School of Environmental Science Research

Students awarded for commitment to animals and the environment

June 29th, 2018

The School of Veterinary and Life Sciences held its annual awards ceremony last night, recognising students for their dedication and passion for veterinary, agricultural, environmental, medical, molecular and forensic science. A total of 56 prizes were presented to students for the 2017 academic year across these areas of study. Murdoch University Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen […]

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Murdoch research helping to save iconic black cockatoos

March 12th, 2018

Conservation efforts to help threatened black cockatoo species are being aided by Murdoch University researchers.

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International recognition of shipping noise impact on marine life sparks study

March 7th, 2018

Research on the measurement of shipping noise and its potential impact on whales and other marine animals has received funding under the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP).

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Opinion: Silverbacks and greenbacks: the catch-22 at the heart of gorilla conservation

September 5th, 2015

Mountain gorillas in Uganda

Inspired by his encounter with Guy the gorilla at London Zoo 54 years ago, environmental scientist Associate Professor David Newsome recently went on a wildlife tour to Uganda.

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Distinguished researcher presents free lecture on national parks

April 22nd, 2013

Adjunct Professor Paul Eagles will present the free public lecture 'National Parks in the 21st Century' at Murdoch on Tuesday, April 30.

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Conference to discuss the green benefits of man-made wetlands

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.

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Could suburban gardens help to save native wildlife?

August 14th, 2012

Front gardens in Perth might be wildlife havens for native birds and animals according to a Murdoch University environmental science researcher.

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Heritage farm to become University teaching and research centre

July 2nd, 2012

Murdoch University has been given in-principle support by the National Trust to lease the heritage working farm at Whitby Falls.

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Desal offers best water and food security insurance, says expert

March 22nd, 2012

Desalination offers drying Australia the best water and food security insurance for the drier, more heavily populated decades ahead, according to one of the country's leading water experts.

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Parks research agenda launched

February 7th, 2012

Parks Forum and Murdoch University are urging park management agencies and research organisations to work together to undertake high quality research into current and emerging parks issues.

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