environmental science

Smartphone technology monitoring shark behaviour

November 13th, 2017

Technology found in smartphones and Fitbits is helping a Murdoch University honours student classify the behaviour of a vulnerable shark species to boost long-term conservation efforts.

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Research collaborations explored in Presidential visit

October 13th, 2017

President Issoufou Mahamadou of the Republic of Niger has visited Murdoch University to discuss collaboration opportunities and to learn more about the University’s agricultural research.

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National coverage: Effects of changing climate in south western Australia

February 7th, 2017

Murdoch scientists highlight dangers of climate change in the South-West.

Climate change in WA's south-west was discussed in depth on ABC Radio National’s Science Show, featuring views from a number of Murdoch University researchers, students and alumni.

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Injured violinist followed environmental scientist dream

May 23rd, 2016

Erin Chen (left) with Lorraine and Barry Young, Amanda Young

A former musician rewarded by Murdoch University for her performance as an environmental science student, said the course helped her recovery after an arm injury forced her to quit playing the violin professionally.

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Murdoch student receives generous scholarship

September 1st, 2014

Sustainable Development and Environmental Science first year student, Megan Sleep, has won a prestigious scholarship from the WA Mining Club.

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Murdoch student wins undergrad water prize

January 11th, 2012

Environmental Science Honours student, Raphael Flavigny, won the Australian Water Association undergraduate Water Prize at the WA Water Awards.

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Science camp for Girl Guides

August 12th, 2011

Girl Guides from the Perth metropolitan area will be learning about estuarine fauna and the water cycle at a science camp led by Murdoch University academics.

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Murdoch Open Day a sunny success

August 9th, 2011

More than 13,500 visitors made the most of the sunshine on Sunday and descended on Murdoch University’s South Street Campus for Open Day.

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International conference to address sustainable water use

January 19th, 2011

The reuse of wastewater will be discussed at the International Conference on Integrated Water Management.

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