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Banksia winner ‘never gave up’ on marine dream

November 18th, 2016

Professor Neil Loneragan with Claire Greenwell

High achieving Murdoch University student Claire Greenwell will be pursuing her marine research ambitions after winning this year’s Banksia Association Honours Scholarship, valued at $10,000.

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Obituary: John David Frodsham (5 January 1930 – 5 May 2016)

May 19th, 2016

Professor John Frodsham

Professor John Frodsham was the inspirational Foundation Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Murdoch University and served as Foundation Dean of the School of Human Communication from 1973 to 1976. The following obituary was written by his son Stefan Frodsham.

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Two outstanding Western Australians honoured by Murdoch

February 23rd, 2016

L-R: Chancellor David Flanagan, Rod Polkinghorne OAM, Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart

Two extraordinary individuals were honoured by Murdoch University at graduation ceremonies last week. Rod Polkinghorne OAM was bestowed an honorary doctorate of science on Monday 15 February for his pivotal role in the development of the Meat Standards Australia beef grading scheme. This system is a unique beef grading scheme which has added value in […]

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Banksia Association Lecture seeks justice

September 3rd, 2013

Everyone is welcome to attend the 2013 Banksia Association Lecture, to be given by Western Australia’s first female judge, the Hon Antoinette Kennedy AO, on Thursday, October 3.

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Call for government action on remote Australia

September 12th, 2012

The Hon Fred Chaney AO will call for a rethink in the way governments govern and engage with remote Australia.

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Governor to deliver major public lecture

August 22nd, 2011

His Excellency Mr Malcolm McCusker, AO QC, Governor of Western Australia, will deliver the 2011 Banksia Association Lecture on Monday 5 September, 2011.

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Scholarship recipient driven by her experience of trauma

September 17th, 2010

Overcoming personal trauma has given Claire McArthur the inspiration to become the best clinical psychologist she can be.

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