January 17th, 2017
The University has begun a three year investigation into how Southern brown bandicoots (quendas) survive in urban bushland in the Mandurah region. Associate Professor Trish Fleming, Professor Giles Hardy, Dr Catherine Baudains and Dr Amanda Kristancic from Murdoch University will work with the local Mandurah community and the City of Mandurah to increase understanding of where quendas are found, the roles they are playing, and identify potential threats to their survival.
January 13th, 2017
An international study involving researchers from Western Australia and the United States has unlocked a key behavioural schedule in spinner dolphins, which could provide crucial insight to conservation measures for the free-ranging animals.
January 10th, 2017
Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny from Murdoch University’s School of Law has co-authored a piece with Professor Alex Reilly from the University of Adelaide in The Conversation, discussing the complexities of Australian citizenship.
January 6th, 2017
A team of researchers at Murdoch University are helping prevent parasitic tapeworms from entering the food chain in Southeast Asian farming communities.
December 23rd, 2016
Complementarianism is the idea held in some faiths that men and women are equal but play different complementary roles in life, society and religious practice.
December 22nd, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have found evidence that feeding dolphins puts them at greater risk of injury and death.
December 19th, 2016
Inspiring young women to keep up their studies in science will be a major focus for Murdoch University,hosting a series of events to help demonstrate the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
December 14th, 2016
The evolutionary history of a group of small, solitary marsupials native to Australasia requires further research to fill in knowledge gaps, a review co-written by a Murdoch academic suggests.
December 13th, 2016
A PhD research project has revealed that the waters off Western Australia are home to 40 per cent of the world’s krill species.
December 5th, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University researchers Charlotte Oskam, Peter Irwin and Una Ryan unravel the complexities and ambiguities surrounding Lyme-like disease in Australia.