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International collaboration working to enhance protections for spinner dolphins

January 13th, 2017

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An international study involving researchers from Western Australia and the United States has unlocked a key behavioural schedule in spinner dolphins, which could provide crucial insight to conservation measures for the free-ranging animals.

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Explainer: why has Rod Culleton been disqualified from the Senate?

January 12th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay

In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay explains the reason behind why Rod Culleton’s Senate seat has been declared vacant following formal notification of his bankruptcy

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Students offered jobs from practicum placements

December 15th, 2016

Eleisha Laurent (left) with supervisor Rebecca Morony

Over 40 per cent of Clinical Exercise Physiology students at Murdoch University have been offered employment after undertaking workplace practicum placements in recent years, with one graduate describing being offered a job at the end of their placement as “the best day of my life”.

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Canada next frontier for Murdoch’s School of Education

October 28th, 2016

Dr Susan Ledger (centre) with education students from the University of Calgary.

An international exchange program is opening up new opportunities in the northern hemisphere for Murdoch University’s teaching cohort and education researchers, enhancing the University’s domestic and international reputation.

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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

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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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