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Industry experience creating work ready students

August 3rd, 2017

A Murdoch graduate has told students that industry experience and a positive, proactive approach is key to securing employment directly after graduation.

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Opinion: We need to stop Australia’s genetic heritage from being taken overseas

October 27th, 2015

Dr Steve Wylie with the Australian native plant in high demand

In an opinion piece for The Conversation, senior research associate in plant virology at Murdoch University, Dr Steve Wylie looks at the importance of building Australia’s intellectual property (IP) with its genetic heritage, and questions whether our State and Federal Governments should continue to allow the legal export of our native seeds.

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Murdoch cements its position as one of Australia’s leading universities in South East Asia

October 26th, 2015

Recent graduation ceremonies in Singapore. Image: Zoe Phillips

Enrolments in Murdoch University Singapore campus have grown by 330 per cent since 2009, making Murdoch one of the biggest foreign universities in the region.

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Opinion: Silverbacks and greenbacks: the catch-22 at the heart of gorilla conservation

September 5th, 2015

Mountain gorillas in Uganda

Inspired by his encounter with Guy the gorilla at London Zoo 54 years ago, environmental scientist Associate Professor David Newsome recently went on a wildlife tour to Uganda.

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Murdoch mourns loss of University icon

September 4th, 2015

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO

One of Murdoch University’s most iconic figures and esteemed foundation professors’, Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, has died at the age of 83.

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Murdoch hosts unveiling of new Richard Walley OAM portrait piece

September 3rd, 2015

Richard Walley OAM (centre) with artist Julie Dowling, Sid Myers (left) and Angus Trumble (Right)

Murdoch honorary degree recipient, Richard Walley OAM has been honoured in a new commissioned portrait that will be hung in the National Portrait Gallery.

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Premier’s visits delights Murdoch students and staff

August 31st, 2015

Premier Colin Barnett addresses the Murdoch community

The Honourable Colin Barnett MLA, Premier of Western Australia recently visited Murdoch University to address members of the Murdoch community.

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