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Murdoch historian written into history at Elizabeth Quay

October 13th, 2014

One of Murdoch’s most esteemed foundation professors, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, had his name written into history today when Planning Minister, John Day announced that a new road at Elizabeth Quay would be named after him.

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Vice Chancellor Stood Aside

September 19th, 2014

Murdoch University has today announced that Vice Chancellor, Professor Richard Higgott, has been suspended as a result of the outcomes of a recent investigation.

The Murdoch University Senate has agreed to suspend Professor Higgott following an investigation by the University.

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Science goes off with a bang thanks to Naked Scientist

August 27th, 2014

Hundreds of school kids were entertained and enthralled during National Science Week when they were treated to an explosive science show by international science celebrity, The Naked Scientist, Dr Chris Smith.

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Scholarship a new start for top students

August 27th, 2013

Some of Murdoch University's top students have paid tribute to the generous donors who have helped make their university dreams a reality.

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The Naked Scientist is headed to Perth!

August 7th, 2013

Murdoch University will welcome world-renowned science communicator Dr Chris Smith to Perth next month as part of National Science Week.

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Expand your mind with new units at Rockingham

June 4th, 2013

Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus will soon host a variety of new units, taught by a suite of inspiring lecturers.

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Murdoch workshops to stamp out WACE exam stress

May 29th, 2013

End of year exams are a tense time for many Year 12 students, and for good reason. The all important Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) results can affect a young person's prospects for further study.

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A meeting of the minds in Mandurah

May 21st, 2013

The Murdoch University Senate met in Mandurah last week to discuss the role Murdoch’s Peel campus will play in the future of the region.

City of Mandurah Mayor Paddi Creevey and CEO Mark Newman addressed the meeting, outlining some of the major challenges facing the Peel region.

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Take to the courts for Rockingham sports

April 19th, 2013

Are you a basketball, tennis or soccer fan? Murdoch University has expanded the facilities at its Rockingham campus, recently opening two new state-of-the-art sports courts.

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Building aspirations project opens doors to Murdoch University

January 22nd, 2013

Young Western Australians from Rockingham, Kwinana and the Peel region will be supported to study at university through a new Federal Government and Murdoch University project.

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