School of Engineering and Energy Research
July 28th, 2015
Murdoch University environmental engineering undergraduates have conducted a small scale research project into construction waste generated on building sites, finding that almost 14 per cent (almost 28 tonnes) of ordered materials are discarded from the average home site and that around 80 per cent of spare materials could be recovered for resuse or recycling.
March 16th, 2015
Two Murdoch University PhD candidates have reached the final round of an international competition thanks to their innovative project which aims to cost effectively produce biofuel from microalgae.
December 1st, 2014
Murdoch University’s School of Engineering and Information Technology has appointed an internationally recognised desalination expert who will boost research activity at the National Centre for Excellence in Desalination Australia (NCEDA).
September 23rd, 2014
Australia is overpopulated and too many Australians are preoccupied with gaining material wealth to the detriment of others according to a Murdoch University Adjunct Professor.
February 18th, 2014
Researchers from Murdoch University are investigating how the Federal Government’s efforts to repeal the carbon tax are affecting investments in Australia’s energy sector.
October 15th, 2013
New research has revealed flaws in the way that the widely-used Ångström-Prescott equation links solar radiation to sunshine duration.
August 1st, 2013
Murdoch University researchers have developed a ‘green’ method to create antibacterial gold nanoparticles for potential use in the medical field with the help of common eucalyptus leaves.
June 20th, 2013
A Murdoch University researcher has examined the benefits and challenges of adopting Smart Meters in Western Australia as the state’s peak energy use continues to rise.
November 22nd, 2012
The use of man-made wetlands to control water-borne pollution will be the topic of an international conference at Murdoch University.