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Asia food security enquiry calls for cooperative approach

December 2nd, 2015

Second Murdoch Commission Co-Chairs Professor John Edwards and Professor Mely Caballero Anthony

An independent report commissioned by Murdoch University has found that a more cooperative and strategic approach between and within countries in Asia will be required to tackle the challenge of food security.

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Murdoch appoints new Vice Chancellor

December 1st, 2015

Professor Eeva Leinonen

Internationally experienced university leader and academic, Professor Eeva Leinonen has been selected as Murdoch University’s next Vice Chancellor.

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National innovation centre partners with Murdoch to launch first Australian campus

November 25th, 2015

David Simmons

In an Australian first, Murdoch University’s partnership with the engineering services company Simmons Group will bring new innovation, training and entrepreneurial opportunities to the Rockingham region.

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$3 million gift to benefit medical, health and agricultural research at Murdoch

November 24th, 2015

Mr Alan Peacocke

A Western Australian veteran has given an estimated $3 million to support medical, health and agricultural research at Murdoch University.

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Murdoch hosts unveiling of new Richard Walley OAM portrait piece

September 3rd, 2015

Richard Walley OAM (centre) with artist Julie Dowling, Sid Myers (left) and Angus Trumble (Right)

Murdoch honorary degree recipient, Richard Walley OAM has been honoured in a new commissioned portrait that will be hung in the National Portrait Gallery.

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New role to lead engagement with India at Murdoch

September 1st, 2015

Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart (right) with Hira Raichandani, Acting Consul General, Consulate General of India, Perth

A new academic appointment at Murdoch University aims to deepen understanding of India, facilitate the cultivation of better links with Indian research institutions and attract more Indian students to the Perth university.

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Murdoch students to broaden their horizons thanks to New Colombo funding

August 24th, 2015

Murdoch student Jack Tompsett went on exchange to Hong Kong

Murdoch University undergraduates will get the chance to study and live abroad next year thanks to funding from the Federal Government’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Program.

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Murdoch loses passionate supporter of higher education

July 23rd, 2015

Don Randall and Julie Bishop at Peel campus opening 2007

Murdoch lost a tireless campaigner for higher education and supporter of the University when Federal Liberal MP, Don Randall, member for the Western Australian electorate of Canning tragically passed away on July 21.

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New steps towards reconciliation at Murdoch

June 3rd, 2015

Murdoch University has developed its Reconciliation Action Plan

Murdoch University formalised its commitment to social justice with the launch of Murdoch's Reconciliation Action Plan at an event celebrating 40 years of Indigenous alumni.

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New student talent rising against WA crime

May 12th, 2015

Keneasha Lindsay was awarded the Rodger Indigenous Award for 2015.

WA crimefighting will gain a determined new talent when Indigenous student Keneasha Lindsay graduates from Murdoch University.

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