School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences 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 Associate Professor recognised for advancements in lamb meat research

May 18th, 2018

A Murdoch University Professor’s role in developing an x-ray system for grading the quality of lamb meat has been acknowledged with an Award for Excellence in Innovation by the Cooperative Research Centres Association.

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New project aims to help unlock the mystery of tick-borne disease

July 14th, 2016

An echidna tick, Bothriocroton concolor. Image by Siew-May Loh

Understanding why a growing number of Australians are diagnosed with a Lyme disease-like illness, presumed to be tick-borne, is the focus of a new highly innovative research project supported by the Australian Research Council.

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Dog health program a win-win for remote WA communities and students

September 25th, 2015

Murdoch veterinary students assist dog health program

Murdoch University’s Professor Ian Robertson, together with Dr Peter Ricci and six final year veterinary students will be heading to the Kimberley on a two week dog health program that will benefit both the students and members of the remote region.

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International experts gather to take action on antibiotic resistance

December 8th, 2014

World-renowned experts in the fields of antibiotic resistance will come together at Murdoch University today to talk about an issue which has the potential to become one of the world’s biggest public health challenges.

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Wheat discovery could boost international market for Australian growers

May 27th, 2014

Professor Wujun Ma has worked with wheat grains on a genetic level to produce new lines which are richer in protein

A new wheat quality discovery by a Murdoch University researcher has the potential to add one per cent or $50m to the $5bn wheat market in Australia.

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Murdoch hosts international Indian Ocean forum

April 17th, 2014

Prof Lynnath Beckley (Murdoch University) and Dr Andreas Schiller (CSIRO) who co-chaired  the Indian Ocean Expedition Forum together with Louise Wicks and Dr Nick D’Adamo of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.

The future of science in the Indian Ocean was the topic of a major forum held at Murdoch University in April.

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Research reveals estuary threats

July 10th, 2013

Researchers from Murdoch University spent time in the iconic Vasse-Wonnerup estuary, surveying introduced fish species and measuring nutrient levels in the sediment.

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PhD student to unlock mysteries of the brain

May 14th, 2013

A Murdoch University researcher is investigating how magnetic fields affect brain function in a bid to better understand how to treat depression and pain.

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Globetrotting researcher eyes future of Aussie sheep meat

December 4th, 2012

A Murdoch University Research Fellow has travelled around the world studying sheep meat production and consumption and returned with a wealth of insights on how Australia stacks up.

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