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History award for powerful work by Murdoch academics

September 6th, 2017

History scholars from Murdoch University have won a major award for their powerful work on Japanese war criminals.

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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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Free talk on Japanese pop culture and its fans

March 31st, 2017

In a free public lecture at Murdoch on Monday, 3 April, Dr Leonie Stickland, Lecturer in Japanese from Murdoch University’s School of Arts, will unravel the mystique around the unprecedented popularity of the many facets Japanese pop culture.

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‘Fading Lights’ brings atomic bombings into focus

August 4th, 2015

Dr Stuart Bender and A/Prof Mick Broderick in front of the 4-metre diameter HIVe “dome” screen. Photographer: Sam Proctor - Curtin University

Researchers from Curtin and Murdoch universities have used digital technologies to reveal forgotten histories of Australian military experiences in Japan during and after World War Two.

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First Murdoch Commission provides regional roadmap

November 21st, 2013

The First Murdoch Commission, an independent inquiry on Western Australia in the evolving regional order, has tabled its Final Report.

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International project examines human fallout from nuclear energy

August 15th, 2013

A/Professor Mick Broderick is exploring the impact of atmospheric nuclear weapons testing on communities affected by radiation exposure.

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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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Fears of Japanese aggression in wool trade

July 25th, 2013

A Murdoch University researcher has uncovered a little known nugget of Australian history about a Japanese push to challenge the nation’s wool dominance in the early 20th century.

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Research tracks little known Australian-US divide on war criminals

January 23rd, 2013

A Murdoch University History researcher is looking at how the Australian approach to Japanese war criminals differed from that of the US following the Second World War.

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Asia Research Centre in Japan

November 29th, 2012

A team from Murdoch University’s Asia Research Centre has given an analysis of Indonesia’s current political situation to some of Japan’s largest corporations and government ministries.

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