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Computer modelling helps dissolve the mystery of kidney stones

July 5th, 2017

Murdoch University researchers have developed computer modelling to help prevent kidney stones, a significant and painful human health problem.

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Butterfly wings under a microscope

April 27th, 2017

The Hairstreak butterfly is found in Mexico

Nature’s intricate mechanism for forming the nanostructures that help a butterfly species to camouflage itself against common leaves, has been revealed by researchers.

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Experts judge Murdoch students as brightest innovators amongst WA universities

January 24th, 2017

The Murdoch team with their $10,000 first prize

Undergraduates from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and Information Technology (IT) have triumphed over students from other Western Australian universities to claim top prize in the State Government’s Heavy Vehicle Hackathon.

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Murdoch student special guest at Australian Embassy

January 20th, 2017

2016 New Colombo Plan Fellow , Justin Freeman, had a "life-changing" study experience

Regular visits to the Australian Embassy, watching Korean megastar Psy perform “Gangnam Style” live and trying local delicacies including live octopus, was only a taste of Justin Freeman’s study year at Yonsei University in Seoul.

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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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National recognition for Murdoch’s IT discipline

September 22nd, 2016

The team working on the Radiology Assistant Simulator are students from the Game Technology major

Murdoch University has demonstrated its dominance in IT education with major recognition on the national stage.

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Former politician and IT business leader awarded honorary degrees

September 16th, 2016

Murdoch University awarded the Hon Kim Beazley AC with an honorary doctorate.

Murdoch University proudly presented honorary degrees to former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon Kim Beazley AC and Jim Ellis, founder of Westinfo Services.

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Radiography simulator brings a win for IT students

July 5th, 2016

Murdoch University Games Technology students have been awarded for their work on a radiography assistant simulator.

The development of a virtual radiography assistant simulator by Murdoch University students has been named Best Student Project of the Year at the WAITTA INCITE awards.

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The science of extraction in FameLab final

May 2nd, 2016

Rorie Gilligan in the WA heat of FameLab

An extractive metallurgy researcher from Murdoch University has made the national final of science communication competition FameLab.

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