Whale study using drones and tags captures aerial footage of white whale calf

September 5th, 2016

Researchers from MUCRU and Aarhus University are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding the whales. (Image: Dr Fredrick Christiansen)

Researchers from Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit and Aarhus University in Denmark are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding southern right whales.

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Real Madrid arrives at Murdoch

July 4th, 2016

Real Madrid Foundation Clinics Australia at Murdoch University

One of the most famous clubs in world soccer will be at Murdoch University this week. Real Madrid, home of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, are running daily coaching clinics for children between the ages of six and 15-years-old. They will be trained by Real Madrid head coaches Daniel Lopez and Ignacio Artola. The event […]

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Vet students go wild in South Africa

September 17th, 2013

A group of Murdoch veterinary students have just returned from the 'excursion of a lifetime' at a game ranch in South Africa. Dr Kris Warren and Dr Lian Yeap from Murdoch’s Conservation Medicine Program led the 22 undergraduate students, who are in their third or fourth year of study.

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Bacterium named for Murdoch professor

August 27th, 2012

The Dean of Murdoch University’s School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Professor David Hampson, has had a bacteria named in his honour.

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Fears for Little Penguins as deaths spike

February 28th, 2012

There are concerns for the long-term survival of Perth’s Little Penguin population after deaths reached four times the normal level in the second half of 2011.

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National Centre of Excellence in Desalination launched

July 23rd, 2010

The National Centre of Excellence in Desalination (NCED) at Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus has been officially launched.

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Water health newsroom

June 10th, 2010

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The investigation into six Bottlenose Dolphin deaths in the Swan Canning Riverpark in 2009 has drawn to a close. The Chief Scientist of Western Australia’s report has been presented to the Minister for Environment and the Murdoch University investigation has been delivered as a peer-reviewed Technical Report.

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Teaching through theatre in Malaysia

June 1st, 2010

A troupe of Murdoch's theatre students flies to Malaysia this month to run workshops and perform the latest Murdoch University Children's Performance Group production.

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Dolphin gallery

April 30th, 2010

Photo gallery – Swan River dolphin postmortems Images taken during the Murdoch University investigation into the mortalities of six bottlenose dolphins in the Swan Canning Riverpark in 2009. Photo gallery – Bunbury dolphins Images courtesty of Murdoch PhD student, Holly Smith, from the Bunbury Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit (MUCRU). + Return to the Water health newsroom

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