indonesia

Giant sunfish species eludes discovery for centuries

July 20th, 2017

An elusive new species of ocean sunfish has been discovered by an international team of researchers led by a Murdoch University PhD student. Marianne Nyegaard from the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences uncovered the new species while researching the population genetics of ocean sunfish in the Indo-pacific region. The previously undescribed species has been named the Hoodwinker Sunfish (Mola tecta).

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Indonesia: Ahok blasphemy conviction ‘inevitable’

May 19th, 2017

Dr Ian Wilson is a fellow of the Asia Research Centre

A Murdoch University researcher has said the recent jailing of Jakarta’s former Christian governor Ahok for insulting Islam was inevitable due to the scale of his public demonisation and the history of blasphemy charges in Indonesia.

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Jakarta election – What next?

April 20th, 2017

Jakarta’s election represents not just a major turning point for the nation’s capital and city of 12 million, but potentially for the entire country.

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Research Profile: A fearless fascination

April 15th, 2017

Dr Jacqui Baker is an expert in Indonesian politics with research expertise in law, violence and corruption.

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Asia experts helping shape future foreign policy

March 23rd, 2017

Murdoch University academics have addressed key foreign policy issues in submissions to the Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Indonesia’s digital revolution

September 30th, 2016

Nicole Andres 1

How is social media and digital technology changing the political and social landscape in Indonesia?

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International investigation begins on the effect of microplastics on manta rays

December 8th, 2015

A new study will investigate the effect of microplastics on manta rays.

The effect of tiny plastic particles on the health of manta rays and whale sharks is the focus of a new research project through Murdoch University.

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International Masters hits Backpacker’s Bucket List

June 10th, 2015

Carl Erichs

Carl Erichs enrolled in a Masters in International Affairs at the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, and is now looking forward to carving out a career working in military intelligence.

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Murdoch academics honoured for services to education

January 27th, 2015

Two Murdoch University academics have been rewarded for their services to education in the Australia Day 2015 honours list.

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Murdoch student awarded New Colombo Plan scholarship

December 12th, 2014

New Colombo Plan 2015 Indonesia Scholar Hannah Pratt receives her certificate from Foreign Minister Bishop

Murdoch University student Hannah Pratt went up against more than 200 Australian students to secure one of just 60 scholarships to study overseas through the Federal Government’s New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program.

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