Murdoch achievements

Global audience for food technology

March 22nd, 2017

A researcher who has discovered how to stop mould growing on fresh food will join a select group of innovators charged with improving global health outcomes through food. Murdoch University plant disease researcher Dr Kirsty Bayliss has been named as a 2017 LAUNCH Food Innovator, and will travel to San Francisco later this month for an intensive global forum on food choices.

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Public urged to support research into Australian Lyme-like disease

March 15th, 2017

Researchers from the Vector and Water Borne Pathogen Research Group at Murdoch University have launched an initiative aimed at supporting critical research into Australian Lyme-like disease.

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Honour for nursing lecturer

March 14th, 2017

Nursing lecturer and Simulation Lead Prue Andrus is a finalist for the 2017 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Ms Andrus, who is an expert in clinical simulation, is responsible for creating and coordinating realistic healthcare training for Murdoch University’s nursing students.

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Call for Murdoch women to be bold for change

March 10th, 2017

The Murdoch community gathered to hear from a group of inspirational women to celebrate International Women’s Day. Keeping to the theme of Be Bold for Change, the speakers shared their views on how our society can move closer to gender equity.

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Government awards $40 million to address Australia’s soil management issues

March 8th, 2017

Murdoch University has been named as part of the biggest soil-based collaborations of farmers in Australia’s history that aims to unlock the potential of the country’s agricultural sector.

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Murdoch subjects rank in world elite

March 8th, 2017

Murdoch University has ranked among the world’s elite institutions in five areas of the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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Nursing runs in the Wall family

March 3rd, 2017

Murdoch University’s Graduation Ceremony was a night to remember for the Wall family, with father Peter and daughter Shannara sharing the spotlight.

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Veterinary science student rewarded for dedication

February 24th, 2017

Second year veterinary science student Kelly Algar has been named as the Pearson Student of the Year in the science, computer science and IT category for her academic achievement and personal dedication.

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WA’s biodiversity decline the focus of prestigious PhD scholarship

February 24th, 2017

A Murdoch University student has been awarded the inaugural PhD scholarship by the Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI). Rowena Burch will study native mammals and reptiles in the jarrah forests of the South West to determine how they respond to prescribed burns, timber harvesting and to programs aimed at controlling predators such as cats and foxes.

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Law School cements place amongst the best

February 23rd, 2017

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The Murdoch Law School has cemented its place amongst the top moot schools in Australia.

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