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Murdoch team to ride for youth mental health

March 9th, 2017

Murdoch University’s cycling team is once again embarking on a 700km journey to support Youth Focus, and to build awareness of youth suicide, depression and self-harm in high schools along the way.

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Government awards $40 million to address Australia’s soil management issues

March 8th, 2017

Murdoch University has been named as part of the biggest soil-based collaborations of farmers in Australia’s history that aims to unlock the potential of the country’s agricultural sector.

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Unique experience at Sydney innovation lab for Murdoch students

March 4th, 2017

Four Murdoch students enjoyed an exclusive, money-cannot-buy opportunity at the Commonwealth Bank’s Innovation Laboratory in Sydney that will propelled their future careers.

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Highlighting the risks posed by herbal medicines to the Australian community

February 6th, 2017

Dr Garth Maker

Murdoch researchers have played a key role in discovering the inadequate regulation and monitoring of traditional herbal preparations in Australia, which are widely used to treat a broad range of conditions and diseases.

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Opinion: High Court confirms Rod Culleton is not a senator – so what happens next?

February 4th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay explains what happens next in the Rod Culleton saga

The High Court on Friday put a decisive end to the debate over the eligibility of Rod Culleton to serve as a senator for Western Australia, so what happens now? Murdoch's School of Law Lecturer, Lorraine Finlay explains.

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Students centre of foreign policy roundtable

February 3rd, 2017

Sir Walter Murdoch School students at the DFAT White Paper Youth Roundtable

Several current and former Sir Walter Murdoch School students recently participated in an invitation-only roundtable – the only one of its kind in Australia – on the new Foreign Policy White Paper.

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New Murdoch partnership aiding neurological community of WA

February 3rd, 2017

(L-R) Murdoch

Improving the healthcare for Western Australians with neurological conditions in will be the driving force behind a new partnership between Murdoch University and the Neurological Council of Western Australia

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Murdoch professors receive Australia Day Honours

January 31st, 2017

Professor Bittles was one of two professors honoured on Australia Day

The life works of two Murdoch professors have recognised with prestigious honours during the 2017 Australia Day Awards.

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Honours students to embark on international journey thanks to New Colombo Scholarships

January 30th, 2017

Hannah (left) and Karis (right) will study, research and work in Indonesia during 2017

Two Murdoch University honour students were among 14 talented Australians provided with prestigious New Colombo Plan Scholarships from the Australian Government that will see them study, research and work in Indonesia.

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Opinion: Youngest in class twice as likely to take ADHD medication

January 25th, 2017

Dr Martin Whitely

A study involving over 310,000 West Australian primary school children has revealed children born close to the school cut-off age are twice as likely to be diagnosed with ADHD.

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