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Year 12 students flock to Murdoch for economics conference

February 11th, 2016

Professor Malcolm Tull will speak at the 2016 Student Economics Conference

The economics of terrorism and strategic thinking associated with game theory are two hot topics under discussion at Murdoch University at the first economics university conference of its kind for Year 12 students.

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Expectations must be clear in university student volunteering

September 28th, 2015

Murdoch University student volunteers (from left to right) Katie Mclellan, Devan Purdie, Brian Ho, Joanne Wong, Chantal Ng, Nicole Donovan, Victoria Doll, Emma Nicoletti and Anna Harbach

The volunteering experience for university students and the organisations they help can be improved if expectations are clear before the volunteer activity begins, a Murdoch University-led study has found.

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Free community event reminds us to reconnect with nature

July 6th, 2015

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Murdoch University is hosting a free community sustainability event, giving people the chance to learn about brand new concepts and ways of sustainable living. The Forgotten Earth: Reconnecting with Nature Fair takes place on Thursday July 16 and is part of the World Student Environment Network (WSEN) Summit taking place from July 13 to 18.

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Opinion: China-Australia trade agreement a compromised victory

June 19th, 2015

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After 10 years of negotiations, the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) was signed in Canberra this week meaning that Australia now has an FTA with its number one trade partner.

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How an ageing population could help to save the world

June 9th, 2015

Population ageing could reduce CO2 emission in the long run

A finance expert at Murdoch University has hypothesized that a worldwide ageing population could result in a natural reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions without the need for policy interventions.

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Paula shines during day with mining giant

April 20th, 2015

Nev Power and Paula Hicks

A Murdoch University business student is a step closer to realising her dream of becoming a senior executive with Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) after spending the day shadowing its Chief Executive Officer Nev Power.

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Study opportunities for not-for-profit sector

April 15th, 2015

Dr Megan Paull

Opportunities for people working in the not-for-profit sector to enhance their careers have emerged through new scholarships announced at Murdoch University. Murdoch’s School of Management and Governance is partnering with the Australian Scholarship Foundation and the Bankwest Foundation to provide three full scholarships in one of the School’s Graduate Certificate Programs. Not-for-profit researcher and Director […]

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Volunteers not safe from workplace bullying

April 1st, 2015

Dr Megan Paull

Despite the charitable nature of volunteering new research from Edith Cowan University and Murdoch University has found one in three volunteers can experience workplace bullying.

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Opinion: Top-ranked universities have more money than Australian unis could dream of

March 30th, 2015

Dr Janice Dudley

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Janice Dudley, Associate Dean of the School of Management and Governance assesses Education Minister Christopher Pyne’s claim that his plan to deregulate university fees was essential to ensure Australia’s universities continued to climb the international rankings.

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PhD student wins major prize for research on migrant labour regime in Singapore

December 22nd, 2014

A Murdoch University PhD student, who spent four months working in a construction firm as part of his research, has won a prestigious national award for his thesis about Bangladeshi migrants employed in Singapore.

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