Mine site villages urged to go green

March 20th, 2014

Murdoch University researchers have calculated the carbon footprint of a typical WA mine site village, finding that significant improvements can be made without affecting the bottom line.

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Cockatoos find food in rehabilitated forest

September 24th, 2013

Murdoch University researchers have found that Western Australia's iconic black cockatoos have been drawn to a new food source – rehabilitated mining pits.

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Researcher says change the discourse on Asia

August 26th, 2013

Dr Craig Whitsed looks at how Asia is generally discussed as either a resource to be exploited or a threat and challenges Australia to develop its 'social imagination'.

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Conference links mining and agriculture across two continents

August 5th, 2013

Murdoch University in association with Africa Down Under and in partnership with the Crawford Fund is set to host the Africa Australia Research Forum to foster research collaborations and build relationships between Australia and the countries of Africa.

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New book explores Australia-Asia resource links

April 18th, 2013

2012 Boyer Prize winner Dr Jeffrey Wilson of Murdoch’s Asia Research Centre has published a new book unravelling the complexities of resource interdependence in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Murdoch receives $2.1m to support African mining

March 25th, 2013

Murdoch University has been awarded $2.1 million to help Mozambique and neighbouring African countries manage agricultural and mining issues in a sustainable manner that supports development.

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FIFO workers: companies don’t care

December 10th, 2012

Preliminary findings from two fly-in fly-out (FIFO) studies reveal partner dissatisfaction and a distinct perception among workers that companies don’t care about their wellbeing.

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Hidden ‘resources agenda’ in free trade negotiations

September 18th, 2012

A Murdoch University researcher says there is a hidden ‘resources agenda’ within Australia’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with Japan, Korea and China.

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Preparing Geraldton for environmental change

September 6th, 2012

The Geraldton community is invited to offer insights from September 24 to 28 into how environmental change is affecting their region as part of a national study.

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PR students have Rudd-y good time at Africa Down Under

September 5th, 2012

Public Relations students from Murdoch University’s School of Media Communication and Culture lent a hand – and met some big names – at the Africa Down Under Conference in Perth.

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