Murdoch University to investigate value of teaching on Country

April 19th, 2017

Murdoch University is investigating how teaching on Country could become an important part of school for Aboriginal children in remote areas.

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Improving mental health screening for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pregnant women and new mums

February 28th, 2017

Murdoch University will participate in a collaborative study aiming to improve the mental health of expectant and new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mums living in remote communities.

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Experts open up on Rottnest’s tragic past

November 9th, 2016

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Dr Glen Stasiuk’s expertise on the tragic history of Perth’s favourite island playground has played a central part in the development of the ABC Radio National documentary Rottnest Island: Black prison to white playground. Dr Stasiuk, a lecturer and Indigenous researcher at Murdoch University, was just a teenager when he first went camping with his […]

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Murdoch student pens children’s book on Aboriginal culture

October 21st, 2013

Murdoch University student Alton Walley is sharing Aboriginal culture and knowledge through the publication of his first illustrated children’s book, Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot.

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Study gets Aboriginal young people talking

July 23rd, 2013

Murdoch University student Jenna Woods has been invited to present at the National Youth Affairs Conference in Adelaide for her work on a project exploring Indigenous young people’s street presence in and around the Perth to Armadale rail line.

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Course will help Indigenous students into science careers

January 20th, 2012

Indigenous students hoping to follow a career in science are being urged to sign up for a special course at Murdoch University.

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Nigerian First Lady guest of honour at Murdoch

October 27th, 2011

Murdoch University hosted a meeting for local Indigenous professional women with the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Her Excellency Dame Dr Patience Goodluck Jonathan, and key women members of her entourage. The group are in Perth for the CHOGM events.

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New Aboriginal genome study rewrites the history books

September 23rd, 2011

An electron microscope photograph of the hair sample

An international team of scientists, including researchers from Murdoch University, have just published findings that re-interpret the history of our species.

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Murdoch launches unique Nyungar program for 2011

June 14th, 2011

The 2011 Wanju Boodjah program, which celebrates Nyungar culture and community, has been launched at Murdoch's Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre. The course is the only one of its kind in Western Australia.

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Aboriginal centre celebrates with traditional ceremony

April 8th, 2011

Staff, students and supporters of the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre at Murdoch University gathered for a symbolic smoking ceremony at the centre.

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