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How sick can you get from a tick?

October 27th, 2016

Dr Charlotte Oskam

Dr Charlotte Oskam has appeared on the SBS program Insight to discuss emerging tick-borne disease in Australian and what can be done in the future.

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Murdoch University breaking new ground for Australian libraries

October 21st, 2016

Murdoch University is first Australian library to use OCLC Sustainable Collection Services

Murdoch University Library has become the first in Australia to introduce a new digital decision support system.

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Amendments to University Act to transform Murdoch

October 20th, 2016


The amendments to the Bill will enable all Western Australian public universities the functions and powers as other universities across Australia.

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Enhancing employability of university graduates at forefront of national forum

September 28th, 2016

Vice Chancellor Professor Eeva Leinonen with Minster for Education, the Hon. Peter Collier, MLC.

Creating globally relevant graduates will be the focus as Australia’s innovative research universities, government and industry come together for an intense two-day forum at Murdoch University.

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Whale study using drones and tags captures aerial footage of white whale calf

September 5th, 2016

Researchers from MUCRU and Aarhus University are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the whales. (Image: Dr Fredrick Christiansen)

Researchers from Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit and Aarhus University in Denmark are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding southern right whales.

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Big thinking students win a trip to Commonwealth Bank’s innovation lab in Sydney

August 25th, 2016

Think Big winners Team Instinct, with Richard Wiles (right) are off to Sydney

Three Murdoch students have emerged from a two-day intense innovating thinking competition as the best amongst a high-calibre group of next generation thinkers at the University, and will now travel to Sydney.

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Opinion: To future-proof our crops from drought, look to the Australian deserts

August 22nd, 2016

Dr Steve Wylie with the Australian native plant in high demand

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Steve Wylie asks the questions of what can we do to future-proof our crops to help feed a global population expected to increase to 9.3 billion people by 2050

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Murdoch and Curtin welcome inaugural Premier’s Fellow in Agriculture and Food

August 19th, 2016

Murdoch University celebrates its debut in the THE 100 under 50

An internationally accomplished scientist will take up the inaugural Premier’s Fellow in Agriculture and Food, in a partnership between Murdoch and Curtin universities.

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Gold rush! First evidence of spawning migration of football-size goldfish

August 15th, 2016

Dr Stephen Beatty with a large goldfish

Murdoch researchers have discovered for the first time football-sized goldfish are travelling hundreds of kilometres each year through WA waterways.

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Murdoch students amongst AFL elite

July 28th, 2016

Chelsea Randall (right) was one of two Murdoch students selected as marque players. Picture: Twitter/ @randall_chelsea

Two Murdoch students involved in the University’s Elite Athlete Program have been selected as inaugural marquee players in the new AFL national women’s league.

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