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Murdoch student’s ‘experience of a lifetime’ at climate change talks

January 6th, 2016

Claire Smith at the COP 21 entrance

A Murdoch University student who attended crucial climate change talks in Paris thanks to a generous scholarship said the trip was the “experience of a lifetime”.

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Murdoch student urges action on food security at UN

October 29th, 2015

Laura Grubb presented at the UN Committee on Food Security

Murdoch University animal science honours student Laura Grubb has made a global call for action at a United Nations conference to help solve the issues facing modern agriculture and food security.

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Inquiry explores food security issues in China

June 2nd, 2015

Second Murdoch Commission members Professor John Edwards, Dr Chris Vas and Cat Bevan-Jones inspecting seedlings at Hong Sha, a village development project run by the Chinese government in Sichuan Province.

Members of Murdoch’s independent inquiry into food security learnt how China is tackling food security issues on a recent visit to Beijing and the Sichuan Province.

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Opinion: Lashing out at the UN is not the act of a good international citizen

March 12th, 2015

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny

In an article co-authored for The Conversation, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny from Murdoch’s School of Law comments on Tony Abbott’s controversial response to a United Nations report which criticises Australia’s human rights record in relation to its treatment of asylum seekers and refugees.

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From refugee to Masters Degree

September 23rd, 2013

When his learning journey began in a Ugandan refugee camp 13 years ago, Kachuol Piok could never have imagined he’d be graduating with a Masters of Development Studies.

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Murdoch reaffirms its commitment to ending racism

March 21st, 2013

Murdoch University is proud to affirm its commitment to ending racism on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March 21.

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A lifetime of public service honoured by Murdoch

February 27th, 2013

Murdoch University has honoured the work of senior public servant Emeritus Professor Stuart Harris AO.

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Economist to present on world trade talks failure

July 12th, 2012

An international economist will discuss the way forward for global trade policy in the wake of the failed Doha round of negotiations in an event at Murdoch University on Monday, July 16.

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Murdoch professor helps launch Refugee Week

June 20th, 2012

Associate Professor Mick Broderick helped open Refugee Week 2012 with a talk about a project which is helping Rwandans remember and heal trauma from the 1994 genocide.

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Solastalgia’s growing influence is ‘bittersweet’ success

February 13th, 2012

If you enter ‘solastalgia’ into a Google search, the staggering number and range of results illustrates just how widely the influence of Professor Glenn Albrecht’s concept has spread.

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