Animal and plant studies, environment and bioinformatics
May 9th, 2013
Murdoch University’s Agriculture and Forestry programs have been formally recognised as among the best in the world, according to the latest round of university rankings.
The QS World University Rankings By Subject compared over 8,300 programs across nearly 3,000 universities. Only 678 institutions globally made the list, with Murdoch University ranked in the top 200 for the Agriculture and Forestry discipline.
April 30th, 2013
Researchers from Murdoch University have developed an environmentally friendly ‘gene silencing’ method to control Root Lesion Nematodes, plant pathogens known to reduce crop yields in major crops by 15 per cent or more.
April 22nd, 2013
Adjunct Professor Paul Eagles will present the free public lecture 'National Parks in the 21st Century' at Murdoch on Tuesday, April 30.
March 19th, 2013
Murdoch University marine science student Colby Bignell has returned from a trip to South Africa where he took part in the White Shark Africa – Shark Warriors program.
March 7th, 2013
A study of bat activity in burned and unburned areas after a major wildfire in North America has found no evidence of detrimental effects on the bats one year on from the fire.
March 7th, 2013
An algae biofuel demonstration plant will be built by Muradel Pty Ltd, a joint venture by Murdoch University, Adelaide Research and Innovation and commercial partner SQC Pty Ltd, after the Federal Government announced $4.4 million of funding.
February 13th, 2013
A Murdoch University researcher investigating threats to wild platypus populations in Tasmania is appealing to the public to note sightings of the iconic mammals in a survey.
February 12th, 2013
Researchers have begun the first comprehensive study of human activity along the west Kimberley coastline.
February 1st, 2013
Sir Walter Murdoch Adjunct Professor Thomas Gilbert is part of an international team that has decoded the genetic blueprint of the common pigeon.