sustainability

Student experience goes beyond the lecture theatre at Southbound

January 22nd, 2015

Festival goers enjoy the photobooth set designed by Murdoch theatre and drama students

A long standing partnership between Murdoch University and Sunset Events enabled Murdoch students to put theory into practice at this year’s sold out Southbound music festival.

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Students active in sustainable pursuits

October 17th, 2013

Murdoch students have been taking an active approach to sustainability, winning awards, hitting the road and even creating art to inspire others to live greener lives.

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Green energy experts coming to Murdoch University

July 9th, 2013

Murdoch University is set to hold the World Renewable Energy Congress – Australia 2013 from July 14 to 18 at the South Street Campus.

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Green technology a solution to landfill crunch

February 19th, 2013

Murdoch University has played a key role in the development of a technology capable of reducing organic household waste destined for landfills by 90 per cent.

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Modelling to boost urban wind power

September 13th, 2012

Murdoch University researchers hope new three-dimensional modelling of urban wind flows will improve the design and efficiency of small wind turbines in city settings.

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2012 Keith Roby Memorial Lecture looks at sustainable future

August 23rd, 2012

Canadian Dr David J Rapport will give this year's Keith Roby Memorial Lecture on Thursday, August 30. The father of 'ecosystem health', Dr Rapport will provide insight into true sustainability.

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Seminar to explore social sustainability of WA

January 13th, 2012

Is Perth losing its unique sense of place and identity? And if so, what does it mean for the future?

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Murdoch wins environment award

November 29th, 2011

Murdoch University’s best practice recycling and waste management system has won a Western Australian Environment Award.

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Multi-million dollar algae biofuel plant opens in WA’s North-West

December 8th, 2010

The opening of an algae pilot plant in Karratha, Western Australia, brings Australia one step closer to creating commercial quantities of clean biofuel for the future.

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More GreenPower means less greenhouse gas at Murdoch

August 13th, 2010

Murdoch University has again increased its use of renewable energy, cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by a further 216 tonnes a year. The environmental saving is equivalent to the electricity consumption of 33 households.

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