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Guiding the sustainable development of the Peel-Harvey

August 27th, 2015

From left to right, Andy Gulliver, Lesley Wilkinson, Tony Free, Marilyn Gray, Associate Professor Matt Hipsey, Professor Andrew Taggart, Dr Fiona Valesini, Prifessor Mike Elliott, Councillor Caroline Knight

A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by a Murdoch University academic will be investigating how best to develop the Peel region without unduly impacting the health of the iconic Peel-Harvey estuary.

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Indigenous researcher makes Western Australian of the Year shortlist

May 28th, 2015

Professor Rhonda Marriott

Aboriginal health researcher Professor Rhonda Marriott has been shortlisted in the Western Australian of the Year Awards.

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Nyoongar knowledge and Western science comes together

May 27th, 2015

Synergies

A new documentary premiering on WA Day takes its audience through a 300 million year journey, celebrating the remarkable similarities between Nyoongar knowledge and Western science. Synergies: Walking Together – Belonging to Country (Djena Koorliny Danjoo Boodjar-ang) is directed by Murdoch University’s Dr Glen Stasiuk and is a joint collaboration between Murdoch University and Edith […]

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Forum calls for a Zero Food Waste Day

November 21st, 2014

A food waste forum hosted at Murdoch University and held in collaboration with Curtin University and the University of Western Australia, has called for a Zero Food Waste Day to be recognised on November 14 each year.

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Double success for Murdoch at PRIA awards

October 4th, 2012

A Murdoch University graduate has won the WW Mitchell Student of the Year Award for the second year running at the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) State Awards.

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University mourns passing of Arthur Beacham

June 13th, 2012

Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Bolton celebrates the Murdoch life of Professor Arthur Beacham, who served as Deputy Vice Chancellor and Acting Vice Chancellor (1976-79).

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Forum to discuss future of forest health

March 19th, 2012

The question of how to engage the public in environmental work in urban areas and bushlands will be discussed at a forum and sundowner organised by Murdoch University researchers later this month.

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New Deputy Vice Chancellors appointed

October 21st, 2011

Two new Deputy Vice Chancellors have been appointed to Murdoch University.

Professor David Morrison will take on the role of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), while Professor Ann Capling will be Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education). Both will take up their appointments in February 2012.

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Murdoch hosts major international history conference

June 27th, 2011

Leading international and local historians will be gathering at Murdoch University on Wednesday, July 13, to discuss, argue and share research on the contradictory nature of European history.

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Could ‘hotspots’ in burn offs aid tuart regeneration?

June 6th, 2011

Murdoch University academics are investigating whether creating ‘hotspots’ in controlled burn offs in tuart forests will effectively stimulate regeneration in the trees.

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