sir walter murdoch lecture

Public lecture to give global perspective on future megatrends

September 25th, 2017

The mega trends and mega risks facing our world are the focus of a public lecture at Murdoch University this week. Finland's Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand Lars Backström will present the 2017 Sir Walter Murdoch Lecture on Tuesday 26 September.

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How urban design can help Perth be more water wise

September 12th, 2016

Josh Byrne

Environmental scientist and ABC television presenter Josh Byrne will be explaining how urban design can help address Perth’s water challenges in a free public lecture at Murdoch University on Tuesday, 20 September.

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Collaboration needed to future-proof the planet

October 3rd, 2014

As a global population explosion puts major strain on worldwide food and water supplies, energy needs and healthcare, a University scientist has warned that international collaboration is needed to address these challenges.

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Sir Walter Murdoch Lecture ponders the ‘good citizen’

August 26th, 2013

The public is invited to hear Dr Toby Miller, Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Riverside as he presents the 2013 Sir Walter Murdoch Lecture on Tuesday, August 27.

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Canadian political analyst to deliver 2012 Sir Walter Murdoch Lecture

October 12th, 2012

The Sir Walter Murdoch Lecture on Thursday, October 25 will look at the rise of China and its impact on the Asia-Pacific region in future.

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Australian Ambassador delivers Sir Walter Murdoch Lecture in Dubai

October 18th, 2011

His Excellency Doug Trappett, Australian Ambassador to Qatar and UAE, has delivered the Annual Dubai Sir Walter Murdoch Lecture.

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First honorary doctorate awarded in Dubai

May 5th, 2010

First honorary doctorate awarded in Dubai

His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Murdoch University.

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