation Cluster, a group of industry experts involved with guiding corporate innovation and research commercialisation.

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Top award for nursing at Murdoch

May 10th, 2017

A Murdoch University lecturer has been named as WA’s top nursing educator of the year. Prue Andrus, who is a nursing lecturer and Simulation Lead, won the Excellence in Education category of the 2017 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

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Students and donors praised on Murdoch prize night

May 10th, 2017

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen paid tribute to the donors and students giving and receiving prizes at an annual Award Ceremony. More than 80 prizes and scholarships were awarded to outstanding students from the Schools of Health Professions, Psychology and Exercise Science and Veterinary and Life Sciences at the event, which was held on the Perth campus.

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