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Murdoch alumnus and academic honoured at 40 Under 40 awards

March 11th, 2016

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

A Murdoch University alumnus and an academic were winners in the Business News 40 Under 40 awards which celebrate entrepreneurship in Western Australia.

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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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Indigenous researcher makes Western Australian of the Year shortlist

May 28th, 2015

Professor Rhonda Marriott

Aboriginal health researcher Professor Rhonda Marriott has been shortlisted in the Western Australian of the Year Awards.

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Murdoch cyclists inspired on Ride for Youth

April 9th, 2015

Team Murdoch University - School of Psychology and Exercise Science, from left to right: Paul Zuvela, Mark Sayers, Brad Wall and Jeremiah Peiffer

A team from Murdoch University has successfully cycled an incredible 700km from Albany to Perth, visiting high schools along the way to promote and raise funds for mental health organisation Youth Focus.

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Murdoch leaders ride for youth at risk

March 11th, 2015

From left to right: Dr Jeremiah Peiffer, Chancellor David Flanagan, Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Andrew Taggart and Dr Brad Wall

Chancellor David Flanagan and two staff from Murdoch’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science will be donning their best lycra and jumping on their bikes to raise funds for Youth Focus at the annual 2015 Hawaiian Ride for Youth.

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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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Murdoch Chancellor named Western Australian of the Year

June 4th, 2014

Murdoch Chancellor David Flanagan's outstanding and continuing contribution to the State and its citizens has received the recognition it deserves, with him being named 2014 Western Australian of the Year on Friday.

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First Murdoch Commission passes halfway mark

August 8th, 2013

The Murdoch Commission, a major international commission of inquiry into the evolving engagement of Western Australia (and Australia) in the Asian region, has marked the halfway point in its investigations and deliberations.

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New Chancellor for Murdoch University

July 9th, 2013

Murdoch University has announced that David Flanagan, the Non Executive Chairman of Atlas Iron, will be appointed as the new Chancellor of the University.

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Inquiry examines WA and East Asia relationship

February 14th, 2013

A major international commission of inquiry into the evolving relationships between South East Asia and Western Australia convenes its first meeting in February.

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