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Turning industrial waste into medical-grade plastic

August 29th, 2017

Murdoch researchers have found a way to convert industrial waste into biodegradable plastic.

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Lithium research to transform energy use

August 24th, 2017

Researchers at Murdoch University are developing lithium technology which will transform the way the world uses energy. Dean of the School of Engineering and Information Technology, Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, said Murdoch University was leading the switch from traditional fossil fuels to clean renewables. Professor Dlugogorski believes that Australia is poised to help establish Australia as the major supplier of lithium to the world.

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Murdoch University to lead shift to clean energy

July 12th, 2017

Murdoch University will lead Western Australian participation in a $20 million international Energy Transition Hub designed to generate economic and technological benefits for the State from the shift to clean energy.

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Experts to discuss renewable energy future

January 25th, 2017

Renewable energy - wind farm

Could Australia be powered entirely by renewable energy? This is the question a panel of speakers from industry and academia will discuss at a public meeting in Fremantle on Sunday, 5 February.

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Murdoch success at water awards

October 26th, 2016

Ashwin Nayak (left) and Dr Martin Anda at the AWA WA Water Awards (Pic: Australian Water Association)

A Murdoch University academic and a graduate have won recognition in the 2016 Australian Water Association (AWA) WA Water Awards.

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Opinion: Human trials on Earth are the key to how we will survive on Mars

September 2nd, 2016

Dr Graham Mann

The crew of a Mars simulation recently emerged from their remote dome in Hawaii after completing a year-long project to trial a potential mission to the red planet. In an article for The Conversation, Dr Graham Mann from Murdoch’s School of Engineering and IT discusses the importance of these trials to the future success of […]

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Rottnest’s future water solutions in the hands of talented students

December 22nd, 2015

Holly Knight, General Manager Environment, Heritage, Risk and Safety for the Rottnest Island Authority, with Luke Murphy

A group of Environmental Engineering students won the Australian Water Association's Undergraduate Water Prize for developing a plan for the Rottnest Island Authority to expand their water supplies in a sustainable manner.

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Murdoch researchers win Endeavour scholarships

November 16th, 2015

Rebecca Meckelburg

A Murdoch University PhD student and a researcher have been awarded federal government scholarships to support their investigations.

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