New study to investigate maternity provision for Aboriginal women

June 9th, 2014

A multi-faceted study led by a Murdoch University researcher will influence the way maternity services support Aboriginal women in Western Australia during pregnancy and birthing.

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‘Bush Schools’ bring Aboriginal culture alive for children

December 12th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers are helping to bring Aboriginal culture alive for a small group of primary school pupils in Perth.

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Another black cockatoo chick hatches at Murdoch

September 13th, 2012

A threatened species of wild black cockatoo has produced a new chick at Murdoch’s South Street Campus – only the second time the bird is thought to have bred in the Perth metro area.

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Murdoch researchers to probe ancient DNA at Devil’s Lair

November 17th, 2011

Dr Mike Bunce, Dr Joe Dortch and Dr James Haile

A Murdoch University-led collaboration is using DNA analysis to examine how the earliest West Australians lived.

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Murdoch launches unique Nyungar program for 2011

June 14th, 2011

The 2011 Wanju Boodjah program, which celebrates Nyungar culture and community, has been launched at Murdoch's Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre. The course is the only one of its kind in Western Australia.

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Playground isle’s disturbing past highlighted on film

April 4th, 2011

The distressing history of Perth’s playground island of Rottnest will be illustrated in a new documentary being made by a Murdoch University researcher.

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