May 14th, 2013
A Murdoch University researcher is investigating how magnetic fields affect brain function in a bid to better understand how to treat depression and pain.
May 13th, 2013
Murdoch University researchers are embarking on a new study to assist those struggling to deal with the death of a loved one.
During the study, student investigators Larissa Morozow and Prue Cotter will compare two different counselling approaches to determine which offers the most relief. Participants will receive seven weeks of free counselling.
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.
May 8th, 2013
The emergence of Indonesia as a significant economic player in the Asian region, and its connections with Western Australia, were the focus of the second meeting of the Murdoch Commission in Indonesia in April
May 6th, 2013
A new study has shed light on the diets and feeding habits of Ningaloo’s stingrays, information which has never been documented before.
“As meso-predators, stingrays are an important link between the top and bottom of the food chain,” said Dr Owen O’Shea, of Murdoch University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
“They are ‘engineers of the [...]
May 1st, 2013
A new study has found that karate masters can anticipate how an opponent will strike even before that opponent has moved a muscle.
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 29th, 2013
According to Associate Professor Catherine Fetherston, warnings against bedsharing are not well supported by evidence and do not meet the needs of mothers and babies.
April 29th, 2013
Murdoch University researchers are investigating whether the popular Indian spice turmeric could be used to help treat depression.
April 26th, 2013
A new study reveals that the Australian dollar was not viewed as a safe haven for investors during the European Sovereign Debt Crisis.