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Goldfish could use estuaries as ‘saltbridge’ to spread between rivers

September 19th, 2017

River raider: Goldfish could be using estuaries as a

Goldfish invaders have been discovered in Australian estuaries, meaning they can tolerate salty water and can potentially use it to move between river systems.

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Study gives cultural insight to meat market

September 14th, 2017

New research has given the sheep industry a valuable insight into the meat preferences of other countries.

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Deadly fish pathogen detected in Australia

September 16th, 2017

Deadly discovery: Wild catfishes from the Tully River were found to carry the pathogen

A dangerous pathogen, which caused devastating losses in the aquaculture industry in the United States, has been detected in wild Australian catfish for the first time.

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Cricket chief bowled over at Murdoch

September 15th, 2017

Murdoch University played host when Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland trained with the state’s top cricketers with disabilities.

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Outstanding achievements celebrated at Murdoch graduations

September 15th, 2017

More than 600 graduates are now part of Murdoch’s global alumni family of 60,000 after two glittering graduation ceremonies this week at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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Murdoch’s arts and humanities among best in the world

September 14th, 2017

Ranking success: Murdoch is rated among the best in the world for arts and humanities

Murdoch University’s arts and humanities research and education programs have rated among the best in the world, according to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) ranking.

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Cuts to hit lower socioeconomic areas

September 14th, 2017

The Federal Government’s proposed higher education reforms will have a disproportionately negative impact on students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds in the southern outer suburbs of Perth.

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Teacher resilience better for the classroom

September 13th, 2017

Murdoch University has developed a program to boost teacher resilience that is linked to efforts to retain quality teachers in the classroom.

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Is ‘sharenting’ on social media the new normal?

September 13th, 2017

New research has examined why an increased number of mum bloggers are using social media channels to share content based on their children, also known as ‘sharenting’.

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Exercise good for Alzheimer’s delay

September 12th, 2017

Dr Belinda Brown, a researcher from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science, will compare the effects of high-intensity and moderate-intensity exercise on the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Research project to help eagles soar

September 11th, 2017

Simon Cherriman and an eaglet

A passionate Perth conservationist has raised more than $20,000 through crowdfunding to help him track young Wedge-tailed eagles.

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Innovative tracking of critically endangered black cockatoos

September 8th, 2017

Flocks of critically endangered Baudin's cockatoos are being tracked across Western Australia by Murdoch University’s researchers using an innovative double-tag system.

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Forensic science students learn to investigate mass disasters

September 7th, 2017

Murdoch University forensic science students will sharpen their crime and disaster scene investigation skills in Malaysia alongside forensic investigators who worked on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17).

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