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Murdoch and Chevron launch Harry Butler Institute

August 11th, 2017

Murdoch University joined global energy producer Chevron today for the official launch of the Harry Butler Institute. The initiative not only honours the legacy of one of Western Australia's environmental pioneers, it will shape the next generation of leaders in conservation and environmental management.

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Murdoch celebrates Indigenous achievement

July 3rd, 2017

The rich diversity of high achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students was recently celebrated at Murdoch University.

Chancellor David Flanagan and Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre Manager, Braden Hill hosted the Indigenous partnerships, exhibition and networking event at Murdoch. The event aimed to build on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

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Murdoch team to ride for youth mental health

March 9th, 2017

Murdoch University’s cycling team is once again embarking on a 700km journey to support Youth Focus, and to build awareness of youth suicide, depression and self-harm in high schools along the way.

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Chancellor’s leadership lessons

October 20th, 2016

Murdoch Chancellor David Flanagan

Stolen cargo ships, going walkabout in the Australian bush and feeling like a rock star.

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Innovative program helps turn researchers into award winning entrepreneurs

October 6th, 2016

Dr Sofie De Meyer is one of the winners in the Start Something competition.

Research staff from Murdoch University have enhanced their commercial and industry engagement thanks to a demanding entrepreneurial program. The first Murdoch University cohort have emerged from the Start Something training program with new found skills, knowledge, industry links and a host of awards.

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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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