Research

Murdoch staff recognised for outstanding contribution to student learning

May 24th, 2018

Four academics have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to creating an exemplary learning environment at Murdoch University.

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Murdoch at forefront of solar energy future for remote WA homes

May 17th, 2018

The future of renewable energy looks bright for homes in remote WA in light of Murdoch University’s partnership with electricity provider Horizon Power.

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Are video games the future of sustainable tourism education?

May 14th, 2018

Dr Eunice Tan and Yohei Okamoto examine the use of digital simulation games similar to World of Warcraft, SimCity and Minecraft to teach sustainable tourism.

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On Friday the 13th, leave the superstitions at home

April 13th, 2018

Kylie Sturgess, tutor and researcher in radio broadcasting, writes in The Conversation about Friday 13th superstitions.

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Murdoch research helping to save iconic black cockatoos

March 12th, 2018

Conservation efforts to help threatened black cockatoo species are being aided by Murdoch University researchers.

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Murdoch University experts advise Cape Town government on water crisis

March 1st, 2018

Murdoch University environment and water experts have met with delegates of the Western Cape Provincial Government on campus to discuss how to manage the current water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Murdoch wins grant for Indigenous Queer research

February 20th, 2018

In the first state-funded research of its kind, Murdoch University will investigate the impact of discrimination on the mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Intersex) community.

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Researcher seeks participants for scar sensitivity study

February 15th, 2018

A Murdoch University researcher is seeking participants for his study on the effectiveness of a topical cream to reduce the pain experienced by skin with keloid scarring.

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Murdoch researcher to study bullying in volunteer settings

January 31st, 2018

Murdoch researcher Dr Megan Paull has launched the first comprehensive Australasian investigation into bullying in volunteer settings.

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Murdoch student aims to boost dolphin tourism in Bunbury

January 8th, 2018

Swimming with dolphins and other encounters with these enchanting mammals are the subject of research by a Murdoch honours student that aims to boost tourism in Bunbury.

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