Murdoch researcher Supriya Rattan and the Nanotechnology Research group have found that crushed macadamia shells can be used to treat people who have overdosed on excess paracetamol – the most common pain relief medication sold over the counter. Macadamias could be life savers
Murdoch Media: curiosity-the-key-for-next-generation-scientists 350 High school students attended Murdoch Campus yesterday for a range of physics related fun, from hearing about dark matter and searching for meteorites, to paticipating in a physics game show (with an intrusion by the chemists). Fun was had by all.
On Monday 10th July award winning Professor Sabetta Matsumoto, who is currently building her soft matter research group at the Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, will be giving a public lecture at Murdoch on her research. If you would like to attend, please register here. Have seen Sabetta talk previously, I know how fantastic it … More Seminar: Space, Geometry, 4D printing, 3D printed jewellery and symmetry principles for knitted designs and fashion.
Dr Almantas Pivrikas is now the new Academic Chair of Physics and Nanotechnology at Murdoch University. Congratulations.
This winter, on the Saturday of the Full Moon week the Perth Observatory Volunteer Group will be holding an inspirational lecture open to the public. The talk will go for around an hour and it will be given by different special guest speakers each month who will delve into astronomical subjects that will inspire you … More Perth Observatory Winter Lecture Series
Congratulations to Kirsten Emory for being awarded a scholarship to attend the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Winter School at Lucas Heights (17-21 July 2017). As part of the scholarship, travel, accommodation and catering are included. Kirsten is a current physics undergraduate student at Murdoch. Should be an interested time. Look forward … More Kirsten is off to AINSE in July
Who: Dr Jitendra P. Mata — ANSTO When: Fri 7 Apr 2017 – 3:30pm (Murdoch University, Senate Room (Murdoch College)) Why: Another in the From Snot to Tissue series
On Friday 24th of March, there will be a series of short (5 min) presentations given by the Murdoch physics academics on their research and how you could get involved. Although this event is primarily for students considering honours in physics, everyone is welcome to come and find out more. Why wait for honours to … More Physics honours projects
Date: 24th March 2017 Time: 15:30 PM – 16:30 PM Location: Robertson Lecture Theatre, 245.2.035, 245 – Science and Computing, Murdoch University. WA astronomy historian, Craig Bowers, will discuss the significant historical event at the Perth Observatory over the past 50 years, the science that they did and the possibilities that still remain. It is … More Perth Observatory: The science we did and the remaining possibilities
Murdoch Physics & Nanotechnology undergraduate students are bound for KIIT University in Bhubaneswar India in late February 2017, funded by the Commonwealth New Colombo Plan. A scientific exploration from Murdoch University to KIIT University will consist of students Kirsten Emory, Eli Dennis-Singh, Warwick Smith, Tristan Ward, and Jack Weatherhead. I am sure all students are … More The beginning of a grand adventure