environmental engineering

Floating rafts to remove heavy metal pollution

December 6th, 2017

Finding innovative solutions to remove heavy metal pollution from waterways and soils, was the focus of a research trip to China by Murdoch environmental engineering students.

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Murdoch success at water awards

October 26th, 2016

Ashwin Nayak (left) and Dr Martin Anda at the AWA WA Water Awards (Pic: Australian Water Association)

A Murdoch University academic and a graduate have won recognition in the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards.

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Rottnest’s future water solutions in the hands of talented students

December 22nd, 2015

Holly Knight, General Manager Environment, Heritage, Risk and Safety for the Rottnest Island Authority, with Luke Murphy

A group of Environmental Engineering students won the Australian Water Association's Undergraduate Water Prize for developing a plan for the Rottnest Island Authority to expand their water supplies in a sustainable manner.

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Student research finds that recycling is a win-win for building site waste

July 28th, 2015

Building site waste project, square, small

Murdoch University environmental engineering undergraduates have conducted a small scale research project into construction waste generated on building sites, finding that almost 14 per cent (almost 28 tonnes) of ordered materials are discarded from the average home site and that around 80 per cent of spare materials could be recovered for resuse or recycling.

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Students challenged to find building waste solutions

May 14th, 2015

Some of the environmental engineering students on a visit to the All Earth Group in Maddington (Pic: Master Builders WA)

Murdoch University environmental engineering students are tackling real life construction waste issues on building sites thanks to a partnership with Master Builders WA – the building and construction industry association.

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