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Women in STEM inspire next generation

November 13th, 2017

The dazzling array of career directions on offer after studying science was on show at the WISE Women symposium at Murdoch University last week. WISE Women is a series of science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and entrepreneurship showcase days. They aim to empower girls to understand how studying STEM subjects can broaden their career prospects away from the laboratory.

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Murdoch and Rio Tinto fire up science in schools

July 25th, 2017

Rio Tinto has teamed up with Murdoch University to support a STEM Outreach Programme for regional high schools, as part of a joint initiative to boost student engagement in science-based subjects. Rio Tinto has renewed their support of the exciting roadshow with increased funds to run workshops for students explaining where Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects can take them in their careers.

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Curiosity the key for next generation scientists

July 19th, 2017

More than 350 high school science students attended Murdoch University’s Perth Campus for a physics lecture about dark matter, black holes and the formation of the first galaxies in the Universe.

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Murdoch students become school maths mentors

June 1st, 2017

Pathways to STEM mentors (from left to right) Monica Seeber, Chetan Sadhana, Chris Brown and Lee Wen Wey

Students at Murdoch University have begun mentoring regional Year 12 pupils in mathematics, thanks to a Federal Government grant.

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Science experience broadening the minds of WA high school students

December 19th, 2016

High school students enjoyed the Conocophillips Science Experience at Murdoch University. Photo: Matt Gredley

High school students from across WA got a taste of university science thanks to The ConocoPhillips Science Experience at Murdoch University.

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Murdoch to focus science futures for women

December 19th, 2016

Murdoch is inspiring young women to study science.

Inspiring young women to keep up their studies in science will be a major focus for Murdoch University,hosting a series of events to help demonstrate the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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Murdoch Live and Explosive

December 7th, 2016

Andrew Foreman dazzled students during the demonstration

Hundreds of primary school students from Perth’s metropolitan area were dazzled recently by Murdoch University’s illuminating science extravaganza, ‘Murdoch Live and Explosive’.

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Murdoch to transform mathematics education in Great Southern, Wheatbelt and Peel regions

October 17th, 2016

The Murdoch Pathways to STEM program will commence in 2017

Murdoch University has won a grant worth $166,433 to support mathematics education in WA regional and remote high schools.

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It’s not just Ningaloo: whale sharks shown to favour much of the WA coastline

April 5th, 2016

Whale shark (Pic by Brad Norman)

New research published in the journal Pacific Conservation Biology reveals whale sharks are distributed further along the WA coastline than previously understood.

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