Health, biomedicine and psychology
October 18th, 2016
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Murdoch University have found that levels of pesticides in breast milk have dropped significantly during the past 40 years.
June 15th, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch’s Professor of Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Rhonda Marriott and her co-authors argue that getting maternity care right for Aboriginal women will be critical in improving health outcomes for Aboriginal babies.
June 13th, 2016
Three investigators from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science, will pilot an early intervention program which aims to close the gap in perinatal care between Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people, improving the outcomes for future generations.
June 8th, 2016
Murdoch University has launched a partnership with an institution in Thailand which will enhance its groundbreaking research into treatments for inherited diseases.
May 11th, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University are using magnetic brain stimulation to help prevent people from falling over when they get older. The University has been awarded $410,000 in research funding for the project, which will use the non-invasive technique to identify and stimulate weakening structural connections in the brain. Falls are a major cause of injury […]
April 21st, 2016
Murdoch University has appointed two leading medical researchers, reinforcing existing links between translational medical research and clinical services in Western Australia.
January 18th, 2016
A Murdoch University researcher has found a range of pathogenic bacteria and parasites which can have serious consequences if transmitted to humans in feral cats and black rats on Christmas Island.
December 11th, 2015
Wheatbelt farmers struggle to see a future in farming because of the effects of climate change on their lands and communities, a Murdoch University study has found.
October 21st, 2015
The world’s first centre specialising in precision medicine for infants and young children has been funded at Murdoch University.
October 5th, 2015
In an opinion piece for The West Australian, Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci and Dr Martin Whitely ask whether private patients opting to be treated at Fiona Stanley Hospital are driving unexpected demand.