Animal and plant studies, environment and bioinformatics
September 28th, 2016
Co-founder of permaculture David Holmgren will present the 2016 Keith Roby Memorial Lecture about the enduring need for permaculture in our changing society.
September 13th, 2016
Research by Murdoch University indicates strong public support for protecting and conserving much of the Kimberley coastline.
September 3rd, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have helped to build Australia’s first ever online health database for pets. VetCompass Australia, Veterinary Companion Animal Surveillance System, will be officially launched across the country today. With access to more information, the digital hub will make it easier for veterinary surgeons to diagnose and treat sick animals. Harnessing big data […]
September 2nd, 2016
A new study by Murdoch University has called for tighter control of the manta ray tourism industry at Ningaloo reef. Honours student Stephanie Venables and researchers from the Murdoch University Coral Bay Research Station developed a case study of manta ray tourism management in the region. Five dedicated manta ray tour vessels now operate daily […]
August 18th, 2016
Large catfish in a desert river in the Pilbara are eating native mice when available, Murdoch University researchers have found.
August 17th, 2016
A new study of the World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Marine Park has found that further protection may be needed to shield the reef against the impacts of climate change.
August 10th, 2016
A highly pathogenic tapeworm never recorded before in humans in Australia has been found in a young boy from South Australia.
August 10th, 2016
Murdoch University is to host a conference to discuss the latest advances in agricultural research. The Murdoch Agricultural Research Symposium will be held at the University’s Perth campus on Friday, 2 September. Murdoch’s leading scientists and research students will discuss a range of topics, including advances in sheep and cattle production and welfare, acid and […]
August 9th, 2016
Hammerhead sharks swim on their sides up to 90 per cent of the time to save energy, a Murdoch University researcher has found.
August 2nd, 2016
New research by Murdoch University will investigate the future of Rockingham’s beloved Little Penguins colony. Dr Belinda Cannell, who has been part of a long term study of the birds, will spend the next three years examining their resilience to coastal waters that have remained warmer than average since late 2010.