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Students to benefit from $321 million Federal funding

May 17th, 2017

Murdoch University’s Master of Forensic Science students have been handed a major career boost after the Federal Government announced $321 million funding for the AFP.

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Murdoch Live and Explosive

December 7th, 2016

Andrew Foreman dazzled students during the demonstration

Hundreds of primary school students from Perth’s metropolitan area were dazzled recently by Murdoch University’s illuminating science extravaganza, ‘Murdoch Live and Explosive’.

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WA students think Murdoch in 2016

January 7th, 2016

Josh and Charlotte are among many students enjoying the greater social aspect to campus life

The most recent data from the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre shows that Murdoch University has increased both total applications and its market share of first preference applications to undergraduate courses for Western Australian state universities since 2014.

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Opinion: We need to stop Australia’s genetic heritage from being taken overseas

October 27th, 2015

Dr Steve Wylie with the Australian native plant in high demand

In an opinion piece for The Conversation, senior research associate in plant virology at Murdoch University, Dr Steve Wylie looks at the importance of building Australia’s intellectual property (IP) with its genetic heritage, and questions whether our State and Federal Governments should continue to allow the legal export of our native seeds.

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Murdoch cements its position as one of Australia’s leading universities in South East Asia

October 26th, 2015

Recent graduation ceremonies in Singapore. Image: Zoe Phillips

Enrolments in Murdoch University Singapore campus have grown by 330 per cent since 2009, making Murdoch one of the biggest foreign universities in the region.

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Dog health program a win-win for remote WA communities and students

September 25th, 2015

Murdoch veterinary students assist dog health program

Murdoch University’s Professor Ian Robertson, together with Dr Peter Ricci and six final year veterinary students will be heading to the Kimberley on a two week dog health program that will benefit both the students and members of the remote region.

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PERSPECTIVE: ‘Ugly’ animals need love too!

September 18th, 2015

Bat

In an article for Science Network WA, Associate Professor Trish Fleming advocates for the less media-friendly animals of Australia before these species are lost forever.

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Public urged to enjoy but respect sensitive wildflowers

September 11th, 2015

Cowslip orchid

Associate Professor David Newsome shines light on the awareness of the impact of trampling on wildflowers following results from a paper he co-wrote.

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Opinion: Silverbacks and greenbacks: the catch-22 at the heart of gorilla conservation

September 5th, 2015

Mountain gorillas in Uganda

Inspired by his encounter with Guy the gorilla at London Zoo 54 years ago, environmental scientist Associate Professor David Newsome recently went on a wildlife tour to Uganda.

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Murdoch mourns loss of University icon

September 4th, 2015

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO

One of Murdoch University’s most iconic figures and esteemed foundation professors’, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, has died at the age of 83.

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