School of Engineering and Information Technology

Physics and a famous cat

August 19th, 2016

Dr Catalina Curceanu delivers her Women in Physics lecture at Murdoch

Around 500 high school science students arrived at Murdoch recently to attend a physics lecture featuring a world-famous feline.

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Virtual Reality software brings hope to stroke survivors

December 22nd, 2015

Neuromender will greatly advance the recovery of stroke survivors.

Games Technology students and Computer Science lecturers from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and Information Technology are helping stroke survivors put their lives back together.

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International students inspire with Australian Award success

December 9th, 2015

Murdoch master degree students Ei Hnin Phyu Htun and Jonathan Kelly were recipients of Australia Awards

Two master degree students whose time in Perth was funded by the Australian Awards program, have spoken of broadening their academic knowledge and understanding of global cultural diversity while studying at Murdoch University.

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Extractive metallurgists stumble onto uranium millions

June 15th, 2015

A brannerite specimen

Murdoch University researchers have discovered a technique to extract uranium from brannerite, a mineral mining companies have long-viewed as a waste product.

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Metallurgy taster for high school students

June 8th, 2015

High school pupils at a previous Extracting Talent for Metallurgy session

Almost 450 high school pupils from WA schools will gain an insight into the role of metallurgists in the WA mining industry in a series of special careers events at Murdoch University in June and July.

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Students challenged to find building waste solutions

May 14th, 2015

Some of the environmental engineering students on a visit to the All Earth Group in Maddington (Pic: Master Builders WA)

Murdoch University environmental engineering students are tackling real life construction waste issues on building sites thanks to a partnership with Master Builders WA – the building and construction industry association.

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Metals show to set Bunbury’s young minds alight

May 11th, 2015

Murdoch is inspiring students to study metallurgy.

Murdoch University’s roaming metallurgists are visiting Bunbury and Busselton next week to fire up high school students about the magic of metals.

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Microalgae researcher to compete in science event

April 8th, 2015

Dr Navid Moheimani

The process of repetitively milking microalgae to cost effectively produce biofuel will be one of the topics presented at a free science communications competition on Thursday evening.

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Microalgae project propels PhD students in competition

March 16th, 2015

Sofia Chaudry and Ashiwin Vadiveloo

Two Murdoch University PhD candidates have reached the final round of an international competition thanks to their innovative project which aims to cost effectively produce biofuel from microalgae.

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IT graduates develop assessment tool for vet educators

February 4th, 2015

Some of team who worked together on the software: (left to right) Dr Pyara Dhillon, Shri Rai, fifth year vet student Erica Zarb, Knight the horse, Dr Cristy Secombe, Dr Melinda Bell and Frank Jardim

Computer science graduates from Murdoch University have worked with veterinary educators to develop a new digital assessment tool.

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