Research

Parkinson’s is partly an autoimmune disease, study finds

June 22nd, 2017

Researchers find the first direct evidence that an abnormal protein in Parkinson’s disease triggers immune response.

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Using technology to find sea eagles

June 21st, 2017

An adult white bellied sea eagle pictured on the Abrolhos Islands

Researchers at Murdoch University are using the latest aerial surveying technology to monitor wildlife.

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What's lurking in our inland waterways?

June 17th, 2017

Join leading Murdoch researcher Dr Stephen Beatty on a journey through Western Australia’s unique waterways at free public lecture this Monday.

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Global health focus at Murdoch

June 15th, 2017

Murdoch University Vice Chancellor, Professor Eeva Leinonen, explains Murdoch University's One Health initiative, and how collaborative innovation will provide a solution to global health challenges.

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Murdoch feeding $1b Chinese wheat market

June 13th, 2017

Murdoch University is helping Australian farmers improve wheat quality, as they look to capture a bigger slice of China’s $1 billion market.

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Health risks for tropical travel

June 9th, 2017

A virologist at Murdoch University has warned of the health risks facing families heading away on winter breaks in Asia. Professor Cassie Berry warns that there is an increasing occurrence of nasty viruses being brought back to Australia from neighbouring tropical countries. She is giving a free presentation on Monday, 12 June, on the threats facing humans from some of the major viruses sweeping the planet.

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Murdoch strengthens ties with Asia

June 9th, 2017

Murdoch University is playing a pivotal role in solidifying Australia’s relationship with India by exploring future agricultural collaboration opportunities.

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Aerial approach to feral pig control

June 2nd, 2017

Feral pigs impact agricultural productivity and environmental resources

Western Australian researchers are using thermal sensors attached to aircraft and drones to detect feral pigs, as part of a trial aimed at strengthening management of significant pest animals.

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Night phone use a danger for adolescent mental health

May 30th, 2017

The world’s first long-term assessment of mental health effects from adolescents’ late-night mobile use has shown some concerning results.

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Is President Trump a global health risk?

May 29th, 2017

President Donald Trump

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University researcher Dr Ana Rita Sequeira says proposed budget cuts will diminish the world's capacity to prevent and tackle human health security events.

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