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Study finds acclaimed arts organisation ‘underfunded’

August 23rd, 2016

Associate Professor Peter Wright

A three year study led by Murdoch University researchers into the work of participatory arts organisation BIG hART has highlighted that such groups are chronically underfunded.

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New project aims to help unlock the mystery of tick-borne disease

July 14th, 2016

An echidna tick, Bothriocroton concolor. Image by Siew-May Loh

Understanding why a growing number of Australians are diagnosed with a Lyme disease-like illness, presumed to be tick-borne, is the focus of a new highly innovative research project supported by the Australian Research Council.

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New bacteria discovered by Murdoch researchers in Australian ticks

June 16th, 2016

Dorsal view of an echidna tick, Bothriocroton concolor, (imaged by Siew-May Loh )

Murdoch University researchers have detected a new species of bacteria in echidna-biting Australian ticks.

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ARC announcement enhances Murdoch’s research and industry standing

May 6th, 2016

Murdoch University is hosting the Africa-Australia Research Forum

Murdoch University’s position as a national leader in translational research has been recognises by the Australian Research Council (ARC) today, following an announcement on successful ARC Linkage Projects.

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Is theatre guarding our culture?

December 29th, 2015

Professor Helena Grehan

Researchers at Murdoch University are leading a global project to explore the value of theatre in the 21st century.

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WA agricultural research shines on world stage

December 9th, 2015

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The Australian Research Council (ARC) has released a report showing Western Australian universities are among the best in the world in research allied to Agriculture and Environmental Science.

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Murdoch’s research assessed above world-standard

December 4th, 2015

Murdoch University is hosting the Africa-Australia Research Forum

Murdoch University’s position as a world leader in agriculture, medical research and science has been cemented by an assessment released by the Australian Research Council today.

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Social media at bedtime linked to poor sleep and poor mental health for teens

September 29th, 2015

Lynette Vernon

Teenagers with high social media use at bedtime suffer disturbed sleep, which in turn leads to depressed mood, according to new research from a Murdoch University PhD candidate.

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Historians to study how natural disasters have influenced change in the Indo-Pacific

September 1st, 2015

Emeritas Professor James Warren

Historians from Murdoch's Asia Research Centre have secured funding to investigate the relationship between natural disasters and major social and political upheaval in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Guiding the sustainable development of the Peel-Harvey

August 27th, 2015

From left to right, Andy Gulliver, Lesley Wilkinson, Tony Free, Marilyn Gray, Associate Professor Matt Hipsey, Professor Andrew Taggart, Dr Fiona Valesini, Prifessor Mike Elliott, Councillor Caroline Knight

A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by a Murdoch University academic will be investigating how best to develop the Peel region without unduly impacting the health of the iconic Peel-Harvey estuary.

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