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Women in STEM inspire next generation

November 13th, 2017

The dazzling array of career directions on offer after studying science was on show at the WISE Women symposium at Murdoch University last week. WISE Women is a series of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and entrepreneurship showcase days. They aim to empower girls to understand how studying STEM subjects can broaden their career prospects away from the laboratory.

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Health risks for tropical travel

June 9th, 2017

A virologist at Murdoch University has warned of the health risks facing families heading away on winter breaks in Asia. Professor Cassie Berry warns that there is an increasing occurrence of nasty viruses being brought back to Australia from neighbouring tropical countries. She is giving a free presentation on Monday, 12 June, on the threats facing humans from some of the major viruses sweeping the planet.

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Healthier lives in reach for MS sufferers

March 6th, 2013

The McCusker Charitable Foundation has helped to fund research into multiple sclerosis and support the work of early career researchers at Murdoch.

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Major gift to boost health research at Murdoch

March 3rd, 2011

A major gift from the McCusker Charitable Foundation to Murdoch University will support research into the disabling brain disease, multiple sclerosis – and support some of Australia's brightest young scientific minds.

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